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Connecticut Science Center

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
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Birthday party!

Went to a birthday party and enjoyed myself. The kids really enjoyed themselves as well. They... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
West Hartford, Connecticut
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Very interesting place to visit

We brought our 2 children here when it first opened up years ago and have been back ourselves just... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
WALLINGFORD, United States
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  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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250 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103-2802
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to a birthday party and enjoyed myself. The kids really enjoyed themselves as well. They showed animals and did a story time with the kids. Great place to have a birthday party for kids! Definitely recommend this place for kids!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We brought our 2 children here when it first opened up years ago and have been back ourselves just to see the new exhibits. Always see and learn something new each time we visit. Highly recommended!

Thank tedg715
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always have good time especially when they have different exhibits. They seem to have the same exhibits which I think they should update. But it’s a cool to place to go when visiting Hartford.

Thank VacationMomma929
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came for our sons 7th birthday party little say beyond epic! He and his little sister loved everything about it!

Thank obeaverhausen
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We drove two hours to visit because of the homeschool family discount. I wish we had discovered this gem sooner. We arrived right at 10 am to beat the crowd that never came. I had read on the website to visit on a sunny weekend...More

Thank karemore
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This is definitely a child-focused education center in the area of science. Lots of hands-on activities to do for the kids to get a "feel" and "understanding" of science that goes with many things in life. Kids definitely enjoyed it. The time we were there,...More

1  Thank Eva C
Reviewed 16 September 2018

I have been to other science centers in the USA and this one is definitely focused more on children. Though it was fun and educational for adults.

Thank RGF-The1AndOnly
Reviewed 10 August 2018

I took myself and two teen girls and it cost over $80.00 for admission, including a very poor Butterfly Encounter, the room is very small and costs $6.00 admission! The 3D Movie which was the Backyard one, was just so so, I have seen better...More

1  Thank Teenzone
Reviewed 9 August 2018

My 10 year old and 7 year old sons loved this museum. They wanted to explore every nook and cranny, and were not ready to leave when it was time to go. It is nicely spread out so that even if it is on the...More

Thank _An0nym0usTraveler8
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Signs of wear and tear are all about from dirty exhibits to broken pieces. I was very disappointed this time around. The kids liked it but felt it needs a refresh.

1  Thank brynulf
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Kay G
20 July 2018|
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Response from Mrsevilbeetles | Reviewed this property |
I’m 36 and I enjoy going to poke about and see the traveling exhibits and 3-D movies.
barb k
4 August 2017|
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Response from GloriaH119 | Reviewed this property |
It probably depends where you are traveling from. I would recommend calling the Science Center and asking them.
26 May 2017|
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Response from CT_Science_Center | Property representative |
Yes, there are lots of food options including an onsite SUBWAY Restaurant and Froyo World Frozen Yogurt. For your convenience there are vending machines with snacks and drinks and tables for guests who wish to bring their... More