The Montshire Museum

One Montshire Road, Norwich, VT
Capacity: 350 people
About The Montshire Museum
The Montshire Museum is the perfect venue for your special event, offering a variety of rental spaces to meet your needs. The Museum rentals begin at 5:30 p.m. and include access to our indoor exhibit galleries and the Porter Community Room. From mid-May to September, the Museum’s two-acre Science Park and the Hughes Pavilion may be rented also. If you are interested in adding a truly extraordinary experience to your event, we provide staff-led, science-based activities suited for your guests. Your imagination is the limit when it comes to the type of event that can be hosted at the Montshire—a venue that can accommodate up to 350 guests. Hold your anniversary celebration or a festive dinner in our Community Room, followed by an opportunity to explore the Museums interactive exhibits. Invite guests to your wedding reception in our Science Park, with the lovely Connecticut River Valley as a backdrop. Stage a corporate event for co-workers and their families and have the Museum all to yourselves. The Museum has a list of approved caterers that can handle everything from gourmet snacks to elegant sit-down dinners. The Museum's event coordinator can help you with your plans. The Montshire is located off exit 13, I-91 in Norwich, Vermont, five miles north of White River Junction, Vermont. The Museum is directly across the Connecticut River from Hanover, New Hampshire, home of Dartmouth College.
Package Pricing
Museum Building Rental
Attendees: 10-450 | $1,375 /event
Pricing for all event types
Museum Building, Science Park And Hughes Pavilion Rental
Attendees: 10-450 | $2,125 /event
Pricing for all event types
Community Room Rental
Attendees: 10-120 | Call for Price
Pricing for all event types
Event Spaces
Community Room
Community Room
Entire Venue
Entire Venue
Science Park
Science Park
Venue Types
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Outside Catering Allowed
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 450
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 3