Bennington attractions

Museum in Bennington

Bennington Museum

Bennington's standout attraction, this museum features the world’s largest public collections of Grandma Moses paintings and Bennington pottery, along with a rich array of Vermont paintings, decorative arts and folk…
Historic Site in Bennington

Bennington Battlefield Historic Site

Just west of the Vermont/New York border, this was the site of a crucial American Revolutionary War battle in 1777. Had Colonel Seth Warner and Vermont's 'Green Mountain Boys' not helped weaken British defenses here…
Historic Site in Bennington

Old First Church

Gracing the center of Old Bennington, this historic church was built in 1805 in Palladian style. Its churchyard holds the remains of five Vermont governors, numerous American Revolution soldiers and poet Robert Fros…
Historic Site in Bennington

Bennington Battle Monument

Commemorating the Battle of Bennington, a crucial American Revolutionary War battle fought near here in 1777, Vermont's loftiest structure offers an unbeatable 360-degree view of the countryside with peeks at covere…
Museum in Bennington

Park-McCullough House Museum

Just off VT 67A in North Bennington, this magnificent 35-room mansion, built in 1865, is filled with period furnishings and a fine collection of antique dolls, toys and carriages. Stroll the grounds during daylight …
Museum in Bennington

Sugar Shack & Norman Rockwell Exhibition

In Arlington, a 10-mile drive north of Bennington, this tiny maple-syrup shop houses an exhibition of Saturday Evening Post covers from Norman Rockwell's years in Arlington (1939–53), along with photos and written r…
Arts Center in Bennington

Laumeister Art Center

Half a mile west of Bennington's Old First Church, this arts center has a hodgepodge of offerings, including the Great Outdoors gallery of wind sculptures and whirligigs, a Covered Bridge museum, and other galleries…