Connecticut Science Center, Hartford

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  • Address: 250 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103, USA, 6103, 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
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About Connecticut Science Center, Hartford

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 Opening and Closing 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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Connecticut Science Center, Hartford Reviews

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  • Would give it more stars if I could. My child absolutely loves this place. Staff always friendly to us. We are looking to become members soon Update: We have become members. This place is just so great to be apart of. Membership has some cool options. Parking 5 bucks and birthday parties discounts. Also can get discounts on special events

  • My family and I love this place! I have two toddlers and baby and we go quite a bit. My kids love the water play area and other toddler-specific sections. Make sure to bring extra clothes if you go to the water area though, my kids always get soaking wet. Easy to get from the parking garage to the science center as well. I am a member and it has been so worth the price! We've visited many other places for "free" because we are members!

  • Good place to bring your kids. Make sure to bring an extra set of clothes and sneakers if they play in the water area. A lot of things for the kids to do. You do have to pay for parking. They have food. Subway and frozen yogurt. Lockers for your things 50 cents. Kids store and a 3D theater. Four floors of different things to do. They also have an outside area in the summer time on the roof. Nice view from the top floor looking towards the CT river. This time they also have a butterfly experience for 5 dollars.

  • I loved the (2nd?) Floor's section on frequency! Really cool physical demonstrations of resonance and waveforms. Generally impressed with the whole thing! They have a teacher's discount if you show your ID. There isn't much free parking in the area, but there is an attached garage that is reasonably priced.

  • Please, I strongly urge you not to visit this place. I have years in the child entertainment business and this place is horrendous! Many exhibits broken, many not stocked or maintained properly. Staff members sitting on benches, not fixing or stocking attractions. No buttons worked on anything. Don’t be blinded by your child’s laugh, actually see how bad the place is at face value, for the price. Price you ask? $70 for 2 adults and a child. Then you find out some exhibits cost more when you get in! THEN it’s $7 for parking when you leave! Again, as a professional in this industry I’m begging you not to give this place a dime. Where is all the money going? It’s a non-profit so why is it so horrible? Where did my $70 go? Let it shut down and save the state millions a year. Go to the smaller places instead.

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