Tours and Talks

Free with admission.

Delve deeper into our rich collections with friendly and knowledgeable guides.

Exploring American Art: Highlights of Painting a Nation

10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily, May 1–October 31, 2015

Webb Gallery

Exploring Colonial Revival: Prentis and Stencil Houses.

11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. daily, May 1–October 31, 2015

Meet Museum staff at south door of Prentis House, adjacent to Bostwick Garden.

Full Steam Ahead: Walking Tours of the Ticonderoga

All Aboard! Discover the restored 1906 steamboat Ticonderoga as it existed in 1923 during our daily walking tour. Learn about the boat’s operation, mechanics, historical and social context.

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. daily, May 1–October 31, 2015

Meet Museum staff at the aft saloon deck.

Daily Demonstrations

Visitors can gain insight into America’s craft and cultural heritage at the following demonstration sites: the Blacksmith Shop and Print Shop.

Blacksmith Shop
Visit the Blacksmith Shop to see demonstrations of how early 20th-century blacksmiths practiced their trade. The Blacksmith Shop also houses a collection of 19th and 20th-century blacksmithing and wheelwrighting tools.

Print Shop
The Print Shop features letterpress printing demonstrations that highlight changes in printing technology through the 19th and mid-20th centuries. Museum printers work at a range of presses, from the manual acorn press to the automated Heidelberg press.

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Shelburne Museum
6000 Shelburne Road
PO Box 10
Shelburne, VT 05482