Galleries & Museums

From natural history to modern art, there’s a lot to explore in Greater Burlington’s museums and galleries. The Shelburne Museum is truly one of a kind, featuring the world’s largest collection of American folk art as well as a fully functioning antique carousel, impressionist masterpieces, and a full-sized steamship (yes, a steamship!)

Down on the waterfront, ECHO at Leahy Center makes learning about science and nature fun the whole family. While the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum preserves the cultural and natural heritage of the Lake Champlain region.

If it’s art you’re after, The Firehouse Gallery on Church Street features alternating exhibits you can take in when strolling the marketplace. The Art Hound gallery in Essex is the state’s largest with an eclectic mix of work by a broad range of Vermont artists. 

And these are just a few suggestions. Check out the list below to find many more!


Maple Open House is a great opportunity to meet and connect with Vermont’s Maple Sugar Makers. The doors to sugar shacks from across the region will be open for observation, education, and…