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Saint Albans Museum

9 Church St, Saint Albans, VT 05478-1675
+1 802-527-7933
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Visited during the St Albans Maple festival

Building is filled with history of St Albans Railroads when St Albans was a very busy railroad... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2017
Reagan D
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Saint Albans, Vermont
Small Museum With A Great Presentation

We stopped by here to learn more about the Civil War Confederate Raid on Saint Albans on October... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2017
Daniel C
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Chappaqua, New York
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Open seasonally, June - October. Discover 200+ years of community history in the Saint Albans Museum, including displays and exhibits related to the military, political, social, and economic heritage of Franklin County and northern Vermont. You may tour the Museum on your own or receive a guided tour. Our historic and charming Bliss Room is available to rent for your wedding, conference/meeting, or special event.
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9 Church St, Saint Albans, VT 05478-1675
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

Building is filled with history of St Albans Railroads when St Albans was a very busy railroad city. Also has Doctors office and school from the early 1900's. If you are here for the maple festival it is a nice place to take your children...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2017

We stopped by here to learn more about the Civil War Confederate Raid on Saint Albans on October 19, 1864. We were met at the door by our docent and museum board member, Patty. Patty was extremely friendly and knowledgeable about all aspects of the...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2017

I brought my elderly parents and they loved it. The displays are interesting and we'll kept. I especially liked the railroad information.

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Reviewed May 6, 2017

This museum is quaint and small but holds a surprisingly large amount of history. Not only does it address the St. Albans raid which occurred in the Civil War, it explores military history, medical history and local history which includes the importance of the railroads...More

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Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

Very nice, old, refurbished building. I would picture a small wedding reception, Taylor park is across the street which would be an additional perk for pictures! Another plus, there is a convenient elevator!

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Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Fun place to spend the mid-afternoon! Learned a lot about this wonderful town. Evidently there was a group of Confederate soldiers who raided across the border from Montreal during the civil war. They robbed banks and stole horses in an effort to distract the federal...More

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Reviewed July 30, 2016

I lived in St. Albans in 2002-2003. A curious find is a collection of early x-ray tubes! These tubes are owned by a local university. I am interested as I served in Vietnam in 1967 as a Medic taking X-Rays!

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Reviewed July 9, 2016

Went there with teenage nephews. Enjoyed civil war room. Dr. Room,school room,war room with artifacts from every war since 1776. Train room was nice too. Volunteers showed us around and added so local stories.

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Reviewed June 5, 2016

I was a bit skeptical about opening up my wallet and paying the six dollar admission fee. It was worth every penny and we spent at least two hours in the museum. So much to see with friendly people to describe the displays. The town...More

1  Thank Kenneth L
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Reviewed February 16, 2016

I've been a few times with my son (now 5) and we have enjoyed the multitude of displays to look at. I will say that outside of the train exhibit and the nice diorama of the Saint Albans area it's more for older kids. First...More

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