Thankful Friday - Sponsored by Hatfield Insurance Agency

A smart start on your holiday season!

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November 24, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

$7 - $9

Skip the mall! Come to Discovery on Thankful Friday, November 24th for hands-on learning, live science demonstrations, planetarium shows, elf scavenger hunt, green screen holiday card photo opportunity, and yes, even shopping!

$2 off admission for every guest all day and 10% off all new memberships thanks to our event Sponsor, Hatfield Insurance Agency! Gift memberships purchased in person come with a free pair of goggles!

MEMBERS ARE WELCOME EARLY! Come to the Museum at 9:00AM-a full hour before we open to the public!


  • Join us on a scavenger-style hunt for elves hidden throughout the Museum!
  • Ask a scientist: submit your science questions and come to the Energize CT Theater for a chance to have them answered by a real scientist!
  • Live science demonstrations
  • Green Screen Holiday Card Photo Opp: With a $5 donation, we will email you a digital image of your festive holiday photo!
  • Crafts boutique and wrapping station
  • Live Science on a Sphere tour
  • Stocking stuffers
  • Donation garland: make a contribution and have your name added on a paper chain adorning our Front Desk all winter season! We’ll also have opportunities to support other local charities, and make a holiday card for a veteran
  • Special fee-based STEM workshops at Discovery’s Wonder Workshop



November 24, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
$7 - $9


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.