Museum Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 9:30am-4:30pm. Sundays, 12-4:30pm. Closed on Mondays. Last admission a half hour before closing.
Admission: Children (from 12 months) & adults = $8 per person
Ring in the New Year a little early with a 250+ balloon drop at noon! Join the Museum and East Lyme Parks & Recreation for southeastern Connecticut’s premier New Year’s event for children and families! The celebration is at East Lyme Community Center, 41 Society Rd., Niantic, CT. Museum is closed New Year’s Eve as all the fun has been moved just minutes away!
Get your imagination going as you build and create at our craft Creation Station. Enjoy some hands-on New Year’s arts and crafts. Purchase a bite from our visiting food truck The Rolling Tomato. Take a silly New Year’s family photo with Premier Photo Booth. The Rotary Club will be on hand with an Amber Alert Safe Child station. Even our Museum critters will be there to get in on the celebration. And whatever you do, don’t miss the “Crazy Science” demonstrations!
Explore the stars with STARLAB (additional $1 fee required), the Museum’s portable, inflatable planetarium. This 20-minute program leads you through a learning journey of the stars, constellations and seasons with some stories from Greek Mythology along the way. Please note that each show limited to 25 people. For ages 6 and up. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
SAVE with advanced registration (Closes at 12 Noon, Dec. 30):
• Advanced registration: $6/member, $8/nonmember
• Advanced registration + STARLAB ticket: $7/member, $9/nonmember
Day of event:
• Day of event: $8/member, $10/nonmember
• Day of event + STARLAB ticket: $9/member, $11/nonmember
The Museum CLOSED on New Year’s Eve, December 31, this event is held off-site at the East Lyme Community Center, 41 Society Rd., Niantic, CT.