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Connecticut Science Center

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I came here with some friends for the Harry Potter exhibit and it was great! It is definitely for... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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The kids still love it

We took our almost 7 year old grandson and 3 year old granddaughter, and they both had a great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hartford, Connecticut
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I came here with some friends for the Harry Potter exhibit and it was great! It is definitely for children with a lot of activities for them. Make sure you check if your work offers discounts!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SammiDeRosa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our almost 7 year old grandson and 3 year old granddaughter, and they both had a great time. It was crowded during the holiday week, but there is so much to do and enough room that it was not an issue. The first...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TomM1951
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recommend a membership so you can go back multiple times to enjoy the things your kids love more than once. The museum is large and it's impossible to enjoy it all in one visit. Plus it's pricey to visit once, so the membership makes...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CarpeDiem0626
Reviewed December 12, 2018

great exploration place and great picture opportunities w little kids. nice location in downtown hartford. adults loved it also. little expensive but worth visiting w little kids.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Suchandra G
Reviewed December 9, 2018

A little expensive, for a well used place. Great ideas for kids and lots to do. I went with my wife and no kids. You need to take a child. Be ready to pay for parking, locker for personal items, extra if you want to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Harold D
Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

We went here on a 4th grade school field trip. I was a chaperone and was a little disappointed by the length of time it took for the staff to get buses unloaded. We got there by 10:15, but didn’t get inside until almost 11....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sammwolf
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Went to a birthday party and enjoyed myself. The kids really enjoyed themselves as well. They showed animals and did a story time with the kids. Great place to have a birthday party for kids! Definitely recommend this place for kids!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank corywalker84
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We brought our 2 children here when it first opened up years ago and have been back ourselves just to see the new exhibits. Always see and learn something new each time we visit. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tedg715
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We always have good time especially when they have different exhibits. They seem to have the same exhibits which I think they should update. But it’s a cool to place to go when visiting Hartford.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank VacationMomma929
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Came for our sons 7th birthday party little say beyond epic! He and his little sister loved everything about it!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Kay G
July 20, 2018|
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Response from Mrsevilbeetles | Reviewed this property |
I’m 36 and I enjoy going to poke about and see the traveling exhibits and 3-D movies.
barb k
August 4, 2017|
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Response from GloriaH119 | Reviewed this property |
It probably depends where you are traveling from. I would recommend calling the Science Center and asking them.
May 26, 2017|
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Response from CT_Science_Center | Property representative |
Yes, there are lots of food options including an onsite SUBWAY Restaurant and Froyo World Frozen Yogurt. For your convenience there are vending machines with snacks and drinks and tables for guests who wish to bring their... More