Nonprofit Events

Host a unique event at Discovery

Download our Rent the Museum Brochure
Download our Rent the Museum Brochure
Discovery offers preferred pricing on event rentals to other nonprofit agencies, and offers a unique setting that is flexible to accommodate a host of events, including:

  • Fundraisers
  • Holiday Celebrations
  • Award Ceremonies
  • Networking Receptions
  • Off-Site Meetings
  • Professional Meetings
  • Continuing Education Programs
  • Monthly Meetings
  • Corporate Team-Building

Discovery Museum offers supplemental programming that can include telescope viewings, science demonstrations, or private screenings.

Contact Special Events Coordinator Erika Eng for information about hosting your event at the Discovery Museum. Call (203) 372-3521 ext. 130 or email

Distinctive Spaces

Rental spaces are available in many configurations. Book a single area or an entire level, include additional galleries or utilize the whole Museum!

Guests can enjoy free, on-site parking. Our close proximity to the Merritt Parkway and I-95 ensures easy access for all.


The Museum’s Main Floor exhibit spaces, bathrooms, and Wonder Workshop are entirely wheelchair accessible. Upper, Lower Floor exhibits, bathrooms, and classrooms can all be reached by elevator.

No pets, except service animals, are permitted in the Museum, and all Discovery Museum spaces are smoke-free areas.