287 S. Main St.
Saint Albans, VT 05478
Phone: (802) 524-5956
Fax: (802) 524-5956x131
287 S. Main St., Saint Albans, VT, US, 05478
- Phone: (802) 524-5956
- Fax: (802) 524-5956x131
Arts & Museums
The Kent-Delord House Museum is a historically-significant two-storied home in Clinton County. It was built in 1797. It is touted to be one of the oldest houses in the region of Plattsburgh and is a rectangular structure with a magnificent gable roof. The residence is also famed to be the British headquarters during the battle of Plattsburgh. The house is a local history museum replete with an enticing porch and old-fashioned chimneys to highlight a few features. The picturesque gardens are extremely well-maintained and a treat to the eyes.
This six gallery museum features intriquing exhibits on more than 300 years of local history.
Open Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the War of 1812 Museum's KeyBank Gallery houses original works of art related to the Battles at Plattsburgh and the War of 1812. The Allan S. Everest Interpretive Center is a permanent exhibit within the Museum that "chronologically recounts the events of the battles at Plattsburgh within the context of the War of 1812, including the political and economical causes of the war, land and naval engagements at Plattsburgh and the significant role that the battles here played in the final peace negotiations." The Press-Republican Theater space is used for orientation presentations, meetings, and special events.
A wonderully large art collection and permanent installations can be found at this full scale museum of art.