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(203) 372-3521

About Us

Discovery Museum is a one-of-a-kind event venue located in Bridgeport, Connecticut. This special museum can act as a distinct and intriguing event space for weddings and related occasions. The museum originally began life as the Museum of Art, Science, and Industry. As the years progressed, interactive learning began to take center stage and the focus of the museum switched over to STEM activities. This museum and its staff encourage explorations, curiosity, and education. Fun programs take place throughout the year, offering public access to materials and sources that enhance both knowledge and understanding of the science community. When hosting an event here, couples will be able to tailor their rental to their party's size, choosing from the rooms available to perfectly suit their capacity. The building is privy to stunning views and also hosts a private planetarium named the Henry B. duPont III Planetarium. Clients and their guests will also be able to enjoy exhibits that provide hands-on activities.

Facilities and Capacity

Discovery Museum boasts architecture that has been the recipient of awards. The building allows light to filter in, illuminating the space within beautifully. The center gallery is a fantastic space to host a sit-down occasion. There are three floors that couples can make use of. These include the mezzanine art gallery, the auditorium, and the full dome planetarium. There is also a full and professional catering kitchen that is perfect for preparing delicious cuisine and favors. Various rooms may be rented out based on the couple's preference. For a ceremony under the stars, about 80 guests fit in the Planetarium. The show may be customized to add a magical element to the special occasion and music is available for selection in order to offer couples a magnificent soundtrack to their new chapter together.

Services Offered

This stunning museum offers their clients preferred vendors that they can choose to utilize. These vendors include options for food, drinks, photography, and event planning as well as design. The basic rental package includes setup, cleanup, and a selection of event rentals.

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  • Tana was wonderful from the get go. Always there to answer questions, so accommodating and with us visiting the venue with vendors and left us feeling assured. Our wedding was so fun, the planetarium show was fabulous and our guests had so much fun exploring the museum! We got so many comments that it was the best, most laid back wedding they’d been to! Thanks to the discovery museum team!!!

    responded with the following comments.

    Meghan, You guys were also amazing to work with!! I wish you all the happiness in the years to come!!

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