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Connecticut Science Center

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250 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 724-3623 www.ctsciencecenter.org

Hours of Operation: The Connecticut Science Center is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10AM to 5PM.

The Science Center is centrally located in downtown Hartford with easy access from I-84 and I-91 and convenient onsite parking.

For current prices and hours of operation please visit www.CTScienceCenter.org/admission or call (860) SCIENCE [724-3623].

October 2019

Connecticut Science Center, Science Straight Up

October 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Connecticut Science Center, 250 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103
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HOT TOPIC!  Join us for Hartford’s Smartest Happy Hour as we explore Climate Change. Whether you are a climate change expert, curious, or somewhere in between, you will love the fun entertainment, refreshing cocktails, and peer-networking with an environmental twist. See how local organizations are making a difference on a global level and explore our NEW permanent exhibition “Our Changing Earth” after-hours in a kid-free environment. Event Highlights: NEW Permanent Exhibition – Our Changing Earth Conservationist Derek Small of Wildlife…

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Connecticut Science Center, Wildlife Encounters

October 19 - October 20
Connecticut Science Center, 250 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103
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You won’t want to miss a special larger-than-life stage show with Wildlife Encounters, where you’ll see animals you’ve never seen before. They’re so wild, you won’t believe they’re real. The skilled presenters of Wildlife Encounters offer an exciting show with a variety of unique animals. Animals may vary by show. The Wildlife Encounters Show requires a separate theater ticket. Show Times: 11AM, 12PM, 2PM, 3PM

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Connecticut Science Center, Our Changing Earth

October 19 - October 20
Connecticut Science Center, 250 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103
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SPECIAL OPENING WEEKEND GIVEAWAY!  Join us on Saturday, October 19 or Sunday, October 20 for the exhibition’s opening weekend. The first 300 member families will receive a FREE Science Center reusable shopping bag as a souvenir! Limit one bag per membership to the first 300 Member families to check-in each day. Investigate the impacts of our changing climate and see first-hand how our choices impact the world around us. Inside this stunning NEW exhibition, visitors will be greeted by a…

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Connecticut Science Center, Spooktacular Science Weekend

October 19 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until October 20, 2019

Connecticut Science Center, 250 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103
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The Connecticut Science Center will get a little spooky and a little kooky for our annual Spooktacular Science Weekend! Have a ball at the ultimate Halloween party. Meet Mal and Evie from the Descendants, join the Baby Shark Bubble Dance Party, and see our stunning new exhibition, Our Changing Earth. Enjoy a Hocus Pocus sing along with the Sanderson Sisters and spooky surprises throughout the day. All activities are included FREE with a Connecticut Science Center Membership or the purchase of General Admission. Kids…

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Connecticut Science Center, Overnight Excursion

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - October 20 @ 8:00 am
Connecticut Science Center, 250 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103
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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to visit the Connecticut Science Center at night? Find out at our next Overnight Excursion! Explore our 10 exhibit galleries and settle in for the night at your favorite exhibit. You’ll experience exciting science challenges and activities, meet some of our favorite LIVE animals, see a 3D movie, and more. Overnights are $65 per person, $55 for members and groups. Open to families and groups with children ages 5–12. Learn More

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Connecticut Science Center, Spooktacular Science Weekend

October 20 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until October 20, 2019

Connecticut Science Center, 250 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103
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The Connecticut Science Center will get a little spooky and a little kooky for our annual Spooktacular Science Weekend! Have a ball at the ultimate Halloween party. Meet Mal and Evie from the Descendants, join the Baby Shark Bubble Dance Party, and see our stunning new exhibition, Our Changing Earth. Enjoy a Hocus Pocus sing along with the Sanderson Sisters and spooky surprises throughout the day. All activities are included FREE with a Connecticut Science Center Membership or the purchase of General Admission. Kids…

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November 2019

Connecticut Science Center, Sensory Friendly Day

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Connecticut Science Center, 250 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103
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We want everyone to be able to enjoy the Science Center. That’s why we are lowering the volume and dimming the lights for our friends with sensory disabilities. All visitors will get the fun of the Connecticut Science Center plus tons of activities, arts & crafts, and LIVE Gallery Science Demonstrations without the usual loud sounds and bright lights. All are welcome! Tickets are $14 online, in advance, or $16.95 at the door (1:1 aides are always free). Presented by…

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Connecticut Science Center, Election Day Camp

November 5
Connecticut Science Center, 250 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103
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Go, go, gadget! Simple machines have been around for thousands of years and were used to help construct the pyramids and Stonehenge. Join us as we explore the uses of levers, pulleys, and inclined planes. Then build these machines to help solve a series of challenges that await you! Campers in grades 1-6 will experience hands-on science enrichment through fun and engaging activities. Camp includes structured activities with our STEM Educators, as well as supervised free time to explore the…

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