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The Montshire is open for science discovery — both inside and out!​

When you visit Montshire’s 100-acre museum, you enter an exciting world of science, nature, and technology. Inside the museum, we offer over 150 interactive permanent and featured exhibits. The exploration continues outside along the nature trails bordering the beautiful Connecticut River.

Whether you are experiencing the Museum for the first time or the hundredth, every visit is a new experience.

Outdoor Discovery & Trails

At the Montshire's 100-acres, you can explore the varied landscape and nature-based exhibits along our nature trails. View All Outdoor Discovery

David Goudy Science Park

Use the outdoors as a living laboratory! David Goudy Science Park features dozens of hands-on exhibits on light, sound, motion, astronomy, and natural history. View Science Park

Upcoming Exhibits and Experiences

OCEAN BOUND, an exhibition on watersheds and watershed health, is coming to the Montshire in the summer of 2024! View All Upcoming Exhibits