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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!


Pokémon Membership Offer Extended!

Save $15 with Jiggly Puff!

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Stepping Stones has extended the Pokemon membership offer due to popular demand! With Pokéstops all over the museum, Stepping Stones has become a hot spot, and we need your help catching them. If you can show the Welcome Desk that you have caught a Jiggly Puff, you will receive $15 off any level membership!

Offer applies to New and Renewal memberships and is valid from Saturday, August 20 - Friday, August 29. Learn all about the benefits of membership.

Must display Jiggly Puff in the Pokémon Go app on phone (not a screenshot) at the museum Welcome Desk. Cannot be combined with any other offer.

Give your family the gift of membership.
Annual Membership Benefits

Family

$165

Family Plus

$205

Grandparent

$130

Friend

$400

Lifetime**

$2500
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
10% discount at Age of Reason museum store
50% off Solar Express train tickets
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 – NEW!
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 – NEW!
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

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*Norwalk residents and Educators must show ID for discount. Educators must be active, certified teachers and homeschoolers in CT and NY. Please call or come in to register.
** Lifetime membership lasts over cardholders’ lifetime. Membership benefits may change over time.



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.




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

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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