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

Music Under the Stars
Ben Taylor
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Visiting Exhibits and Upcoming Events at Discovery

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Explore Connecticut's Own Inventions and Innovations
Join us in celebrating the accomplishments of local companies and individuals who have made Connecticut such a rich and dynamic state!
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Science of Luxury
The Science of Luxury: From Stars to Cars
An evening benefiting Discovery Museum and Planetarium
• An elegant display of classic motorcars
• Telescope viewings & astronomy presentation
• Open bar & hors d’oeuvres, cigars & fine beverages
• Live & silent auctions, private tours & more
more info and tickets...
Sun is Art
Amazing things happen that are too small to see with just your eyes! Zoom in with different magnifiers, sort “cells”, and more! Try your skill at three pinball-style exhibits to see how germs, dust and pollen affect your body. 16 stations of hands-on fun!
Get Physical!
Get Physical!
Opens Spring, 2014
Our Light and Sound Gallery is under refurbishment to bring you GET PHYSICAL!
The newest hands-on, learning fun comes to Discovery Museum this Spring! Check back for updates.
Sun is Art
Join us Thursday, May 17, 2014 at 7pm for a
Theater Party Fundraiser
...at the Square One Theater Company in Stratford
more info and tickets...
Please note:
You do not need a PayPal account to purchase tickets! You may log in as a guest with Discovery Museum's PayPal link, and then pay with a credit or debit card.
Birthday Parties

Party Fun!

New Parties!
New Options!
More Fun!

Cube Satelite

Discovery Museum's
NASA CubeSat Space Mission Program is underway!
more info…

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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