March 25, 2017

Shelburne Museum – Americana by the Acre

Ticonderoga

Located near Lake Champlain, the Shelburne Museum houses a pretty spectular collection of Americana.  Included is the steamship Ticonderoga, pictured above, which, in an amazing feat of engineering, was moved overland the two miles from Lake Champlain.  There is also a lighthouse from Lake Champlain that was disassembled and moved to the museum and a miniature circus that is pretty amazing.  These attractions are just the tip of the iceberg.

This is a great family adventure.   The price of admission is good for two days, which will be necessary.  The price for Vermont residents is the best deal at 1/2 price, but the family fare — $50 for two adults it their children — is pretty fair for the rest of us.

Photo credit: pdbreen