Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, Vergennes

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#10 of 40 in Museums in Vermont
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum is located in Vergennes. Add Lake Champlain Maritime Museum to your Vergennes travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Vergennes trip maker website .
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  • If you are interested in Maritime history, especially around the time of the revolutionary war, this is the place to visit. Learn about the birth of the US Navy yards from the museum  more »
  • The Lake Champlain Maritime Museum preserves and shares the history and archaeology of the largest lake in New England. It also tells the story of the people and culture of the Lake Champlain region. ...  more »
  • We were able to watch the movies presented to give us the history of the site. Afterwards, we toured all of the buildings and had a guide to tell us about the gun ships from the Revolutionary war. The...  more »
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  • Great exhibits, great staff, great location. Family friendly, relaxed atmosphere. People here seem to love what they are doing.
  • Some great exhibits, a wonderful history of boats on the lake, knowledgeable staff. Not their fault, but no cellular service, print directions. Also no wifi to speak of, so know where you want to eat or go next.
  • Awesome collection of maritime objects!
  • Amazing experience all around. So much more to offer than meets the eye. What don't they offer? Blacksmithing, glass blowing, summer camps, ROV tours, long boating, etc. Would highly recommend a visit to anyone in the area. There is a even a pirate festival for kids! A historic treasure that is totally UNDERrated!!
  • This institution far outstripped my expectations. Wonderful displays covering the history of Lake Champlain and maritime technologies going back to its first inhabitants. Friendly staff and volunteers. Plan to make a day of it. The entry fee will grant you a 20% discount to the Red Mill Restaurant, an easy walk from there, so no need to pack a lunch.

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