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Free Weekend Admission!

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Thanks to the state's CT Summer at the Museum Program, our first 200 visitors with a valid CT ID will get free admission every Saturday and Sunday through September 4.

FREE Summer Programs in August!

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Learn more about GSK Science in the Summer: Be a Biologist. Open to children entering grades 2-6 (must register in advance)

GSK Science in the Summer™ is supported by GSK in partnership with the Franklin Institute and administered through SHU Discovery Science Center and Planetarium.


We're so excited to welcome you back to our newly renovated space! Come explore our new exhibits great for kids of all ages!

Vaccine Info

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Discovery and Griffin Health will be hosting vaccination clinics throughout early 2022. Check out upcoming dates and learn more about the new Communities for Immunity efforts taking place around Bridgeport!


With the help of our partners at Sacred Heart University, we now have brand new exhibits that are both exciting and educational!


Discover the wonders of the universe at our Henry B. duPont III planetarium! Our digital full-dome theater features a seamless 33-foot diameter dome and a dual-projector 4k laser projection system.


We're thrilled to have you back in our doors, safely. To make the most of your visit, check out our COVID Safety protocol. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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