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The Montshire Museum of Science forges and empowers lifelong learners through engagement with science.

The Montshire Museum of Science is an interactive science center in Norwich, Vermont, with more than 150 hands-on exhibits relating to the natural and physical sciences, ecology, and technology. Outdoors, visitors can explore nature trails and exhibits on wind, water, and sound in David Goudy Science Park. Visiting exhibitions, educational programs, and special events are offered throughout the year.

The Montshire Museum of Science is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that is supported by admission, membership, grants, and charitable contributions.


New Year’s At Noon: A New Event for Families

New Year’s At Noon: A New Event for Families

Norwich, Vermont — The Montshire Museum of Science is unveiling a new event for families, “New Year’s At Noon” on Saturday, December 31st, 2022 from 9:30am to 12:30pm.

This special event at the Museum will feature a countdown celebration every hour, on the hour, until noon, to ring in the New Year. This event is designed to celebrate our planet, science, and our region’s special connection to winter, and will feature activities for families with children through age 12. Families will be invited to join the Montshire in making a climate pledge for 2023. This special Climate Resolution Station is sponsored by The Lyme Timber Company LLC. For our youngest guests, there will be a New Year’s edition of the Montshire’s TogetherTime Tales program. Attendees will be invited to build their own treat at our gourmet hot chocolate bar.

Guests are invited to dress up or dress down, whether it’s in pajamas and slippers, fancy formals, or a funky mixture of the two.

The Museum recommends that you purchase tickets in advance as this event will sell out. Ticket price includes museum admission and access to all New Year’s At Noon exhibits, activities, and demonstrations. Tickets to New Year’s At Noon are $10 per person for Montshire Members and $14 for non-members and may be purchased in person or online at Admission is free for children under the age of two. Free event parking is available at the Museum.