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Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion is a unique interactive experience with full-size machines, constructed after an in-depth study of da Vinci’s designs.

Featured Upcoming Event on May 28 at 10:00 am

Special Exhibition Opens! Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion

Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion is a unique interactive experience with full-size machines, constructed after an in-depth study of da Vinci’s designs by a group of scientists and skilled craftsmen. The materials used to create these machine replicas are the same items available during the Renaissance and the ones proposed by da Vinci himself.

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Program(s) for starting 10/23/2021

Dec
06
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Artful Insects Virtual Workshop for ages 9-12

1:00 PM

Learn about the intricate beauty, anatomy, and adaptations of insects during this three week series as we meet the museum’s live insect collection up close on your screen,…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $90 (members), $105 (non-members)

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Dec
09
Program

Science Story Time: Wind Play

10:30 AM

Together, we’ll read the book The Wind Blew by Pat Hutchins. Afterward, you can build your own contraption to test in the museum’s wind tube.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Dec
16
Program

Science Story Time: Electricity

10:30 AM

We’ll read the book Blackout by John Rocco, followed by some fun experimentation with batteries and circuits to make lights turn on and motors run.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Dec
30
Program

Science Story Time: Seedy Science

10:30 AM

Examine and sort dozens of different types of seeds from the Montshire’s collection after reading the book A Fruit is a Suitcase for Seeds by Jean Richards.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Jan
04
Program

Hanover Garden Club: Mastering the Art of Vegetable Gardening

1:00 PM

Matt Mattus takes us on a journey through the ever-evolving world of vegetable gardening, touching on the fascinating but often unknown history of some vegetables, the latest…

Audience: Adults, Hanover Garden Club

Location: Community Room

Cost: Free

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Jan
06
Program

Science Story Time: Bubbles

10:30 AM

Explore the exhibition Bubbles: Science in Soap and join us as we read the silly book The Big Bad Bubble by Adam Rubin. You’ll then have a chance to build your own bubble…

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Jan
13
Program

Science Story Time: Parachutes

10:30 AM

We’ll explore what makes us feel safe as we read the book Parachute by Danny Parker and then make our own miniature parachute to launch off the museum balcony.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Jan
20
Program

Science Story Time: Fossils

10:30 AM

Enjoy the amazing illustrations in Steve Jenkin’s Prehistoric Actual Size before exploring the museum’s own fossil collection.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Jan
24
Program

Homeschool Series: Insect Investigations for ages 6-8 (3 part series begins)

10:30 AM

Discover insect diversity and adaptations, while meeting a new live insect at each class. Explore their behaviors and life cycles and examine them up close using magnifying…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers

Location: On-site at the Montshire

Cost: $75 (members), $90 (non-members)

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