Activities for Families

The Montshire Museum has fun for the whole family!

Montshire Fund Celebration (by invitation only)

Montshire Fund Celebration (by invitation only) Please join us for a special evening celebrating the generous support of donors like you! Learn More

Homeschooler’s Day: Making Music

Join with us and other homeschooler families for a day of sound and music activities in conjunction with the Making Music exhibition. We will experiment and explore the science and engineering behind different types of instruments. Learn More

Introduction to Map- and Compass-Skills Course

Introduction to Map- and Compass-Skills Course This three-hour course is just what you need to confidently navigate through the outdoors Learn More

Guest Musicians - Steel Drums

Guest Musicians - Steel Drums Explore steel drums up close - and hear the distinctive beat of the Caribbean. Learn More

Climate & Culture Day:  A Festival of International Understanding

Join us for a special day highlighting stories of climate change as we think both locally and globally! Learn More

Eclipse Day

Get ready for the first solar eclipse to cross the continental United States in 38 years! Learn More

Cardboard City

Join us for an immersive and collaborative project that melds science and art! Learn More

Celebrate Science on Earth Day

Join us for a day-long celebration of science! Learn More

Making Music Events

Spend the day building, testing, and tinkering with musical instruments. Learn More

Insect Day

It's a day full of live insects: from caterpillars to ants, bees to giant roaches! Learn More

Caterpillar Lab

Caterpillar Lab Get an up-close look at caterpillars! Learn More