950 Trout Brook Dr., West Hartford Connecticut 06119
860-231-2824 Fax 860-232-0705
This hands-on science, technology and nature museum features a 30-foot walk-in kaleidoscope, a marine life touch tank, a miniature zoo, animal demonstrations, laser light and planetarium shows, a hands-on discovery room, the Kids Factory for preschoolers to explore, a computer center, national touring exhibits and a life-size replica of a sperm whale. Changing exhibits and events are presented throughout the year.
Open Tuesday-Friday, 10am-5pm, Saturday, 10am-5pm, Suday, noon-5pm; Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, and December 25.
Other Science nearby:
(Niantic) Millstone Information and Science Center
(West Hartford) Science Center of Connecticut
(New London) Science Center of Eastern Connecticut
11/19 Coming to The West Hartford area
Hebron Maple Festival Hebron CT March16-17 Each year thousands of people come from miles around to enjoy and experience the weekend of maple related events.
Seacoast Home and Garden Show Durham NH March23-24 The 19th annual show features more than 225 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and services for your home.
7th Annual Great International Spring Beer Festival Providence RI April20 Your Beer Festival Admission Ticket will allow you UNLIMITED SAMPLING of more than 250 brewers, live music, food and MUCH MORE at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
New England Folk Festival Mansfield MA April19-21 A fabulous blend of dance, music, crafts, and food from many lands.
Connecticut Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival Vernon CT April27 The festival, started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association, as a program ""to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut"", has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival by providing exhibits, demonstrations and over 60 vendors from the sheep, wool and fiber arena.
Spring Plant Sale Westford NH April27 The Middlesex Conservation District will be holding its annual Spring Plant Sale at the 4H Fairgrounds.