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Address: 4450 Park Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06604-1098
Phone Number: +1 203-372-3521
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Good for small kids

There are a lot of hands on things for kids to do. The museum is small, but compared to other local attractions, it's good one for the little ones. Won't take long either, only... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 August 2016
sonya383
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New Haven, Connecticut

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Weston, Connecticut
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

My kids complained about going to another museum until they walked in the door. They absolutely loved every minute they we there and I had to pull them out. And they had so much fun they didn't even realize how much they were learning. Can't wait to go back and visit their Adventure Park.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I spent a solid 4 hours playing and exploring science, she loved it and so did I! Would totally go back and recommend for families with children ages 3-7!

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New Haven, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

There are a lot of hands on things for kids to do. The museum is small, but compared to other local attractions, it's good one for the little ones. Won't take long either, only a few hours. Good for the fall and winter months when the kids could use a small outing.

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Thank sonya383
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Great place for hands on learning. My 6 year old and 2 year old love this place. It's so much fun they don't realize they are learning too! We caught a show on the planetarium and it was great for young ones to learn about the sun and our solar system. My kids were amazed.

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Thank Nesima B
Bronxville, New York
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Kids enjoyed the day. Easy parking plenty to do in the area for lunch.Very Courteous people working there.

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Trumbull, Connecticut
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

The Discovery Museum has a really fun (small) obstacle / ropes course inside. It also has a planetarium. There are vending machines for a quick snack. My kids found it entertaining for about 3 hours, they are 3 and 4 years old.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

This is a gem of a museum for kids. Countless hands-on exhibits in a friendly environment. Our grandchildren, ages 7, 7, 5 didn't want to leave.

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Thank Richard B
Danielle L, Guest Relations Manager at Discovery Museum, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review, Richard! We're so glad that you enjoyed your visit to The Discovery Museum. Have you thought about becoming members? Our Grandparent Membership would allow for two adults and up to four children! We hope to see you and your grandchildren again soon. -Danielle Director of Guest Services and Public Programming More 

Dayton, New Jersey
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

Innovative displays with hands on exhibits that allows kids to understand different concepts of physics in a fun way...

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Danielle L, Guest Relations Manager at Discovery Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We're so glad that you had a great time at The Discovery Museum this past weekend and that you thoroughly enjoyed the exhibits. We hope to see you again soon! -Danielle Director of Guest Services and Public Programming More 

Trumbull, Connecticut
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

My two children and I spent nearly 4 hours at the museum enjoying the indoor ropes course, the new exhibit and the permanent exhibits. Great fun spending time going to and fro between exhibits.

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Thank MumofTwo72
Danielle L, Guest Relations Manager at Discovery Museum, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! Our Adventure Science exhibit is one of our most popular exhibits by far and we're so glad to hear that you enjoyed it. We hope to see you again soon! -Danielle Director of Guest Services and Public Programming More 

Bridgeport, Connecticut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

The place was great to visit but some of the attractions were not working and it did not seem that it was very well maintained. What was working was very nice for children of all ages to see. If they fixed all of the broken attractions, it would be a great place to bring the family.

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