Support the American Precision Museum This Holiday Season

Preserve an important part of America’s manufacturing history this season and consider donating toward APM’s new, engaging exhibits, “Looking Back to Face Forward.”


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American Precision Museum

Photo Credit: American Precision Museum

To celebrate the 175th anniversary of the armory building where the story of the birth of American manufacturing and machine tool industry is told, the American Precision Museum (APM), located in the heart of Precision Valley in Windsor, Vermont, is designing new, engaging exhibits available to all ages and accessible in-person and on digital platforms. Help APM preserve the knowledge, stories and manufacturing equipment for future generations to know how new technology enabled precision manufacturing with an online donation this holiday season.

American Precision Museum’s new exhibits, appropriately termed “Looking Back to Face Forward,” will bring to life the story of the inception, evolution and impact of American manufacturing. In the coming year this will include a series of interactive displays telling the story of how manufacturing moved from a file to fit approach to using machine tools to create interchangeability. Complementary workshops and camps will offer hands-on activities with traditional and high-tech machines to foster positive impressions of STEAM curriculum and careers in advanced manufacturing.

All housed in the original Robbins & Lawrence Armory since 1966, a designated National Historic Landmark, American Precision Museum hopes these new exhibits will further enhance its ongoing mission to:

  • Preserve the heritage of the mechanical arts
  • Celebrate the ingenuity of our mechanical forebears
  • Explore the effects of their work on our everyday lives

You can help make this happen. Your generous online donation will enable APM to reach Phase I goal of $400,000 necessary to preserve this important part of our industry’s history. 

During this season of giving, you may want to consider presenting a unique gift to a manufacturer in your life by donating to the APM in his or her name. Please find the donation page here