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Stepping Stones Museum for Children

303 West Avenue, Mathews Park, Norwalk, CT 06850
+1 203-899-0606
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Love Stepping Stones

We love being members here and visit about once a week or more. My almost two year old always finds... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2015
Cassandra M
via mobile
Creative fun!

Great place for little ones and also older children. The water park is the favorite of my three... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2015
Helen E
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Stepping Stones Museum for Children ignites a child's love of learning through play. Open your world to our hands-on exhibits and exciting programs. With our five main galleries and over 100 hands-on activities, children become wide-eyed with wonder. As they see, hear, touch, feel and do, their ever-growing minds venture to amazing new places. Our Traveling Exhibit Gallery changes every few months so you can always expect new and fascinating adventures. Stepping Stones mission is to broaden and enrich the educational opportunities for children ages ten and under and to enhance their understanding of the world. The museum seeks to create an environment that inspires lifelong learning and supports parents, caregivers and educators as facilitators of children's explorations. Stepping Stones is open daily between Memorial Day and Labor Day, and CLOSED Mondays between Labor Day and Memorial Day (School Year Hours) Hours are 10:00 am - 5:00 pm.
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  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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303 West Avenue, Mathews Park, Norwalk, CT 06850
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Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

We love being members here and visit about once a week or more. My almost two year old always finds something to do and never wants to leave. It's a great place to bring friends too. We've been members since she was 9 months old...More

Thank Cassandra M
SteppingStonesMC, Manager at Stepping Stones Museum for Children, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2015

Cassandra, Thank you for sharing your review with us and for being such loyal members. We are thrilled to hear that your two year old loves coming here every week and it means the world to us that she likes it so much she doesn’t...More

Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

Great place for little ones and also older children. The water park is the favorite of my three year old grandson. The children never tire of going to this museum. There is a small train ride outside which we rode this last visit. My grandson...More

Thank Helen E
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

A fun day can be had here for children: exhibits, classes, read-alouds, and rides. However, it is a little pricey......More

Thank Valore W
SteppingStonesMC, Manager at Stepping Stones Museum for Children, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2015

Dear Valore, Thank you for the great review! We are so happy to hear when our guests have a great time. We hope you will visit again someday and that you will recommend us to family and friends. Additionally, we can apply your admission that...More

Reviewed 1 July 2015

Fun to watch the little ones experiment with scientific things and not knowing why things are happening. Especially good for 3 year olds.More

Thank JillConnecticut
SteppingStonesMC, Manager at Stepping Stones Museum for Children, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2015

Thanks for the great feedback, Jill. We wholeheartedly agree, and what’s even more exciting is when you can see them make the connections and begin to learn the science behind the experiments. It’s why we do what we do! Thanks again, and we hope to...More

Reviewed 1 July 2015

this is a wonderful place for young children with so many different areas to explore. The construction site is a real favorite for our grandson.

Thank peggyvb
SteppingStonesMC, Manager at Stepping Stones Museum for Children, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2015

We love reading great feedback like yours, Peggy! We are so glad to hear how much your grandson loves the construction site. It’s always fun and amazing to see little ones build and experiment. Thanks again, and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 7 June 2015

$45 for parents and a toddler, yes, that is steep, BUT, our baby girl had such a great time, who cares how much it cost! LOL!!! I liked the fact that they had different play areas for different age groups, this way the bigger kids...More

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SteppingStonesMC, Manager at Stepping Stones Museum for Children, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2015

Dear nycglobaltraveler, Thank you for the great review! We are so happy to hear that you and your family had such a great experience with us! At Stepping Stones, our mission is to broaden and enrich the educational opportunities for children ages ten and under...More

Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

My kids love to go there and we live near by. We have yearly memberships which is worth if you are living around the area. Else the per visit ticket price is expensive. Best for 2-7 year old

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Reviewed 8 April 2015 via mobile

This is a great place for little kids. However the prices are outrageous. It is $15 per person for children and adults alike. So, for a family with 2 kids it is $60 to get in the door for a children's museum !! I would...More

1  Thank Lerper
SteppingStonesMC, Manager at Stepping Stones Museum for Children, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2015

Dear Guest, Thank you for your valued feedback. We do offer some great and affordable membership packages. With a family of four, a basic membership would pay for itself after just 2 visits! Some of the benefits of our packages are unlimited general admission for...More

Reviewed 19 March 2015 via mobile

We literally just left stepping stones my family and I had a great time with the exception of one thing...two people who work there Sean and Berry. Both of them were standing in the water room throwing the balls into the hurricane vortex, another patron...More

6  Thank Samantha G
SteppingStonesMC, Manager at Stepping Stones Museum for Children, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2015

Dear Samantha, We apologize for your experience in Energy Lab. We will certainly bring this up during our daily meeting because that type of behavior is unacceptable. Our Play Explorers and volunteers are responsible for providing the highest level of engagement for visitors by helping...More

Reviewed 17 March 2015

I have taken my nieces there and they have a ball! Especially with the water area. You can spend a half a day there easily. Great fun and a learning experience.More

Thank jjscd
SteppingStonesMC, Owner at Stepping Stones Museum for Children, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2015

Thank you for the great review! We are happy to hear that you and your nieces had such a good time at our museum. We hope that you will all return sometime soon and that you will consider our membership program as you might find...More

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