The Saint Albans Museum will offer complimentary admission on Saturday September 23, 2017, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s thirteenth annual Museum Day Live!, an initiative in which participating museums across the United States emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington DC-based facilities open their doors for free to those who download/print a Museum Day Live! ticket. Continue Reading
FYI – the Saint Albans Museum will be closed on Saturday, September 9 2017 for our annual Board/staff retreat and training. See you next week!
Thanks to our amazing volunteer John St. Denis, you can now browse SAM’s complete collection of BFA (1930-present*) and St. Mary’s (1950-1969) yearbooks during your visit on our new digital workstation (located in the historic classroom exhibit).
*We’re missing BFA 1936 & 1973 – please contact us if you have a copy!
The St. Albans Messenger and the Saint Albans Museum are teaming up to gather the history of St. Albans Bay. Continue Reading
The Milton Historical Society, General Stannard House Committees and Saint Albans Museum are pleased to announce the launch of the Vermont in the Civil War Heritage Trail. Continue Reading
One of the most useful resources we have at the Museum are our copies of old directories and telephone books for Saint Albans. They provide a wealth of information about local businesses and restaurants, community organizations, residents, and civic leaders. Often, these books are our only connection to a historical place. Continue Reading
The Saint Albans Museum is hosting their Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 22 , in the Bliss Room (third floor). The Museum is located at 9 Church Street in St. Albans.
The evening will begin with a complimentary pasta dinner at 6:00pm (advance reservations requested, please), followed by a brief meeting and Trustee elections at 6:30pm. After the conclusion of business (approximately 7pm), there will be a special presentation by Don Wickman, entitled “Lake Champlain Over the Years.” Continue Reading
The Saint Albans Museum is pleased to announce the exclusive Vermont appearance of the traveling exhibition “Hamilton: The Man Who Invented Modern America” during the month of July, featuring extended select evening hours.
The Museum will also host a special presentation by Prof. Willard Sterne Randall – “Hamilton: The Man and the Music” – on July 13 at 7pm.
Alexander Hamilton, one of America’s most visionary founding fathers, is with us every day, not only in our wallets (on the $10 bill) and on Broadway, but also in the republic’s most vital institutions. The exhibit, from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History in New York City, will be on display at the Saint Albans Museum from July 5 – 28, 2017. Continue Reading
This four-piece place setting from the BFA china service represents a mystery. When was this china acquired and by whom? How was it used? Research reveals that the china was purchased in the late 1930s – early 1940s from the Salem China Company, an enterprise dating from 1898 in Salem, Ohio. Continue Reading