American Precision Museum, Windsor

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  • July 15, 2017
    Somewhat off the beaten path, The American Precision Museum provides a look into the mechanical marvels that once defined manufacture. From huge room-sized machines, to tiny tabletop models, the museu...  more »
  • July 12, 2017
    Interesting place to visit. Man at desk was very knowledgeable and engaging with the visitors. Once we were inside the section past the front room, quite a few machines on display. Lathes, sewing mach...  more »
  • July 10, 2017
    We were fascinated and impressed by this historic factory turned museum. The tiny working models in the front room were a surprise! We were lucky enough to have a tour guide, informally, who told the ...  more »
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  • June 28, 2017
    It was my first time going, but the people I went with both were there multiple times over the years. If you have any interest in machinery if any kind, you will love this place. It was really fun and awesome learning about the various machines and how they were used. Every so often they have interns from VT Tech come in and provide some demonstrations of how some of the machines work. You may even get a souvenir or two from their demos!
  • June 7, 2017
    If you are looking for a museum about the economic history of the area, and like precision tools this museum is for you. It is well maintained and has a large number of working miniature equipment on display in addition to the historic equipment. As a bonus, there is even a waterfall next to the building. Also don't forget while you are in the area to visit the historic covered bridge spanning the Conectut river less than a mile away.
  • June 27, 2017
    If you are into engineering, technology or history this places is a must see. I have not been there for years but it was amazing to see the ingenuity of days before electricity. I really should go back with my sons now that they are older and can understand it.
  • December 10, 2016
    The American Precision Museum shows the importance of Vermont in manufacturing history. Located in the building where interchangeable parts was first implemented commercially, the APM gives visitors insight into early American manufacturing and includes interactive displays and live demonstrations of machine tools.
  • September 14, 2016
    If You like machines you will love this place. Lot of historical artifacts from the early Industrial Revolution as well as some newer items like a Norden bombsight from World War II. You could probably do the whole thing in about an hour and a half or you could consume everything that would probably take you about twice as long. Free souvenirs included with the price of admission

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