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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Explore how decisions to protect and preserve the landscape have affected Vermont. Also available as a virtual class.
Learn the basics of caring for the textiles in your collections and participate in hands-on activities and demonstrations. Participants will learn about appropriate techniques for handling, storing and displaying collections. Options for cleaning and basic repair will also be explored.