Hours and Admission
Rokeby Museum is open daily 10–5 from mid-May to late October and is currently closed for the season. The house, however, is not open every day. It may be seen by guided tour only, with tours at 11:00 and 2:00 on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Admission is $10 for adults, $9 for seniors, and $8 for students; children younger than 5 are admitted free. Admission is free on Tuesday afternoons from 1 to 5.
Exploring the Site — House Tours, Outbuildings, Hiking Trails
There are many things to see at Rokeby Museum and several ways to see them. The Robinson family home may be seen by guided tour only. Tours are offered Friday through Monday at 11:00 and 2:00 and are limited to 12 guests. Larger groups must reserve house tours in advance. The Museum’s grounds and nine historic farm buildings are open daily from 10:00 to 5:00 during the season. A site map of the grounds and outbuildings is available here and at the reception desk. Picnic tables in the yard behind the house are available for lunch. The hiking trails are open daylight hours year round. An interpretive brochure for the trail is available here, at the reception desk, and at the trailhead.
Group tours are welcome and must be reserved in advance. The group tour rate of $8 per person is available for groups of 15 or more. Groups visiting the exhibit Free & Safe only may plan their visits a few weeks before the opening and closing dates for the year. A profile sheet describing group tour arrangements is available here.
The Museum maintains a small gift shop in the Education Center. Here you may purchase a book to continue learning at home, a gift for a child or grandchild, a Vermont-made product, or a T-shirt or mug as a memento of your visit.
Meeting Room Rental
The meeting room in the Education Center is available for rent; a flier describing the space, amenities provided, and fees is available here.
Location and Directions
Rokeby Museum is located at: 4334 Route 7 Ferrisburgh, VT From the South: Rokeby is located approximately 3 miles north of Vergennes on US Route 7 in Ferrisburgh. Watch for historic site marker and front entrance sign on right. From the North: Travel approximately 2 miles south of the village center of North Ferrisburgh on US Route 7. Watch for museum entrance sign on your left. For detailed directions from your location, click on the red arrow on the map, then click on “directions to” and enter the address you are coming from.