How Membership Works
Membership gives you the opportunity to visit as much as you want during the year as well as the flexibility to bring different guests with you each time you visit.
Connecticut Science Center Memberships are sold based on the total number of people that you would have visiting at one time, including adults and children (age 3+). The level of your Membership indicates the total number of people that may visit the Connecticut Science Center at one time. Please note: the Caregiver add-on does not increase the size of the Membership.
Every Membership requires a minimum of one named cardholder and can have up to two named cardholders (excluding an Individual Membership). These cardholders must be adults over the age of 18. One will be the "primary" and the other the "secondary" members on the account. Only the primary cardholder can make adjustments/changes to the Membership. One of these two cardholders must always be present to use the membership, they also count towards the total number of people visiting. We do not print any other names on the cards.
A Connecticut Science Center ACCESS Membership makes Science available to everyone! Reduced price 4 and 6 person Membership options are available for qualifying Husky A, C, and EBT recipients.
Please contact our Membership office for additional requirements and to apply.
Butterfly Encounter Add-On
We are pleased to offer our members the ability to add-on a full year of our Butterfly Encounter to their Membership and have the opportunity to experience this incredible exhibit anytime they visit! The Butterfly Encounter add-on is only $10 per person on the Membership (or, $10 x the level of the Membership). The add-on must be applied to the entire Membership.
The Caregiver add-on will allow you to add a third Cardholder to your membership, so that a grandparent, au pair, nanny, or other caregiver may use your Membership and visit with your children. This add-on option does not increase the total number of people who can visit at any time; that is still designated by the membership level. Memberships with Caregivers only allow a third (named) person to use the membership without either the first or the second named Cardholder present.
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- Individual Memberships are for one adult named member only.
- One named Cardholder must be present to visit using a Membership.
Processing & Membership Cards
YOUR MEMBERSHIP WILL BE ACTIVE AS SOON AS YOU PURCHASE IT, AND YOU CAN START USING IT IMMEDIATELY! YOU WILL RECEIVE MEMBERSHIP CARDS DURING YOUR INITIAL VISIT - BRING A PHOTO ID.
We don't mail anything to you other than a tax receipt. During your initial visit please stop by our Ticketing Counter with your photo ID to get your permanent Membership Cards.
30 Day General Admission Upgrade
Upgrade any single General Admission visit ticket towards the purchase of a Membership within 30 days of your visit. You MUST have the original receipt (sorry, we can not look it up) from your visit to take advantage of an upgrade. The applicable portion of your visit receipt will be subtracted from the total cost of the Membership you are upgrading to. Only one visit receipt can be used towards an upgrade. For full details please call the Membership office at (860) 520-2160 or inquire at our Ticketing Counter.
Upgrades are only available at the Science Center ticketing counter or by calling the Membership office at (860) 520-2160. We do not apply tickets purchased from any third-party vendor. Please note that ticket to Membership upgrades cannot be processed online or by mail.
THE FINE PRINT
Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferrable. At least one named Cardholder listed on the Membership must always be present and is included in the admission count when visiting. Cardholders must be over the age of 18. Cardholders will be asked to show a photo ID when visiting. Admission privileges do not extend to visits with school field trips or other group reservations. Memberships are exclusively for use at the Connecticut Science Center. We do not participate in the ASTC Passport program.
The Connecticut Science Center respects and maintains the security of your personal information. Personal information is not shared or sold to any third party.