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Take advantage of the many educational resources we have for you and your children. The Connecticut Science Center provides exhibits, movies and programs to enable hands-on exploration and experimentation for all ages. Our exhibits tie into the State of Connecticut Science Curriculum, and best of all, there’s no chance of blowing up the house.

Upcoming Homeschool Days

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Join other Homeschool teachers and students as we kick off the school year with hands-on science and learning.

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For more information, please call Zac Zemantic at 860-520-2153 or send an email to

General Admission for Homeschool Families
  • General Admission and Group admission are both available 10AM–5PM, Tuesday–Sunday
  • Homeschool families pay $16.95 per person with proper homeschool identification.
General Admission for Homeschool Groups
  • School pricing is available to Homeschool groups with at least 10 students. A Reservation Request Worksheet is required.
  • Groups must have at least 15 people and must make a reservation with the Reservations Center if arriving by bus, booking a Discovery Center Program or reserving a lunch space.
  • Start the reservation process by filling out the Field Trip Reservation Request Worksheet.
3D Theater
  • Daytime films are 40–45 minutes in length
  • There is an additional cost of $6 per film per person
  • Click here to learn more about films showing now.
Butterfly Encounter
  • Experience life science at its best with colorful butterflies in our tropical greenhouse. Click here for our Butterfly Encounter hours.
Discovery Center Programs
  • To see Discovery Center programs and pricing, click here.
  • Programs can be booked Tuesday – Friday, subject to availability.
Become a Homeschool Member
  • Members receive FREE General Admission for one year
  • Homeschoolers save 15% on all Membership levels.
  • Take advantage of all of the benefits of a Connecticut Science Center Membership! Click here for details.