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September 2019

A Special Day for Special Needs Sept 2019

September 15, 2019 @ 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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September 30 Vacation Program

September 30, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
$20 - $65

Looking for a great way to spend a day off from school? Join the Discovery Museum for some of the coolest mad science around! We’ll experiment with a variety of STEM topics including chemistry,  physics, and robotics. Open to students in grades K-6, programs run from 9:00am-3:30pm with extended day options that run from 8:30am-9:00am and 3:30pm-5:30pm. For more information, contact tropp@discoverymuseum.org.

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October 2019

Gala of Lights

October 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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$125

Click here to see our live and silent auction items. Even if you cannot attend the gala, you can bid (and win!) silent auction items. You can also support STEM education and the Discovery Museum by making a donation through our event platform on GiveSmart. (DMGala2019.givesmart.com)   Join us at the Discovery Museum for an evening of celestial celebration with festive cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, raw bar, and a fabulous live and silent auction! Discovery’s annual gala to support dynamic, hands-on…

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October 9 Vacation Program

October 9, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
$20 - $65

REGISTRATION FOR THIS PROGRAM HAS CLOSED. PLEASE CHECK OUT OUR OTHER DROP-OFF PROGRAM DATES IN NOVEMBER!   Looking for a great way to spend a day off from school? Join the Discovery Museum for some of the coolest mad science around! We’ll experiment with a variety of STEM topics including chemistry,  physics, and robotics. Open to students in grades K-6, programs run from 9:00am-3:30pm with extended day options that run from 8:30am-9:00am and 3:30pm-5:30pm. For more information, contact tropp@discoverymuseum.org.

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Spooktacular 2019

October 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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On Saturday, October 19, the Discovery Museum will be hosting our seventh annual Spooktacular from 10 am to 4 pm. $1 off admission for kids in costume. The day will be filled with spooky activities and fun for the entire family: – Slime Lab: kinetic sand, oobleck, and slime – Bugs Bugs Bugs:  eat a bug and spider weaving – Monster mashup, flying ghosts, and sensory tubs – Planetarium shows at 11 am, 1 pm, 2 pm, and 3 pm…

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November 2019

November 5 Vacation Program

November 5, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
$20 - $65

Looking for a great way to spend a day off from school? Join the Discovery Museum for some of the coolest mad science around! We’ll experiment with a variety of STEM topics including chemistry,  physics, and robotics. Open to students in grades K-6, programs run from 9:00am-3:30pm with extended day options that run from 8:30am-9:00am and 3:30pm-5:30pm. Sales close October 31, 2019 at 11:55pm. No late registrations will be accepted. For more information, contact tropp@discoverymuseum.org.

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November 11 Vacation Program

November 11, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
$20 - $65

Looking for a great way to spend a day off from school? Join the Discovery Museum for some of the coolest mad science around! We’ll experiment with a variety of STEM topics including chemistry,  physics, and robotics. Open to students in grades K-6, programs run from 9:00am-3:30pm with extended day options that run from 8:30am-9:00am and 3:30pm-5:30pm. Sales close on November 8, 2019 at 11:55pm. No late registrations will be accepted. For more information, contact tropp@discoverymuseum.org.

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Girl Scout Cadettes and Seniors–Challenger Mars Mission

November 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$7 - $25

The year is 2076. A handful of facilities have been established on Mars, including a greenhouse, a mobile geological survey base, and a centralized research habitat. The primary human habitat is not on Mars, but on one of its moons, Phobos. A large shuttle regularly ferries astronauts and scientists between the base on Phobos and the surface of Mars. This shuttle, or Mars Transport Vehicle (MTV), carries parts to build a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to continue the search for…

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SOLD OUT–Girl Scout Brownies–Galactic Girls–November 16, 2019

November 16, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$7 - $20

Calling all young astronomers! Spend the morning at the Museum under the starry dome of our Planetarium, and learn about the planets and stars. Observe some real astronauts in space and help them with their microgravity experiments about the space shuttle. We'll learn about space destinations and prepare for our own turn to blast off to the Moon! Museum Patch included. (For: Troops, Individuals w/ Adult; No Tagalongs) For more information, email tropp@discoverymuseum.org.

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Thankful Friday 2019

November 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Join us for our third annual Thankful Friday, a day of community giveback. It's a wonderful way to kick off the holiday season! We'll have gift-and card-making stations, plus activities for the whole family. Holiday photos with Santa and T-Rex Make holiday cards for the troops Gift-making: ornaments, buttons, and bath bombs Planetarium shows at 11 am, 12 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, and 4 pm Curiosity Stream videos Don't forget to bring toys to donate to the Toy Closet…

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December 2019

SOLD OUT–Girl Scout Juniors–Crime Lab–December 7, 2019

December 7, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$7 - $20

Put your sleuth skills to the test! We will break codes to understand secret messages, read invisible ink, and identify mystery substances. Once you’ve learned the tricks of the trade and perfected your detective skills, help us solve a crime and save the day! Museum patch included. (For: Troops, individuals with Adult, no tagalongs) For more information, email tropp@discoverymuseum.org.

