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Connecticut Science Center | Hartford, CT

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250 Columbus Blvd  Hartford, Hartford, CT 06103
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How Much

$5 - $24


All ages


Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri Sat Sun
Open: 10:00 AM, Close: 05:00 PM
Open: 10:00 AM, Close: 05:00 PM
Open: 10:00 AM, Close: 05:00 PM
Open: 10:00 AM, Close: 05:00 PM
Open: 10:00 AM, Close: 05:00 PM
Open: 10:00 AM, Close: 05:00 PM
Open: 10:00 AM, Close: 05:00 PM

Contact Info

860.724.3623 Visit Website


Open Daily: 10AM ' 5PM

Movie Only Combo Ticket
Adult$19$7$24Senior (ages 65+)$16.50$6$21.50Youth*
(ages 4 - 17)$14$6$193 and under**FREEFREEFREEMemberFREE$5$5

*Children under the age of 16 must be supervised by an accompanying adult at all times during their visit.
**Children 3 and under must share a theater seat with their accompanying adult.

Please ask about our courtesy discounts (with valid ID) for active military personnel, educators, museum professionals, and college students.

Please note:

Payment Options

We accept cash, Travelers Checks, VISA, Master Card, Discover Card, and American Express credit cards for all on-site purchases. An ATM is conveniently located in the Lobby Level of the Science Center. All ticket sales are final. No refunds or exchanges.

Group Tickets and Prices

Groups purchasing 15 or more tickets in advance of their visit are eligible for discount admission.

Click Here for details regarding Group Visits.

Welcome to the Maximilian E. and Marion O. Hoffman Foundation Science TheaterYou've Never Been In A Theater Like This

Immerse yourself in an unforgettable 3D film experience featuring the most advanced digital and audio technologies. Stadium seating ensures there isn't a bad seat in the house as the 3D action comes to life on our 30'x40' giant screen with 18,000-watt Dolby® sound system and 3D glasses that provide the absolute best cinema experience ' sharper and brighter than anything you've witnessed before. You may honestly forget you're sitting in a theater.


Please note:

Movie Schedule: June 22 - Sept 2 (Labor Day), 2013 11:00 Sea Monsters 3D 12:00 Last Reef 3D 1:00 Meerkats 3D 2:00 Sea Monsters 3D 3:00 Last Reef 3D 4:00 Meerkats 3D Sea Monsters 3D: A Prehistoric Adventure

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!

WATCH THE TRAILER 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.

WATCH THE TRAILER National Geographic's Meerkats 3D

Unafraid. Unstoppable. Unbelievably cute. Follow a clan of Meerkats through their adventures in the Kalahari Desert. You'll see their triumphs, tragedies and how by working together as a family unit they ensure each other's survival in the unforgiving desert.


For school groups only Forces in Motion Multi-Media Stage Show - NEW!

A unique program format to engage your students in physics and introduce them to Newton's Laws. Combines live demonstrations with video and other imagery projected on the theater's 30' x 40' screen.

Sponsored in 2012/2013 by the Connecticut Space Grant College Consortium.

For school groups only 3D Sun

Stand above the Arctic Circle and witness the most brilliant auroras on Earth. Ride a solar blast from the Sun's surface to Earth's Magnetosphere. Witness the most powerful explosions in the solar system - equal to a billion megaton nuclear bombs.

CT Science Standards Film Matrix

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