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Bennington Museum [VT]

The Bennington Museum presents southern Vermont history through vernacular artifacts, fine arts, artifacts from the 1777 Battle of Bennington, and the decorative arts. Collection highlights include 19th-century glass, portraits by Ammi Phillips (1788-1865), and the largest number of publicly accessible paintings by Grandma Moses (1860-1961).

The museum offers exhibits, summer history camps, 90-minute curriculum-based thematic tours, one-hour curriculum-based outreach programs, traveling trunks, nature trails, and research library access.