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Manchester Vermont Area Attractions Inn at Ormsby Hill B&B

Manchester Center, Vermont
Open daily, year-round
Hildene's 442 acres surround the Inn at Ormsby Hill. The summer home to Robert Todd Lincoln, the only child of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln to survive to adulthood. He built his Georgian Revival mansion in 1905 in the scenic village of Manchester. It was home to only Lincoln descendants until 1975, longer than any other Lincoln residence. It is the Great American Story. In winter, snowshoeing and cross country skiing is offered. Rental equipment available.
The American Museum
of Fly Fishing

Manchester Village, Vermont

The American Museum of Fly Fishing is the steward to the world’s largest collection of angling-related art, artifacts, and reference library. Exhibition gallery and gift shop are open 10-4, Tuesday through Saturday
Hemmings Motor News Car Lover's
Bennington, Vermont

Visit the Car Lover’s store, cafe and old-fashioned Sunoco Station where you’ll see first-hand our huge collection of automotive items. Experience a full-service fill-up at their Sunoco station, where they'll wash your windows and check your oil! Tour the FREE Vehicle Display, and see 25 collector vehicles.
Dorset Historical Society
at Bley House Museum

Dorset, Vermont
bley house

Through rotating exhibits Bley House Museum shares the history of Dorset from its marble quarries, Bennington Pottery and art by local artists to its extensive artifacts, documents and maps. It also houses primary genealogy records recorded by Rev. Parsons S. Pratt from 1856-1896.
Vermont Marble Museum
Proctor, Vermont

The Vermont Marble Museum is the largest marble exhibit in the world, and a great source of pride for generations of Vermonters. Through our displays, exhibits, galleries, gift shop and grounds, the Vermont Marble Museum tells a unique story of the people and places that made up Vermont’s marble industry, linking historical, artistic and cultural traditions, and connecting the past with the present. We hope you’ll visit us soon in Proctor, Vermont. The Vermont Marble Museum is a partnership of the Preservation Trust of Vermont and Vermont Marble Museum Inc.
Robert Frost Stone House Museum
Shaftsbury, Vermont

The home of American poet Robert Frost in the 1920s, where he wrote “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening,” on a hot June morning. Literary, historical and educational exhibits about Robert Frost. Located 15 minutes from Frosts gravesite in Bennington. Open May thru October
Bennington Museum
Bennington, Vermont
Bennington Museum is home to the largest collection of Grandma Moses paintings in the world. A selection of her works is always on view. With the museum’s introduction of “Creative Collisions,” visitors discover works by Grandma Moses side-by-side with galleries of Military History and Contemporary Art, while Gilded Age Vermont can be found in close proximity to the ongoing Bennington Modernism exhibition. Art, History, and Innovation from the early days of Vermont to the present in the quintessential New England town of Bennington, Vermont.
Vermont Covered Bridge Museum
Bennington, Vermont
Discover the history and legends of covered bridges in the world's first museum dedicated to their preservation. Explore the exhibits on engineering, construction, tools, and creators. Build and test your own bridge designs on the computer work station after viewing a video on the past and present construction techniques and uses of covered bridges. A display shows a railroad with six Vermont railroad bridges while the museum's resource center and illuminated map can help you plan your own tour of Vermont's remaining covered bridges, five of which are nearby. Finally, marvel at the fine art paintings of bridges done by Eric Sloane and his analysis of them before browsing in the museum shop.
American Precision Museum
Windsor, Vermont
This unique museum is housed in the original Robbins & Lawrence Armory where the American System of Manufacturing was developed and formed the foundations of modern industry around the world. You’ll find the largest collection of historically significant machine tools in the nation that made mass production possible. Discover how interchangeable parts came into being, how mass production of rifles, carbine and pistols supplied the union army during the civil war, and how after the War, these tools were adapted to make consumer goods. A working machine shop in operation, and a Learning Lab for kids shape baguettes, bake sticky buns, and create the perfect cake.
Norman Rockwell Museum
9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA

Rockwell MuseumFounded in 1969 with the help of Norman and Molly Rockwell, Norman Rockwell Museum is dedicated to the enjoyment and study of Rockwell's work and his contributions to society, popular culture, and social commentary. The Museum, which is accredited by the American Association of Museums, is the most popular year-round cultural attraction in the Berkshires.

The Museum houses the world's largest and most significant collection of Rockwell's work, including 998 original paintings and drawings. Rockwell lived in Stockbridge for the last 25 years of his life. Rockwell's Stockbridge studio, moved to the Museum site, is open to the public from May through October, and features original art materials, his library, furnishings, and personal items. The Museum also houses the Norman Rockwell Archives, a collection of more than 100,000 items, including working photographs, letters, personal calendars, fan mail, and business documents.

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