The Vermont Covered Bridge Museum

Vermont Covered Bridge Museum in Bennington

Vermont Covered Bridge Museum in Bennington

Bennington, VT: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow described a covered bridge as a “brief darkness leading from the light to light.”

Vermont Covered Bridge Museum in Bennington The Covered Bridge Museum at the The Bennington Center for the Arts offers exhibits on the history of covered bridges in Vermont. Discover the history and legends of these wonderful structures in the world’s only museum dedicated to their preservation. Explore the exhibits on engineering, construction, tools, and creators. Build and test your own bridge designs on the computer work stations after viewing two video theatre productions on the past and present construction techniques and uses of covered bridges. A working model railroad shows the six Vermont railroad bridges while the museum’s interactive kiosk is available to plan your own tour of Vermont’s remaining covered bridges, five of which are nearby. Finally, marvel at the art and analysis of covered bridges by famous artist, Eric Sloane before browsing in the museum shop.

Enjoy your experience at The Vermont Covered Bridge Museum. While you are there, make sure to visit the additional displays and exhibits on view at the BCNCA, stroll the grounds, or simply enjoy the sweeping views.

Visit the Vermont Covered Bridge Museum’s web site

Bookmark the permalink.

Comments are closed