Brave Bears Weeklong Camp
Jul
24
Jul 28

Brave Bears Weeklong Camp

Calling all adventure seekers! Let's explore Grafton! What will be find around the next bend?  Hiking, stream trekking, tree climbing, country road rambling, and excellent excursions await our campers!

Explore the Nature Museum
Jul
28
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new. 

Jul
29
10:00 am10:00

The Nature Museum is Closed

The Nature Museum will be closed on Saturday, July 29 as staff will be celebrating at the Grafton Community Picnic. Find us at the picnic being held at Grafton Trails and Outdoor Center (formerly known as Grafton Ponds). Our Environmental Educators will have a tent full of knowledge to share about caterpillars, moths and butterflies!

Explore the Nature Museum
Aug
4
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new. 

Explore the Nature Museum
Aug
5
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

Spend your Saturday morning or afternoon exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Kindred Spirits: Righteous Reptiles
Aug
5
11:00 am11:00

Kindred Spirits: Righteous Reptiles

Turtles, snakes, and even lizards call Vermont home! Learn what makes a reptile a reptile and all about the species that call Vermont and New England home.  Reptile facts, hands-on items and a craft will keep your snake charmer engaged!

Explore the Nature Museum
Aug
11
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Explore the Nature Museum
Aug
12
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

Spend your Saturday morning or afternoon exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Kindred Spirit: Caterpillars, Moths, and Butterflies, Oh My
Aug
12
11:00 am11:00

Kindred Spirit: Caterpillars, Moths, and Butterflies, Oh My

The woods and fields close by are home to a wide variety of moths and butterflies. These magical winged insects come in all different shapes, sizes and colors!  Join Jay, The Nature Museum’s Environmental Educator, to learn about their amazing life cycle and the many species that are found right here in New England!  Hands- on items, tales about magnificent moths and beautiful butterflies, along with a craft will captivate all ages.  

Explore the Nature Museum
Aug
18
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Explore the Nature Museum
Aug
19
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

Spend your Saturday morning or afternoon exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Explore the Nature Museum
Aug
25
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new. 

8.26 | Wild World of Mushrooms: Morning Session
Aug
26
9:30 am09:30

8.26 | Wild World of Mushrooms: Morning Session

Summer rains summon an astounding variety of gourmet and medicinal mushrooms. Join The Nature Museum at Grafton on a wild edible mushrooming adventure called "The Wild World of Mushrooms" on Saturday, August 26. There will be both a morning and afternoon session offered.

Explore the Nature Museum
Aug
26
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

Spend your Saturday morning or afternoon exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Explore the Nature Museum
Sep
1
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Explore the Nature Museum
Sep
2
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

Spend your Saturday morning or afternoon exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Explore the Nature Museum
Sep
8
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Explore the Nature Museum
Sep
9
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

Spend your Saturday morning or afternoon exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Explore the Nature Museum
Sep
15
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Explore the Nature Museum
Sep
16
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

Spend your Saturday morning or afternoon exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Explore the Nature Museum
Sep
22
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Explore the Nature Museum
Sep
29
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Explore the Nature Museum
Sep
30
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

Spend your Saturday morning or afternoon exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Explore the Nature Museum
Oct
6
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Explore the Nature Museum
Oct
7
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

Spend your Saturday morning or afternoon exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Explore the Nature Museum
Oct
13
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Explore the Nature Museum
Oct
20
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Explore the Nature Museum
Oct
27
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Explore the Nature Museum
Nov
3
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Kindred Spirits: Native Ways and Giving Nature Thanks
Nov
4
10:00 am10:00

Kindred Spirits: Native Ways and Giving Nature Thanks

This autumnal program for families will explore Native peoples’ traditions of living in balance with Earth and each other. This hands-on harvest time adventure will highlight the interdependence of all living things in nature and explore gratitude as taught by Native cultures found throughout North America.

Explore the Nature Museum
Nov
10
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Explore the Nature Museum
Nov
17
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Explore the Nature Museum
Nov
24
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Explore the Nature Museum
Nov
24
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Explore the Nature Museum
Dec
1
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Explore the Nature Museum
Dec
8
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Explore the Nature Museum
Dec
15
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Explore the Nature Museum
Dec
29
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Explore the Nature Museum
Dec
29
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.


Explore the Nature Museum
Jul
22
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

Spend your Saturday morning or afternoon exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Explore the Nature Museum
Jul
21
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new. 

