Vermont Covered Bridge Museum
World’s First Covered Bridge Museum in Bennington
Southern Vermont includes the famous Mt. Snow region, the Deerfield Valley, historic Manchester, Arlington, Bennington and Shoreham. A short venture off of scenic Route 100 will bring you to several covered bridges. Slow down, take your time on the dirt and gravel roads in this area and discover some of the state’s most interesting covered bridges. Ask us about VT attractions or share reviews and comments. To feature your VT business, contact us.
Bennington VT Attraction: VT Covered Bridge Museum
One of Vermont’s more recent museum is dedicated to the states 106 covered bridges. The Covered Bridge Museum features 5,000 photographs of covered bridges, many obtained through the archives of the National Society for the Preservation of Covered Bridges in Westminster. Vermont once had nearly 600 covered bridges. The number of Vermont covered bridges has been declining since the late 1800’s. There are presently 106 covered bridges in Vermont.
The Vermont Covered Bridge Museum is located in the historic southern Vermont town of Bennington. The museum building resembles a classic Vermont covered bridge. Visitors to the Vermont Covered Bridge Museum will be able to learn about covered bridge construction, history, and view photographs of covered bridges.
Champlain Valley VT Covered Bridges
Burlington, Middlebury, St. Albans, the Islands of NW Vermont
North Central VT Covered Bridges
Montpelier, Barre, Randolph, Waterbury, Stowe, Mad River Valley
Northeast Kingdom VT Covered Bridges
St. Johnsbury, Newport, Barton, Lyndonville, Burke, Jay, Island Pond
South Central VT Covered Bridges
Rutland, White River Jct., Woodstock, Quechee, Brandon, Killington, Ludlow, Weston, Chester
Southern VT Covered Bridges
Bennington, Brattleboro, Manchester, Arlington, Newfane, Mt. Snow area