Shelburne Museum is delighted to welcome visitors back to the Museum this season. Here’s a message from Director Thomas Denenberg. In order to assure the most enjoyable visit possible, we ask visitors to note the following updates to our visitor and safety protocols.
Please help us maintain a healthy and safe environment for all our visitors and staff by observing the following guidelines, based on the current recommendations from the CDC and the Vermont Department of Health.
Dates and Hours
Thursday through Sunday
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Advance Ticketing Required. Before arriving at the Museum, please make sure to reserve a timed ticket online. Advance tickets are required for ALL visitors, including members.
Two time periods. 10am-1pm or 1pm-4pm
Because tickets are limited each day, we ask you to please arrive on time with your ticket, either printed out on paper or available on your smartphone, to ensure a prompt check-in.
From July 30 through September 6, admission is FREE for ALL visitors.
September 10 through Sunday, October 11, tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 5-17 and free for children under 5. Admission for Museum members will remain free.
In compliance with provisions of Vermont Executive Order 1-20, as amended, pertaining to out of state travel and quarantine obligations, Shelburne Museum requires all guests over age 18 to complete the Certificate of Compliance prior to entry onto the Museum grounds.
Access amazing art – three exhibitions buildings and a special grounds exhibition will be open and available. View the 2020 Campus Map.
Beautiful gardens and grounds for walking
Areas for relaxation and contemplation – enjoy Mindful Moments on the grounds
Opportunities for outdoor, creative activity for children of all ages with Webby – a story walk, imaginative play, scavenger hunts, and more
Strollers are welcome on the Museum grounds, but are not permitted in Creature Comfort: Animals in the House or in Webb Gallery of American Art. Please speak with a staff member for assistance in parking your stroller safely during your visit.
Photography and video (for personal use only) are welcome outdoors and in Museum galleries. Special exhibitions may prohibit photography and video, and some may limit the use of flash photography. Tripods and selfie sticks are not permitted for indoor use.
Pets are not permitted on the Museum campus. Service animals are welcome on the grounds.
Shelburne Museum is a smoke-free campus. Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the Museum grounds.
The safety and well-being of our visitors and staff are of the utmost importance. To ensure a secure venue for all, the possession of firearms, fireworks, explosives, incendiary devices, knives, or weapons of any kind is prohibited at Shelburne Museum’s property.
We are doing our best to make sure that all our visitors have a safe and enjoyable experience at the Museum. For more information on our latest online and in-person events and activities, check our Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter accounts. If you have any questions, please contact us or call our Information Desk at 802-985-3346 between 10am-4pm, Thursdays through Sundays. We look forward to seeing you at the Museum!