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On display through March 1, more info…

On display through February 17, more info…


Welcome to Discovery Museum and Planetarium
Discover Our Universe of Possibilities…Here in Fairfield County
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.

Birthday Parties

Birthday
Party Fun!

New Parties!
New Options!
More Fun!

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The Discovery Museum and Planetarium Welcomes New Executive Director, Stephen Baumann
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New Planetarium Shows.
One World, One Sky
ages 6 and under
Back to the Moon for Good
ages 8 and up


Every Day at Discovery
Permanent Exhibits
Our permanent exhibits feature Space, Light, Sound and Green Energy galleries; the Henry B. duPont III Planetarium; and Connecticut’s only Challenger Learning Center.

Visiting Exhibits
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.
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