Trust us: Shelburne Museum is the can’t-miss, fail-safe tour destination for your group.

Fans of history and art will appreciate the special exhibitions and historic collections. Outdoor lovers will enjoy a day spent exploring our extensive grounds and gardens. Families will adore the circus displays, the steamboat Ticonderoga, and our hands-on activities and demonstrations. With our year-round shop and seasonal shuttle bus and café, not to mention our outstanding staff of professional guides, we offer a full complement of visitor services. Schedule your tour today by contacting us at or (802)985-0831.

We also welcome thousands of schoolchildren to the museum every year. If you would like to plan a visit or a guided tour for a school group, please click here.

Group Tour Policies

  • Group tours are scheduled year-round. Please contact us for seasonal offerings and pricing.
  • Pricing available for both Vermont residents and out-of-state visitors. Please contact us for rate information.
  • Tours are scheduled between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily.
  • Please allow three hours minimum for your tour.
  • Meal ticket add-ons are available at $15 for adults and $10 for children 5-18.
  • We provide free admission and meal tickets for your group driver and leader.
  • Parking is free and plentiful, and buses are welcome.

Sample Tour: Museum Highlights

Shelburne Museum is known for the dazzling variety of its displays—take the Highlights tour and see why. Explore Impressionist paintings in the Electra Havemeyer Webb Building, the museum’s famous folk art collection in the Stagecoach Inn, and the 220-foot steamboat Ticonderoga, a National Historic Landmark. End your tour with a visit to the special exhibitions in the Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education and a stop at the store for some souvenirs.

Create Your Own Tour

Design your own tour based on the interests of your group. Suggested itineraries include fine and decorative arts, folk art, New England homes, quilts and textiles, transportation history, maritime art and history, or family tours. We would be happy to work with you to customize your Shelburne Museum experience. Contact us at or (802)985-0831.