About Us

At Stepping Stones Museum for Children, play is serious business. We understand that children learn best by doing. Our children's museum is dedicated to early childhood education. Our toddler and preschool program offers a variety of activities for kids that are sure to get young minds learning. We also welcome you to take advantage of our venue rental options for birthday parties.

For Teachers For Teachers Field Trips and Workshops: Preschool-Grade 5 Field Trips and Workshops: Preschool-Grade 5 Field Trips and Workshops: Preschool-Grade 5 Discover how Stepping Stones can inspire and support you throughout the year at your location or ours! Professional Development Professional Development Stepping Stones offers professional development events, open house nights with family and can customize programs for teachers or students based on your needs. ELLI Locations ELLI Locations ELLI Locations ELLI provides essential language and literacy-rich educational experiences for young children that are based on theory, research and community wisdom about what children need to learn and grow up successfully. Camp ELLI Camp ELLI Camp ELLI Play and learning go hand-in-hand this summer at Camp ELLI, a high-quality camp experience. Early Language and Literacy Initiative (ELLI) Early Language and Literacy Initiative (ELLI) Early Language and Literacy Initiative (ELLI) Our year-round interdisciplinary approach to early childhood education for toddlers and preschoolers. Our Story Our Story Our Story Stepping Stones Museum for Children is not just any museum. It’s a fun, colorful and engaging environment. Stepping Stones at Twenty Stepping Stones at Twenty Stepping Stones at Twenty In March, Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk, CT will celebrate its 20th birthday. In its 20 years of serving this region, our award-winning children’s museum has reached nearly 7 million people through its exceptional educational offerings. See all that we have planned for this year and beyond. Learning Philosophy Learning Philosophy Learning Philosophy At Stepping Stones, play is serious business. We understand that children learn best by doing. Healthy Children, Healthy Communities Initiative Healthy Children, Healthy Communities Initiative Healthy Children, Healthy Communities Initiative Educating millions of families about health and wellness through interactive exhibits and programming. Open Arms Accessibility Initiative Open Arms Accessibility Initiative Open Arms Accessibility Initiative Check out the many ways organizations, schools and families can participate in the Stepping Stones experience through Open Arms. Early Language and Literacy Initiative (ELLI) Early Language and Literacy Initiative (ELLI) Early Language and Literacy Initiative (ELLI) Our year-round interdisciplinary approach to early childhood education for toddlers and preschoolers. Board of Directors Board of Directors Meet our board members. Press Room Press Room Press contacts and the latest news from the museum.