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April 2019

Late Night at Discovery

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Hours: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm for persons 18+ General Admission – $5.00 per person FREE ADMISSION FOR MUSEUM MEMBERS! Includes use of Dining Court for board games, card games, poker, role playing games, and cosplay. Bring your dinner, or order in and add your favorite group of friends, and grab a table and enjoy! Want a private room? We’ve got you covered! Whether you want a room to play board games uninterrupted, work on your cosplay in private or set…

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Discovery Museum at the Maker Faire Westport

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join us at the 8th annual Maker Faire Westport. The Discovery Museum will participate with our friends at the Wells Fargo Bank tent. To learn more about the Maker Faire, click here. The Discovery Museum brings simple circuits to life with DIY circuit boards! Guests can build their own basic circuit and even transform their work into a miniature paper lantern.

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May 2019

Sci-Fi Day

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Celebrate Sci-Fi Day at the Discovery Museum, and enjoy a $2 admission discount for everyone, thanks to our sponsors, United Illuminating/Southern Connecticut Gas Company. May the fourth be with you! Special activities for the day include: - Geometric Bubbles, in conjunction with the 2019 National Math Festival (www.nationalmathfestival.org), organized by the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) in cooperation with the Institution for Advanced Study (IAS) and the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) - Create an Alien - Design a Spaceship -…

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Pollinator Party

May 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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$25 - $250

Join us at the Discovery Museum for a Pollinator Party! Support the Discovery Museum's programming and enjoy an evening of cocktails and conversation. Nancy Macko, artist and Scripps College Professor of Art, will discuss her work entitled The Fragile Bee (on view at the Discovery Museum from May to September 2019), in which she examines the intersection of art, science, technology, and feminism. Hors d'oeuvres, beer, and wine will be served. Signature cocktails will be presented by Broken Shed Vodka.…

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Discover Wellness Speaker Series #3

May 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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$8

The Discovery Museum will present a community conversation series that will take place at the museum beginning in March 2019. The focus of the series will be on topics related to health and wellness. The four monthly talks will feature local experts facilitating discussions, and will include time for networking, presentation, and group discussion. The third conversation topic is: Log Out and Discover: Screen Time and Health, with panel discussion featuring local pediatrician (Dr. Marilyn Smith), neurologist (Dr. Dario Zagar),…

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June 2019

Food for Thought: Eating for Wellness (Discover Wellness Speaker Series #4)

June 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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$8

The Discovery Museum will present a community conversation series that will take place at the museum beginning in March 2019. The focus of the series will be on topics related to health and wellness. The four monthly talks will feature local experts facilitating discussions, and will include time for networking, presentation, and group discussion. The fourth conversation topic is: Food for Thought: Eating for Wellness, with registered dieticians (Rebecca Bonetti and Kelly Gruber). Small bites and drinks will be served.…

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The Science of Me by GSK Science in the Summer–June 17

June 17 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Free

Calling all student scientists! What makes us each unique? What are some of the features we all share? Join the Discovery Museum for the Science of Me, brought to you by GSK and The Franklin Institute. We’ll learn about the systems that power our bodies, how we understand the world around us, and how we are all special even as we are all alike. Once we’ve learned about our body systems, we’ll celebrate the ways that we are all amazingly…

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The Science of Me by GSK Science in the Summer–June 19

June 19 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Free

Calling all student scientists! What makes us each unique? What are some of the features we all share? Join the Discovery Museum for the Science of Me, brought to you by GSK and The Franklin Institute. We’ll learn about the systems that power our bodies, how we understand the world around us, and how we are all special even as we are all alike. Once we’ve learned about our body systems, we’ll celebrate the ways that we are all amazingly…

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The Science of Me by GSK Science in the Summer–June 20

June 20 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Free

Calling all student scientists! What makes us each unique? What are some of the features we all share? Join the Discovery Museum for the Science of Me, brought to you by GSK and The Franklin Institute. We’ll learn about the systems that power our bodies, how we understand the world around us, and how we are all special even as we are all alike. Once we’ve learned about our body systems, we’ll celebrate the ways that we are all amazingly…

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The Science of Me by GSK Science in the Summer–June 25

June 25 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Free

Calling all student scientists! What makes us each unique? What are some of the features we all share? Join the Discovery Museum for the Science of Me, brought to you by GSK and The Franklin Institute. We’ll learn about the systems that power our bodies, how we understand the world around us, and how we are all special even as we are all alike. Once we’ve learned about our body systems, we’ll celebrate the ways that we are all amazingly…

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July 2019

The Science of Me by GSK Science in the Summer–July 16

July 16 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Free

Calling all student scientists! What makes us each unique? What are some of the features we all share? Join the Discovery Museum for the Science of Me, brought to you by GSK and The Franklin Institute. We’ll learn about the systems that power our bodies, how we understand the world around us, and how we are all special even as we are all alike. Once we’ve learned about our body systems, we’ll celebrate the ways that we are all amazingly…

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The Science of Me by GSK Science in the Summer–July 18

July 18 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Free

Calling all student scientists! What makes us each unique? What are some of the features we all share? Join the Discovery Museum for the Science of Me, brought to you by GSK and The Franklin Institute. We’ll learn about the systems that power our bodies, how we understand the world around us, and how we are all special even as we are all alike. Once we’ve learned about our body systems, we’ll celebrate the ways that we are all amazingly…

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Launch Party

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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$40 - $500

