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The Montshire is open with limited capacity. Reserve your tickets before your visit!

To ensure a safe, engaging, and flexible learning environment, we’ve made some changes to our hours, admission, ticketing process, and visitor policies.

Montshire staff and visitors are required to wear face masks for everyone’s health and safety. Masks are required at the Museum. No exceptions.
Tickets can be reserved up to five days in advance.


​Out-of-State Visitors

One of the following must be true for out-of-state visitors to enter the museum:

To help ensure a safe and healthy experience for all our visitors and staff, we deeply regret that we cannot welcome out-of-state visitors who do not meet at least one of the above criteria.

Please review the State of Vermont’s travel restrictions for further information.


Hours

The Montshire Museum of Science is open for both indoor and outdoor exploration!

The Montshire is open Wednesday through Sunday, 10am to 4pm. We are closed to the general public on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Directions

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.

One Montshire Road
Norwich, VT 05055
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Driving to the Montshire

From the North on I-91: Driving south on I-91, take exit 13 (Norwich). At the end of the exit 13 ramp, turn left at the traffic signal onto route 10A. Take a right turn onto Montshire Road. Take your first left-hand turn onto the Montshire Museum driveway.

From the South on I-91: Driving north on I-91, take exit 13 (Norwich). Take an immediate right turn off the exit 13 ramp, then another very quick right onto Montshire Road. Take your first left-hand turn onto the Montshire Museum driveway.

From the North on I-89: Driving south on I-89, take exit to I-91 North. Drive north on I-91 to exit 13 (Norwich). At the end of the exit 13 ramp, take an immediate right turn onto Montshire Road. Take your first left-hand turn onto the Montshire Museum driveway.

From the South on I-89: Driving north on I-89, cross the Connecticut River into Vermont. Take the first exit onto I-91 North. Drive five miles north to exit 13 (Norwich). Take an immediate right turn off the exit 13 ramp, than another very quick right onto Montshire Road. Take your first left-hand turn onto the Montshire Museum driveway.

Public Transportation

Advance Transit buses stop at 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.

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