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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 150 hands-on exhibits, a state-of-the-art 3D digital theater, four educational labs, plus daily programs and events, there is endless exploration.

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.

KIDS HAVE FUN ON SCHOOL VACATION AT THE CONNECTICUT SCIENCE CENTER!

Campers in grades 1-6 will experience hands-on science enrichment through fun and engaging activities. Camps include structured activities with our STEM Educators, as well as supervised free time to explore the Science Center's galleries and exhibits.

We offer Day Camps during school vacation as well as week-long programs in the summer. Each camp's theme helps develop science concepts, guiding campers to greater understanding of science material and its application to the real world. Kids can explore a different science theme at each camp!

 

Saturday Youth Workshops

Join us for hands-on youth workshops in our traveling exhibit gallery!

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Can you imagine spending the day at the Connecticut Science Center? Now imagine being here when the lights go out!

science sleepover

Enjoy a rare opportunity to stay at the Science Center at night. Explore the exhibits, discover special programs and set up camp in front of your favorite exhibit during this exclusive after-hours experience. Don’t miss this memorable overnight adventure!

 
Teen Programs
The Connecticut Science Center offers a number of programs for teens, ranging from one-time events to immersive opportunities to explore a broad range of STEM fields.
Open hours: 
Sunday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Monday: Closed
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
Join us for hands-on youth workshops in our traveling exhibit gallery!