Local Motion Island Line Bike Ferry
The Island Bike Ferry brings cyclists and pedestrians across the 200 foot gap in the Colchester and South Hero causeway bike paths. The ferry ride takes only five minutes and runs in all kinds of weather including winds up to 30 mph. It does close temporarily for lightning storms. The 2017 Ferry Schedule is 10 am to 6 pm on (May 26 - June 11) Fridays, Weekends & Holidays; (June 16 - Sept 4) 7 days a week; and Sept 8 - Oct 9) Fridays, Weekends & Holidays. The ferry is located ten miles from Burlington.
American Precision Museum
The American Precision Museum in Windsor, Vermont is located in a renovated 1846 factory which is said to be the first U.S. factory where precision interchangeable parts were made. The museum has the largest collection of historically significant machine tools in the States. The museum us open daily from 10am until 5 pm Memorial Day Weekend through October.
Fleming Museum at UVM opened in 1931 and houses a collection of over 25,000 objects from cultures worldwide. Nine special exhibits are hosted annually.Stop by the library to pick up a single-use family pass. Available only to Dorothy Alling Memorial Library patrons. No reservations required.
Billings Farm & Museum
Billings Farm & Museum: http://billingsfarmorg/ Located in Woodstock, VT. Billings Farm & Museum is one of the finest Jersey farms in America and a museum of Vermont's rural history. The pass allows a family of two adults and all their children under 18 years of age to have general admission to the grounds, including special events. (It does not include admission to special programs or workshops.)
Education and Enrichment for Everyone (EEE)
Education and Enrichment for Everyone (EEE) is a volunteer run, non-denominational lifelong learning organization which presents twelve weeks of programs each fall and spring. Check out the EEE website for their schedule of lectures then contact the library to reserve the pass for one free lecture. If you attend other lectures after that you'll be asked to pay $5 at the door or buy a semester membership for $40. Membership also entitles you to attend programs at eight Osher Lifelong Learning Institute sites throughout Vermont and receive a discounted member rate for OLLI at UVM programs. Lectures are held Fridays at 2 p.m. at the Faith United Methodist Church in South Burlington.
Shelburne Museum is a diverse museum consisting of paintings, folk art, quilts, historic buildings, the Steamboat Ticonderoga, tools, carriages, costumes and more!
The museum is open year around. For more information on the museum offerings please check their website.
Guidelines to borrowing the Shelburne Museum Guest Card:
Vermont's Historical Society Museum
Vermont's History Museum is a multimedia exhibit presenting Vermont's history from 1600 to the present day. There is one permanent exhibit aptly named "Freedom and Unity One Ideal, Many Stories", which has been on display since 2004 that enables visitors to walk through time and experience a full sized Abenaki wigwam, a re-creation of the Catamount Tavern where the Green Mountain Boys gathered, a railroad station complete with a working telegraph and a WWII living room furnished with period music and magazines.