The Connecticut Science Center will be CLOSED on Monday, May 28 for Memorial Day.


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Welcome to the Maximilian E. and Marion O. Hoffman Foundation Science Theater

Immerse yourself in an unforgettable 3D film experience featuring the most advanced digital and audio technologies. Or settle in for one of our LIVE stage shows where science literally comes to life. Stadium seating ensures there isn't a bad seat in the house and the 3D action springs to life on our 30'x40' giant screen with 18,000-watt Dolby® sound system and 3D glasses that provide the absolute best cinema experience – sharper and brighter than anything you've witnessed before. You may honestly forget you're sitting in a theater.

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Movie Schedule

Special Schedule

Date Time Movie Run-time Ages

Tuesday–Friday Now–June 22

Time Movie Run-time Ages
1:00PMDream Big (3D)40 MinsAll Ages
2:00PMExtreme Weather (3D)40 MinsAll Ages
3:00PMDream Big (3D)40 MinsAll Ages

Saturday–Sunday & Holidays Now–June 22

Time Movie Run-time Ages
11:00AMDream Big (3D)40 Mins All Ages
12:00PMExtreme Weather (3D)40 Mins All Ages
1:00PMDream Big (3D)40 MinsAll Ages
2:00PMExtreme Weather (3D)40 MinsAll Ages
3:00PMDream Big (3D)40 MinsAll Ages
4:00PMExtreme Weather (3D)40 MinsAll Ages

Show Schedule

Tuesday–Friday No Current Shows

Time Show Run-time Ages

Saturday & Sunday No Current Shows

Time Show Run-time Ages

Movie Information

Extreme Weather (3D)

  • Runtime: 40 Minutes
  • Age Range: All Ages

Let famed storm chaser and award-winning giant screen filmmaker Sean Casey take you on a dramatic journey to places where few have gone before! Destinations include the edge of a 300-foot-tall calving glacier in Alaska, the front lines of massive wildfires in the Western United States, and directly in the path of deadly (yet mesmerizing) tornadoes in the plains.

Dream Big (3D)

  • Runtime: 40 Minutes
  • Age Range: All Ages

Narrated by Academy Award winner Jeff Bridges, Dream Big: Engineering Our World reveals the hidden world behind some of the most exciting inventions and structures from across the globe. Dream Big uses human stories to show the heart and the drive engineers have to make the world a better place. Dream Big celebrates inspiring stories of human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small, and shows the heart that drives engineers to create a safer, more sustainable future for us all.

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