Family Days

Family Days offer visitors of all ages the opportunity to experience the Museum through art activities, live music, special guests, and other hands-on activities.

Family Day: Circus-palooza

10 a.m.–4 p.m., July 19, 2015

Come one, come all to a circus spectacular as Shelburne Museum plays ringmaster to all things circus. Witness fanciful feats by circus artists while enjoying food, carnival games, and activities galore! Bring your family to our “Big Top” and experience a true circus extravaganza.

New this year: A Circus Smirkus Workshop at Circus Palooza with a final performance under the Big Top tent. Join instructor Joni White-Hansen, lead teacher with Circus Smirkus, to learn a range of circus skills including juggling, hoops and more. The workshop session is from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. with a final performance for family and friends under the “big top” at 1:30 p.m. Ages 8-12. Limit 25 children. You must pre-register for this event. Click here to sign up for the Circus Smirkus Workshop at Circus Palooza.

Family Day: Haunted Happenings

10 a.m.–1 p.m., October 25, 2015

Join us for our annual Halloween extravaganza. Participate in holiday-themed activities as we dress in costumes inspired by nature and the world around us. Trick-or-treat on the grounds of Shelburne Museum and visit our haunted forest.

Family Days: Deck the Halls

11 a.m.–4 p.m., November 27–29, and December 5–6, 2015

Celebrate the creative spirit of the holiday season. Ring in the holidays with a visit to our festive trees and holiday villages, participate in art activities, explore the grounds by horse and wagon and view the Museum in a new light.

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