Featured Exhibits

The Montshire Museum of Science has over 125 exciting exhibits relating to the natural and physical sciences. The Montshire is located on a 110-acre site along the Connecticut River. The Museum is self-guided and is largely handicapped accessible.

Human Plus

Human Plus Human Plus: Real Lives + Real Engineering, an engaging exhibition shows how we all can use our ingenuity to build body replacements, develop brain-machine interfaces, and engineer unique assistive tools that push human potential beyond limits. Learn More

Bubbles: Science in Soap

Bubbles: Science in Soap Bubbles: Science in Soap is a completely new and re-imagined exhibition that incorporates pure experimentation, hands-on learning, and a touch of whimsy for adults and children. Learn More

The Tinkering Loft

Construct your own robot, craft a wind-powered racecar, or team up to build a pinball machine in Montshire’s expansive new Tinkering Loft, June 25–August 28. Learn More

Making Music: The Science and Art of Instrument Design

Making Music: The Science and Art of Instrument Design Test out exhibit prototypes for a new exhibition about musical instrument design, May 20-June 12. Learn More

Dinosaur Revolution

Dinosaur Revolution Uncover fossils and learn the facts and about dinosaurs when you visit the Dinosaur Revolution maze/exhibition at the Montshire Museum of Science beginning September 24. Visitors will undertake three Mesozoic Missions spanning 150 million years, mimic dinosaur behavior, and LIVE LARGE in reptilian role-play activities. Experience what it’s like to be a paleontologist and find evidence of dinosaur doings, and learn why dinosaurs are one of the most successful survivors in earth’s history. Learn More