Wild Walkers
Jul
19
9:30 am09:30

Wild Walkers

Suited for ages 10-14, this full day adventure as part of our Wild Walkers program will have kids exploring their senses while in nature. Themes explored include tracking animals, wilderness navigation, foraging, fire-making, outdoor cooking, and more. This camp will activate the body and engage the mind through wilderness awareness. 

Explore the Nature Museum
Jul
15
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

Spend your Saturday morning or afternoon exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Explore the Nature Museum
Jul
14
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new. 

Brave Bears Weeklong Summer Camp
Jul
10
Jul 14

Brave Bears Weeklong Summer Camp

Calling all adventure seekers! Let's explore Grafton! What will be find around the next bend?  Hiking, stream trekking, tree climbing, country road rambling, and excellent excursions await our campers!

Explore the Nature Museum
Jul
8
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

Spend your Saturday morning or afternoon exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Explore the Nature Museum
Jul
7
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new. 

Explore the Nature Museum
Jul
1
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

Spend your Saturday morning or afternoon exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.

Explore the Nature Museum
Jun
30
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new. 

Explore the Nature Museum
Jun
29
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

Date: Every Thursday, year around
Hours: 10am-4pm
Cost: Museum admission is by donation

The Nature Museum is open all year on Thursdays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new. 

Kindred Spirits: Magnificent Migrations
Jun
24
11:00 am11:00

Kindred Spirits: Magnificent Migrations

When the cold winter winds of Vermont start to blow where does our native wildlife go?  Many critters, whether they have fins, feathers or feet migrate to find warmer weather.  During this program, learn about migrating Vermont wildlife and their journeys during our coldest season.  Fun facts and a coooool craft are included!

Explore the Nature Museum
Jun
24
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open during the summer on Saturdays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new. 

Explore the Nature Museum
Jun
23
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new. 

Explore the Nature Museum
Jun
22
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

Date: Every Thursday, year around
Hours: 10am-4pm
Cost: Museum admission is by donation

The Nature Museum is open all year on Thursdays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new. 

Kindred Spirits: Summer Solstice Party Celebrating Pollinators
Jun
17
11:00 am11:00

Kindred Spirits: Summer Solstice Party Celebrating Pollinators

Did you know that most of the bees in a hive are female or that bees dance to tell their co-workers where to find a patch of flowers?  Come celebrate the summer solstice with us and learn about bees and pollinators.  We will walk through our garden and surrounding fields with Leah, one of our naturalists to learn more about these amazing insects and animals!

Explore the Nature Museum
Jun
17
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open on Saturdays during the summer! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new. 

Explore the Nature Museum
Jun
16
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new. 

Explore the Nature Museum
Jun
15
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Thursdays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new. 

Mighty Acorns: The Secret World of the Pond
Jun
15
10:00 am10:00

Mighty Acorns: The Secret World of the Pond

A trip to explore the pond is one of our favorite museum activities.  Will we find a dragon fly nymph or maybe a bullfrog or two?  Each day offers new encounters in a watery world bursting with cool critters.   Grab a pond net and get ready to discover just how packed with life out local pond is.  

Explore the Nature Museum
Jun
10
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open on Saturdays during the summer! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new. 

Explore the Nature Museum
Jun
9
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new. 

Explore the Nature Museum
Jun
8
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

Date: Every Thursday, year around
Hours: 10am-4pm
Cost: Museum admission is by donation

The Nature Museum is open all year on Thursdays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new. 

Explore the Nature Museum
Jun
3
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open on Saturdays during the summer! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new. 

Explore the Nature Museum
Jun
2
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new. 

Explore the Nature Museum
Jun
1
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

Date: Every Thursday, year around
Hours: 10am-4pm
Cost: Museum admission is by donation

The Nature Museum is open all year on Thursdays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new. 

Explore the Nature Museum
May
26
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is open all year on Fridays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new. 

Explore the Nature Museum
May
25
10:00 am10:00

Explore the Nature Museum

Date: Every Thursday, year around
Hours: 10am-4pm
Cost: Museum admission is by donation

The Nature Museum is open all year on Thursdays! Make a day of it by coming to visit us and exploring our curated collection of hands-on exhibits. Afterwards, head outside and take a walk in the woods behind the museum or on one of three Village Park trails. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and learn something new.