The New Children’s Museum in West Hartford, Connecticut offers hands-on fun with science and nature for younger children and families. Members and visitors enjoy exhibits and demonstrations, education classes and activities, a live animal wildlife sanctuary, state-of-the art digital science dome movies and planetarium shows, vacation camps, birthday parties, scout activities, and special events.
For a more extensive listing of what is taking place at both The New Children’s Museum and Roaring Brook Nature Center, check out our Calendar. Updated often with new and exciting events.
Let it Snow! and Mitten Tree
The popular planetarium show, Let it Snow!, will be returning for Winter 2014. Debuting on November 22nd and playing through the holiday season, visitors will not want to miss out on a show so visually and musically stunning. Get in the holiday spirit and don’t be afraid to sing-a-long! Plus, as a premium planetarium show, visitors can receive one FREE admission ticket with the donation of a warm weather clothing item to our Mitten Tree. All proceeds to to the Hartford Covenant to Care. Your donations are appreciated.
Ways to Connect to TCM
We live in a fast-paced world, where sometimes the easiest ways to get the latest news on local events and programming is through social media. The New Children’s Museum makes it easy to get in touch and STAY in touch with all that is happening at the museum and Roaring Brook Nature Center. For up-to-date information, connect with The New Children’s Museum on Facebook (here) or Roaring Brook Nature Center (here). Plus, our Travelers Science Dome Planetarium, the largest public planetarium in the state of CT, has its own Facebook page (here), keeping you informed about the latest shows and events. Like us on Facebook to ensure that you don’t miss out on fun with science and nature.
PLUS! The New Children’s Museum is excited to announce that we now have our very own Instagram account! Follow us @thechildrensmuseumct for unique behind-the-scenes photos and, of course, some adorable pictures of residents in the Wildlife Sanctuary.