Plan Your Visit
At the Montshire, explore more than 150 hands-on exhibits indoors and out, enjoy a variety of engaging education programs, and experience the joy of science!
Here, you’ll find information that can be useful as you plan your visit, including links to hours, directions, and pre-visit resources.
Visiting the Montshire
If You Are a Member
Show your Member or Caregiver card and an ID.
Need to renew your membership? Complete a Membership Form.
Not sure if your membership is still valid? Give us a call at 802-649-2200.
If You Are Not a Member
Pay for admission when you check in. We accept all major credit cards, cash, and checks (no Apple/Google pay).
Learn about available discounts. Please present all coupons, passes, etc. to staff when checking in.
Membership is the best way to experience the Montshire! Become a member and enjoy a full year of discovery, enriching learning opportunities, and memorable family moments!
If You Are a Social Service Partner
Please bring the laminated Social Service pass your organization was issued, or a photocopy of the pass. If you need to make other arrangements to use your pass, please contact the Visitor Services manager.
If You Want to Visit Only the Museum Store
At the Admissions Desk, let us know you are here to shop at the Museum Store and we will admit you at no charge. If you are a member, we will still check you in by scanning your Member card.
If You’d Like to Visit with a Group (10+ people)
Visit our Group Visit page to find out about our policies and to submit your reservation request.
Health and Safety Visitor Guidelines
We want to ensure the health and safety of everyone at the Museum. We ask that visitors respectfully follow our policies.
Visitors should not enter the Montshire building or grounds if they are unwell or showing any symptoms of illness.
|Face Coverings and Masks||To minimize the risk of COVID-19 spread, we require that visitors ages three and up wear a face covering or mask when inside the building. Face coverings and masks are highly encouraged outside and we ask that you wear them when interacting with Museum staff or other visitors. Eating and drinking are not permitted inside the Museum building.|
|Practice Healthy Hand Hygiene||Hand hygiene is crucial in mitigating the spread of infection. We ask that all visitors wash their hands or use hand sanitizer upon entry. We have upgraded our restrooms with touchless features and have increased the availability of hand-washing and hand-sanitizing stations throughout our building.|
|Maintain Social Distance||Social distancing has proven to be an effective measure in decreasing the risk of infection. We encourage one visitor group per exhibit and for visitor groups to stay together (all children must stay with adults at all times).|