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Welcome Back! We cannot wait for you to enjoy our exciting new exhibits, beautifully-renovated spaces and all new STEAM-infused programming. Click here for more information.

Exciting New Offerings Coming Soon

Play is Serious Business at Stepping Stones Museum for Children.

In the 21+ years of serving this region, our award-winning museum has reached nearly 7 million people. With the help of members, educators and community partners, we provide exceptional, playful learning opportunities for children that foster an understanding and appreciation of the world.

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For Families

From daily programs to birthday parties, we have a variety of fun activities for the family.

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Schools and Groups

All year long, we offer special programs, performances, and activities for your students to enjoy.

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For Corporations

We’re a non-profit, educational resource dependent upon the generosity of our supporters.

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ELLI Classrooms

The Early Language and Literacy Initiative (ELLI) is an interdisciplinary approach to early childhood education.