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Play is Serious Business at Stepping Stones Museum for Children.

In its 20 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.

Upcoming Events

Feb 13th - Feb 13th
5:30 pm-6:30 pm
VIRTUAL Sweetheart Ball

We invite you to show your love with those you love at our virtual Sweetheart Ball. Join us on the Red Carpet at the Stepping Stones Studio with our hosts Robert, Dan Dan The Music Man, and The Stepping Stones Storytellers. Enjoy a heart-healthy dinner demonstration with Chef Tommy. Then head to the dance floor … Continued