The New Children's Museum West Hartford

950 Trout Brook Dr West Hartford, CT
Max Capacity: 400 people
The Children’s Museum, located in West Hartford, Connecticut, provides rich learning experiences in science and nature to young children. The Children’s Museum includes the Gengras Planetarium, Roaring Brook Nature Center, the UTC Wildlife Sanctuary, and the only science-based preschool in Connecticut. We look forward to welcoming you to The Children’s Museum, where we are igniting curiosity through science and nature. The Children's Museum can become your very own through our facility rental program. Whether it is a corporate meeting, holiday party, special family event, or wedding, you may wish to rent a classroom, the Gengras Planetarium or the entire Children's Museum at very reasonable prices.
Package Pricing
Event Spaces
Gengras Planetarium
Exhibit Hall
Gengras Planetarium and Idea Zone
Private Party Room
The Mezzanine Level
  • Air Conditioned
  • Designated Bus Loading Area
  • Non-Smoking
  • Outside Catering Allowed
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Yes.
  • Facility Location Setting: Located in West Hartford, Connecticut.
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 400
  • Parking: Complimentary Parking
  • Special Features: Special demonstrations can be presented by a member of our staff for only $50 more per hour. Explore Store can be open for your convenience, and customized gift bags are available for your guests. Tables and chairs can be made available.
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 35,000
  • Year Built: 1958
Stafford Springs, CT  
Capacity: 600
Unique and Creative Event Space! Open floor plan Stackable chairs large stage high ceilings 2 levels 350 seated 600 standing
Vernon Rockville, CT  
Capacity: 600
$18.99-$21.99 per person
The newly renovated Spare Time Entertainment Vernon is the areas hottest entertainment complex! This venue now features 20 plush main lanes, a 4000 sq ft Laser Tag Arena with 3 levels, a 20,000 sq ft Game Zone and a 5 lane luxe VIP Suite for private events. We host groups of 15-600 for everything from rehearsal dinners, birthdays, meetings, weddings, holiday parties and company team building events. Contact our expert Event Planner today for more information!
North Haven, CT  
Capacity: 400
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Mansfield Center, CT  
Capacity: 400
$13.99 per person
$300 per event
Holiday Hill has been a destination for weddings and family celebrations, community and organizational events, as well as the region’s oldest and largest summer day camp for over 55 years. We host events from mid May until mid October. Our spacious high-peak tent and cozy post-and-beam barn, twenty-five acres of well-kept rural grounds and recreational facilities combined with our flexible options for catered and non-catered custom events makes for an unparalleled venue in eastern Connecticut.
Lakeville, CT  
Capacity: 175
$45-$199 per person
$295 per event
Country Inn & Resort situated between 2 lakes, on 30 manicured acres in the foothills of the Berkshires. Ideal for corporate meetings & retreats, with onsite team building programs and choice of meeting spaces.
Coventry, CT  
Capacity: 400
The Far Estates belongs in the beautiful city of Coventry in the state of Connecticut. Get your family or friends together and enjoy a fun full day of laughs, horse shoes, volley ball even get creative. Sky is the limit. The Venue is large enough to meet your needs. We also have enough parking for over 200 cars. We have available large grill, coolers, outdoor bar, ice bin, freezer and a raised area for you DJ. All the things to make your day a wonderful, great and memorable. Whether it is Barbeques, Clambakes, Reunions, Fundraisers, Birthday Parties and Weddings. It has the perfect piece of property to suit your every need.