This is a hands-on educational experience for children up through Grade 5. Learn about the arts, sciences, safety and health. Visit the Health Discovery Center. Climb into the kids' clubhouse. Pilot a fishing boat, then head to Capt. Scott's Fish Market. Explore Toddler Land and Global Village. The outdoor garden has giant chimes, whale drum, echo tube, dino dig, climbing wall, pond exhibit and more! It has live critters, a pipe organ and an authentic 2-person research submarine in another outdoor space.
The CT DEP Park Pass. This pass can be presented at any state park or forest for free admission. The pass also provides free entrance to any museum located at a state park such as Dinosaur State Park in Rocky Hill, Fort Trumbull State Park in New London and Gillette Castle State Park in East Haddam. Borrow our copy of Joseph Leary's A Shared Landscape: A Guide & History of Connecticut's State Parks & Forests. This book provides details and colorful photographs of Connecticut's state parks.
Play Power, a major new exhibit celebrating the power of children’s play
is now available. Experiment, explore, invent, imagine and PLAY! Play Power, a vibrant new learning environment, engages kids and adults in imaginative activities investigating air, light, magnets, motion and sound. Construct contraptions to send balls down ramps and through mazes, create original musical compositions, propel objects through air tubes, and much more!
For visitors of all ages.