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!
Visiting Exhibits and Upcoming Events at Discovery
Thursday March 6, 5-7pm
Light Refreshments * Free Admission
Join us in celebrating the accomplishments of local companies and individuals who have made Connecticut such a rich and dynamic state!
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.
The newest, interactive experience for young plane and rocket builders…and adults can enjoy and participate, too! Explore the creative process of flight as you build your own planes and rockets, then send them on a test flight! Have competitions with your friends or test your skills solo as you discover fundamental principles of flight.
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.