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.

Prehistoric Menagerie

Prehistoric Menagerie A woolly mammoth with fur that is a foot thick, a tiny horse that bounds like an antelope, a seven foot tall carnivore that has the head of a giant warthog—meet them all at the Montshire Museum of Science this summer. Learn More

The Outside Story - Artwork by Adelaide Tyrol

The Outside Story - Artwork by Adelaide Tyrol Close observation—it’s a central process in doing science, and it’s also where many artists begin their interpretation of the world. This fall, Montshire visitors will have the opportunity to see the results of one remarkable artist’s close observations, artistic skills, and lifelong fascination with the natural world. 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

AirPlay Exhibition

AirPlay Exhibition Nine separate exhibit components demonstrate the complexity and beauty of moving air. Learn More