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Membership Supports the Museum

Members are VITAL to the continued success of Stepping Stones Museum for Children. Your support helps us provide quality exhibits and programming essential to an engaging and exciting learning experience. Your membership to the museum is a donation that is partially tax-deductible. Thank you for your support!

  • Membership pays for itself after just a few visits.
  • Norwalk residents receive 10% off any membership.*
  • Educators receive 10% off any membership.*

Annual Membership Benefits



Family Plus







FREE admission for two designated adults and all children in the same household
FREE admission for two designated grandparents and all grandchildren
Member-only mornings on Wednesday and Saturday
10% discounts on birthday parties and private events
10% discount at Stepping Stones Cafe and Age of Reason museum store
Discounts on programs and special events
Discounts on Stepping Stones summer and vacation camps
Receive news and updates on upcoming events
Invitations to member-only events and previews
Discounted admission to more than 100 participating children’s museums and 290 participating science museums worldwide
One FREE coffee per visit at Stepping Stones Cafe
Family Membership donated to local family in need
($165 value)
Recognition in the annual report
Number of guests per visit
(when accompanied by a member)
0 2 0 3 4
Number of single-use guest passes
(each pass has a $15 value)
0 2 0 4 10
Break-Even Point: Average number of family visits it takes for membership to pay for itself. 3 4 3 7

*Must show ID. ** Lifetime membership lasts over cardholders’ lifetime. Membership benefits may change over time.

Did You Know?

You can apply the cost of your visit toward a membership within two days of that visit! Call for more details. 203 899 0606, ext. 264

Special Memberships

Library Membership

Offer your library patrons a discount to the museum. Call 203 899 0606, ext. 264, for details or download the application.

Corporate Membership – Companies for Kids

Our corporate partnership program, Companies for Kids, offers exciting ways for local businesses to get involved and help support our mission.

To join call 203 899 0606, ext. 218 or 296.

Benefits for your company

  • Marketing and Recognition – onsite, online and in print
  • Free admissions
  • Discounts – Membership, Age of Reason Museum Store, Cafe
  • VIP Tour
  • Discounts on facility rentals
  • Employee volunteer opportunities
  • Co-branding opportunities

Processing and Delivery
Please allow 4 weeks to receive your permanent membership cards by mail. A portion of your membership is tax-deductible.
Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable. For your security, named Members will be asked to show a photo ID when visiting.

Replacement Cards
A fee of $1.00 is required for replacement cards. If you need a replacement Membership Card, please call 203 899 0606, ext. 264

Type of
Family Membership $165
Family Plus Membership $175
Friend Membership $340
Grandparent Membership $130

Tax Information

In accordance with IRS regulations, the tax deductible portion of an annual membership is the total cost of the membership minus the fair market value of the guest passes ($15/ea.) included in that membership level.

Video/Photography Disclaimer

Please be advised that all visitors may be photographed and/or videotaped for promotional purposes. If you do not want your image or your child’s image to appear in the museum’s marketing materials, please notify the Welcome Desk when you arrive.

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