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Ethan Allen Homestead Museum

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1 Ethan Allen Homestead

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Historic Homes/Mansions, Sightseeing Type
1 to 2 hours Time to Spend

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As the former home of one of Vermont's more eccentric founding fathers, the Ethan Allen Homestead is a must-visit for any history buff. This 1787 farmhouse, located along the Winooski River, displays artifacts narrating Allen's command of the ragtag Revolutionary War militia, the Green Mountain Boys. But it's also a great example of what life was like during that time period, and the grounds have miles upon miles of trails fit for your exploration.

What's more, it's a kid-friendly attraction. Families love the reproduction of antique toys and the section where kids can play archaeologist.

From May to October, the site is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. seven days a week. The surrounding grounds are open year-round. General admission will cost you $10, with discounts for children and students. Ground tours are also offered everyday throughout the day. For more information, check out the museum's website

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