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Attractions in Montpelier, Vermont


American Precision Museum - The Museum preserves the heritage of the mechanical arts, celebrates the ingenuity of our mechanical forebears, and explores the effects of their work on our everyday lives. The American Precision Museum, housed in the original Robbins & Lawrence Armory, now holds the largest collection of historically significant machine tools in the nation.

Ben & Jerry's Factory Tour - 30 years and they are still living the Ben and Jerry's dream of making the best possible ice cream in the best possible way. Come and give their ice cream a try! You will love the tour as much as the ice cream!

Capitol Theater - Join us for one of your favorite shows. Give the Gift of A Night Out At The Movies! Children will enjoy the selection of shows we have for them. There is something for everyone!

ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center - Discover 70 live species, over 100 interactive experiences, and seasonal changing exhibits and events all exploring the Ecology, Culture, History and Opportunity for stewardship of the remarkable Lake Champlain Basin.

Great Vermont Corn Maze - Come early and spend the day at a National Geographic GeoTourism destination, 10 acres of "amaizing" fun. New maze design & surprises every year, miles of pathways, bridges, Emergency Exits, Perplexing Puzzles, views, Barnyard Golf, 100 feet of Tunnels, petting animals.

Lost Nation Theater - The performing arts are alive here at the Lost Nation Theater. Shows change every few weeks. Lost Nation Theater is transformed into a dazzling deco nightclub of the 1930′s for this high-energy, sizzling, sexy, and sassy revue celebrating Americaís music from the 1920′s through the 40′s.

Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks - Vermontís oldest maple family invites you to their Sugar House, Woodshed Theater and famous wood carved dioramas. Walk the Maple Trail. Learn sugariní from the Morseís. On the average, it takes 40 gallons of maple sap to make 1 gallon of pure maple syrup.


North Branch Nature Center - We're a small preserve with a big heart at a gentle bend in the North Branch of the Winooski River. For more than a decade North Branch Nature Center has put people in touch with the sights, sounds and sensations of the wild within our capital.

Rock of Ages Visitors Center - The fun begins at our Visitors Center, the gateway to your Rock of Ages experience. View our movie, explore our photographic timeline and exhibits, browse our gift shop and get your ticket to tour the world's largest deep-hole, dimension granite quarry nearly 600 feet deep.

Vermont History Museum - The Vermont Historical Society is the only organization in Vermont that collects artifacts, books, and documents that reflect the entire history of the state, including every geographical area and every chronological period. We preserve the history that makes Vermont a special place to live, work, and visit. Learn about Vermont's exciting past!

Vermont Opera Theater - Featuring local professional talent in opera, operetta, and original programs ranging from classical recitals to cabaret. In addition to performances, we offer opera workshops and master classes in classical song.

Winooski River - With such an amazing resource in our backyards, we love to encourage people to get out and explore the Winooski River and its tributaries. Various activities and resources for people interested in boating, fishing or exploring the Winooski.

Wrightsville Beach - This reservoir seems larger than its 89 acres because you can paddle the inlet stream for quite a distance, back up to a scenic waterfall by an island covered with stones worn smooth by cascading water.