May 28 - September 1
Discover the most exciting math-based exhibit ever! MathAlive! makes its first-ever stop in New England this summer at the Connecticut Science Center, bringing an incredible mix of hands-on activities, challenges, and games to answer the perennial question, "Will we ever use all this math they're teaching us?" Get ready to discover the endless applications of math in the real world. You’ll create a skateboard, control a Mars rover, design and play your own video game, and more!
Saturday, June 22, 10AM–5PM, Activities 11AM–2PM
Opening Ceremony: 10:45AM
Meet United States Olympic Ice Dancers Melissa Gregory and Denis Petukhov, create Olympic arts and crafts, and see a real Olympic torch! Plus, see math at work in Olympic-level sports in MathAlive!, presented nationally by Raytheon and locally by Stanley Black & Decker with support from local media sponsor Xfinity.
Special Olympians visit for FREE all day! Show your medal or certificate of participation at the ticket counter for free General Admission.
Cocktails, BBQ & Fireworks
Saturday, July 6, 7PM
Join us for fantastic food and drinks and a one-of-a-kind view of the Fireworks over the Connecticut River.
Your ticket includes a festive summer supper in the Forces in Motion Gallery, a private showing of our summer blockbuster, MathAlive!,
and a spot on our Terrace to watch the Riverfest Fireworks at 9PM. Limited Capacity. Rain date: Sunday, July 7th
TICKETS $100 per adult ($35 per child under 12)
RSVP by July 1 online, or to mbissonnette@CTScienceCenter.org or
Summer Exploration Camps
Day Camps run weekly July 22 - August 16
Spend a fun-filled week at the Connecticut Science Center! Explore a different science activity each week or join us all summer. Dust for fingerprints at a crime scene, bust myths just like the pros on TV, build your own rocket, or meet wild sea creatures you’ve never seen before.
September 21 - Jan 5
See deep inside the human body. BODIES REVEALED is a fascinating and real exploration of what’s inside each of us. A carefully preserved
collection of more than 200 real bodies offers a truly unique view of muscles, organs, nerves and bones. One visit is never enough—you’ll
want to return again and again to uncover the secrets of the human body.
In the Saint Francis Care Traveling Exhibit Gallery
Save the Date
Saturday, September 28
The Green Gala is Connecticut’s premier “green” showcase and fundraiser for science education, attended by 700 of the state’s most prominent business, government and community leaders. Enjoy tapas dining, full bars, a high-tech silent auction, dancing and more!LEARN MORE
Now on View
The Last Reef 3D: Cities Beneath the Sea
This passionate film emphasizes our connection with – and responsibility to – the complex ocean world.
The film’s stunning imagery immerses audiences in coral reef communities – among familiar dolphins,
sharks and rays but also lesser-known species, such as crocodile fish, colorful nudibranchs and delicate flatworms. Recommended for ages 6 and up.
Presented by The Cheryl Chase & Stuart Bear Family Foundation
National Geographic’s Meerkats 3D
Unafraid. Unstoppable. Unbelievably cute. Follow a clan of Meerkats through their adventures in the Kalahari Desert. Recommended for ages 6 and up.
WATCH THE TRAILER
Robot Humanoid Exhibit
The exhibit features a programmable, 2-foot-tall humanoid robot with a wide range of features and capabilities, including groundbreaking work with children on the autism spectrum. Discover the capabilities and applications for this fascinating technology powered by Movia software.
NEW Exhibit: Digging Dinosaurs
Dinosaur fans of all ages will be excited to meet our very own roaring, moving, life-size Dilophosaurus. This animatronic wonder is stationed on the 6th floor near a brand new dino dig table. Make it a complete dino experience and see Flying Monsters 3D in the the Maximilian E and Marion O. Hoffman Foundation Science Theater.
NEW Exhibit: Freeze Frame 360
Join in the action with your friends and family in this brand new exhibit in the Sight and Sound experience featuring the latest technology in stop motion photography. Jump in the air or dance while eighteen cameras at once take your picture. You can view yourself frozen in place on a monitor in a looping video with the Hartford skyline in the background.