On April 1, 2017 over 1,800 local kids and families joined us for a wonderful day of space exploration at Discovery Museum. From 10am to 4pm, the Museum offered a dizzying array of special activities from astronaut pictures to live science demonstrations, planetarium shows, hands-on activities with local engineers and engineering students, high-definition movies about the latest NASA discoveries, and more!
The whimsical and iconic graffiti-inspired art of Orange, CT’s Joseph Tomaselli will brighten the walls of the upper level Art Mezzanine at Discovery Museum and Planetarium (4450 Park Avenue, Bridgeport) through the spring. With bold iconic image, bright colors, and influences drawn from New York City’s subways, rusted beams, and ornate architecture, Joe’s art aims
Come share your love of science with the next generation of inventors and STEM pioneers this summer! We are now accepting applications for summer program volunteers. Please see the below link for more information. If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Tropp, Manager of STEM Learning Programs, at (203) 372-3521 ext. 114 or at
Welcome back to the Discovery Museum’s DIY Science Lab, where we are back with a new experiment that YOU can try at home. In this video see how to design, build, and test small boats to learn about buoyancy! Find us on Social Media for more science activities, and STEM learning fun!
@ Discovery: Now Open: Energy Network Sponsored by and developed in partnership with Energize CT, Energy Network is a new interactive exhibit at Discovery Museum that features hands-on activities that demonstrate what energy is, ways to harness, use, and conserve energy, and offer a great opportunity for STEM learning and family fun. In December we
Happy New Years from the Discovery Museum’s DIY Science Lab where we are ringing in 2017 with more experiments YOU can try at home. In this video see how vinegar can dissolve eggshells leaving behind a bouncy and very strange version of an egg. Follow our blog or social media pages for more fun DIY
@ Discovery: Harvest BrewFest November 5th, Discovery Museum hosted an evening featuring CT breweries, beer and cider tasting, and information about the craft and science of brewing beer. Over 100 people came to the Museum’s first annual Harvest BrewFest, which featured seven Connecticut breweries and one local food truck. Our thanks to all the participating
@ Discovery: Special Events Galore The month of October featured three Saturday special events at Discovery Museum, starting October 1st when Pitney Bowes and the Pitney Bowes Foundation supported and volunteered to help staff a free admission day at the Museum. Over 2,700 guests participated in activities including making slime, dropping parachutes, building planters from
@ Discovery: Mighty STEM Girls This fall Discovery Museum launched Mighty STEM Girls, a new program focused on engaging 4th grade girls in STEM. Sessions discuss female STEM pioneers, innovators, and visionaries, and then participants complete fun interactive activities related to the STEM pioneers discussed that day. The program has started as a partnership between
@ Discovery: GSK Science in the Summer GSK Science in the Summer™ is a is a free science education program sponsored by GSK that helps elementary school children “grow into science.” GSK Science in the Summer™ partners with institutions like The Discovery Museum to bring hands-on science courses to students. This year, Discovery Museum presented