Vermont History Museum
109 State St,
Montpelier, Washington County, Vermont, 05609
Housed in the Pavilion building next to the state capital. The Vermont History Museum boasts a collection of 20,000 artifacts including fine arts, crafts, household goods, clothing, agricultural tools from the pre-contact period to present.
The Vermont History Museum's award-winning permanent exhibit, "Freedom and Unity: One Ideal, Many Stories," allows visitors to walk through 350 years of Vermont history (1600s–present). Opened in March 2004, the multimedia exhibit fills 5,000 square feet (460 m2) of the Pavilion building in Montpelier.
Visitors move through a visual timeline and experience such recreations as a full-sized Abenaki wigwam, the Catamount Tavern where Ethan Allen's Green Mountain Boys gathered, a railroad station complete with a working telegraph and a WWII living room furnished with period music and magazines.
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