Open seasonally, weather permitting. One of the special features that makes the Science Center a “green” building is our Rooftop Garden. A very specific planting design reduces by 50% the amount of water necessary to keep our plants thriving. Plants were chosen to highlight native species, and to explore some of the more interesting plants that have evolved in nature. The ground cover on the roof helps to insulate the building, making it more energy efficient, and the garden is home to many pollinating insects. It’s a cool place to relax and take in spectacular views of the Connecticut River.
Explore this garden full of plants large and small that will inspire the senses.
Local Native Species
See some of the beautiful native flowers that call Connecticut home and fill the Rooftop Garden with color.
Michaela’s Garden Project
Michaela’s Garden Project is a garden designed to encourage area families and youth to become more involved in community service.
Take in the best views of the Connecticut River.