Science & Nature in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom

The Northeast Kingdom has no shortage of beautiful nature: its pristine valleys, thick forests, and snowy peaks are not only stunning to look at, but also they are the home to tons of wildlife, plants, and fossils. Go out and explore on your own, or visit a nature center or science museum to see nature up close and personal.
Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium
Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium

1302 Main Street St. Johnsbury, VT, 05819 Phone: 802-748-2372

A handsome Victorian building in this cool northern city is the home of more than one hundred thousand exhibits from nature, from hummingbirds to fossils. Visitors also can learn about the daily life in rural communities for bygone times. Also: giant bears and the mysteries of astronomy!
Hours: Open Year-round, Daily 10am - 5pm. Call for planetarium show times.
Admission: Members always free with your card; Adults $12; Seniors & Children 5-17 $8, Under 4 Free. Planetarium shows are $7 for non-members.