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Open daily, 10am to 5pm, except for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

General Admission

• Free for Members and children under 2 years of age.
• Regular rates – Adults: $16 \\ Children: $13
• Summer rates (June 23–September 3) – Adults: $18 \\ Children: $15

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Discounts and special admission rates

Military Discount

$2 off general admission for US military service members, veterans, and their families. Limit 6 visitors.
Details on military and veteran discount.

Warm Welcome
$3 admission for VT or NH residents with EBT card, adult Medicaid card, or free/reduced price school meals letter. Limit 6 visitors.
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Some restrictions apply.
Details on Warm Welcome.

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Plus (click or tap to expand) + ​Directions and Parking

The Montshire’s address is One Montshire Road, Norwich, VT 05055. Free parking is available at the Museum.

The Museum is conveniently located just off Interstate 91 at Exit 13 (look for the “Museum of Science” signs) in Norwich, Vermont, five miles north of White River Junction. The Museum is directly across the Connecticut River from Hanover, New Hampshire, home of Dartmouth College.

Public transportation options are available via Advance Transit buses, which stop at the top of Montshire Road each weekday (except major holidays). Advance Transit riders should plan for a five-minute walk from the bus stop to the Museum entrance.

Read more for detailed driving directions.

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Accessibility

  • 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.

Plus (click or tap to expand) + 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.
View the Montshire Visitor Guide

Plan Your Visit

First-time
Visitors

From exhibit suggestions to a list of things to bring, find out how you can make the most of your Montshire visit.

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School &
Group Visits

Touring New England, planning a field trip, or celebrating a family reunion? Learn about our different pricing plans and program options for groups.

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Suggested
Experiences

Need ideas on what to do when you visit? Whether it’s two hours or a full day at the Museum, we have lots to offer to make your trip memorable.

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