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Connecticut Science Center, Observe the Moon Night

October 14 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Get ready for out-of-this-world fun as we celebrate International Observe the Moon Night at the Connecticut Science Center. Whether you are an aspiring astronaut or a lunar enthusiast, you can find so much galactic exploration during this special after-hours event. International Observe the Moon Night is an annual worldwide public engagement program that encourages observation, appreciation, and understanding of our Moon. You have never seen the details on the Moon this clearly, look through one of our telescopes, and you will see just what we mean. We’re taking space exploration to all new heights as we join the global Observe the Moon Night Celebration.


  • Entire Science Center Open After Hours
  • Special Moon Viewing Stations
  • NASA Live Stream of the Moon
  • Build Your Own Telescope (materials included)
  • See Thermal Camera and 3D Printed Models of the Hubble Telescope and James Webb Telescope
  • Giant Gravity Hoop Activity
  • Space Vacuum Demonstration
  • Make a Crater Craft
  • Take a Virtual “Tour of the Moon” with our STEM Educators
  • Participate in Moon Trivia
  • Night Fall Puppets

And More!

$15 General Admission | $10 College Students & Corporate Rewards Employees (with ID) | FREE for Members


October 14
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT


Connecticut Science Center
250 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103
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(860) 724-3623
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