Connecticut Science Center

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  • Address: 250 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103, USA, 06103, United States
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-8607243623
  • Fax: +1-8607270850
  • Ticket Price: 22 USD
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, Family And Kids, Exhibition , Social, Arts, Museums

Connecticut Science Center - Review

The Connecticut Science Center is a huge 9 story museum that was opened in 2009 and has an astounding collection of exhibitions like pictures, videos, audios, programs and other demos. The museum is spread over an enormous area and has various galleries like the Exploring Space, Forces in Motion, River of Life, KidSpace, Invention Dimension and Sight and Sound Experience. The Center is a tourist hotspot and attracts people from all over the country for its remarkable displays.

Connecticut Science Center Information

  • Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Connecticut Science Center Ticket Prices

Given prices are for Center admission for adults:

  • Adults: 21.95 USD
  • Senior (65+): 19.95 USD
  • Youth (3-17): 14.95 USD

Movie ticket:

  • Adults: 7 USD
  • Senior and Youth: 6 USD
  • Children under 2 years: Free

Connecticut Science Center Hours

  • Open on some Mondays.

How To reach Connecticut Science Center by Public Transport

  • By Bus: Bus CBS stops at Columbus Blvd and Grove St bus station.
  • By renting or hiring a car/taxi.

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TripHobo Highlights for Connecticut Science Center

  • Connecticut Science Center Address: 250 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103, USA, 06103, United States
  • Connecticut Science Center Contact Number: +1-8607243623
  • Connecticut Science Center Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Connecticut Science Center Price: 22 USD
  • Best time to visit Connecticut Science Center(preferred time): 11:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Connecticut Science Center: 03:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Connecticut Science Center

  • 48.67% of people who visit Hartford include Connecticut Science Center in their plan

  • 57.14% of people start their Connecticut Science Center visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Connecticut Science Center

Tuesday, Friday and Sunday

66.67% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Connecticut Science Center

People normally club together Wadsworth Atheneum and Hartford Stage while planning their visit to Connecticut Science Center.

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Connecticut Science Center, Hartford Reviews

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  • It was convenient to park at the garage under the museum. The museum is clean and tidy. It is not as young-child friendly as I expected as there are open metal 2 story stair cases that you have to be very diligent about if you have young kids. However, they are very accommodating for nursing mothers and there were benches throughout. The exhibits were neat but my kids are on the younger side and were not able to be as engaged as older kids. I would say it was a fun experience but might not be worth the money if your kids are under 5. We will definitely be back once our little ones are a few years older.

  • PARENTS, WATCH YOUR CHILDREN!!!!! Amazing, enlightening knowledgeable experience. However the exhibits would are better suited for children NO YOUNGER than 12 to really understand the concept of this place. The level of education needed is higher than elementary school, which makes it difficult to grasp the concept of what’s going on. It takes time to go though each exhibit if you actually read and grasp what is happening. Butterfly 🦋 garden was a nice touch with the different quail and butterfly’s in the area, a little small. AGAIN, PARENTS WATCH YOUR CHILDREN....the butterfly garden deliberately give an intro to NOT TOUCH he butterflies because they will die....I saw MULTIPLE CHILDREN AND ADULTS touching the butterflies!! Please, don’t be asinine.

  • This place is a delight of wonder and curiosity for all ages. Go while there is still the butterfly exhibit. It's awesome. My nephew could have spent all day there. Both nephews (5 and almost 10) found wonder all around them through the museum. And it's just great.

  • We love this place, been going for the past three years and we're current members. (Ages 6,6, & 9) We're here at least 12 times a year at least an hour or two each time, sometimes more. Plenty to do, exhibits rotate in certain areas every 3 to 4 months. I definitely recommend this for first timers, residents, and passers through. Bring your lunch or grab Subway in the lobby. Lockers available for 2 quarters. Very accessible, open areas, restrooms on every floor. Keep an eye out for regular adult happenings, membership gives you a discount on those events and parking too!

  • Was looking for a place to kill some time while waiting for a convention to let out across the street and this was the closest place. Geared towards children. With that in mind...it wasn't very fun for 2 40-somethings and a 70 year old. There were many exhibits that were interesting and informative. It's a hands on place for the kids and all of the kids there appeared to be having lots of fun. I would definitely recommend to parents.

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