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Connecticut Science Center

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Address: 250 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT 06103
Phone Number: (860) 724-3623
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something for everyone

does not matter what age you are, I promise you will find something intriguing and fun to capture your imagination in this 3 story event- come ready to release your curiosity-

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Hartford, Connecticut
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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

does not matter what age you are, I promise you will find something intriguing and fun to capture your imagination in this 3 story event- come ready to release your curiosity-

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East Hartford, Connecticut
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

great place for children and adults, we went Easter sunday last year, had a lovely day, no crowds. But parking is expensive.

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Thank Pisces313
West Hartford, Connecticut
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140 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the CT Science Center with our 4 year old grandchild and she absolutley loved it! We could not get her to leave the water or dinosaur exhibit. It was a wonderful day to spend with little inquisitive minds.

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Stamford CT
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191 reviews
95 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We visited with our grandkids, ages 8, 6, and 3 and had a wonderful time. The museum is well designed to entertain and educate different age groups. We bought memberships so we'll be able to return to see what we missed the first time and to catch some of movies. Location couldn't be more convenient when traveling between New York... More 

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Thank SandyRiver
New York City, New York
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112 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

We've been to many science museums, and this is one of the best. Unique, high quality and highly interactive, and hosued in a lovely new building with special views of downtown Hartford and the river. Out eight year old had a blast. He especially loved the Lego water building challenge, the electricity room, and the music of the city jam... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Me and my extended family have been members since this place opened and have visited many times. It's just great! Ever-changing exhibits and movies, some exhibits which never change and all of it fascinating and well-done. Well-worth the time and effort...and the outside architecture of the flying wing at the top is very creative and unique.

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Stamford, Connecticut
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I just love this place so much to explore for the kids this was my first time going there and I decided to get a year membership because its def worth the price. I would say its more for the older kids like 6 and up just because of the science section but otherwise my 4 year old enjoyed it... More 

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Connecticut
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428 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Excellent facility with lots of parking. Different sections to learn about everything science with many interactive displays.

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DeWitt, New York
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439 reviews
207 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

I like science museums and have been to many around the country. This one is better than average and very much worth a visit. The emphasis here is on interaction, with lots of exhibits that involve your actual participation (and not just a bunch of stuff in display cases). This is especially important for kids, and there are many activities... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

My kids ask to go here all the time! They have some cool exhibits. I liked the dinosaur exhibit a few years back. My kids love this place and it keeps them busy for hours! Many floors of fun...

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