• Ongoing Exhibition — Seeking Freedom: The Underground Railroad and the Legacy of an Abolitionist Family

    New Ongoing Exhibition for 2024!

    Rokeby’s new ongoing exhibition, “Seeking Freedom: The Underground Railroad and the Legacy of an Abolitionist Family,” explores the history and ongoing legacy of enslavement in the U.S. and the complicated story of the Robinson family as they went from enslavers in earlier generations to abolitionists in the 19th century.

  • Artifacts & Anecdotes: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Rokeby Museum

    New 2024 Seasonal Exhibition

    Rokeby Museum is a place that inspires visitors with the Robinson family’s history of Anti-Slavery Advocacy, Art, and Agriculture. This year’s seasonal exhibition, “Artifacts & Anecdotes: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Rokeby Museum,” features objects and stories that inspire our volunteers and their work to continue the Robinson family’s legacy.

  • 2024 Music with the Museum featuring the Meat Packers

    2024 Music with the Museum

    Rokeby Museum presents the 2nd Annual Music with the Museum on May 30, 2024 — an evening of food and music with a community favorite, The Meat Packers at the historic Ferrisburgh Town Community Center. A silent auction will be held to raise funds for Rokeby Museum’s Educational Programming.

  • Rokeby Theater Camp

    Rokeby Theater Camp

    Join us July 8–19 for a two-week, immersive experience in theater, history and nature! Campers (ages 9–13) will lose themselves in another time as they revel, learn, and build their own original play, based on the historical themes of Rokeby’s history. The day-camp culminates with a performance on Friday for families & guests.

  • The Robinson House

    Historic Robinson Home

    The historic home tour is an intimate experience, during which visitors encounter the stories of all four generations of the Robinsons on their own terms — and in their own spaces. Guided tours of the historic home and outbuildings are available Wednesday–Monday, with tours at 11 am and 2 pm. Tours last approximately one hour.

Rokeby Museum presents a nationally significant Underground Railroad story tucked inside a quintessential Vermont experience.
Visitors will explore the history of four generations of the Robinson family, who called this site home from 1793 to 1961. Explore the Museum’s exhibitions, including an ongoing exhibition, Seeking Freedom: The Underground Railroad and the Legacy of an Abolitionist Family, and immerse yourself in the family’s history as abolitionists, artists, and farmers. The site includes trails, nine historic buildings to explore, and rotating exhibitions.