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Vermont History Museum in Montpelier
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The Rebel and the Tory: Ethan Allen, Philip Skene, and the Dawn of Vermont
Vermont History Center
Vermont History Museum
Exhibits & Store
109 State Street, Montpelier, VT
Wednesday - Saturday
10am - 4pm
*Closed on state & federal holidays
Vermont History Center
Leahy Library & Galleries
60 Washington Street, Barre, VT
Library by appointment only. Galleries currently closed
*Closed on state & federal holidays

Vermont Historical Society

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.

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