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Hours and Admission

Museum Hours

The Montshire is open 7 days a week, 10am to 5pm. All visitors are required to check in with their membership or pay admission prior to exploring the museum, Science Park, and trails.

The museum is OPEN on Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, the day after Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve. Administrative offices are closed.

The museum is CLOSED Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

General Admission

  • $20 for adults
  • $17 for children 2–17
  • Free for members and children under 2 years of age.

The Montshire does not have reciprocity with other museums or institutions. Children under age 13 must be accompanied by an adult when on museum property, including when shopping the museum store. Please refrain from visiting Science Park and the trails when the Museum is not open.

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. Note that WIC, P-EBT and Dr. Dynasaur are not accepted, and an adult visitor must be named on the Medicaid card. Some restrictions apply.

Montshire Passbook

Montshire Passbooks contain 12 admission passes for $180. The passes have no expiration dates.

Passbooks can be purchased here

Membership Levels & Benefits

As a member of the Montshire Museum of Science, you gain the following benefits:

  1. Unlimited visits to the Montshire for 12 months for the number of people selected
  2. 10% savings at the Museum Store
  3. Invitations to members-only events and exhibit openings
  4. Discounts on educational programs
  5. Montshire eNews subscription

Learn more about membership options.

Join or Renew Now

Become a donor-level member to support the Museum and receive additional benefits. Learn about donor-level memberships below.