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Discovery Museum

4450 Park Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06604-1098
+1 203-372-3521
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Wonderful Museum

The Discovery Museum is quite the gen in Bridgeport and Fairfield County. They do a wonderful job... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Bridgeport, Connecticut
via mobile
Good for all ages

I recommend this museum for anyone. It is just big enough for a half day of activity and the... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Freehold, New Jersey
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  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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4450 Park Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06604-1098
+1 203-372-3521

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

The Discovery Museum is quite the gen in Bridgeport and Fairfield County. They do a wonderful job with neat exhibits some of which are hands on. Kids of all ages can get something out of their visit. The staff is extremely accommodating and knowledgeable. We...More

Thank Andres72423
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I recommend this museum for anyone. It is just big enough for a half day of activity and the planetarium movie is very good. I did not care for the 3 pm show on Sat. that was narrated by the speaker. That put me to...More

1  Thank Lisa422
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Went here to view an art exhibit and was pleasantly surprised. I had visions of it being strictly for young children but there is something for everyone. I plan to go back.

Thank Jeanette524
Reviewed 20 May 2017

I loved my first visit here today. It was sponsored by Pitney Bowes (thank you), so it was super busy, but we had a blast. The exhibits are awesome and very interactive so children can get some energy out. We spent more than 2 hours...More

1  Thank CTtravler01
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped in because of a reciprocal membership with our local science museum. We stayed about 2 hours and enjoyed ourselves. My kids are age 7 and.9 and there was plenty of things to do. We enjoyed the planetarium show which was included. The show...More

Thank elpealto
Reviewed 4 September 2016

My kids complained about going to another museum until they walked in the door. They absolutely loved every minute they we there and I had to pull them out. And they had so much fun they didn't even realize how much they were learning. Can't...More

Thank Lucia B
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I spent a solid 4 hours playing and exploring science, she loved it and so did I! Would totally go back and recommend for families with children ages 3-7!

Thank Jeannie C
Reviewed 22 August 2016

There are a lot of hands on things for kids to do. The museum is small, but compared to other local attractions, it's good one for the little ones. Won't take long either, only a few hours. Good for the fall and winter months when...More

Thank sonya383
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Great place for hands on learning. My 6 year old and 2 year old love this place. It's so much fun they don't realize they are learning too! We caught a show on the planetarium and it was great for young ones to learn about...More

Thank Nesima B
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Kids enjoyed the day. Easy parking plenty to do in the area for lunch.Very Courteous people working there.

Thank AMPM2501
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16 September 2017|
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Response from Andres72423 | Reviewed this property |
It is geared towards the elementary age child but I am sure she would enjoy going through the exhibits. The planetarium is really good she may enjoy this part of the museum. She may enjoy the Adventure Park (zip lines and... More
Susan G
16 November 2016|
Response from Lisa422 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I recommend going to the shows that are not narrated as it was not as interesting as the pre-recorded show.