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General Admission

Location Information

No reservations required for admission.

4450 Park Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06604, USA

Admission Information

Admission may be purchased online or at the door. Your online admission tickets never expire. Media passes for access to Planetarium shows & Science Demonstrations are only available for purchase at the front desk the day of your visit. You can NOT purchase a media pass online.

Bring a lunch! Discovery Science Center has a large food court with windows overlooking the Adventure Park ropes course behind our building. We have a selection of fresh concessions rotating weekly provided by This N That Catering. We encourage guests to bring your own snack and/or lunch to enjoy during your visit.

The Discovery Science Center offers a number of discounts to patrons everyday! Any discounted rate requires appropriate ID on entry.

  • Present a valid AAA or AARP card to receive $1 off admission for everyone in your party for up to 2 adults and 4 children.
  • Present a valid student or teacher ID (age 18+) to receive a discounted admission.
  • Present a valid drivers license to receive a senior citizen discount.
  • Active military and veterans with ID receive free admission (no purchase needed); military families will receive 50% off regular admission when attending with their family member with ID. All military admission discounts must be purchased upon entry–no online tickets available.
  • Special needs guests receive discounted admission; accompanying caregivers and paraprofessionals receive free admission (no purchase needed).
  • Children 2 years of age & under get in free!

 Online admission sales are non-refundable. You will receive your ticket(s) via email only. Please present ticket upon entry.  

Groups of 10 or more, call (203) 416-3558 to inquire about group rates (may not be purchased online).


  • Adult Admission

    • $18.00
      +$0.45 service fee
    • Child (3-17) Admission

      • $15.00
        +$0.38 service fee
      • Baby (0-2) Admission

      • Senior Admission

        • $17.00
          +$0.43 service fee
        • Student or Teacher Admission

          *Discounted rate requires appropriate ID on entry.

          • $17.00
            +$0.43 service fee
          • Special Needs Guest Admission

            Includes 1 free caretaker admission.

            • $16.00
              +$0.40 service fee



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