Hello Spring: April Events at The Nature Museum


Fall in step with the unhurried pace of nature with The Nature Museum!

Find simple ways to relax and recharge with nature's help at these upcoming events!

Engage with fantastic speakers and other like-minded kindred spirits who share your love for the natural world. The Nature Museum is dedicated to providing programs for everyone, from preschoolers to adults, related to biology, earth science and natural history. Most importantly, we offer discovery-learning programs to engage people in the wonders of nature and develop more earth stewards.


The museum is delighted to offer multiple programs in April, including special expanded hours during the week of spring break for area schools. The Museum will be open from Tuesday, April 18 through Friday, April 21 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Please stop by and see us!


Wednesday, April 12th

Dr. Alan Betts presents “The Impacts of Climate Change on Vermont” at the Newsbank Conference Center in Chester.

Award-winning atmospheric scientist, author and commentator will help Vermonters learn more about the ramifications of climate change and discover how we can move toward a more adaptable and resilient future.

Saturday, April 15th

Earth Day is every day! Mike Clough from The Southern Vermont Natural History Museum presents “VT Wildlife & Working Landscape” at the Grafton Inn's Phelps Barn.

Enjoy a multi-media program complete with live music and live wild animals! 


Earth Day is Every Day:
Spring Break Fun

Join our Environmental Educator daily Tuesday-Friday, April 18-21,  for hands-on, pro-planet activities, nature games and creative eco-art for families.

Tues. 4.18:  “Fur, Feather & Bones” at 11am. For families, by donation.

Wed. 4.19: “Blabbing About Birds and Talking About Turkeys” at 11am. For families. By donation.

Thur. 4.20:  “Now You See Me, Now You Don’t” at 10am. For preschoolers and families. $5.

Fri. 4.21: Museum open from 10 am – 4 pm.

Thursday, April 27th

Get a spring tune-up just in time for bird migration season with The Bird Diva, Bridget Butler. Learn tips and tricks for bird identification, find equipment and resources, discover birding by ear and ways to find different birds.