Bring a lunch! Discovery Museum has a large food court with windows overlooking the Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum ropes course behind our building. Our food court hasvending machines offering snacks and beverages, but no other food concessions are available on site. We encourage guests to bring your own lunch to enjoy during your visit.
Located in a scenic section of the North End of Bridgeport, Discovery Museum is nestled in Veterans Memorial Park just off the Merritt Parkway. Our location at 4450 Park Avenue is minutes from the main entrance to Sacred Heart University, and across the street from the Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course.
We also share our campus with the Discovery Interdistrict Magnet School, and the Adventure Park at Discovery.
Creative parties for toddlers to teens showcase hands-on, awesome science adventures for the most memorable birthday ever! Trending parties include:Superheroes - Slime - Star Force Adventures - Dinos - and even a Mission to the Moon in our Challenger Center (a space station and mission control simulation experience). Themed celebrations and take-home fun can be customized; enjoy special pary discounts and more with Museum membership....discover your perfect party today!
Food/balloon/party packages are available. Museum members enjoy special discounts!
Please contact our Guest Services and Birthday Party Administrator, Madelyn Gerrity for more information about hosting your party at the Discovery Museum! You can reach her at (203) 372-3521 ext. 136 or email@example.com.
Membership is your key to an array of STEM learning fun at Discovery and beyond. Every Member Receives:
FREE ADMISSION: To The Discovery Museum, including many popular Special Event Days
SPECIAL PROGRAMS: Members Only Programs and Advance Notice of Programs and Events
DISCOUNTED RATES: On Summer Programs, Birthday Parties, and Museum Rentals (not included with Individual Memberships)
SPECIAL ACCESS: Advance registration and Discounts on Museum Programs, including Summer Programs and Weekend Workshops
STAY UPDATED: E-Newsletter and E-Blasts featuring fun STEM news, “try this at home” projects, and other ways to expand the STEM learning fun
VISIT MUSEUMS NATIONWIDE: Benefits at 300+ participating Museums and Science Centers with the ASTC Travel Passport Program*
Summer is for exploration!
Each summer, Discovery Museum welcomes kids from Kindergarten to Grade 9 for interactive STEM learning adventures that explore a wide array of topics. Click here for a printable version of our summer brochure!
Tuesday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
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Learn at Home
While schools are closed during the COVID-19 crisis, our team is hard at work creating educational STEAM content and activities to help bring the excitement of Discovery to your home. Our new digital content will include “Stuck at Home Science” activities and videos, “Digital Discovery” lessons, and planetarium show webcasts. You can subscribe to the following resources to receive out latest digital content as soon as it is available.
Stay home, stay safe! The Discovery Museum encourages everyone to wash their hands, use social distancing, and follow guidelines about how to use proper safety equipment if you need to go out. Learn how to make your own mask with these instructions from the CDC!
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