April 07, 2012
Connecticut Science Center
$17, $14 ages 4-17, 3 and under free
The exhibit includes 14 life-sized animatronic dinosaurs that roar, stomp and move. Try your hand at exploring a dinosaur dig table, examining fossils, and learning how these massive creatures were unearthed after millions of years and what scientists are doing to further their research on the fossils they find.
Address: 250 Columbus Blvd.
Hartford, CT 06103
About Connecticut Science Center
With 150 hands-on exhibits, a state-of-the-art 3D digital theater, four educational labs, plus daily programs and events, the Connecticut Science Center offers endless exploration for children, teens, and adults. From physics to forensics, geology to astronomy, visitors have the sciences at their fingertips.
The implications for Connecticut's science education are promising. The Science Center offers exciting tools to help educators and parents bring textbooks to life. Creating unforgettable experiences with science motivates students and visitors of all ages to enthusiastically embrace science at school, at home, and in their communities.
With an attraction of this magnitude, exhibits rivaling the most unique in the world, programs with the potential to become national models, partnerships with a range of educational organizations, and involvement from global business leaders and benefactors, the Science Center is Connecticut's premier destination for informal science learning, and is well on its way to becoming the state's foremost Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) resource.