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Fossils: Evidence of the Past

Fossils: Evidence of the Past

You will get a chance to handle real fossils from the Museum's collection and then use a variety of clues to uncover their origins. 

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Bubbles

Bubbles

Make bubbles of all shapes and sizes—one of our most popular exhibits Learn More
Turtle Discovery

Turtle Discovery

Learn about turtles native to the Upper Valley. We'll feed them, learn about their habitat, and then take an up-close look at  them in the Museum's aquariums. 

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Fingerprints

Fingerprints

Your fingerprints are completely unique to you, but have your ever looked at them closely? We'll take a look at the different characteristics and variations in our fingerprints. 

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Microscopic Investigations

Microscopic Investigations

We'll use hand lenses and microscopes to magnify different items. Discover a new world that can't be seen with the naked eye. 

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Flow Tunnel

Flow Tunnel

Special fluid shows the movement of liquids around different shapes Learn More
Atlantic Salmon

Atlantic Salmon

View these aquatic nomads up close and use physical marks to identify their current stage in the salmon life cycle. Learn More
Hoopster Gliders

Hoopster Gliders

Learn to build a glider that soars through the air! We will experiment with designing and building gliders and other paper craft, then take them for a test flight. Then it's back to the lab to see if modifying our designs will improve the flight results. Participants may take their gliders home.

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Welcome to the Montshire

The Montshire Museum of Science is a hands-on museum located in Norwich, Vermont, with more than 140 exhibits relating to the natural and physical sciences, ecology, and technology. The building is located on a 110-acre site near the Connecticut River, and the Museum's outdoor environment is a large part of the visitor experience.

Members
Exclusive events and great fun for Members only.
First Time Visitors
Explore, Discover, Share...welcome, first timer!
Groups
Activities for Learning for groups of all ages.

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