American Museum Of Fly Fishing, Manchester, Vermont
4104 Main St, Manchester, Vermont 05254| Map |
The American Museum of Fly Fishing contains extensive exhibits and collections of fly fishing history including exhibits, photographs and tools of fly fishing over the years. According to the museum, it contains the world's largest collection of fly angling art and artifacts. The museum was designed to preserve the heritage of fly fishing and families will see more than 1,200 rods, 400 reels and 20,000 flies, including the oldest documented flies in the world. All aspects of fly fishing history are featured including art, crafts, science and the relationship of people to the natural world. It hosts events throughout the year to promote education and information about the sport of fly fishing and occasionally opens its doors free to the public.
Ratings by kids' ages
- Tots (0-2)
- Little kids (3-5)
- Big kids (6-8)
- Tweens (9-12)
- Teens (13+)
Tips for Families
The American Museum of Fly Fishing hosts an annual fly fishing festival every October which brings together a diverse group of fly fishing collectors, antique dealers, and craftsmen on the museum. The festival features a casting competition, fly tying demos, casting with vintage rods and various kid and family activities throughout the weekend.
Address: 4104 Main St, Manchester, Vermont 05254| Map
Hours: Tue-Sat 10 am - 4 pm (Nov-May); Tue-Sun 10 am - 4 pm (Jun-Oct) More Info
Price: Adults(15+): $5; Children(5-14): $3; Children(0-4): Free More Info