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Discover exciting science exhibits and explore miles of nature trails. Don’t forget to check out the water exhibits at Science Park during the warmer months.

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What's Happening at the Montshire

David O. Brown, Underwater Cinematographer

Featured Upcoming Event on June 8 at 2:00 pm

David O. Brown: Underwater Cinematographer

Our Executive Director, Lara Litchfield-Kimber and renowned cinematographer, David O. Brown, who collected and curated custom underwater footage for the Ocean Bound exhibition, will share behind-the-scenes reflections on the “Making of the Ocean Bound Exhibition” at 2:00 pm.

Mr. Brown will also host a 3:00 pm presentation on his professional career as an underwater cinematographer that bridges art and environmental science. Visitors will also be introduced to Mr. Brown’s dive gear and specialized camera equipment as he dives for a shoot in the Connecticut River at 4:00 pm (weather and water conditions depending.)

Read more about Mr Brown’s work HERE.

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Discover the Montshire

Inside each of us there is a scientist, driven by curiosity and the allure of the unknown. The promise of discovery leads to the Montshire Museum of Science, where every day is a day of discovery!

At the Montshire, enjoy a truly unique experience, with over 150 exciting hands-on science exhibits, both indoors and out, a 100-acre destination located along the Connecticut River, spectacular views, and amazing opportunities for discovery.