Welcome to Discovery Museum and Planetarium
Discover Our Universe of Possibilities…Here in Fairfield County
From a full-dome planetarium and telescopes to our Challenger Learning Center offering unique team-building experiences for corporations and grade-appropriate STEM education, enjoy over 100 exhibit areas and galleries featuring interactive, hands-on explorations of science, technology and ideas. Join us and rediscover the world around you.
Tuesday - Sunday
10am to 5pm
New Exhibits and Special Events
Exhibit is Now Open!
This fun interactive exhibit features hands-on lessons n the laws of physics.
Experience how pulleys and levers facilitate heavy lifting. take a shot at the science of rebound, make and fly the ideal paper helicopter, how a catenary arch can assume its own weight, and much, much more.
Our permanent exhibits feature Space, Light, Sound and Green Energy galleries; the Henry B. duPont III Planetarium; and Connecticut’s only Challenger Learning Center.
Several times a year our main level galleries showcase different traveling exhibits from around the world. Each new exhibit provides you with a unique opportunity to “discover the wonder” in our world.