Antique Shops, Art Galleries, Bookstores, & Museums
Looking for a more leisurely activity? Check out this listing of antique stores, art galleries, craftsmen, bookstores, and museums. If you enjoy meeting artists and seeing their workshops and studios, come to Open Studio Weekend, www.vermontcrafts.com, on Memorial Day weekend or Columbus Day weekend, when a large number of artists and craftsmen open their studios and workshops to the public. Other events are the Craftsbury Antiques & Uniques show on Craftsbury Common in July, the Mad River Valley Craft Fair Labor Day weekend, or the Stowe Foliage Arts Festival in October.
Antique Center, VT Rte 100, Morrisville
Tel. 802-888-0080 Open Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 11-3 Group antique shop
Rewind Time to 1829, Rte 15 East, Jeffersonville
Tel. 802-644-2912 Open Mon - Sat 9-5 35 dealers in a 12000 sq ft barn
The Buggyman Antique Shop, Rte 15 West, Johnson
Tel. 802-635-2110 Open daily 10-5 Furniture, buggies & sleighs, etc.
Champlain Valley Antiques Festival,Champlain Valley Expo, Essex Junction
Doreen's Antiques, Waterbury Center
Craftsbury Antiques & Uniques Festival, Craftsbury Common
Early Vermont Antiques, Rte 100, Waterbury
Tel. 802-244-5373, Open daily 10-5
Gihon River Farm, Rte 100, North Hyde Park
Tel. 802-635-3551 Call first.
Hogback Vintage, Hogback Road, Cambridge
Tel. 802-644-5647, Open Fri-Sun 10-5 or by appt., antique furniture
Mel Siegel Antiques, Rte 15 West, Johnson
Tel. 802-635-2000, Open daily May thru Oct
Nye's Green Valley Farm Antiques, Rte 15 East, Jeffersonvill
Tel. 802-644-1984, Open Daily 10-5:30
Smugglers' Notch Antiques, Rte 108 South, Jeffersonville
Tel. 802-644-2100, 10-5 Daily May-Oct, Fri-Sat-Sun 10-5 Nov-Apr
Annie's Vermont Quilt Barn, 815 Whitcomb Island Road, Johnson
Tel. 802-635-9766 Open 10-5 May-mid-December. Quilts, pillows, gift sets.
Green Mountain Fine Art Gallery, Stowe Tel. 802-253-1818 Paintings & sculpture representing Vermont and other regional artists.
Greensboro Barn, 491 Country Club Road, Greensboro
Tel. 802-533-9281 Open by chance and appointment. Watercolor, pottery & jewelry by Jennifer Ranz.
Helen Day Art Center, School Street, Stowe
Tel. 802-253-8358 Changing exhibits. Festival of Trees every Christmas season.
Haymaker Card & Gift, Main Street, Morrisville
Tel. 802-888-2309 Open daily 11-5 June - October
Inside Out Gallery, Stowe
Tel. 802-253-0945 Open Tues - Sun 10-5. Fine Art, Home Accessories, Gifts>
Joe's Pond Craft Shop, Rte 2, West Danville
Tel. 802-684-2192 Open Tues - Sun 10-5. Traditional Vermont Handcrafts
Mary Bryan Memorial Art Gallery, Main Street, Jeffersonville
Tel. 802-644-5100 Open daily 11-5 June - October
The Miller's Thumb, 4 Main Street, Greensboro
Tel. 802-533-2960 Open Daily May-Dec, Italian & Portuguese Ceramics, Folk Art, etc.
Mountain Fiber Folk, 188 Main Street, Montgomery Center
Tel. 802-326-2092 Open Thurs - Mon 10 -5. Yarn, knitwear, dolls, wall hangings, woven items & beaded knit jewelry.
Northeast Kingdom Artisans Guild, 430 Railroad Street, St. Johnsbury
Tel. 802-748-0158 Open Mon - Sat 10:30 - 5:30
Open Studio Weekend
Memorial Day Weekend & Columbus Day Weekend, artists & craftsmen statewide open their studios to the public.
Robert Paul Galleries, Stowe
Tel. 802-253-7282 Original paintings by locally, nationally, & internationally acclaimed artists. Open 10-6 daily.
Stowe Craft Gallery & Design Center, Stowe
Tel. 802-253-4693 Eclectic art.
T.W. Wood Gallery & Arts Center, Montpelier
Tel. 802-828-8743 Open Tuesday thru Sunday Noon - 4PM except major holidays.
Vermont Fine Art Gallery of Stowe, Mountain Road, Stowe
Tel. 802-253-9653 Original artwork, sculpture and prints by award-winning Vermont artists and Vermont scenes by nationally recognized visiting artists.
Visions of Vermont Gallery, 94 Main Street, Jeffersonville
Tel. 802-644-8183 Three galleries in the same setting portrayed by many of their artists.
The West Branch Gallery & Sculpture Park, Mountain Road, Stowe
Tel. 802-253-8943 Contemporary paintings and sculpture in their indoor/outdoor art space.
Wooden Horse Arts Guild, Troy
Tel. 802-988-4300 Organization of artists & fine craftsmen putting on three shows each year: 10 Days of Arts & Fine Crafts in July, Village Art Show in October, & a Holiday Show in December.
The Wooden Needle, corner of Park and Pond Streets, Stowe
Tel. 802-253-3086 Open 10-4 Tues-Sat. Cross-stitch and needlepoint patterns and supplies.
Brick House Book Shop, Morristown Corners
Tel. 802-888-4300 Open daily 10-5 Used books
Bear Pond Books, in the Stowe Merchantile, Stowe
Tel. 802-253-8236 New books
Ebenezer Books, Main Street, Johnson
Tel. 802-635-7472 New books
Galaxy Book Shop, 7 Mill Street, Hardwick
Tel. 802-472-5533 New and used books
Birds of Vermont Museum, Huntington
Tel. 802-434-2167 Natural history museum of bird carvings.
ECHO at the Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, Burlington
Tel. 802-864-1848 Open 10-5 daily, lake aquarium
Ethan Allen Homestead, Rte 127, Burlington
Tel. 802-865-4556 Open June-Oct
Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium, St. Johnsbury
Tel. 802-748-2372 Museum open daily year-round, planetarium open weekends, daily in July & August
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, Vergennes
Tel. 802-475-2022 Open May-Oct
National Museum of the Morgan Horse, Shelburne
Noyes House Museum, 1 Main Street, Morrisville Tel. 802-888-7617 Open Wed-Sun 1-5 Jun-Oct. 1820's Brick House with 19th cent. Collection of Vermont Memorabilia
Shelburne Museum, Rte 7, Shelburne
Tel. 802-985-3346 Open May - October. Vermont historical museum in 37 buildings
Vermont Historical Society, Montpelier
Tel. 802-828-2291 Open Tues-Sat 10-4 year-round, Sun Noon-4 May-Oct
Vermont Ski Museum, Stowe
Tel. 802-253-9911 Open Wed-Mon 12-5
Vermont State House, Montpelier
Guided tours July thru mid-October