Would you like to take your family to the ECHO Museum and Aquarium, the Vermont History Museum, one of Vermont’s State parks, or State Historical Sites *and now also the Fairbanks Museum!* at a reduced or no cost?
Come to the Jeudevine Library and check-out a pass! You can check out a pass for 3 days. Call for more info or to reserve a pass.
Our currently available passes are as follows:
The Old Stone House Museum is located in Brownington, VT. With the library pass you buy one admission at the regular price and get the second admission free! The Old Stone House Museum, a student dormitory once known as Athenian Hall, is a museum run by the Orleans County Historical Society in Brownington, Vermont. The Old Stone House, or Athenian Hall, was built in 1836 by Alexander Twilight, the nation's first African-American college graduate. Tours are available Wednesday through Sunday, 11 am to 5 pm from May 15th through October 15th. Their website is: http://oldstonehousemuseum.org/
The Museum in Windsor, VT preserves the heritage of the mechanical arts, celebrates the ingenuity of our mechanical forebears, and explores the effects of their work on our everyday lives. The American Precision Museum, housed in the original Robbins & Lawrence Armory, now holds the largest collection of historically significant machine tools in the nation. The pass allows 2 adults and their kids in free except on the Annual Model Engineering Show and Family Maker Space Day. Find out more about the museum at: www.americanprecision.org
Two people can go to the Chamber Players concert on Wednesdays at the Elley-Long Music Center at ST Michael's College and on Thursdays at the Hardwick Town House. Concerts are at 7:30 PM. Pick up the passes the day before the concert and then return them. Information about upcoming performances can be found on their website!
This pass allows one vehicle with up to eight people into the park for free. There is so much to do at our Vermont State Parks! Join in the VT State Parks 2018 Venture Vermont Outdoor Challenge! Complete various outdoor activities (and take pictures) to earn points. When you reach 250 points, you win free park admission for all this year and next! Click here to learn all about what Vermont State Parks offer!
This pass allows one vehicle with up to eight people into the park for free. The Vermont State Historic Sites Program encourages the discovery and appreciation of the state’s rich heritage through the stewardship and interpretation of historic sites that evoke an authentic sense of time and place. Click here to find out more about them.
This pass allows one family entry into the Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium. This museum has been a landmark in the Northeast Kingdom since it was founded in 1889. Not only can you can explore the museum's collection of natural science specimens, historical artifacts, and ethnological items representing many regions and countries around the world, you can also learn about our galactic neighborhood and beyond (planetarium fee is not covered by this pass)! If you love the architecture of the Jeudevine Library, you'll be sure to love the Fairbanks Museum's as well as they were both designed by Lambert Packard. To learn more about what the museum has to offer, click here!
This pass allows one family to tour the exhibits for free. The museum run by the Vermont Historical Society in the Pavilion building in Montpelier. The multimedia exhibit, which represents Vermont's history from 1600 to the present, fills 5,000 square feet in the Pavilion Building in Montpelier. Visitors walk through time and experience a full-sized Abenaki wigwam, a re-creation of the Catamount Tavern where Ethan Allen's Green Mountain Boys gathered, a railroad station complete with a working telegraph and a WWII living room furnished with period music and magazines. Click here to check out their website for more information
This pass allows 2 adults and 3 kids entrance at $7 each (much reduced admission fee). The ECHO is a kid-focused museum with 70+ species of animals, interactive exhibits about lake ecology & a cafe. Click here to learn more about the museum.
Phone: (802) 472-5948
Address: Jeudevine Memorial Library
93 North Main St.
P.O. Box 536
Hardwick, VT 05843