Rokeby Museum’s Visitor Center and Historic Farm Buildings are open on weekends in May and open fully — 7 days a week — on May 28th! We look forward to seeing you and stay tuned as we update our calendar of programs and events!

2022 Mask Policy at Rokeby: To maintain a safe environment for all visitors and staff, masks are strongly encouraged within the education center and required within the historic home.

Exploring the Site — Guided Tours, 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.

Volunteers run the guided tours at Rokeby. After a year of preservation work, the Historic Robinson Home is once again open for house tours. Guided tours of the historic home and outbuildings are available Friday–Monday, with tours at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm. Tours last approximately one hour.

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

The Museum’s exhibits, nine historic farm outbuildings, and trails are open daily from 10–5 daily, from mid-May to late October.

2022 OpenDates:
Open Weekends May 7–8; 14–15; 21–22
Open for Season May 28-October 22

Regular Admission:
Adults: $10
Seniors: $9
Students: $8
Children younger than 5: Free

Guided Tour:
(Friday–Monday, 11:00 am and 2:00 pm)
Adults: $5
Students & Seniors: $4

Member* Admission:
Adults: Free
Seniors: Free
Students: Free
Children younger than 5: Free

Member* Guided Tour:
(Friday–Monday, 11:00 am and 2:00 pm)
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. 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.