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The Children's Museum of Connecticut

950 Trout Brook Dr, West Hartford, CT 06119-1437
+1 860-231-2824
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Live Animals

We took our grandson & his friend there and the two boys loved it! We especially enjoyed the live... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vero Beach, Florida
Plenty to see

My 5 year old had a great time here. There were plenty of exhibits. A little misleading that the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dana P
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4 weeks ago
“Plenty to see”
12 Apr 2017
“Pretty good”
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
950 Trout Brook Dr, West Hartford, CT 06119-1437
+1 860-231-2824

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our grandson & his friend there and the two boys loved it! We especially enjoyed the live animals and were there at the end of the day to watch them feed the animals and tell & answer questions about them. They have a...More

Thank bsblaisdell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My 5 year old had a great time here. There were plenty of exhibits. A little misleading that the planetarium is only open to see movies and is not actually a planetarium to look at stars and such. The map you are given does not...More

Thank Dana P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Plenty to do for kids. Had a great time. Can cover it in half a day. Would be nice in season as the butterfly garden would be open.

Thank KeukaRK
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Parking was good. That is important to me because I hate having to find a spot and walk with a toddler. It was also free which is a plus as you have to pay for museum entry. It's obnoxious when paying entry for an entire...More

Thank LD080801
Reviewed 10 April 2017

we had a wonderful experience this past weekend we saw snakes, rabbits and a ground hog who falls over when he eats.

Thank gowelltony
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to take kids. There are lots of activities to do. They have a great area for preschoolers to play- slide, kitchen, tree house. My granddaughter had lots of fun there. There are several levels in the building- room to build...More

Thank Gloria H
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This museum is one of our family favorites. We live near West Hartford so every school break or chance we get, we go to this museum. The animals showcased here are very cute and there are plenty of reptiles to see as well. We especially...More

Thank deborahwalls
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We took our children here years ago, but when it came to our grandchildren, the admission fees seemed very high especially compared with other area attractions.

Thank Grandma_PhD
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

My grandaughter (3years old) was visiting . And we were looking for things to do. This was suggested by a friend of mine . First thing I have to say is , she is shy and a bit timid . So was instantly afraid of...More

1  Thank chickhazzard
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I went yesterday with my daughter and she had a great time. I was surprised the restrooms were very messi and dirty. For a childrens place I would expect very clean restrooms

Thank martasofiag
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Is a 1 year old to young to really enjoy the museum?
26 January 2016|
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Response from Helen S | Reviewed this property |
It would be a stretch for them to really get anything out of it.