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July 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Discovery Museum is THE place to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing! We will be offering FREE admission all day, thanks for our sponsors Pitney Bowes, Pitney Bowes Foundation, and the NASA Connecticut Space Grant Consortium.

We will have special activities throughout the day, including:

– Moon rock sample viewing
– Great rocket challenge
– Pop fizz rockets
– Planetarium shows
– Bounce house
– Historical video of Apollo 11 landing
– Live streaming of NASA celebrations across the country
– Space-themed mini golf course installed throughout the museum from July 18 to July 28 (Note: there will be an additional charge for mini golf — $5 for adults and $3 for children)

Local food vendors, including Goodfellas Pizzeria, PopCentric Gourmet Ice Pops, and Urban Synergy Popcorn

Many thanks to our generous sponsors:


July 20, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Discovery Museum
4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Covid-19 Update 😷

Per the recommendation of the Connecticut Department of Public Health, the Discovery Science Center & Planetarium has a universal mask policy until further notice.

All occupants of indoor public and common areas ages 2 and up, including staff and visitors, are required to wear masks, regardless of vaccination status, until further notice.

We appreciate your cooperation.

In the wake of the public health concerns around COVID-19 (Coronavirus), we have augmented cleaning protocols with a specific focus on areas and surfaces with frequent guest contact. Our employees have been trained on best practices for preventing the spread of germs and viruses. In addition, our employees engage in frequent hand washing and encourage guests to do so as well.