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Get your costumes ready and join us for tricked out exhibits, special halloween-themed activities, treats and more!

Featured Upcoming Event on October 28 at 5:30 pm

Spooky Science

This new event spotlights interactive and hands-on Halloween activities for families with children. Museum exhibits will be “tricked out” for Halloween fun.

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Program(s) starting 04/06/2021

Apr
06
Program

Optical Illusions Virtual Workshop Session 1 for ages 9-12

10:00 AM

Trick your eyes and brain! Each week we’ll try and then make our own optical illusions. From thaumatropes to afterimages, we will discover the science behind each optical…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $110 (members), $135 (non-members)

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Apr
06
Program

Hanover Garden Club: Houseplants by Design: Adding Plants to Your Décor

1:00 PM

You want houseplants. You need houseplants. But do you really utilize houseplants to their fullest potential? Join Tovah Martin in this virtual lecture filled with photos and…

Audience: Adults, Hanover Garden Club

Location: Via zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: Free

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Apr
06
Program

Pinball Wizard Virtual Workshop for ages 12-15

1:00 PM

In this virtual workshop, 12-15 year olds will design, test and build your own working, cardboard pinball machine around a theme of your choosing. Engineer a launcher, flippers,…

Audience: Children, Preteens and Teens, Homeschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $110 (members), $135 (non-members)

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Apr
06
Program

Optical Illusions Virtual Workshop Session 2 for ages 9-12

3:30 PM

Trick your eyes and brain! Each week we’ll try and then make our own optical illusions. From thaumatropes to afterimages, we will discover the science behind each optical…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Cost: $110 (members), $135 (non-members)

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Apr
08
Program

Airplay: Virtual Workshop, Session 1 (for ages 6-8)

10:00 AM

It floats, it falls, it flies, it glides! We’ll build and experiment with them all as we make everything from parachutes to rockets to helicopters, to test and play with again…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $110 (members), $135 (non-members)

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Apr
08
Program

Airplay: Virtual Workshop, Session 2 (for ages 6-8)

3:30 PM

It floats, it falls, it flies, it glides! We’ll build and experiment with them all as we make everything from parachutes to rockets to helicopters, to test and play with again…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $110 (members), $135 (non-members)

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Apr
12
Program

Cardboard Community Begins

 

Join Montshire, along with local educators and experts, for hands-on inquiry-based learning about sustainable design, including green building techniques, renewable energy and…

Audience: Families

Cost: $30 (members), $40 (non-members)

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Apr
25
Program

Animals Up Close: Frogs and Toads

4:00 PM

Join us for some mealtime fun as we feed the frogs and toads together. Meet the museum’s amphibians, learn how to tell them apart, and see who’s got the fastest tongue this…

Audience: Children, Families, Animals Up Close

Location: Via Zoom

Cost: Free

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May
03
Program

Science Counts: Virtual Workshop, Session 1 (for ages 4-5 with a caregiver)

9:00 AM

In this program for 4-5 year olds and their adult caregiver, we will combine science and math in fun and engaging ways as we explore patterns, geometry and number relationships.…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers, Programs for Preschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $85 (members), $100 (non-members)

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