Directions

Entrance to the Barre Opera House

Directions From The Boston Area:

  • Take Interstate 93 North out of Boston towards New Hampshire. Stay on I-93 into New Hampshire, through Manchester, and on towards Concord.
  • Before you reach Concord, you will get on Interstate 89 North towards Vermont. Cross into Vermont at White River Junction.
  • Stay on I-89, and get off at Vermont exit 6. Follow signs to Barre down the hill. You will go through a flashing yellow light about half way down the hill.
  • At the bottom of the hill is a traffic light. Turn left. You are now on Route 14 going North. Continue about 2 miles through South Barre and into Barre, going through two traffic lights.
  • At the next traffic light, in the center of Barre (large white church on right/post office on left) turn left onto Prospect St. Then immediately turn right onto Merchant's Row. You are now directly behind the Barre Opera House, and there is plenty of metered parking in this area. Our main entrance is accessible from this parking area.

Approximate driving time is 3 1/2 hours from the Boston area.

 

Directions From NYC / Harford / Springfield, MA:

  • (Important note: this route is only available to non-commercial vehicles) Head out of NYC up the Henry Hudson (west side.) Take the Cross County (a few miles past the GW Bridge) to the Merritt Parkway North. Get on 684 North (it's a left-handed exit). Then onto 84 North (possibly labeled as east).
  • As you get to Hartford you will take 91 North. This takes you up through the remainder of Connecticut, all of Massachusetts (including Springfield) and into Vermont. At White River Junction you will get on 89 North.
  • Stay on I-89, and get off at Vermont exit 6. Follow signs to Barre down the hill. It's about 3 1/2 miles to the bottom of the hill. You will go through a flashing yellow light about half way down the hill.
  • At the bottom of the hill is a traffic light. Turn left. You are now on Route 14 going North. Continue about 2 miles into Barre. You will go through two traffic lights.
  • At the next traffic light, in the center of Barre (large white church on right/granite post office on left) turn left onto Prospect St. Then immediately turn right onto Merchant's Row. You are now directly behind the Barre Opera House, and there is plenty of metered parking in this area. Our main entrance is accessible from this parking area.

Approximate driving times:

  • 5 1/2 hours from New York City area
  • 3 1/4 hours from Hartford area
  • 45 minutes from White River Junction

 

Directions From The North, Traveling on I-89:

  • Interstate 89 to exit 7. Route 62 to Barre. You will go straight through 4 traffic lights and down a long hill. At end of Route 62 (approximately 3 miles from interstate 89) you will come to a traffic light. Turn right, which is south on Route 14. Stay on route 14 south. At second traffic light, there is a small park on your left and the building on the near right corner is the Opera House. Turn right at the light onto Prospect St., then right again immediately past building onto Merchant's Row. You are now directly behind the Barre Opera House, and there is plenty of metered parking in this area. Our main entrance is accessible from this parking area.

Approximate driving time from Burlington: 45 minutes

 

Directions From The East (Routes 302 or 14):

  • Route 302 from E. Barre and beyond: comes into town as Washington St. In center of town you are at a traffic light with the Aldrich Library on your right and the City Hall Park (with granite statue and gazebo) on your left. Turn left at this light onto Route 14 south. This is a sharp left-hand turn around City Hall Park. At next traffic light, the Park is still on your left and the Opera House is on your right. Turn right onto Prospect St., then immediately right onto Merchant's Row. You are now directly behind the Barre Opera House, and there is plenty of metered parking in this area. Our main entrance is accessible from this parking area.
  • Route 14 from E. Montpelier and beyond: comes into town as Maple Ave. At junction of Maple Ave. and N. Main St. (traffic light - junctions of routes 14 and 302) turn left, following Route 14 south. At second traffic light after this turn, there is a small park on your left and the building on the near right corner is the Opera House. Turn right at the light onto Prospect St., then right again immediately past building onto Merchant's Row. You are now directly behind the Barre Opera House, and there is plenty of metered parking in this area. Our main entrance is accessible from this parking area.


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