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Become a Member Today – New Benefits Added!

Step inside our award-winning building – designed to the highest national environmental standards – and open your world to amazing explorations and discoveries. From engaging exhibits to daily classes and performances, there is always something new to experience at Stepping Stones Museum for Children.

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

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!

Give your family the gift of 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 events
10% discount at Stepping Stones Cafe and Age of Reason museum store
10% discount at Age of Reason museum store
10% off ELLI Lab School
(Call 203 899 0606, ext. 216 for details.)
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
Four free tickets to the annual Winter Wonderland Children’s Ball
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.

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Umbrell-ievable Membership Offer

Get a free, umbrella when you buy or renew a Family Plus membership – while supplies last!

Don't Get Left Out in the Rain! Protect yourself from those April showers… Purchase or renew a Family Plus level membership and take home a limited-edition Stepping Stones 55” vented umbrella – FREE while supplies last! Order online, by phone or at the Welcome Desk. We love this umbrella because it’s durable, colorful and big enough to keep you AND the little ones dry!

Featuring the classic Stepping Stones logo, this umbrella is a wonderful way to show your pride and support for Stepping Stones Museum for Children.

Looking for the perfect gift? A Stepping Stones membership along with this limited-edition umbrella is a great present that families will love! Learn all about the benefits of membership.

Offer applies to new or renewing FAMILY PLUS level memberships only. One umbrella per Family Plus Membership. Collect two umbrellas with a two-year Family Plus membership or above. Umbrellas must be picked up from the museum no later than June 1, 2017. Cannot be combined with other offers. For more details, call 203 899 0606, ext. 264.

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Endurance House® Exclusive – Just for Members!

There's no better time to lace up your sneakers and join us in our mission to lead active and healthy lives.

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With the Healthyville® exhibit back at Stepping Stones and spring right around the corner, our neighbors at Endurance House® are helping to promote healthy living for children and families. They want to see everyone living a healthy lifestyle, so they are offering an exclusive discount to our Stepping Stones members.

10% Off through Labor Day!

Now through Labor Day, museum members can show their Stepping Stones membership card at Endurance House and will receive 10% off all merchandise! Endurance House has a large collection of athletic apparel, running and biking acessories, nutritional needs and much more for the whole family.

Thank you to Endurance House for joining our Healthy Children, Healthy Communities® initiative! Endurance House is located just blocks from the museum at 515 West Avenue.

Not a member? Join today, then take advantage of this offer. Get your Stepping Stones Museum membership and enjoy this member perk through Labor Day.

Did You Know?

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

Award Winning

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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
(bought in 2015)
$155 for 2015 Filing
Family Membership
(bought in 2016)
$165 for 2016 Filing
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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