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Visitation Notice:

Occasionally, we can expect a significant number of group visitors in the museum on certain days. Typical times for group visits are from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm and can be as few as 15 people to more than 100 people for multiple groups.

If you would like to visit the museum during the quieter times, you can call 203 899 0606 to find out how busy we may be at a given time of day.

nut free

Stepping Stones is a nut-free environment. For the safety of visitors and staff with nut allergies, please do not bring peanut butter or other nut-based foods into the museum.

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Hours and Admission

All children must be accompanied by an adult, and all adults must be accompanied by a child.


  • Adults $15
  • Children $15
  • Seniors (over 62) $10
  • FREE for Children under 1, Members, and active duty military personnel and their families within the same household.

Free Parking!

Field Trip and Workshop Rates


Memorial Day – Labor Day

Open Monday through Sunday
10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Special Member Hours

Wednesdays and Saturdays
9:00 – 10:00 am

Labor Day – Memorial Day
(School Year Hours)

Open Tuesday through Sunday
10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Open Select Holiday Mondays:

  • Labor Day
  • Rosh Hashanah
  • Columbus Day
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • Presidents' Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Vacation Weeks:
    December 26, January 2, April 10

Museum Closes at 3:00 pm

Independence Day, Thanksgiving Eve, Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve


Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day

Stepping Stones Cafe Hours

10:00 am – 4:30 pm

Security Notice: Restrooms, café and Age of Reason museum store are only for museum members and paid visitors who have checked in at the Welcome Desk.

Note: Museum programs, spaces and exhibits are subject to change or closure.

While we strive to keep you posted with up-to-date information, it is advised that you call ahead if you are visiting to utilize a specific space or program – 203 899 0606.

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.

Ways to Save

Family Memberships

Enjoy early admission, great discounts and discounted access to over 200 museums!
Membership information

Group Rates/Reservations

Reservations required.

School and Community Groups

Call 203 899 0606, ext. 247
Plan a Group Visit

Play Groups

Call 203 899 0606, ext. 204
Plan a Play Date

Get Into It! FREE

Join us for an evening of free admission and fun on the first Thursday of every month from 5:00 – 8:00 pm.

Blue Star Museums

Blue Star Museums program.

Special Offers

Check our special offers page to look for any current savings opportunities.

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