Your Donation Helps us Take STEAM to New Heights!

When you donate to Discovery, you bring STEAM activities to more young people here at the Science Center, inspiring wonder, igniting creativity, and building the foundation for a lifelong love of learning.

As we evolve and grow, further advancement will only be possible with your input and support. Please donate today, and help us continue our evolution as the region’s go-to resource for STEAM learning fun.


Your Donations Can Help to Support:

$100 – Scholarship for one week of Digital Discovery

$250 – Bus Transportation for a Sponsored Field Trip

$500 – Scholarship for one student for Summer Programs

$750 – One Year Scholarship for Mighty STEM Girls

$1,000 – One Year Scholarship for a STEM Accelerator Student

$2,500 – License for New Planetarium Show

$5,000 – Touch-free Interactive Aurora Borealis Exhibit

  • Includes Naming Opportunity

$10,000 – Family Play Area

  • Includes Naming Opportunity

$25,000 – Innovative New Exhibit to Hang from Lobby

  • Includes Naming Opportunity

$50,000 – Renovation of Theater

  • Including rebuilding bleachers and installing new chairs
  • Removal of carpet from walls and floors
  • New carpet on floors
  • Addition of acoustical tiles
  • Projection Equipment
  • Sound System


Amazon Wish List

Please see our Amazon wish list to donate much needed supplies for our educational programs!



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If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation of an amount not listed below, please call us at (203) 416-3522.


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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.