Upcoming Events

Newtown Savings Bank Financial Fun Day

SHU's Discovery Science Center and Planetarium 4450 Park Ave., Bridgeport, CT

Join us on Wednesday, June 22nd as we partner with Newtown Savings Bank to help everyone improve their financial know-how!  With sessions starting at 9:30 am and continuing throughout the day for different ages, everyone will get a chance to learn about good practices for saving, spending, and building credit!  Then, starting at 6 pm, […]

Double Planetarium Premiere

Join us for a double feature premiere of our new fulldome shows, "Forward! To the Moon" and "Birth of Planet Earth". Light refreshments will be served during intermission. Tickets are $15/person and limited to 65 seats. All tickets must be reserved online before the show. "Forward! To the Moon" launches us on a journey beyond […]

$15.00

GSK Science in the Summer: Be a Biologist

Join Discovery for a FREE summer workshop brought to you by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and The Franklin Institute as your young scientist learns all about biology! Open to learners entering grades 2-6, GSK Science in the Summer helps students build their observation, classification, and investigation skills with real-world problems and processes. GSK Science in the Summer […]

Free

GSK Science in the Summer: Be a Biologist

Join Discovery for a FREE summer workshop brought to you by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and The Franklin Institute as your young scientist learns all about biology! Open to learners entering grades 2-6, GSK Science in the Summer helps students build their observation, classification, and investigation skills with real-world problems and processes. GSK Science in the Summer […]

Free

GSK Science in the Summer: Be a Biologist

Join Discovery for a FREE summer workshop brought to you by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and The Franklin Institute as your young scientist learns all about biology! Open to learners entering grades 2-6, GSK Science in the Summer helps students build their observation, classification, and investigation skills with real-world problems and processes. GSK Science in the Summer […]

Free

GSK Science in the Summer: Be a Biologist

Join Discovery for a FREE summer workshop brought to you by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and The Franklin Institute as your young scientist learns all about biology! Open to learners entering grades 2-6, GSK Science in the Summer helps students build their observation, classification, and investigation skills with real-world problems and processes. GSK Science in the Summer […]

Free

GSK Science in the Summer: Be a Biologist

Join Discovery for a FREE summer workshop brought to you by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and The Franklin Institute as your young scientist learns all about biology! Open to learners entering grades 2-6, GSK Science in the Summer helps students build their observation, classification, and investigation skills with real-world problems and processes. GSK Science in the Summer […]

Free

GSK Science in the Summer: Be a Biologist

Join Discovery for a FREE summer workshop brought to you by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and The Franklin Institute as your young scientist learns all about biology! Open to learners entering grades 2-6, GSK Science in the Summer helps students build their observation, classification, and investigation skills with real-world problems and processes. GSK Science in the Summer […]

Free

GSK Science in the Summer: Be a Biologist!

Join Discovery for a FREE summer workshop brought to you by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and The Franklin Institute as your young scientist learns all about biology! Open to learners entering grades 2-6, GSK Science in the Summer helps students build their observation, classification, and investigation skills with real-world problems and processes. GSK Science in the Summer […]

Free

GSK Science in the Summer: Be a Biologist!

Join Discovery for a FREE summer workshop brought to you by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and The Franklin Institute as your young scientist learns all about biology! Open to learners entering grades 2-6, GSK Science in the Summer helps students build their observation, classification, and investigation skills with real-world problems and processes. GSK Science in the Summer […]

Free

GSK Science in the Summer: Be a Biologist!

Join Discovery for a FREE summer workshop brought to you by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and The Franklin Institute as your young scientist learns all about biology! Open to learners entering grades 2-6, GSK Science in the Summer helps students build their observation, classification, and investigation skills with real-world problems and processes. GSK Science in the Summer […]

Free

GSK Science in the Summer: Be a Biologist!

Join Discovery for a FREE summer workshop brought to you by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and The Franklin Institute as your young scientist learns all about biology! Open to learners entering grades 2-6, GSK Science in the Summer helps students build their observation, classification, and investigation skills with real-world problems and processes. GSK Science in the Summer […]

Free

GSK Science in the Summer: Be a Biologist

Join Discovery for a FREE summer workshop brought to you by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and The Franklin Institute as your young scientist learns all about biology! Open to learners entering grades 2-6, GSK Science in the Summer helps students build their observation, classification, and investigation skills with real-world problems and processes. GSK Science in the Summer […]

Free

Vacation Day – September 26

Model the solar system, tour the planets, and more in this out-of-this-world out of school day! Open to students in grades K-6. Program runs from 9:00am-2:30pm with extended day options that run from 8:30am-9:00am and 2:30pm-5:30pm. Program registration closes September 22 at 5pm. No late registrations will be accepted. Contact us for more information. Program […]

$25.00 – $80.00

Vacation Day — October 5

Mix it up with chemistry in this slimy, messy, ooey-gooey lab day! Open to students in grades K-6. Program runs from 9:00am-2:30pm with extended day options that run from 8:30am-9:00am and 2:30pm-5:30pm. Program registration closes September 29 at 5pm. No late registrations will be accepted. Contact us for more information. Program Policies can be previewed here.

$25.00 – $80.00

Vacation Day — October 10

Learn about the natural world with studies in plants, animals, and human health. Learn how to take care of the environment and ourselves! Open to students in grades K-6. Program runs from 9:00am-2:30pm with extended day options that run from 8:30am-9:00am and 2:30pm-5:30pm. Program registration closes October 6 at 5pm. No late registrations will be […]

$25.00 – $80.00

Fire & Ice: A Costumed Masquerade

SHU's Discovery Science Center and Planetarium 4450 Park Ave., Bridgeport, CT

Please join us for a night of enchanted wonder replete with interactive entertainment, bountiful bites, luscious libations, and so much more! We hope you’ll consider supporting our continuing efforts to increase accessibility and continued elevation of our content and exhibit halls. These help us keep our exhibits and experiences aligned with the Next Generation Science […]

$150.00 – $250.00

Halloween STEAMtacular!

Join Discovery for our annual Halloween STEAM fun! Come see live science, out-of-this-world planetarium shows, magic demonstrations, and more. Costumes are welcome! Anyone in costume will receive a FREE media pass. No full face coverings or weaponry accessories permitted.

Vacation Day — November 8

All systems go for this day of awesome engineering challenges—design and build boats, cars, and more! Open to students in grades K-6. Program runs from 9:00am-2:30pm with extended day options that run from 8:30am-9:00am and 2:30pm-5:30pm. Program registration closes November 3 at 5pm. No late registrations will be accepted. Contact us for more information. Program Policies can be […]

$25.00 – $80.00

Vacation Day — November 11

Learn about basic animation techniques, light, color, and sound. Craft your own color combos and learn about our senses. Open to students in grades K-6. Program runs from 9:00am-2:30pm with extended day options that run from 8:30am-9:00am and 2:30pm-5:30pm. Program registration closes November 3 at 5pm. No late registrations will be accepted. Contact us for more […]

$25.00 – $80.00

Thankful Friday

Come join Discovery for THANKFUL FRIDAY!! Instead of the drama and the craziness of Black Friday, come enjoy some STEAM Fun with Thankful Friday at Discovery and turn it in to FAMILY FRIDAY. We will have crafts for kids to make different gifts for teachers, friends, parents etc. Planetarium shows to see all that the […]

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