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American Precision Museum


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196 Main St.
Windsor, VT 05089
United States

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American Precision Museum


(??.? miles from you)

196 Main St.
Windsor, VT 05089
United States


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The American Precision Museum combines the atmosphere of an original 19th-century factory building with a world-class collection of historic machines, all staged in a National Historic Landmark building in Windsor, th

Explore industrial history in the context of innovation, creative problem solving, and the impact of precision manufacturing on American history and culture.
The exhibit "Shaping America" traces manufacturing from the eighteenth through mid-twentieth centuries. Machine demonstrations are available, including CNC milling, 3D printing, robotics, and more.  

Learn about ingenuity in manufacturing technology and discover how nineteenth-century innovators developed the concept of precise, interchangeable parts that changed the world and continue to shape the modern economy.

 

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Why You Should Go...

The American Precision Museum combines the atmosphere of an original 19th-century factory building with a world-class collection of historic machines, all staged in a National Historic Landmark building in Windsor, the birthplace of Vermont.

Explore industrial history in the context of innovation, creative problem solving, and the impact of precision manufacturing on American history and culture.
The exhibit "Shaping America" traces manufacturing from the eighteenth through mid-twentieth centuries. Machine demonstrations are available, including CNC milling, 3D printing, robotics, and more.  

Learn about ingenuity in manufacturing technology and discover how nineteenth-century innovators developed the concept of precise, interchangeable parts that changed the world and continue to shape the modern economy.

 

What You Should Know...

Open: Seasonally: May, June, July, August, September, October

Hours:

10:00am - 5:00pm, Daily

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, Check, Travelers Check, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover, Debit

Discounts: Children, Students, Groups, Military

Access: Wheelchair

Parking: Free On-site

Available: Self-Guided Tour, Guided Tour, Kids Activities, Changing Station, Wheelchairs, Wi-fi, Gift Shop, Souvenirs

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All members enjoy free admission. Memberships renew every year and there is a wide variety of membership levels.

See the museum's website for details - https://americanprecision.org

You don’t have to understand machines to enjoy this museum – but if you do, it’s a must-see!  

Guided tours are available if you call at least two days ahead!

Fun Facts

The museum was founded in 1966 in this National Historic Landmark. It is also a nonprofit organization.

Rifles for the Union in the Civil War were manufactured in the Armory. The concept of interchangeable parts in manufacturing also began in the Robbins & Lawrence building.

The museum has the best collection of machine tools from the nineteenth century in the world, including lathes, planers, drill presses, specialty items, and firearms.

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Why You Should Go...

The American Precision Museum combines the atmosphere of an original 19th-century factory building with a world-class collection of historic machines, all staged in a National Historic Landmark building in Windsor, the birthplace of Vermont.

Explore industrial history in the context of innovation, creative problem solving, and the impact of precision manufacturing on American history and culture.
The exhibit "Shaping America" traces manufacturing from the eighteenth through mid-twentieth centuries. Machine demonstrations are available, including CNC milling, 3D printing, robotics, and more.  

Learn about ingenuity in manufacturing technology and discover how nineteenth-century innovators developed the concept of precise, interchangeable parts that changed the world and continue to shape the modern economy.

 

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What You Should Know...

Open: Seasonally: May, June, July, August, September, October

Hours:

10:00am - 5:00pm, Daily

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, Check, Travelers Check, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover, Debit

Discounts: Children, Students, Groups, Military

Access: Wheelchair

Parking: Free On-site

Available: Self-Guided Tour, Guided Tour, Kids Activities, Changing Station, Wheelchairs, Wi-fi, Gift Shop, Souvenirs

How You Can Follow...

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Insider Info

All members enjoy free admission. Memberships renew every year and there is a wide variety of membership levels.

See the museum's website for details - https://americanprecision.org

You don’t have to understand machines to enjoy this museum – but if you do, it’s a must-see!  

Guided tours are available if you call at least two days ahead!

Fun Facts

The museum was founded in 1966 in this National Historic Landmark. It is also a nonprofit organization.

Rifles for the Union in the Civil War were manufactured in the Armory. The concept of interchangeable parts in manufacturing also began in the Robbins & Lawrence building.

The museum has the best collection of machine tools from the nineteenth century in the world, including lathes, planers, drill presses, specialty items, and firearms.

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