Swing into Summer with Curious George and the Man with the Yellow Hat here at the Connecticut Science Center as we kick-off summer vacation in style! George has brought along all of his favorite activities like the return of the popular Roaming Railroad giving train rides on the plaza, a jungle bounce house, LIVE science, face painting, and more.
All activities, with the exception of the Roaming Railroad, are included with your paid General Admission or Science Center Membership.
While you Swing into Summer with Curious George you can also explore the museum! …
Storytime every Saturday and Sunday at 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
You won’t want to miss the all-new Science Alley. The impressive 10+ story experience incorporates art, history, and scientific discovery. The one-of-a-kind installation invites visitors to “See the Unseen” elements of scientific phenomena from Deep Sea to Outer Space. The unique experience showcases Connecticut connections and regional artifacts alongside show-stopping exhibit pieces including a life-size Mercury-Redstone Rocket, a T. rex, a Coast Guard helicopter and more. Science Alley is free to view from our public space (Lobby Level), during regular operating hours.
Looking for a perfect balance of science and art to excite the mind? Engineering Earth is the exhibit for you! In its North American debut, discover how the world’s oldest building material—plain old dirt—might be the future’s newest, greenest, coolest construction resource! Get your hands dirty as you explore new technologies that turn Earth’s most abundant natural resource into the fashionable building material of the future. Feel the composition of raw earth, study its behavior, and discover its use in historic and contemporary construction. Using ancient examples like China’s Great Wall and Iran’s Bam citadel, and progressive models from the world’s most cutting-edge architects, Engineering Earth offers a look into the past as well as a glimpse to the future.
The Connecticut Science Center’s Rooftop Garden is open weekends in spring and summer, weather permitting. Come enjoy the sunshine while you stroll through our many species of plants. You may even meet a friendly creature or two!