Vermont Archaeology Heritage Center
Archaeology Exhibit hours:
- Tuesday–Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
- Wednesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
- Second Saturdays 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
- Closed State and Federal holidays; see Holidays & Special Hours below or call (802) 479-8509 for specific dates.
Office hours starting September 2: Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Collections research is by appointment only.
Directions to the Center:
The Archaeology Center is located within the Vermont History Center, 60 Washington Street, Barre. Look for the imposing, brick, 1892 former Spaulding Graded School on the corner of Washington Street and Park Street. Parking can be found on Washington Street, on Park Street, and around the corner along Currier Park.
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Our 1,700 boxes of archaeological collections and extensive library offer many projects for researchers, volunteers, and students (4th – 12th, college, and MA and PhD students). We offer internships, both paid and unpaid.
Contact us to get involved: (802) 828-3050 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Select laws pertaining to the State's archaeology collections:
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation (NAGPRA) – Refer to this website for important information pertaining to Federal protections of Native American burial sites.
Vermont Museums Property Law - Any property held by a museum that is not subject to a loan agreement and has been held for 10 or more years and has remained unclaimed shall be deemed to be abandoned. The property shall become the property of the museum, provided the museum has given notice pursuant to this law.