Self-Guided Group Tours

Olivia Tubio with Mary Hogan students


We are happy to arrange self-guided tours for school groups. The fee for self-guided tours is $4 per student. We require one chaperon/eight students and there is no charge for those chaperons. Additional adults are $4 each. To arrange a self-guided visit, please call the Sheldon at 802-388-2117 or email

Self-guided student group tours are available Tuesday-Friday.

The Museum is fully ADA accessible.   Please let us know in advance if any special accommodations need to be made for your group.




Colonial Times in Vermont

Grades K-6

Colonial Times in Vermont leads students through a settler’s journey to build a new life in the wilderness that would become known as Vermont.  Classes participate in a guided discussion […]

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19th Century Child’s Life

Grades 3-6

What was it like to live without TV?  Why did boys wear dresses?  What was it like to go to school back then?  The 19th Century Child’s Life tour helps students […]

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Westward from Vermont

Grades 3-8

Take a trip from Vergennes, Vermont to Illinois or Wisconsin just like the 1836 wagon train travelers from Bridport!  Learn about the routes Vermonters and others followed on their journeys […]

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Self-Guided School Tours

All Ages

  Self-guided group tours may be arranged for small to medium-sized classes who wish to come to the Museum to see an exhibit. For safety and supervision, self-guided groups must […]

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Walking Tour of Middlebury

Grades 4 and up

Take a guided walking tour of early buildings in downtown Middlebury to learn about the people who settled around the falls at Otter Creek.  Students will use an 1857 map […]

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