Questions about the Montshire? Check out our frequently asked questions. If you need more information, please feel free to contact us.
What are your hours of operation?
The Montshire is open daily, from 10am–5pm, except for Thanksgiving Day and Christmas. Gates close at 5:15 p.m.
What are your general admission prices?
$16 for adults
$13 for children 2–17
(June 23–Labor Day)
$18 for adults
$15 for children 2-17
Free for members and children under 2 years of age.
Visit our Admissions page for details on discounted rate,
Are there food options at the Museum?
The Montshire has vending machines for snacks and beverages. Snacks are also available for sale at the Museum Store.
Are there places to eat if we decide to bring our own lunch?
There is a dining area inside the museum for lunch. Picnic benches are located outdoors and in the Hughes Pavilion.
Do you have parking on site?
There is free parking available at the museum parking lot.
Is your facility wheelchair accessible?
First floor exhibit spaces and bathrooms are entirely wheelchair accessible. Second floor exhibit spaces can be reached by elevator. Several nature trails on the Quinn Nature Preserve are also wheelchair accessible.
Are pets allowed at the Montshire?
Dogs and other pets are prohibited from the museum are only allowed in the parking lot. Only service animals are permitted on museum grounds.