Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History

1 Park St.
Middlebury, VT 05753- Map It
Phone: (802) 388-2117

AAA Editor Notes

Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History is at 1 Park St. In operation since 1882 and housed in the 1829 Judd-Harris House, it showcases objects depicting small-town life in 19th- and 20th-century Vermont, including furniture, textiles, paintings and household artifacts. The Walter Cerf Gallery presents changing exhibits related to art and history. The Stewart-Swift Research Center preserves a collection of 19th- and 20th-century books, letters, newspapers and genealogical records.
Museum $5; $4.50 (ages 60+); $4 (students with ID); $3 (ages 6-18); $12 (family, two adults and their children). Research center $5.
Hours: Museum open Tues.-Sat. 10-5 (also Sun. 1-5, Memorial Day to mid-Oct.); closed Jan. 1, July 4, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Research center open Thurs.-Fri. 1-5 or by appointment; closed Christmas-Jan. 1. Phone ahead to confirm schedule. Allow 30 minutes minimum.