The New Children's Museum West Hartford

950 Trout Brook Dr, West Hartford, CT
Capacity: 400 people

About The New Children's Museum West Hartford

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.

Event Spaces

Gengras Planetarium
Gengras Planetarium
Exhibit Hall
Gengras Planetarium and Idea Zone
Private Party Room
The Mezzanine Level
Venue Types
  • Outside Catering Allowed
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 400
  • 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