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Connecticut Science Center

Address: 
250 Columbus Blvd
Hartford , CT , 06103
Phone: 860-520-2167
41° 45' 53.2476" N, 72° 40' 7.7736" W
Contact name: 
Sean Nadeau, Marketing and Membership Manager
With more than 165 hands-on exhibits, a state-of-the-art 3D digital theater, a fully living Butterfly Encounter, four educational labs, plus daily programs and events, there is endless exploration.
 

KIDS HAVE UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCES AT THE CONNECTICUT SCIENCE CENTER

With more than 165 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.

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, exhibits rivaling the most unique in the world, programs with the potential to become national models, partnerships with a range of educational organizations, and involvement from global business leaders and benefactors, the Science Center is Connecticut's premier destination for informal science learning, and is well on its way to becoming the state's foremost Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) resource.

WELCOME TO THE MAXIMILIAN E. AND MARION O. HOFFMAN FOUNDATION SCIENCE THEATER

Immerse yourself in an unforgettable 3D film experience featuring the most advanced digital and audio technologies. Or settle in for one of our LIVE stage shows where science literally comes to life. Stadium seating ensures there isn't a bad seat in the house and the 3D action springs to life on our 30'x40' giant screen with 18,000-watt Dolby® sound system and 3D glasses that provide the absolute best cinema experience – sharper and brighter than anything you've witnessed before. You may honestly forget you're sitting in a theater.

 
Open hours: 
Sunday: 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Join us for hands-on youth workshops in our traveling exhibit gallery!

Location:

250 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT, 06103
United States

Phone:

860-520-2167

Connecticut Science Center Birthday Bash

Dates: 
06/12/2024
06/13/2024
06/14/2024
Time: 
10:00AM – 4:00PM

Location:

250 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT, 06103
United States

Phone:

860-520-2167

Heroes Unleashed: K-9 Demo Day - Connecticut Science Center

Dates: 
06/15/2024
Time: 
11:00AM – 1:00PM

Location:

250 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT, 06103
United States

Phone:

860-520-2167

Dad is Free on Father's Day at CT Science Center

Dates: 
06/16/2024
Time: 
10:00AM – 4:00PM

Location:

250 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT, 06103
United States

Phone:

860-520-2167

Location:

250 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT, 06103
United States

Phone:

860-520-2192

Party on the Plaza at Connecticut Science Center

Dates: 
06/22/2024
Time: 
11:00AM - 3:00PM

Location:

250 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT, 06103
United States

Phone:

860-520-2167

Pups and Pints at Connecticut Science Center

Dates: 
06/27/2024
07/25/2024
08/15/2024
Time: 
4:30PM – 7:30PM

Location:

250 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT, 06103
United States

Phone:

860-520-2167

Sensory Friendly Days at the Connecticut Science Center

Dates: 
09/04/2024
10/27/2024
Time: 
10:00AM-4:00PM