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Here at the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum we are proud to display one of New England's largest collections of native species along with live animal exhibits, ecology, geology and natural history exhibits. The Museum experience also includes a variety of educational programs and public events. Additionally, nearby access to over 600 protected acres of hiking trails allows for family fun and adventure to continue outside all year long!


10:00am - 4:00pm

Wednesday through Monday

Private visits available by appointment on Tuesdays

Public Events | Educational Programs | Guided Tours | Tuesday Private Appointments 


Adults:  $5.00

Seniors:  $3.00


Kids 5 - 12:  $2.00


Ages 4 and under:  Free 


Southern Vermont Natural History Museum aims to 

inspire stewardship and appreciation of the natural world through engaging educational experiences. Our vision is of  a community committed to a life-long personal relationship with nature and environmental conservation. 

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Museum volunteer holding a kestrel

"We look forward to visiting the museum every year on our vacation! We love to see how many more birds from your collection we’ve seen on our hikes."


April A. and John D. RI

Person holding a snapping turtle
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