We are currently closed for the season. We look forward to welcoming everyone back when we reopen in May. We have exciting things planned for 2024.

Guided Tours of the Historic Site and Historic Robinson Home

Volunteers run the guided tours at Rokeby. After recent preservation work, the Historic Robinson Home is once again open by guided tour only. Guided tours of the historic home and outbuildings are available Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, with tours at 11 am and 2 pm. Tours last approximately one hour. Guided tours can be pre-booked by calling our office at 802-877-3406.

Private tours are available. For more information or to book a private tour call 802-877-3406 or email

Exploring the Site — Outbuildings, Hiking Trails

There are many things to see at Rokeby Museum and several ways to see them. A self-guided tour of the site and outbuildings is available at the reception desk and here.

The hiking trails are open daylight hours year-round. An interpretive brochure for the trails is available at the reception desk. Please note — A portion of Rokeby’s trails are closed during mud season. Please follow signage and help protect our trails.

Hours and Admission

2023 Hours:
May 13–October 14, 2023 (Currently closed and will reopen in May, 2024)
Open 10 am–5 pm, daily
Last admission at 4 pm

Regular Admission:
Adults: $10
Seniors: $9
Students: $8
Children younger than 6: Free

Guided Tour
(Includes Historic Home):
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday
11 am and 2 pm
Adults: $5
Students & Seniors: $4

Member* Admission:
Adults: Free
Seniors: Free
Students: Free
Children younger than 6: Free

Member* Guided Tour
(Includes Historic Home):
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday
11 am and 2 pm
Or by Appointment
Adults: Free
Students & Seniors: Free

Note: Admission is “pay what you can” on Tuesday afternoons from 1–5 pm.
* For information on the benefits of Museum Membership, click here.

Group Tours

Group tours are welcome and must be reserved in advance. Group tour prices depends on group size and tour type. Please call or email to set up a tour.

Blue Star Museums
Blue Star Museums

Blue Star Museums is a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and Blue Star Families, in collaboration with the Department of Defense and museums across America, offering free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve. The 2023 Blue Star Museums program begins on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 20, 2023 and ends on Labor Day, Monday, September 4, 2023

The free admission program is available for those currently serving in the United States Military–Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard–including Reservists, National Guardsman (regardless of status), U.S. Public Health Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps, and up to five family members.

Rokeby museum is proud to be part of Blue Star Museums to thank our military families for their service and share with them America’s cultural treasures.

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.

For More to See, Do and Know

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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.