Southern Champlain Valley Museums
Birds of Vermont Museum - This natural history museum was founded by Robert N. Spear Jr. and features a sizable collection (444 by last count) of carved birds. Represented here are birds who make Vermont their home, with a special emphasis on endangered and extinct species. Huntington.
D.A.R. John Strong Mansion Museum -In 1934, the Vermont State Society Daughters of the American Revolution bought the mansion to create a museum, which now features period rooms/furnishings and herb/perennial gardens. The Museum also sits in the midst of a 95-acre state park located on Lake Champlain. Addison.
Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History - The Middlebury-based Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History's primary aim is to facilitate "... an understanding of regional Vermont history through sharing with the community a wealth of objects and written materials which document the history of Middlebury, Addison County, and Vermont." Middlebury.
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum - The goal of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum is to bring life to Lake Champlain and its people, and it does this through its many branches, including the Burlington Shipyard (with a canal schooner recreation), the Maritime Research Institute and its primary element, the Museum at Basin Harbor. Vergennes.
National Museum of the Morgan Horse - The National Museum of the Morgan Horse shares the Shelburne-based Morgan Horse Complex with the American Morgan Horse Association and the American Morgan Horse Institute. Shelburne.
The Rokeby Museum - From 1793 to 1961, the site of the Rokeby Museum was the home to four generations of a Quaker family of farmers, abolitionists, artists and authors. It was also one of the best documented underground railroad sites in the country. Today it is a historic site and national historic landmark featuring fifty acres of hiking trails, period-furnished rooms and exhibits in the main house and outbuildings. Ferrisburg.
Shelburne Museum - Visitors will discover 37 buildings that are home to vast collections of fine and decorative arts, paintings, folk sculpture, weathervanes, decoys, quilts, toys, dolls, circus memorabilia and more. Shelburne.
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