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the Montshire

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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Check out a variety of innovative programs, activities, and special events for children, families, adults, school groups and educators.

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What's Happening at the Montshire

Sensory Friendly Hour

Featured Upcoming Event on July 20 at 9:00 am

Montshh… Montshire Sensory Hour

Sensory Friendly Hours are a time for families to enjoy a quieter and less-crowded visit to the Montshire.

During these hours, the Montshire will offer:

  • Limited participation of up to 70 people
  • Reduced sound from select exhibits
  • Quiet respite space with sensory support supplies
  • Visitor social narrative and visual planner

Pre-registration is appreciated but not required.

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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.