- The list below includes 58 free or cheap things to do in or near Montpelier, Vermont, including 82 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, National & State Parks, Statues and Movie Theaters.
- From Camel's Hump to Hubbard Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Montpelier and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Stowe, Barre, Waitsfield and Waterbury.
Located in the smallest capital city in the US, the gold-domed State House contains Legislative and Senate chambers still in their original condition; the oldest of their kind in the country. A free guided tour provides a walkthrough of the building and its history.
The Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks is a family-run maple syrup operation including free tours and tastings, nature trail, country store and outdoor museum on Vermont farm life. The maplewood Woodshed Theater offers a film about the family's maple process.
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The Vermont Historical Society Museum's core exhibit illustrates Vermont history from 1600 to the present, and contains a life-sized Abenaki wigwam, recreation tavern, a railway station and a World War II living room.
The Pavilion Building features a museum on the street level operated by the Vermont Historical Society. The building offers a variety of displays, exhibits, and educational programs centering on genealogy and Vermont history.