Summer Fun at the Connecticut Science Center!

HARTFORD, Conn. (Mass Appeal) – The Connecticut Science Center in Hartford, Connecticut explores our changing world through science. Ashley headed down to the Science Center and spoke with Tracy Shirer, Director of Marketing & Public Relations, to see everything they have to offer your family this summer!

Connecticut Science Center
250 Columbus Blvd., Hartford, CT

Mindbender Mansion and The Adventures of Mr. Potato Head
On view now-August 31, 2014

Other Exhibits Include:
Sight and Sound
River of Life
Exploring Space
Forces in Motion
Energy City
Sports Lab
Invention Dimension
Planet Earth
Picture of Health

Hours of Operation (Beginning June 24th):
10AM – 5PM
(Closed on 4th of July)

To learn more call 860-SCIENCE (724-3623) or visit

The Adventures of Mr. Potato Head
Presented locally by Citizens Bank
On view now-August 31st

Exhibit Highlights:
Space S.P.U.D., Spud Quest, Spud Overboard, Spud Safari

Mindbender Mansion
Presented by Travelers with media support from Comcast
On view now-August 31st

Exhibit Highlights:
Amazing Maze, Feeding Frenzy, Spelling Fever & Flying Machine

Dino Trail Passport
A family of four can now enjoy a whole summer of fun for $160
This is the first time families can pay one price for all locations to use anytime through the end of the year.!

Access to all four of the state’s top dinosaur attractions in one ticket! 
Connecticut Science Center
Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History
Dinosaur State Park
The Dinosaur Place at Nature’s Art Village

Giants of Patagonia 3D
Opens: June 24th
Recommended for: Ages 6+
Runtime: 45 Minutes
Travel back in time to see dinosaurs come to life! Meet the plant-eating Argentinosaur, the largest animal to have ever walked the Earth, and its nemesis, the Giganotosaur, a carnivore who could easily challenge the famous T-rex. Travel into space to witness the movement of tectonic plates or the arrival of a comet that will seal the fate of the Dinosaurs. The action is intense and the landscape is out of this world!

Summer Camp
July 21 – July 25: Amusement Park Engineering
July 28 – August 1: It’s A Robot World
August 4 – 8: Building From the Ground Up
August 11 – 15: The Speed of Science
August 18 – 22: iSpy

Birthday Parties
Saturdays and Sundays
Between 10AM and 5PM

12 guests and 2 free chaperones
General Admission to all exhibit galleries
Decorated party room for 2 hours
Science Center birthday party host
Coupon for each child to return for free
Paper plates, napkins, and plastic ware

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