Unless otherwise noted, Museum programs are free of charge and in some cases supported by the Hogback Preservation Commission and Hogback Mountain Conservation Association.  Off-site programs may require admission fees or have other criteria for admission.  Please contact the host organization or the museum if you have questions.
For more information on any Museum programs or to pre-register, contact the Museum at (802) 464-0048 or via e-mail
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May 7th @ Herrick's Cove Wildlife Festival

We'll set up the mini-museum complete with artifacts, live animals and more at beautiful Herrick's Cove in Rockingham, VT.  Plenty of up-close encounters and opportunity for questions and discussion all day.  This is one of our favorite events of the year and features many different outdoor and wildlife related exhibitors and demonstrations, a "must see" if you've never attended!

May 16th @ 7:00pm Owls of Vermont at Brooks Memorial Library

This southeast Vermont Audubon sponsored program will take a close look at the adaptations and history of the amazing owls.  One of nature's super predators, owls are all around us but rarely seen.  Come get an up-close look at some live owls and learn about these amazing skills.


May 20th @ 11:00 am & 1:00 pm Wildlife of the Pine Bush @ the Albany Pine Bush Lupine Festival! Come join us in Albany, NY as we return to the Pine Bush Preserve Lupine Festival!  We'll bring some of our education animals that you can see in this unique habitat and then you can go out and hike the trails to see who you can find!  Lots to see and do at this all-day event, check out the website for more information.  Get outside and learn with the whole family!


May 27th @ 11:00am- 1:00pm Vermont Wildlife Exhibit at Timson Hill Preschool

Join us for our annual visit to Williamsville!  Timson Hill Preschool will again hold their open house featuring lots of great kids activities and an opportunity to get to know the staff and facility at Timson Hill.  Are you looking for a preschool?  This is the day to check it out!


June 3rd Vermont Wildlife Exhibit at Strolling of the Heifers!

Live animals, touchable artifacts and thousands of your closest friends!  We'll be set up on the green next to the Woodlands exhibit.  Come by and check us out and take a look at some fantastic organizations, vendors and activities.  To learn more about the Stroll visit their page here:

June 9th @ 6:00pm Porcupines! at the Museum

Wildlife rehabilitator and porcupine officionado, Patti Smith with travel from the Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center in Brattleboro to share her life and times with porcupines.  Patti's porcupine friends have been featured on the BBC and include rescued animals from right here on Hogback Mountain!


June 16th @ 3:00pm Vermont Raptors at the Brownell Library

Come meet live birds of prey face to face at Colchester Vermont's Brownell Library!  We will explore the different types of raptors found in Vermont and discuss their amazing adaptations and role in the environement.  Join us for this engaging and interactive experience that will kick off the Museum's library season.

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Vermont Museum of Natural History 7599 VT Route 9, West Marlboro, VT 05363
(802) 464 0048