Discover hands-on science at one of the country’s top science museums.

General Information

Plan your visit: Explore more than 140 hands-on exhibits indoors and out, and experience a variety of engaging programs.

Museum Calendar:  Review a listing of our daily events and programs.


Visitor Guide: Learn more about our indoor and outdoor exhibits. 

Directions to the Museum: Find out how to get here by car or public transportation. 



  • The Museum’s first and second floors and bathrooms are entirely wheelchair accessible. Second-floor may be reached by elevator. Several outdoor exhibits and walking trails in the Quinn Nature Preserve are wheelchair accessible.
  • Special admission and membership fees are offered to low-income families through the Warm Welcome program

Museum Rules 

  • It is our expectation that adults attend children at all times. 
  • No pets, except service animals, are permitted in the building or on the trails.
  • The Museum building and Hughes Pavilion are smoke-free areas.

Awards and Recognition

New England Today's Best of Vermont, 2017 Editors’ Choice Award

Recipient of TripAdvisor's 2017 Certificate of Excellence