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Montshire Museum of Science in Hanover, New Hampshire

Montshire Museum of Science in Vermont

Delve into the worlds of science, nature, and technology at the Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich, Vermont, less than two miles from our Dartmouth College boutique hotel. The award winning100-acre museum is a premier destination for all ages and interests, and is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. You'll love exploring the 140 permanent exhibits about light, sight, sound, native plants, and more. Don't miss the lush Woodland Garden and from mid May to October, the outdoor Science Park.



Visit montshire.org for the visiting  exhibition schedule and learn about activities taking place.   Programs and special events are offered throughout the year, including  Montshire Unleashed: Evenings for Adults.


Events -

Don't miss out on the Annual Egg Drop Contest, Machine Madness and Igloo Build. Most daily activities and events are free with the purchase of a museum admission ticket.

Montshire Museum of Science Exhibits

Explore the over 140 permanent and rotating exhibits at the Montshire Museum of Science. The interactive exhibits are not only educational, but provide hours of entertainment. Learn how water moves, the science behind lights and sight, and the native plants that call the area home.

Children’s Programs at the Montshire Museum of Science

The Montshire Museum of Science fosters innovation and creativity with special exhibits and programs designed just for kids like the Friday Nights for Teen Tinkerers, family camp-ins and book readings.


What are some of the upcoming museum events?

Celebrate science and nature by checking out one of the many events on the museum’s calendar, including Igloo Build, or the Egg Drop Challenge, featuring homemade, raw egg-filled designed dropped from a second story balcony.

When is the museum opened ?

The Montshire Museum of Science is open 365 days a year, but is closed during holidays. The Science Park water exhibits are open April 28 to October 28.

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