Lamoille County - Museum Directory

Noyes House Museum, Morrisville

Cambridge Historical Society

Warner Masonic Hall, School Street, Jeffersonville, VT
Mailing Address: PO Box 16, Jeffersonville, VT 05464
Phone: (802) 644-2010
Contact: Joel Page, (802) 644-2010; Georgeana Little (802) 335-2002

The society houses its collections in the Masonic Hall. Visitors by appointment.

Eden Historical Society

VT Rte 100, Eden, VT
Mailing Address: PO Box 33, Eden, VT 05652
Phone: (802) 635-2590 or (802) 635-7269
Contact: Donna Whitcomb, Treasurer, (802) 635-2590, or Bert Manning, President, (802) 635-7180 or (802) 760-8958

The society is presently working on its building, which is still under construction and not yet open on a regular basis. Visitors by appointment.

Elmore Historical Society

Town Office, VT Route 12, Elmore, VT
Mailing Address: PO Box 123, Lake Elmore, VT 05657
Phone: (802) 888-3618
Contact: Cricket Smith, Secretary

Collections are at the Town Clerk's office. Visitors by appointment.

Hyde Park Historical Society

Old Grange Hall, 5503 VT Rte 100, North Hyde Park, VT
Mailing Address: 97 Eden Street, Hyde Park, VT 05655

Located in the Old Grange Hall, the society's collection includes information about Hyde Park. Visitors by appointment.

Johnson Historical Society

Holcomb House, 188 Main St, Johnson, VT
Mailing Address: PO Box 383, Johnson, VT 05656
Phone: (802) 635-7401
Contact: Linda Jones, President

The Johnson Historical Society was established in November 2006. The society plans to provide education about Johnson's history through exhibits, programs, and access to its collections. The society is located on the first floor of the historic Masonic Temple in the center of Johnson Village.

Hours and Admission: Contact for information.

Morristown Historical Society

Noyes House Museum, 122 Main Street, Morrisville, VT
Mailing Address: PO Box 1299, Morrisville, VT 05661
Phone: (802) 888-7617
Contact: Tracy Haerther, Museum Director

The Noyes House, a two story federal style brick mansion built by the Safford family in the early 19th century, was the first location to be settled in the village of Morrisville. Exhibits of local and regional history, photographs, furnishings, toys, household and farm tools, quilts, costumes, military artifacts, souvenir pitchers, Toby mugs, and other artifacts related to industry, home life, and leisure activities in the 19th and 20th centuries can be viewed throughout 17 rooms and a carriage barn. Research archives and an extensive photograph collection are available for public viewing. Activities include guided tours, historical programs, special exhibits, and an annual open house featuring the Morrisville Military Band.

Hours and Admission:  Admission by donation only. Access for the disabled is limited to the main floor of the house and carriage barn.

Stowe Historical Society

90 School Street, Stowe, VT
Mailing Address: PO Box 730, Stowe, VT 05672
Phone: (802) 253-1518
Contact: Barbara Baraw, President

In the mid-to-late 1800's, Stowe had 19 different "neighborhood" or District Schools.  Built in 1878, the West Branch Schoolhouse was located at the corner of Luce Hill Road and Mountain Road.  Upon completion of the new Elementary School in 1954, the remaining open district schools closed and from that point until 2006, the West Branch School was home to St. John's in the Mountains Episcopal Church. Today, the building has been relocated to 90 School Street and restored to be the new home to the Stowe Historical Society and Museum.  

Hours and Admission: Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 12:00 - 3:00 pm or by appointment.  Free.

Vermont Ski & Snowboard Museum

1 South Main Street, Stowe, VT
Mailing Address: PO Box 1511, Stowe, VT 05672
Phone: (802) 253-9911
Contact: Pennie Rand, Director of Operations,, (802) 253-9911 x205

The mission of the Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum is to collect, preserve and celebrate Vermont's rich skiing and snowboarding history. The museum has a small gift shop and is available for private functions and group tours.

Hours and Admission: Open Wednesday-Sunday, 12:00-5:00 pm.  Closed for spring and fall exhibit changeovers in May and October. $5/person, $10/family.

Wolcott Historical Society

Wolcott, VT
Mailing Address: PO Box 100, Wolcott, VT 05680
Phone: (802) 888-2820 or (802) 888-2746
Contact: MJ Dexter, President, (802) 888-2820, or Linda Martin, Town Clerk, (802) 888-2746

Visitors by appointment.

Vermont Covered Bridge Society

Mailing Address: PO Box 267, Underhill, VT 05489
Phone: (802) 858-6069
Contact: Steve Miyamoto, Vice President,, (802) 879-3690

The Vermont Covered Bridge Society was started in 2000 to address the loss of these bridges and to preserve those bridges that remain.   

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