The Montshire is open during regular business hours over the holiday weekend. Read More
The Montshire is open during regular business hours over the holiday weekend.
Explore the diversity and adaptations of local plants in this all day special event!
11:00 Nature Up Close – Head outside to collect local plant samples and use our portable microscopes to find the unexpected. Science Park Pavilion.
12:00 Dissecting Flowers– Use a microscope to find out what’s inside a flower. Discovery Lab.
1:00 Plant Cells– Use light microscopes to look at the beautiful world of plant cells and tissues. For adults and kids ages 9 and up. Discovery Lab.
2:00 Seedy Science – Explore a diversity of seeds as you learn about plant adaptations. Discovery Lab.
3:00 Tree Rings – Look back in time as you look deep inside different tree species. Discovery Lab.
4:00 Tree Walk– Meet our common tree species on a guided walk along the Woodland Garden Trail. Front Desk.
New England Ferns – Join Lynn Levine, guest botanist and author of the new book Identifying Ferns the Easy Way: A Pocket Guide to Common Ferns of the Northeastand learn how to identify local ferns. First Floor from 11:00 to 1:00.