• Warren Tile

    Warren Kimble All-American Artist: An Eclectic Retrospective

  • Steiger

    Steiger Craft 21 Sportfisherman offered for sale to fund the Sheldon Museum’s boat history and boatbuilding course for High School Students

  • Dolores, Colorado

    2015 Rollicking Raffle — Drawing & Reception Sun, September 27!

  • The Sheldon Museum by Arthur K. D. Healy, ca. 1950

    About the Museum

  • Detail of drawings of gear wheels. Isaac Ebenezer Markham Papers. Collection of Henry Sheldon Museum.

    Research Collections

  • Judd-Harris House, ca. 1915. From the Collection of the Sheldon Museum

    Judd-Harris House

  • Visitors at the Shard Villa exhibit.


  • Henry Sheldon standing on the porch of his museum. From the Collection of the Henry Sheldon Museum

    Henry Sheldon and his Museum

  • Map-making during Maps to the Past outreach program

    Education Programs

  • Illustration of the Museum by Middlebury artist Prindle Wissler for the 1982 Annual Report

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The Sheldon Museum, the oldest community-based Museum in the country, has welcomed visitors and researchers since 1882. Our mission is to serve the public by preserving the historic memory of Addison County and neighboring communities, heightening the awareness and enjoyment of our rich cultural legacy, and stimulating the study of connections between Vermont’s past and broader historical themes.…
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