Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich

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The Montshire Museum of Science is a hands-on science center located on 110 acres in Norwich, Vermont. Visitors will enjoy programs and more than 125 interactive exhibits relating to the natural and physical sciences, technology, and more. The Montshire is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed Thanksgiving and Christmas).

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  • I have held a family membership at the Montshire for years. Returning there is like coming home to a group of smart educators who want to help people (not just children) understand and enjoy the world...  more »
  • Yes this place is pricey, but also a lot of fun. Many attractions and things to do. When the weather is bad or it's late Fall or Winter the outside things are either closed or very limited. I think it...  more »
  • If the price was half of what it is, that would have made this a 5-star review. The admission cost is $14 per child (even for 4 year olds) and $16 per adult. So for a family of 5 it is quite an invest...  more »
  • Best. Place. For. Kids. My son absolutely loves this place! Sooo much to do. Outside there is a water park they is not only fun, but very educational. Pleanty of trails and other outside exhibits accentuate the experience. Indoors there is 3 floors of some very clever exhibits. Ranging from an indoor beehive, to high tech sound exhibits most of which are hands on. Topping it off is a gift shop that is reasonably priced.
  • My daughter loves the Montshire, and my husband and I like it too. Our membership has paid for itself several times. The new toy exhibit upstairs was a big hit, and in the summer months the outside splash pad is excellent. We plan on renewing!
  • Great museum! Everything is very hands. Get indoor and outdoor activities. Plenty to do indoors on colder days. My 4 year old (and I) love it!
  • Children, Parents and Grandparents alike had a wonderful time. I have been a few times with my family and enjoyed how the exhibits change. It's a great place to explore science with with my children and the hands on exhibits are exceptional. The activities are well thought out, educational and fun. Every employee I have interacted with has been kind, knowledgeable and helpful.
  • I volunteer here, and I love the Montshire. It has a really fun, child friendly atmosphere and most of the exhibits are hands on. The Discovery Lab on the second floor is another great place for kids and parents to get some hands on experience with a science activity!

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