Magic Hat Brewing Company

#2 in Best Things To Do in Burlington, VT
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Magic Hat Brewing Company

Key Info

5 Bartlett Bay Road

Price & Hours

Free

Details

Wineries/Breweries, Free Type
1 to 2 hours Time to Spend
4.2

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  • 5.0Value
  • 4.0Facilities
  • 4.0Atmosphere

As one of Burlington's top-rated factory tours, the Magic Hat Brewing Company is a must-see (for anyone 21 and older that is). The Victorian-Gothic circus-themed decor and seriously unconventional atmosphere sets it apart as one of the most eclectic breweries around. Be sure to secure a designated driver; there's a fully stocked bar waiting for you at the end of your visit, complete with limitless, free tastings of the featured beers on tap. Recent visitors rave about the informative tour, ample samples and friendly bartenders at this Burlington staple.

Guided tours are offered year-round in the afternoons, but you can always take a self-guided tour during factory hours. The best part is that both iterations of the tour are free and include complimentary beer tastings. For more information on hours and to learn what's currently on tap, check out Magic Hat's 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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