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December 23 Vacation Program

December 23, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
$20 - $65

Looking for a great way to spend a day off from school? Join the Discovery Museum for some of the coolest mad science around! We’ll experiment with a variety of STEM topics including chemistry,  physics, and robotics. Open to students in grades K-6, programs run from 9:00am-3:30pm with extended day options that run from 8:30am-9:00am and 3:30pm-5:30pm. Sales close December 18, 2019 at 11:55pm. No late registrations will be accepted. For more information, contact tropp@discoverymuseum.org.

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Winter Crafts (December 23)

December 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Take a break from the cold at the Discovery Museum! We'll have a selection of fun winter crafts and seasonal make-and-takes.

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Winter Crafts (December 26)

December 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Take a break from the cold at the Discovery Museum! We’ll have a selection of fun winter crafts and seasonal make-and-takes.

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December 27 Vacation Program

December 27, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
$20 - $65

Looking for a great way to spend a day off from school? Join the Discovery Museum for some of the coolest mad science around! We’ll experiment with a variety of STEM topics including chemistry,  physics, and robotics. Open to students in grades K-6, programs run from 9:00am-3:30pm with extended day options that run from 8:30am-9:00am and 3:30pm-5:30pm. Sales close December 18, 2019 at 11:55pm. No late registrations will be accepted. For more information, contact tropp@discoverymuseum.org.

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Winter Crafts (December 27)

December 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Take a break from the cold at the Discovery Museum! We’ll have a selection of fun winter crafts and seasonal make-and-takes.

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Winter Crafts (December 28)

December 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Take a break from the cold at the Discovery Museum! We’ll have a selection of fun winter crafts and seasonal make-and-takes.

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Winter Crafts (December 29)

December 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Take a break from the cold at the Discovery Museum! We’ll have a selection of fun winter crafts and seasonal make-and-takes.

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January 2020

A Special Day for Special Needs January 2020

January 12 @ 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 admission for all guests with special needs and their chaperone, thanks to Berchem Moses PC. - Quiet planetarium Shows - High-volume planetarium shows - Visually dynamic live science demonstrations (no loud noises or flashes) - Live Science on a Sphere Tour of the Solar System - Make your own oobleck And much more!! Many thanks to our sponsor:

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SOLD OUT–Girl Scout Juniors–Crime Lab–January 18, 2020

January 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$7 - $20

Put your sleuth skills to the test! We will break codes to understand secret messages, read invisible ink, and identify mystery substances. Once you’ve learned the tricks of the trade and perfected your detective skills, help us solve a crime and save the day! Museum patch included. (For: Troops, individuals with Adult, no tagalongs) For more information, email tropp@discoverymuseum.org.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration 2020

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Join us for our annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration. Free admission for all! Sponsored by Aquarion Water Company. - College and career counseling - 3D design station - Make your own dream buttons - Live planetarium shows - Friends of the Bridgeport Public Library book sale

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SOLD OUT–Girl Scout Juniors–Discovery Astronomy Night

January 31 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$7 - $25

Want an out-of-this-world experience? Join Discovery Museum staff to learn about the universe and what we can (and can’t) see in our night sky. See how telescopes help us understand our place in the universe like never before! Museum patch included. (For: Troops, Individuals w/adult, no tagalongs) For more information, email tropp@discoverymuseum.org.

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February 2020

Girl Scout Juniors and Cadettes–Blast Off! Rocket Design Workshop

February 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$7 - $22

3…2…1…Blast off! In teams, Juniors and Cadettes will receive a budget and learn how to balance it and write checks. They will use their budget to purchase materials for their rocket design, which they will then launch to test. We will use the Engineering Design Process to plan, build, evaluate, and redesign rockets for optimal launch. Fee includes planetarium show and Museum patch. (For: Troops, Individuals w/Adult, no Tagalongs.)

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February 14 Vacation Program

February 14 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
$20 - $65

Looking for a great way to spend a day off from school? Join the Discovery Museum for some of the coolest mad science around! We’ll experiment with a variety of STEM topics including chemistry,  physics, and robotics. Open to students in grades K-6, programs run from 9:00am-3:30pm with extended day options that run from 8:30am-9:00am and 3:30pm-5:30pm. Sales close February 12, 2020 at 11:55pm. No late registrations will be accepted. For more information, call 203-372-3521.

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Aerospace Engineering Day

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Come to the Discovery Museum for Aerospace Engineering Day. All visitors will get $2 off the price of admission, thanks to our sponsor Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company and Specialty Cable Corp. Activities will include make-and-take flying crafts, a chance to check out a wind tunnel, live science demonstrations, planetarium shows, and space documentaries. Let your imagination take flight and soar to new heights! Many thanks to our sponsors:   

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