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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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Explore one of the best collections of machine tools in the world at American Precision Museum in Windsor, VT. The Robbins & Lawrence Armory, built in 1846 and powered by the adjacent Mill Brook, is an excellent e

Browse 4,000 square feet of exhibit space and a 1,000 square foot welcome center, which include videos and audio tapes, all staged in a National Historic Landmark building in Windsor village, the birthplace of Vermont.

The exhibit "Shaping America" traces manufacturing from the eighteenth through mid-twentieth centuries. Participate in daily STEM activities for the whole family, including 3D printing, robotics, and Innovation Center with working machines and interns describing techniques to create parts.

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...

Explore one of the best collections of machine tools in the world at American Precision Museum in Windsor, VT. The Robbins & Lawrence Armory, built in 1846 and powered by the adjacent Mill Brook, is an excellent example of a mid-nineteenth century New England mill.

Browse 4,000 square feet of exhibit space and a 1,000 square foot welcome center, which include videos and audio tapes, all staged in a National Historic Landmark building in Windsor village, the birthplace of Vermont.

The exhibit "Shaping America" traces manufacturing from the eighteenth through mid-twentieth centuries. Participate in daily STEM activities for the whole family, including 3D printing, robotics, and Innovation Center with working machines and interns describing techniques to create parts.

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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Bring lunch and eat in the garden by the Mill Brook Falls, the original water power source for the museum, which was built in 1846.

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.

The museum features a collection of miniatures by John Aschauer. Bring a camera, as photography is permitted.

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...

Explore one of the best collections of machine tools in the world at American Precision Museum in Windsor, VT. The Robbins & Lawrence Armory, built in 1846 and powered by the adjacent Mill Brook, is an excellent example of a mid-nineteenth century New England mill.

Browse 4,000 square feet of exhibit space and a 1,000 square foot welcome center, which include videos and audio tapes, all staged in a National Historic Landmark building in Windsor village, the birthplace of Vermont.

The exhibit "Shaping America" traces manufacturing from the eighteenth through mid-twentieth centuries. Participate in daily STEM activities for the whole family, including 3D printing, robotics, and Innovation Center with working machines and interns describing techniques to create parts.

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

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Insider Info

Bring lunch and eat in the garden by the Mill Brook Falls, the original water power source for the museum, which was built in 1846.

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.

The museum features a collection of miniatures by John Aschauer. Bring a camera, as photography is permitted.

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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