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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.

Membership Information

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Members Get More!

When you are a Stepping Stones member, valuable discounts are just the beginning. You’ll discover more access with unlimited general admission for a year. More savings with discounts on programs, special events, parties and facility rentals. More elbow room with exclusive member mornings on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Five main galleries, including one devoted to traveling exhibits from other museums, and more than 100 hands-on activities will keep you coming back year-round.


Special Offer:
Don't SIT This One Out!

While the value of your membership will last the whole year, these limited-edition chairs won’t be around for long.


Purchase or Renew a Family Plus Membership and receive an exclusive Stepping Stones Museum for Children camp chair for FREE! These sturdy camp chairs are collapsible and portable, making them perfect for all of your outdoor adventures. Whether you plan on having fun in the sun, taking a family hike, watching a sporting event, or just sitting back, this special offer is something that you will CHAIRish for years to come.

Offer applies to new or renewing Family Plus Memberships only. One camp chair per FAMILY PLUS Membership while supplies last. Collect two camp chairs with a Two Year Family Plus Membership. If you purchase your membership online or by phone, your camp chair will be waiting for you at the Welcome Desk. To claim it, just provide your name and ID the next time you visit through July 15, 2016.

Color options are limited to the supply available at the time of pick up. We are unable to reserve certain colors at this time.

Valentine's Membership Offer

Free Knipschildt Signature Chocolate Collection from Chocopologie with any New or Renewed Membership.

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Made right here in Norwalk, the flavors in this selection include: Caramel and Sea Salt, Mint, Tangerine/Ancho Chili, Dark Chocolate Bon Bon, Hazelnut, Elder flower Jam.

Offer valid through February 16, 2016, while supplies last. Cannot be combined with other offers. If you purchase your membership online or by phone, your chocolates will be waiting for you at the Welcome Desk. Please claim your gift by February 29 - just provide your name and ID next time you visit.

Family Plus Membership $205

Special Offer: Free limited-edition tote bag with a new or renewed Family Plus Membershipwhile supplies last!

  • Free admission for two designated adults and all children in the same household
  • Two guest passes ($30 value)
  • Free admission for one caregiver or grandparent
  • One guest per visit, when accompanied by a member
  • Receive discounted admission to more than 100 participating ACM children’s museums nationwide
  • NEW! Discounted admission to more than 290 participating ASTC museums nationwide and in over a dozen countries
  • The colorful, canvas tote bag features a zippered closure, front pocket and is embellished with our museum logo. A great way to show your museum pride and makes a thoughtful gift. If you purchase your membership online or by phone, your tote bag will be waiting for you at the Welcome Desk. To claim it, please just provide your name.
Get Your Chair

image-Children's Camp Chair
image-Children's Camp Chair


Membership Benefits:

  • Unlimited general admission for one year
  • Exclusive member mornings on Wednesdays and Saturdays
  • Discounts on birthday parties and facility rentals
  • Discounts on programs and special events
  • 10% discount at Age of Reason museum store
  • 10% discount at Stepping Stones Cafe
  • 10% discount on gift membership
  • Receive regular museum news and updates
  • Member appreciation events and previews
  • Membership pays for itself after just a few visits

For more information, contact membership at 203 899 0606, ext. 264, or email.

Norwalk residents or seniors over 62 qualify for 10% off!

Become a Member

We offer Corporate, Library, and Educator Special Memberships

Learn more about our Special Memberships.


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.

Type of
Membership
Tax-Deductible
 Amount
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
Educator Membership $130
Sustaining Membership $660

Family Membership $165

  • Free admission for two designated adults and all children in the same household

Family Plus Membership $205

  • Free admission for two designated adults and all children in the same household
  • Two guest passes ($30 value)
  • Free admission for one caregiver or grandparent
  • One guest per visit, when accompanied by a member
  • Receive discounted admission to more than 100 participating ACM children’s museums nationwide
  • NEW! Discounted admission to more than 290 participating ASTC museums nationwide and in over a dozen countries

Grandparent Membership $130

  • Free admission for two designated adults and all grandchildren
    Note: Already includes senior discount

Friend Membership $400

  • Free admission for two designated adults and all children in the same household
  • Four guest passes ($60 value)
  • Free admission for one caregiver or grandparent
  • Two guests per visit, when accompanied by a member
  • Receive discounted admission to more than 100 participating ACM children’s museums nationwide
  • NEW! Discounted admission to more than 290 participating ASTC museums nationwide and in over a dozen countries
  • Angel sponsorship of a Family Membership for a local family in need ($165 value)
  • Invitations to special events
  • Recognition in the annual report

Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable. For your security, named Members will be asked to show a photo ID when visiting.

Processing and Delivery
Please allow 4 weeks to receive your permanent membership cards by mail. A portion of your membership is tax-deductible.