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.

Making Music: The Science and Art of Instrument Design

Making Music: The Science and Art of Instrument Design May 19-June 12: Open 11 a.m. –4 p.m. daily. Experience engaging exhibit prototypes and help us fine-tune a new exhibition about musical instrument design. Learn More

Tinkering Lab

Tinkering Lab Open through June 19th. Build something in the Tinkering Lab! Learn More

The Tinkering Loft

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

Entrance Sculpture

Entrance Sculpture A new sculpture is coming to the Montshire this summer Learn More

Dinosaur Revolution

Dinosaur Revolution September 24, 2016– January 1, 2017. 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