Flynn Center for the Performing Arts

#4 in Best Things To Do in Burlington, VT
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153 Main Street

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Entertainment and Nightlife, Sightseeing Type
2 hours to Half Day Time to Spend
4.0

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  • 3.0Value
  • 5.0Facilities
  • 4.0Atmosphere

When you're in the mood for a show, look no further than the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts. Reopened in the 1980s, the Flynn serves as the cultural pulse of Burlington, showcasing everything from a live ballet performance one night to a mariachi band the next. Visitors appreciate the venue, complete with its old-fashioned marquee and art deco interior.

The Center puts up performances year-round, but show times vary. For more information, including tickets and schedule of the diverse acts that pass through the Flynn, check out the website.

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From weathervanes, quilts and American art to transplanted 1950s era homes, a railroad station and a fully outfitted steamboat, the Shelburne Museum really does have a little of everything on display. Nearly 40 buildings, filled with various exhibits, span the museum's 45 acres. There's even a respectable collection of impressionist paintings, featuring the works of Degas, Cassatt, Manet and Monet.

Recent visitors were equally impressed with the museum's artifacts as they were with its grounds. 

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