The Vermont Historical Society engages both Vermonters and "Vermonters at heart" in the exploration of our state's rich heritage. Our purpose is to reach a broad audience through our outstanding collections, statewide outreach, and dynamic programming. We believe that an understanding of the past changes lives and builds better communities.
UPDATE: The Leahy Library is now open for research by appointment only.
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The Museum is now open. Please review our COVID-19 guidelines before visiting.
Current Hours: Wednesday- Saturday 10 am - 4 pm
Visitor guidelines and requirements are made in conjunction with mandates and recommendations from the State of Vermont and are subject to change. Thank you for your understanding.
Your support, in any form or amount, is integral to helping advance our mission.
As we head into a summer season still impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, when and how are we opening our museums or sites to the public? How do we approach in-person events and programs? Join a group discussion to share plans/current procedures, guidance, ongoing concerns, and fresh ideas for the months to come.
Our spring cooking class series features traditional dishes from three immigrant communities found in Vermont. Week two: recipes from George Haddad's memoir.
Our spring cooking class series features traditional dishes from three immigrant communities found in Vermont. Week three: recipes from Vermont's oldest Jewish congregation.
In 2020, the Norwich Historical Society created a series of themed "podcast driving tours," with companion…