Rokeby Museum is currently closed for the season.

Additional Programs for Winter 2021 are being considered. Check back for announcements should we be able to offer them, or sign up to receive the museum’s e-news announcements.  

Hours and Admission

Rokeby Museum exhibits, historic farm outbuildings, and walking trails are open daily 10–5 from mid-May to late October. Due to COVID-19, house tours of the Historic Robinson Home are not available at this time, but check back. An alternative experience may be available soon.

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. Due to COVID-19, house tours of the Historic Robinson Home are not available at this time, but check back. An alternative experience may be available soon. 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

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.

Rokeby Museum Gift Shop
Gift Shop

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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No need to sit in the cold Bernie! You're welcome to visit the house and museum anytime! 
Today is Squirrel Appreciation Day!  We have no shortage of squirrels at Rokeby Museum, and their long residency at the site is seen in numerous sketches and drawings by the Robinson family, including one by Rachael Robinson Elmer. 

Image: Drawing of a squirrel clinging to the bottom of a branch; he's catching a drop of water or sap in his mouth that's dripping off the branch. By Rachael Robinson, 1903, Rokeby Museum Collection
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Happy National Hat Day! 

Pictured: Men's black beaver top hat; black ribbon around the base. Label, in gold, in the crown, reads, "A.N.Cook & Co. Boston  215 & 217 Washington Street." c.1871-1890, Rokeby Museum Collections. 
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Full moon over Rokeby Museum on Tuesday night. #rokebymuseum #fullmoon #vermont
Rokeby Museum wishes everyone a very Happy Holiday!
Image: By Rowland Evans Robinson. Santa Claus holding his hand to his ear and leaning toward a brick chimney. He wears a fur-trimmed coat and boots and a fur cap. Two reindeer stand behind him hitched to a sleigh. The caption says "' S-s-s-h! I wonder if those youngsters are fast asleep?'" In pen (in another person's handwriting) it says "Put on wood + return as soon as possible"