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Montshire Museum of Science

exterior activity area at Montshire Museum
Outdoor activity area

The Montshire Museum of Science is a nationally recognized, hands-on museum in Norwich, Vermont. The Montshire’s mission is to awaken and encourage a lifelong interest in science through exhibits and programming dedicated to hands-on discovery and education for people of all ages. Unique to this mission is Montshire’s 110-acre New England riverfront setting, which fosters deep and creative learning in both the physical and natural sciences.

Montshire has been honored with a National Award for Museum Service (Institute for Museum and Library Services) and has received grants from NASA, the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, and the U.S. Department of Energy, among others. After four decades of growth, the Montshire is committed to developing new approaches to promote the wonder of discovery and engage various communities in the joy of science.