The Northeast Kingdom offers a number of totally unique museums that provide educational and entertainment value! Whether you live in the NEK or are visiting the area, consider a memorable museum visit!
Bread & Puppet Museum (753 Heights Rd, Glover, VT). Open June 1st through November 1st, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Check out this museum located only 25 miles south of the Canadian border to see a “massive accumulation of the puppets, masks, paintings and graphics of the Bread and Puppet Theater, housed in a 150-year-old barn in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom.” For info and directions, call: 802-525-3031
Fairbanks Museum. (St. Johnsbury). This eclectic and natural history museum is a sight to be seen and experienced! Features monthly “homeschool” science classes.
Freighthouse (Lyndonville). Well, it may not be an “official” museum, but after you’ve enjoyed ice cream, check out the second floor for local memorabilia and history.
Maple Grove Farms (St. Johnsbury). Features a small “sugaring” museum inside a sugar house between the factory and the gift shop. A giant maple syrup can (worthy of a family photo opp) stands in front of the museum.
Old Stone House Museum. (Brownington). A terrific museum for learning more about NEK history, features ongoing schedule of events including student and community classes and workshops.
White School Museum. (East Burke). This authentic one room schoolhouse has a place in NEK history. Located in the Village, immediately before the Club House green.