Enjoy an evening of stars, rockets, and Apollo 11 celebration at Discovery Museum's Launch Party! Commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing while enjoying small bites and cocktails. Play a round of space-themed mini golf in the Museum, and participate in the Great Rocket Challenge. Moon viewing and stargazing will complete your night. Tickets are $40 per person and $75 per couple. Catering will be provided by Fortuna's Catering Co. Beer will be provided by Two Roads…

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Giant Leap Day

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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The Discovery Museum is THE place to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing! We will be offering FREE admission all day, thanks for our sponsors Pitney Bowes, Pitney Bowes Foundation, and the NASA Connecticut Space Grant Consortium. We will have special activities throughout the day, including: - Moon rock sample viewing - Great rocket challenge - Pop fizz rockets - Planetarium shows - Bounce house - Historical video of Apollo 11 landing - Live streaming of NASA celebrations across…

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The Science of Me by GSK Science in the Summer–July 25

July 25 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Free

Calling all student scientists! What makes us each unique? What are some of the features we all share? Join the Discovery Museum for the Science of Me, brought to you by GSK and The Franklin Institute. We’ll learn about the systems that power our bodies, how we understand the world around us, and how we are all special even as we are all alike. Once we’ve learned about our body systems, we’ll celebrate the ways that we are all amazingly…

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August 2019

The Science of Me by GSK Science in the Summer–August 1

August 1 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Free

Calling all student scientists! What makes us each unique? What are some of the features we all share? Join the Discovery Museum for the Science of Me, brought to you by GSK and The Franklin Institute. We’ll learn about the systems that power our bodies, how we understand the world around us, and how we are all special even as we are all alike. Once we’ve learned about our body systems, we’ll celebrate the ways that we are all amazingly…

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The Science of Me by GSK Science in the Summer–August 6

August 6 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Free

Calling all student scientists! What makes us each unique? What are some of the features we all share? Join the Discovery Museum for the Science of Me, brought to you by GSK and The Franklin Institute. We’ll learn about the systems that power our bodies, how we understand the world around us, and how we are all special even as we are all alike. Once we’ve learned about our body systems, we’ll celebrate the ways that we are all amazingly…

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The Science of Me by GSK Science in the Summer–August 7

August 7 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Free

Calling all student scientists! What makes us each unique? What are some of the features we all share? Join the Discovery Museum for the Science of Me, brought to you by GSK and The Franklin Institute. We’ll learn about the systems that power our bodies, how we understand the world around us, and how we are all special even as we are all alike. Once we’ve learned about our body systems, we’ll celebrate the ways that we are all amazingly…

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The Science of Me by GSK Science in the Summer–August 8

August 8 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Free

Calling all student scientists! What makes us each unique? What are some of the features we all share? Join the Discovery Museum for the Science of Me, brought to you by GSK and The Franklin Institute. We’ll learn about the systems that power our bodies, how we understand the world around us, and how we are all special even as we are all alike. Once we’ve learned about our body systems, we’ll celebrate the ways that we are all amazingly…

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The Science of Me by GSK Science in the Summer–August 15

August 15 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Free

Calling all student scientists! What makes us each unique? What are some of the features we all share? Join the Discovery Museum for the Science of Me, brought to you by GSK and The Franklin Institute. We’ll learn about the systems that power our bodies, how we understand the world around us, and how we are all special even as we are all alike. Once we’ve learned about our body systems, we’ll celebrate the ways that we are all amazingly…

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The Science of Me by GSK Science in the Summer–August 19

August 19 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Free

Calling all student scientists! What makes us each unique? What are some of the features we all share? Join the Discovery Museum for the Science of Me, brought to you by GSK and The Franklin Institute. We’ll learn about the systems that power our bodies, how we understand the world around us, and how we are all special even as we are all alike. Once we’ve learned about our body systems, we’ll celebrate the ways that we are all amazingly…

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The Science of Me by GSK Science in the Summer–August 22

August 22 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Free

Calling all student scientists! What makes us each unique? What are some of the features we all share? Join the Discovery Museum for the Science of Me, brought to you by GSK and The Franklin Institute. We’ll learn about the systems that power our bodies, how we understand the world around us, and how we are all special even as we are all alike. Once we’ve learned about our body systems, we’ll celebrate the ways that we are all amazingly…

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Science in the Summer Family Night

August 22 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Calling all aspiring scientists! Join us for Science in the Summer Family Night, brought to you by GSK Science in the Summer. Learn about body systems and try hands-on activities to explore a heart, your senses, and more. See special planetarium shows and live demonstrations, and check out our interactive exhibits for a special evening event. GSK Science in the Summer students will have FREE admission with verified participation and valid ticket. The event is open to all for a…

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September 2019

The Discovery School of Science and Wizardry

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Welcome back to the Discovery School of Science and Wizardry! We'll explore the science of magic and the magic of science. $1 off admission for children who are dressed in costume. Wizards and witches will be dazzled with amazing activities, including: - Race to catch the snitch. - Try on our invisibility cloak. - Watch a live demo on the science of magic by Michelle the Marvelously-Magnificent. - Daydream under the stars of our planetarium. - Transfigure paper into origami…

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A Special Day for Special Needs Sept 2019

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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A Special Day for Special Needs - Free of charge for visitors who are differently abled and their para support! Special activities include: - Science on a Sphere shows - Visually stimulating live science demos - Sensory activities  

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