Group Visit/Outreach Reservation Form

Welcome - What are you here to book today?

  • Professional Development cannot be booked through this form at this time. Please continue to book your Outreach or Field Trip by checking the appropriate options.
    To view Professional Development options and to book: Please click here
  • A $100 deposit is required at time of booking
    After submitting this form, contact Reservations at 860-520-2150 with a Credit Card to secure your reservation.
    Office Hours: Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm.

Information about you

    Personal Contact Information

  • Organization Contact Information

  • Outreach Location Information


Your Outreach Activity


  • In order to expedite the booking process, please provide us with three dates in case your first choice is unavailable.
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  • Classroom Programs

  • We require tables and chairs, access to water and electricity, minimum of 10 minutes between sessions, and 15 to 30 minutes for set up and cleanup.
    Discounts are available for two or more of the same program held on the same day.
  • Activity Stations

  • We require a table for each station, access to water and electricity, and 15 minutes for set up/clean up.
    UV Beads or Polymers incur an additional $25 materials fee.
  • Assembly Shows

  • We require two 6' or 8' free standing tables and access to water and electricity. Please allow 45 minutes for set up and breakdown of program materials.
  • You have stated NO on all of the Outreach Activities!
    If you would like to book an Outreach Program, please go back and select YES on one of the Outreach Activities (Classroom Program, Activity Stations, Assembly Shows)

Your Field Trip

    Date Selection

  • Arrival and Departure

  • On weekends and during off-peak times, the earliest arrival time is typically 10:00am.
  • What would you like to do when you're here?

  • - Access to all of the exhibit galleries (165+ Interactive Exhibits)
    - Admission to our Traveling Exhibit at NO CHARGE.

    Traveling Exhibit Schedule:
    Lost Egypt: Opens 2/1/2014, Closes 5pm on 5/4/2014
    Exhibit Empty: 5/5/2014 until 5/23/2014
    Mindbender Mansion: Opens 5/24/2014
  • Stand above the Arctic Circle and witness the most brilliant auroras on Earth. Ride a solar blast from the Sun's surface to Earth's Magnetosphere. Witness the most powerful explosions in the solar system - equal to a billion megaton nuclear bombs.
  • This passionate film emphasizes our connection with – and responsibility to – the complex ocean world. The film's stunning imagery immerses audiences in coral reef communities – among familiar dolphins, sharks and rays but also lesser-known species, such as crocodile fish, colorful nudibranchs and delicate flatworms.
  • Be captivated by the true and compelling story of an intrepid scientist's 40-year search to find the butterflies' secret hideaway and look inside a chrysalis for the first time ever.
  • Take an extraordinary journey into space! The deepest reaches of our universe are brought to life with unprecedented clarity through real images captured by the world's most powerful telescopes.
  • $6 per person per show
    Limited Availability
    A unique program format to engage your students in physics and introduce them to Newton's Laws. Combines live demonstrations with video and other imagery projected on the theater's 30' x 40' screen.
  • $4 per person per show
    NEW* Available through May 2nd
    Based on ancient Egyptian Houses of Divinity, gives you and in-depth look at ancient Egyptian concepts of religion, government, daily life, and harmony between heaven and earth. Your tour guide leads you through a stunning model of an ancient Egyptian temple, showing you how art, science and culture come together.

Discovery Center Options

  • Classroom Programs

  • Each of these programs model one 45 minute classroom period of an inquiry-based series of lessons and all use simple, inexpensive and easy to obtain materials.
  • NEW! Discovery Space Lab Programs

  • Energy Through Time and Space takes you on a million-mile journey under our brand new dome! Investigate the invisible energy that holds the universe together and provides a sustainable climate for life on earth. Return to the beginning of our universe and travel a billion years into the future to discover how our sun and solar system will come to an end. This program is appropriate for grades 4–12.
  • Enrichment Programs

  • Discovery Center Enrichment Programs use more sophisticated equipment and techniques than might be possible in a standard classroom.
    These programs are difficult to schedule, especially during peak periods. Please contact Reservations to verify availability before making a selection.

Payment Information

  • A 25% deposit is required within 2 weeks of booking. (Exact amount will be included in your Booking Notice)
    The remaining balance is due 3 weeks prior to the date of your program.
  • Full payment is required 30 days prior to your visit.
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