Top 10 Specialty Museums in Lake Champlain, Lake Champlain

August 1, 2021 Vergie Nakamoto

Discover the best top things to do in Lake Champlain, Lake Champlain including Shelburne Museum, Babbie Rural & Farm Learning Museum, Champlain Valley Transportation Museum, Rouses Point - Champlain Historical Society, Saint Albans Museum, Robert Hull Fleming Museum, North Star Underground Railroad Museum, Swanton Historical Society - The R.R. Depot Museum, Vermont National Guard Library & Museum, Inc., Plattsburgh Airforce Base Museum.

1. Shelburne Museum

6000 Shelburne Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482-6009 +1 802-985-3346 http://www.shelburnemuseum.org
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5.0 based on 1,194 reviews

Shelburne Museum

Museum in Vermont that displays approximately 80,000 items of folk art and similar works.

Reviewed By 750johna750 - New Jersey, United States

We passed this place many times on our way to Burlington. We finally took the time to check it out. This place is beyond amazing. Even if you are typically not into museums, this place has something for everyone. It's like 50 museums in one place. It's like exploring the back lot of a movie studio, only everything here is real. You will see art, sculptures, barns, trains, dolls, toys, hats, gardens, a covered bridge, church, school, ferry, lighthouse, merry-go-round, circus memorabilia and so much more. I could have spent all day in the doll exhibit. So creepy and awesome. Plan to spend hours here, if not a whole day. As a photographer, I was in absolute heaven.

2. Babbie Rural & Farm Learning Museum

250 River Rd, Peru, NY 12972-4644 +1 518-643-8052 [email protected] http://www.babbiemuseum.org/
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5.0 based on 1 reviews

Live the heritage of the Champlain Valley and the Adirondacks as you journey into the past at the Babbie Rural & Farm Learning Museum. Make it an adventure for the whole family as you experience how people lived from the 1800's to the mid 1900's. With the experience and knowledge of our staff, you can enjoy live demonstrations and displays as you explore the museum grounds.

3. Champlain Valley Transportation Museum

12 Museum Way, Plattsburgh, NY 12903 +1 518-566-7575 [email protected] http://www.cvtmuseum.com/
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5.0 based on 50 reviews

Champlain Valley Transportation Museum

Reviewed By JJPompi - Noblesville, United States

We traveled from indiana to visit the museum. When we went for a tour today we were only charged $7.50 per guest. The tour went on for almost 2 hours! The tour guide was very knowledgeable! The items on display are priceless! Some of the irreplaceable items were a helicopter, cars, trucks, boats, motorcycles, and motorized bicycles. The museum also had huge bonus displays such as model trains and cars which were incredible! The museum catered to people with disabilities to include restrooms, and golf cart rides to the different museum buildings. It was also nice to see multiple seats strategically placed throughout the museum for people to sit and enjoy the exhibits. This was a great tour with a great admission fee! Must visit!

4. Rouses Point - Champlain Historical Society

88 Pratt St, Rouses Point, NY 12979-1123 +1 518-297-6628 http://www.rousespointny.com/the-village/historical-society.html
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5.0 based on 2 reviews

Rouses Point - Champlain Historical Society

5. Saint Albans Museum

9 Church St, Saint Albans, VT 05478-1675 +1 802-527-7933 [email protected] http://stamuseum.org
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4.5 based on 34 reviews

Saint Albans Museum

SAM is open seasonally, from June - early October. Discover 200+ years of community history in the Saint Albans Museum, and explore the heritage of St. Albans, Franklin County, and northwestern Vermont. Current exhibits include: the Central Vermont Railway room; "Farming Franklin County;" a military room featuring the story of the St. Albans Raid, the northernmost land action of the Civil War; a historic classroom; an award-winning women's history display; a room dedicated to the Smith family of entrepreneurs, politicians, and philanthropists; local medical history; Abenaki archaeology; and more. We also host special and loaned exhibitions, arts performances, educational programs, and family-friendly activities. The Bliss Room, our historic and charming event space, is available to rent for weddings and special events. SAM is a 501(c)3 non-profit. Guided and self-paced tours are available.

6. Robert Hull Fleming Museum

61 Colchester Ave, Burlington, VT 05405-1720 +1 802-656-0750 [email protected] http://www.flemingmuseum.org
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4.5 based on 28 reviews

Robert Hull Fleming Museum

This art museum built in 1931 has a mammoth collection of art through the ages, including European and American paintings and prints, paintings by 20th-century Vermont artists, African and Asian art and ancient art objects.

Reviewed By wendellb67 - Hartford, United States

Great place to wander -art and anthropology exhibits. Don't be intimidated, the staff is friendly...everyone at UVM is.

7. North Star Underground Railroad Museum

634 Route 373, Keeseville, NY 12944-2547 +1 518-834-5180 http://www.northcountryundergroundrailroad.com
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4.5 based on 47 reviews

North Star Underground Railroad Museum

8. Swanton Historical Society - The R.R. Depot Museum

58 S River St, Swanton, VT 05488-1344 +1 802-868-5436 http://www.swantonhistoricalsociety.org/
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4.5 based on 4 reviews

Swanton Historical Society - The R.R. Depot Museum

9. Vermont National Guard Library & Museum, Inc.

789 Vermont National Guard Rd Camp Johnson, Route 15, Colchester, VT 05446-6358 +1 802-338-3360 http://vtguard.com
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4.5 based on 6 reviews

Vermont National Guard Library & Museum, Inc.

10. Plattsburgh Airforce Base Museum

Us Oval, Plattsburgh, NY
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4.0 based on 18 reviews

Plattsburgh Airforce Base Museum

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