Rokeby Museum opens for the 2020 season on Sunday, May 17th!
Hours and Admission
Rokeby Museum exhibits, historic farm outbuildings, and walking trails are open daily 10–5 from mid-May to late October. The historic Robinson family home, however, is available only by guided tours Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., and other days by appointment.
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 Historic Robinson 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. Please call or email for more information.
The Museum has a small gift shop in the Education Center. We stock many books, including titles by Rokeby resident Rowland Evans Robinson, as well as those relating to abolition, slavery, social and racial justice, and history. You can also find children’s gifts, Vermont-made products, tees, mugs, cards and prints. We are continuously updating our inventory, and often offer products relating to our current special exhibits.
Event Space/Site Rental
The gallery in the Education Center is available for rent, depending on exhibition schedule as are certain parts of the property. Please call or email for more information.
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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.
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