Millstone Discovery Center
aka Millstone Energy Center
Rope Ferry Road
Waterford, CT 06385
(860) 444-5797

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Millstone Discovery Center, the energy company's education facility, offers a variety of outreach programs for schools that teach students of all ages:

  • Nuclear plant operations
  • Environmental topics
  • Radiation
  • Safety
  • Forms of energy
  • Waste management
  • and more

Programs can be tailored to a group's interests.

Trained presenters employ a variety of teaching tools, including interactive program, to provide an fun-filled, educational experience for students of any age.

With advance notice, school and civic groups also may tour Millstone’s Operator Training Simulator Building.  Here, visitors can see a model of a nuclear reactor and learn all about nuclear energy, from uranium mining to electricity production.

At this time the Center and its programs are available only to groups. Walk-in visits are not permitted and tours may be temporarily suspended if Homeland Security requires it.

Teachers or groups leaders can call to arrange an outreach program or site tour -- all are free with advance reservation.

Hours: By appointment.

Admission: Programs and tours are FREE. Groups only.

Group Reservations: At least 2 weeks in advance.

Handicapped Access: Call with your needs.

Directions: Please obtain travel directions when scheduling your tour.

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