• Vermont July 7, 2021 5:31 pm

    Vt. Museum to See $5M Expansion and Renovation

    Major upgrades are coming to a popular destination in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom that has been enjoyed by generations of families. St. Johnsbury’s landmark Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium offers visitors a window on the world. “I remember coming here when I was a little girl myself,” said Joanna Hastings, who brought her grandson to the museum Wednesday to see the...

  • Vermont July 7, 2021 5:27 pm

    Project Will Expand and Modernize Historic Museum

    The Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium in St. Johnsbury, Vermont, will undergo renovations that will make it more accessible and give it more space.

  • Vermont September 27, 2020 12:37 pm

    Vt. Planetarium Plans First Big Expansion in 125 Years

    The Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium in St. Johnsbury is planning its first expansion in 125 years. The plans call for a three-story, 6,000-square-foot addition of glass and wood framing. The addition would house space for modern, hands-on exhibits focused on meteorology and astronomy, and an elevator to provide access to the museum’s balcony. If all the plans are carried out…

  • coronavirus pandemic June 27, 2020 5:58 pm

    Coronavirus in Vermont: Bennington, Fairbanks Museums Reopening

    Two Vermont museums are reopening after coronavirus-induced shutdowns. The Bennington Museum, in Bennington, and the Fairbanks Museum, in St. Johnsbury, will open on Wednesday with visitors required to wear facial coverings. At the Bennington Museum visitors will also their temperature taken before entering and anyone who’s temperature exceeds 100 degrees will not be admitted, the Bennington Banner reported. Museums and…

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