The Connecticut Science Center is currently CLOSED to the public due to public health concerns about COVID-19. For more information about COVID-19 and FAQs, please follow this link. Learn More


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Normal Hours (10AM–5PM)
Early Closing: 4PM
Early Closing: 3PM
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Butterfly Encounter

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  • Weekends and Holidays: 11AM-4PM
    Tuesday–Friday: 1PM-4PM
  • Last entry at 3:30PM


Are you wondering when the best time would be to bring your family to the Science Center? Do you have questions about parking? Check our Frequently Asked Questions for the answers to these questions and many more!

For Your Safety

To ensure the safety, comfort, and enjoyment of all visitors to the Connecticut Science Center, please consider leaving bags, coats, and other non-essential items in your car or at home. The Connecticut Science Center reserves the right to search all bags as deemed necessary by Science Center staff. Please note that food and beverages are not allowed in our galleries. Weapons of any kind, and other items considered dangerous or inappropriate by Science Center staff, are prohibited and may be confiscated.