2020 Vermont Tourism Network Guide

SOUTHERN VERMONT – 73 – Visit VermontTourismNetwork.com for more information about Vermont and these businesses. ATTRACTION Bennington Museum, Bennington Showcasing the Diversity of Vermont from Its Earliest Days to the Present with the region’s diverse arts, rich history, and culture of innovation. On view June 27 throughNovember 3, 2020 – Robert Frost, “At Present in Vermont.” A special combined tour has been created for this exhibition. See below. A treat for quilters, the magnificent 1863 Dear Jane Quilt on view fromLabor Day through Columbus Day. TheMuseumholds the largest public collection of GrandmaMoses paintings in theworldwithmany always on view. From the Military and Early Firearms Gallery commemorating the Battle of Bennington to MidCenturyModern offering paintings bymid20th centurymodernists. Gilded Age Vermont featuring the 1924MartinWasp Touring Car and one of the oldest “stars and stripes” in existence. Wheelchair accessible. Dates of Operation: June October, Daily: 10 am to 5 pm. Other months, ThursdayTuesday, 10 am to 5 pm. Check website for Holiday closings. Group Policy and Rates: Reservations Required. Groups of 10 or more. Driver and escort complimentary and receive a 10% discount in the Museum Store. Catered lunches available to enjoy on site – reservation required. Tours offered: SPECIAL FOR June 27 – October 31, 2020 (Wed. – Sun.) Robert Frost Stepon Tour ($18) a docent­ led tour of the BenningtonMuseum, special Robert Frost exhibition, Robert Frost Stone House Museum, and Frost’s Gravesite. One phone call to book it all. Selfguided ($8.50); Docentguided Museum Tour ($10); Docentguided Old Bennington Stepon ($16) the Museum, Old First Church, Bennington Battle Monument, Robert Frost Gravesite, and a covered bridge. Price includes admission to the Museum and docent where noted Contact: Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street, Bennington, VT 05201 grouptours@benningtonmuseum.org 8024471571 Fax 8024428305  ATTRACTION Bennington Potters Bennington FREE FACTORY TOURS Come see it made! Since 1948 Bennington Potters has been producing handcrafted dinnerware, bakeware and accessories that deliver dining and cooking pleasure for generations. Our homestyle store spans 5400 square feet in two historic buildings – the Grist Mill built on site in 1922 to serve the surrounding farms and the School House (a true oneroomer moved to the site in 1963). Explore our full line of pottery along with furniture, linens, glassware, wall art, candles, and much more! The factory is located on site, where Potters are busy jiggering, jollying, pressing, casting, dipping, slushing, chumming and firing. We offer free tours daily where you get a behindthe­ scene look at the pottery being made – from our hands to yours. Come experience a Vermont tradition! Dates of Operation: Open Daily YearRound. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. 9:306 MSat, 105 Sun Group Policy: Groups always welcome. Free tours & parking. Reservations requested. Contact: Bennington Potters, 324 County Street, Bennington VT 05201 8002058033 • tours@benningtonpotters.com • benningtonpotters.com Find us on Facebook 

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