A nationally recognized, hands-on museum sited on 110 acres near the Connecticut River. We offer over 150 exhibits on nature, technology, astronomy, and the physical sciences. Our exhibits and programming foster interactive discovery for people of all ages, and our unique riverfront setting encourages deep creative learning in the physical and natural world. Explore Montshire’s indoor and outdoor exhibits!
The Montshire is open 7 days a week, from 10am to 5pm. All visitors, including those walking the trails, need to check in at the Museum’s Admissions Desk. Masks are encouraged but not required. Thank you for helping us keep our staff and visitors safe!
Please note that there is no capacity limit indoors and the Museum can be crowded, especially on rainy days, weekends, and holidays. Please choose to visit according to what is most comfortable for you and those visiting with you.