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Connecticut Science Center

250 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103-2802
+1 860-724-3623
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Small and ridiculously expensive.

We came for something to do. After we entered, so did 5 schools. There were kids running... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Baltimore, Maryland
Great place for kids

This was the place to bring kids from 5 to 14 . We also did the butterfly adventure. It also has... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hartford, Connecticut
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“all ages” (45 reviews)
“water room” (13 reviews)
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250 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103-2802
+1 860-724-3623
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came for something to do. After we entered, so did 5 schools. There were kids running everywhere. There was no order in the building. The exhibit was small for the extravagant price. There was nothing amazing to justify half the price. New York City...More

Thank fairfrankie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the place to bring kids from 5 to 14 . We also did the butterfly adventure. It also has the imax movie. Extra $$$. Great view from roof, has a subway inside science car.

Thank Irish451006
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just go- with or without children- this place is Amazing! You can let your imagination run wild and there's so many interactive games I loved it!

Thank risitosmios
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family has been members of the science center for years. We go a few time a year and the occasional special event. I highly recommend becoming a member as you get a number of financial benefits and because they are always changing things around...More

Thank Nicholas P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up In West Hartford went to the show on Friday night's when I was a teenager it was fantastic place to bring your kids to get them out of trouble love it there, Can't wait till my grand daughter is old enough to...More

Thank Diana C
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Once your child moves out of toddlerdom, there is something here for kids of all ages. My four year old grandson was thrilled with the water room, loved "driving" the ambulance, was awed by the simulated space travel and the observatory, and was a bit...More

Thank travelfreak53
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We took the grandkids. Ages 4 to 12. They all had a terrific time. Started with lunch at Subway and 4 hours later finished with frozen yogurt. Each floor had new adventures. The kids loved it, even the “older” ones. I recommend a visit.

Thank Dukeatbrays
Reviewed 15 September 2017

I have gone there several times both professionally and personally. I like the fact that they change their themes. My students really loved the water area. It was a cool exhibit especially for active kids. They also do private events like bday parties and anniversaries.

Thank Nstapleton
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The place was quite good and the time we went was a festival going on so that added more fun to the place. Time well spent

Thank ranjeeta b
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Great museum. Kids 2-7 will enjoy water room. I always pack change of clothes and save the room for last! Lots of interactive exhibits! Parking right underneath, restaurants across st. Subway inside. Movies shown also.

Thank Laurie H
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barb k
4 August 2017|
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Response from Gloria H | Reviewed this property |
It probably depends where you are traveling from. I would recommend calling the Science Center and asking them.
26 May 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
Lois M
9 April 2016|
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Response from Joe K | Reviewed this property |
Please check their web site for all pricing info. Seniors $19.95 and children are $14.95 each. They also have combo prices including 3-D movies.