Welcome to Discovery Museum and Planetarium
Discover Our Universe of Possibilities…Here in Fairfield County
The Discovery Museum and Planetarium is a museum for all ages
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.
Now Open
7 Days a Week
10am to 5pm
Through August 31
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We’re sorry, but The Discovery Museum is not part of a State Park.
To find a location to enjoy Connecticut’s Free State Park admission this weekend (which would include any museums in those State Parks), please visit:
http://www.depdata.ct.gov/maps/parksforests/parksmap.htm
 
The Discovery Museum will offer Free Admission on Saturday, October 4th for our Hispanic Heritage Celebration.
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Visiting Exhibits and Upcoming Events at Discovery

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Explore Connecticut's Own Inventions and Innovations
Join us in celebrating the accomplishments of local companies and individuals who have made Connecticut such a rich and dynamic state!
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Sun is Art
NEW EXHIBIT NOW OPEN
Amazing things happen that are too small to see with just your eyes! Zoom in with different magnifiers, sort “cells”, and more! Try your skill at three pinball-style exhibits to see how germs, dust and pollen affect your body. 16 stations of hands-on fun!
Get Physical!
Get Physical!
Opens Spring, 2014
Our Light and Sound Gallery is under refurbishment to bring you GET PHYSICAL!
The newest hands-on, learning fun comes to Discovery Museum this Spring! Check back for updates.
Birthday Parties

Birthday
Party Fun!

New Parties!
New Options!
More Fun!

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New Planetarium Shows.
One World, One Sky - ages 6 and under
Back to the Moon for Good - ages 8 and up


Cube Satelite

NEWS FROM NASA
Discovery Museum's
NASA CubeSat Space Mission Program is underway!
more info…


Every Day at Discovery
Permanent Exhibits
Our permanent exhibits feature Space, Light, Sound and Green Energy galleries; the Henry B. duPont III Planetarium; and Connecticut’s only Challenger Learning Center.

Visiting Exhibits
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.
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