Hours & Admission

The museum is temporarily closed to the public due to the pandemic. We miss you and hope to welcome our members and guests back as soon as safely possible.

Check out our Virtual Learning Center or learn more about our Stepping Stones Studio!


Adults $16
Children $16
Seniors (over 62) $12
Free for children under 1, members and active duty military personnel and their families within the same household.
Parking is free.

Ways to Save


Enjoy early admission, great membership benefits, and discounted access to more than 200 museums! Call 203.899.0606, ext. 264.

Group Rates/Reservations

Reservations required. Call 203.899.0606, ext. 264.

School and Community Groups

Call 203.899.0606, ext. 264.

Friday Family Fun Night

5-8 p.m.
The museum stays open late with reduced admission and fun, family activities. Friday Family Fun Nights are generally held at Stepping Stones the third Friday of every month for a reduced admittance fee of $3 per person. Members get in free.
An Open Arms program.

Blue Star Museums

Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, Stepping Stones offers free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve, through the Blue Star Museums program.

Museums for All

EBT (Electronic Benefit Transfer) cardholders can receive discounted admission to Stepping Stones through the Museums for All program. Simply show your EBT card and a valid form of photo ID when you arrive at our Welcome Desk and pay a $3 per person admission fee (for up to eight [8] people per card, per visit). The discounted rate is only valid during normal operating hours and does not cover special events and fee-based activities. Stepping Stones cannot process EBT transactions. The EBT card will simply be used to identify visitors as qualifiers for Museums for All.

Library Passes

Check with your local library to see if they have a Stepping Stones museum pass.
NOTE: Stepping Stones strives to be a nut-free environment. For the safety of visitors and staff with nut allergies, please do not bring peanut butter or other nut-based foods into the museum.