With more than 150 hands-on exhibits, a state-of-the-art 3D digital theater, four educational labs, plus daily programs and events, the Connecticut Science Center offers endless exploration for children, teens, and adults. From physics to forensics, geology to astronomy, visitors have the sciences at their fingertips.Add Connecticut Science Center to your Hartford travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Hartford trip planner.
The implications for Connecticut's science education are promising. The Science Center offers exciting tools to help educators and parents bring textbooks to life. Creating unforgettable experiences with science motivates students and visitors of all ages to enthusiastically embrace science at school, at home, and in their communities.
With an attraction of this magnitude and exhibits rivaling the most unique in the world, the Science Center is Connecticut's premier destination for informal science learning and is well on its way to becoming the state's foremost STEM resource.
Connecticut Science Center Reviews
We brought our grandchildren here multiple times for their "birthday dates". No matter how many times to come, there is always something new to experience. more »
Something for all ages. There is a room specifically for little kids under the age of 5. The temporary exhibits may be of interest to older kids and adults. I went to see the 'Bodies' exhibit and will... more »
It was awesome! We loves the human body exhibit, but it's probably going to give small children nightmares. But they would love the rest of the place. There are many hands on exhibits that are really informative and educational. Definitely worth a visit.
We had a great time. We were there for a kids birthday party which was very nice. Kids did cool stuff and then you get free admission to the museum/science center and there is lots to see and do. Like 3-D movies and a outer space section and a Lego section a robotic area. Gift shop. There is a subway located inside. And a nice patio/river walk overlooking the Connecticut river. And while we were there the special exhibit of the human body was there where they show all the muscles and veins and nerves in cross sections etc. so it was a busy day and we had fun. I think everyone did as well. And there was a ice cream with frozen yogurt also.
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