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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Calendar of Events

March 25th @ 6:30pm New England Wildlife at Mount Snow

Artifacts, live animals and more will join us at the Grand Summit Lodge at Mount Snow.  Plenty of up-close encounters and opportunity for questions and discussion.  This program is open to the public, don't miss out on our last visit to the Mountain this winter.

April 1st @ 11:00 am and 12:00pm Vermont Wildlife at the BCCCA Kids Fair!

Cone to Bennington Elementary and learn about all that the BCCCA has to offer!  A great time with kids activities, information for adults and we'll bring some critters too!  At 11:00 and 12:00 we will share some of our live education animals and in between we'll answer questions and take a close look at some great wildlife artifacts.  Fun for the whole family check for event details.

 April 15th @ 11:00am Vermont Wildlife: Changing Landscapes at the Nature Museum at Grafton Our live animal program takes a historic twist as we look at how Vermont's working landscape has changed over the last 200 years.  We'll use live animals to put a face to those changes and afterwards visit the Nature Museum for cake and festivities!  Pre-registration is encouraged, do it here:

April 22nd @ 11:00am Vermont Raptors in Chester, VT

Join us for a fun hour of live birds of prey!  Live hawks, owls and falcons will introduce us to the amazing raptors.  Questions, conversation and touchable artifacts round out this up-close encounter with some Vermont birds of prey. The program will be held at the Chester Elementary School but is sponsored by the  Whiting Library.

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!

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