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.
Join the Vermont Historical Society and our League of Local Historical Societies & Museums (LLHSM) for…
Join VHS for virtual Vermont History trivia! Fun for all ages.
Find out about important Vermont industries from the late 1800s. Also available as a virtual class.
This monthly series featuring Vermont scholars will cover new research and ideas about the Green Mountain State. February 18, 2020: Third Thursday: The Buffalo Soldiers in Vermont, 1909-1913. With David Work.