The Vail Museum
About the Museum
Theodore N. Vail was crucial to the development of the telephone industry and became the first president of AT&T. The Vail Museum features artifacts and pictures from T.N. Vail’s life and history of Northern Vermont University’s Lyndon campus.
in 1951, Vail’s mansion became the home of the Lyndon Teachers College and remained part of the campus until its destruction in 1974. The museum showcases photographs and items from the Manor Vail, Lyndon Teachers College, Lyndon State College, and Northern Vermont University-Lyndon.
The Vail Museum is curated and maintained by the Manor Vail Society, an all-volunteer alumni group.
Hours of Operation
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
(Hours subject to change)
Visit the Alumni Office next to the museum for the key.
Tours are self-guided unless a docent is on duty.
Admission is by donation.
Directions to The Vail Museum
The Vail Museum is located in the Theodore N. Vail Center on the Lyndon Campus.