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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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Special Event(s) starting 11/18/2020

Nov
21
Special Event

A Day of Air Play

10:00 AM

Toss parachutes from our balcony, launch rockets, and build a variety of flying, gliding, and floating projects as you explore the Montshire’s Air Works exhibition. It’s…

Audience: Children, Families

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Dec
19
Special Event

Beautiful Bugs

10:00 AM

Explore the wonderful world of bugs! Meet a variety of live insects that can even inpire you as you create your own beautiful artwork to take home.

Audience: Children, Families

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Apr
06
Special Event

Author Talk: First Steps

7:00 PM

First Steps explores the unusual and extraordinary nature of walking on two legs. A seven-million-year journey to the very origins of the human lineage, First Steps shows how…

Audience: Adults

Location: via Zoom; information to follow after registration

Cost: Free

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May
07
Special Event

Fiddlehead Fling Reimagined: A Virtual Event

7:00 PM

This fresh take on the Montshire’s annual benefit event relocates from the museum galleries to the Zoom room. This virtual evening event includes a gift box of culinary…

Audience: Adults

Location: Via Crowdcast

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Jul
28
Special Event

Dino Drive-In, featuring Jurassic Park

7:30 PM

Join us for a screening of Jurassic Park at the Fairlee Drive-in in Fairlee, Vermont. Enjoy a classic dinosaur movie with your family and friends, all under the summer night sky.

Audience: Adults, Families, Preteens and Teens

Location: Fairlee Drive-In Theater, 1809 US Route 5 N, Fairlee, Vermont

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Oct
02
Special Event

Archaeology Day

10:30 AM

Dig into science and history! Archaeology Day combines both science and history through a day of fun-filled activities. Enjoy a variety of activities that will help you discover…

Audience: Adults, Families

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Nov
06
Special Event

A Day of Flight

 

Celebrate the power of air! Can it float? Does it glide? Will it fly? We’ll explore the concepts behind our Air Works exhibition and build a variety of contraptions that can…

Audience: Families

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Nov
26
Special Event

Shop, Save, Explore!

10:00 AM

Enjoy FOUR DAYS of savings in the Museum Store

Audience: Adults, Families

Location: Museum Store

Cost: Free

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Nov
27
Special Event

Shop, Save, Explore!

10:00 AM

Enjoy FOUR DAYS of savings in the Museum Store

Audience: Adults, Families

Location: Museum Store

Cost: Free

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