September 21 - January 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. BODIES REVEALED is included with a Connecticut Science Center Membership or the purchase of General Admission.
Opens: Saturday, December 7
Showing on Weekends and Holidays only
One wild and windy night, the Gruffalo's child ignores her father's warnings and bravely tiptoes out into the snow in search of the Big Bad Mouse. She meets Snake, Owl and Fox but sees no sign of the fabled Mouse. He does not really exist—or does he? The Gruffalo's Child is 25 minutes long and is recommended for all ages.
Sunday, December 8,
Help brighten a child's day! Donate a new, unwrapped toy to a child in need and receive a FREE Youth General Admission to the Connecticut Science Center. You'll get one free Youth ticket for each toy you donate, courtesy of United Technologies.
'Tis the season for Hartford's hottest night out! Join 1,000 of your closest friends for three floors of awesome hands-on exhibits, liquid delights, fabulous seasonal treats, live music, dancing and amazing holiday décor. Dress as your favorite holiday film character for a chance to win great prizes! Holly jolly entertainment includes live music and dancing with the Trombeatz, DJ John Rzasa, and Powerstation DJs; special guests Beat City Beauties (Burlesque Troupe), Live Ice Sculpting, Holiday Crafts, Reindeer Games and much more!LEARN MORE
It's a natural history epic. It's a compelling detective story. It's a scientific adventure at its best. Flight of the Butterflies brings you on an extraordinary journey alongside hundreds of millions of Monarch butterflies as they migrate from Canada to a few isolated mountaintops in Mexico - a place they've never been! Be captivated by the true and compelling story of an intrepid scientist's 40-year search to find the butterflies' secret hideaway and look inside a chrysalis for the first time ever.
Limited engagement! Travel hundreds of millions of years back in time to see monstrous sea creatures in stunning 3D. Sea Monsters brings to life some of the dinosaur age's most fearsome marine reptiles. These deep sea beasts are so extreme, it's hard to believe they were real!
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
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 Sea 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.