The Connecticut Science Center is a nine-story museum located on the Connecticut River in Hartford, Connecticut designed by César Pelli & Associates, which opened on June 12, 2009. The building measures a total of 154,000 square feet (14,300 m2), including 40,000 square feet (3,700 m2) of interactive exhibits consisting of videos, audios, visuals, tactile components, programs, and live demonstrations.Add Connecticut Science Center to your Hartford travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Hartford trip planner.
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We had a blast here. There is so many different hands on activities. We spent over 3 hours here and my son didn't want to leave. I highly recommend
We had a blast here. There is so many different hands on activities. We spent over 3 hours here and my son didn't want to leave. I highly recommend more »
We had so much fun here! Our almost 5yo son had a ball with all of the hands-on bells and whistles! Yes, I said “hands-on!” If you’re still uneasy about covid and aren’t comfortable with life slowly..... more
We had so much fun here! Our almost 5yo son had a ball with all of the hands-on bells and whistles! Yes, I said “hands-on!” If you’re still uneasy about covid and aren’t comfortable with life slowly..... more »
This is a great place to bring your family for an interactive, educational, fun day. My family and friends have been meeting here for the past 5 or more years. And the older kids, 10 and 11, are having as much fun as the 5 and 6 year olds. There is on-site parking, which costs about $10 for 4 hours. There is a Subway on site if you get hungry, or you can bring your own food. Easy on/off 91.
Went to see the mummy exhibit today. Definitely well put together. It consisted of artifacts from multiple museums plus a mummy made from a U.S. university using traditional ancient Egyptian tools. Very interesting...kind of sad...there were a few babies... Take your kid while you have the chance. Not much of this kind of stuff in museums in CT.
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