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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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It's ok for one time visiting

I have visited this museum with my kids. This museum is especially good for small kids, though my 6... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2016
milestiba
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Thalwil, Switzerland
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Best Children's Museum Ever!

We have been visiting this museum with our children over the years at various ages and stages, and... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2015
RDraiLI
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Long Island, New York
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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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303 West Avenue, Mathews Park, Norwalk, CT 06850
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Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

I have visited this museum with my kids. This museum is especially good for small kids, though my 6 and 9 yo found something to enjoy as well. There is a lot of information, and parents must assist their kids in order to explain everything....More

Thank milestiba
SteppingStonesMC, General Manager at Stepping Stones Museum for Children, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2016

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We value our visitor's feedback, and will certainly consider the items you have mentioned. We are glad to hear that your 6 and 9 year old enjoyed their experience here and are sorry to hear,...More

Reviewed 15 December 2015

We have been visiting this museum with our children over the years at various ages and stages, and having been to kids' museums throughout the continent, Stepping Stones remains our favorite! From outdoor maze areas and in-house cafeteria to light show dancing, exploring music to...More

Thank RDraiLI
Reviewed 13 December 2015

It's a big place with lots of hands on things for kids to do...lots of pretend fun area. Cc there is even a water fun game for them you wear a bid not to get wet...so much for them to do and grow and learn...More

Thank Morganna
Reviewed 10 December 2015

We loved Stepping Stones. We knew we were taking a risk bringing an 11 month old there, but this establishment had plenty to entertain her and help her develop! They have areas to climb, crawl, neat lessons about energy (maybe those went over her head...More

Thank Danma11
Reviewed 1 October 2015

On the second Saturday of the month they offer free entrance to children with special needs and their families. This is fantastic for my family, my son has Autism. It is before it gets busy so he can enjoy it.More

Thank abtyma
SteppingStonesMC, General Manager at Stepping Stones Museum for Children, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2015

So glad to hear you enjoy it! We'd like to let you know that our Accessibility Days, on the second Saturday of each month, are now all day long! Families of children with special needs can get in for FREE anytime between 9:00 am and...More

Reviewed 28 September 2015

A well-maintained, ingenious attraction for kids. Bright, fun, open and filled with visual surprises. Highly recommended!

Thank patrick g
SteppingStonesMC, Manager at Stepping Stones Museum for Children, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2015

Patrick, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We appreciate the kind words and recommendations and hope to see you and your kids back again in the near future!

Reviewed 5 September 2015

This museum has many hands on activities for kids. There is a gift shop on property and a small cafe. They also have an outside area for the kids to run around.

Thank BusterBusBus
SteppingStonesMC, Manager at Stepping Stones Museum for Children, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2015

Dear Buster, Thank you for the great review! We are happy to hear that you had a good experience and we hope to see you again someday.

Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

So much to do here and my 3 year old daughter really did enjoy herself. The only thing that bothers me is that with all the staff just standing around I believe they should be disinfecting the toys. Will return for a visit in the...More

1  Thank ANGEBABY32
SteppingStonesMC, Manager at Stepping Stones Museum for Children, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2015

Thank you for the great review! We are so happy to hear that you and your daughter had a great time and we appreciate your suggestions for improvement. We will speak with our staff right away. Thank you for making us aware of your concern....More

Reviewed 27 August 2015

First off I'd only bring a child over 3 years old. I brought a 2 year old at the time, and she didn't understand some of the things in there. I also wouldn't bring kids past the age of maybe 6-7.. just not entertaining for...More

Thank Angel A
Reviewed 18 August 2015

A very fine learning experience for you kids. We had a membership until we started to experience a problem. I have concerns about how much deep cleaning the museum does including floors, surfaces and the numerous toys. We ended our membership after several individual trips...More

1  Thank JoeFlip
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Becca S
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Response from stajka | Reviewed this property |
Not much ... like you said , small area for little kids with reading corner ... I find it more suitable for kids 2-5 years old ...
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