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Can you imagine spending the day at the Connecticut Science Center? Now imagine being here when the lights go out!

Enjoy a rare opportunity to stay at the Science Center at night. Explore the exhibits, discover special programs and set up camp in front of your favorite exhibit during this exclusive after-hours experience. Don’t miss this memorable overnight adventure!

Upcoming Overnight Dates
  • October 19, 2019 SOLD OUT
  • November 9, 2019 SOLD OUT
  • February 8, 2020 SOLD OUT
  • March 21, 2020 SOLD OUT
  • April 4, 2020 SOLD OUT
  • April 18, 2020
  • May 1, 2020 (Girl Scouts Only) SOLD OUT
  • June 6, 2020 (Mayan Adventure)
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All Overnight Excursions include:
  • Exploration of our 10 exhibit galleries with more than 165 hands-on activities.
  • Exciting science challenges and activities on every floor.
  • Time with some of our live animals, including exotic reptiles and insects.
  • A 3D film in our state-of-the-art Maximilian E. and Marion O. Hoffman Foundation Science Theater.
  • Free General Admission to the Science Center the next day.
  • A late night snack and light breakfast in the morning.
  • A special patch for completing the program.

Call (860) 520-2117 (Monday-Friday, 9AM-5PM) OR email for availability and to register.

  • Families

    We welcome families large and small to participate in Overnights. Call (860) 520-2117 during business hours to purchase spaces. Full payment is required to hold reservations.

  • Groups (20 or more people)

    A $50 non-refundable deposit is required within 7 days of your registration with full payment due 30 days before the Overnight event. To make other payment arrangements please contact Failure to make payment will result in a cancellation of your reservation and will forfeit your non-refundable deposit.

Overnights Registration Form Overnights Survival Guide (FAQ)
Pricing & Details
  • Individuals: $65 per person
  • Members & Groups: $55 per person
  • Discounted Advance Parking Passes: $5
  • Time: 6PM-8AM
  • Open To: Families and groups with children ages 5-12 years old.
A chaperone/parent-to-child ratio of at least 1:8 is required.

If you have additional questions, call the Overnight Hotline at (860) 520-2117 or email us at