Activities for Families

The Montshire Museum has fun for the whole family!

MCA Employee Appreciation Night

MCA Employee Appreciation Night An evening at the Montshire for employees of our Montshire Corporate Associates Learn More

Archaeology Day

Archaeology Day How did Vermonters live in the past? What tools did they make and how did they make them? What has happened in the Upper Connecticut Valley during the last 12,900 years, and, most importantly, how do we know? Find out for yourself at Archaeology Day—a day-long celebration of us—the humans! Examine real artifacts in our discovery lab, watch stone tool and pottery making demonstrations, be your own history detective at our site clues simulation, get your hands messy at the pottery workshop, throw an atlatl, and talk to real local archaeologists! Learn More

Fossils Frenzy and Dinosaur Day at Montshire

Rocks can hold ancient secrets. Help crack open Earth’s history as we celebrate dinosaurs, fossils, and the once-hidden tales of geology. Learn More

Science at the Poles: A Day with Climate Scientists

From sea ice to glaciers, Dartmouth scientists and Montshire educators team up to get you up close and personal with the science, tools, and stories of climate science. Learn More