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Stamford Museum & Nature Center

Stamford Museum & Nature Center
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, CT, 06903
United States
Phone: 203-977-6538
Robin Wexler
We are dedicated to arts and culture, natural and agricultural sciences and history. We seek to inspire creativity, foster self-discovery, promote environmental stewardship, and nurture an appreciation for lifelong learning for kids and families.


Date:  Fri, 04/18/2014
 
Time:  8 pm
Location:  Stamford Museum & Nature Center
View the sky through a 22-inch research telescope, weather permitting, at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center. The Stamford Observatory entrance is located off Scofieldtown Road. For GPS users, enter 151 Scofieldtown Road.
Date:  Sat, 04/12/2014
 
Time:  varies, see below
Location:  Stamford Museum & Nature Center
75 unique bonsai trees will be displayed in the traditional fashion in the Stamford Museum's Bendel Galleries. Members of Yama Ki will be available to explain the process of their art.
The event has already taken a place at this date:  Fri, 04/11/2014
 
Time:  7:30pm
Location:  Stamford Museum
Join us for a new exciting series of astronomy programs!
Date:  Sun, 04/13/2014
 
Time:  Noon - 4 pm
Location:  Stamford Museum
Our popular Sunday drop-in program returns for the spring.
Date:  Tue, 04/15/2014
 
Time:  10am - 3pm
Location:  Stamford Museum
Join us for Vernal Pool and Survival Hikes, as well as a chance to help serve breakfast to our animals on our "Hay Hike on the Farm."
Date:  Wed, 04/16/2014
 
Time:  3:30 - 4:15 pm
Location:  Stamford Museum
Enjoy an afternoon story in the Heckscher Barn! Then, make the pages from the book come alive with a themed craft and "meet and greet" with one of our Nature Center or farm animals.
Date:  Wed, 04/16/2014
 
Time:  3:30 - 4:15 pm
Location:  Stamford Museum
Enjoy an afternoon story in the Heckscher Barn!
Date:  Sat, 04/19/2014
 
Time:  10am - 12:30pm
Location:  Stamford Museum
Children ages six and younger can bring their own baskets and hunt for hundreds of eggs that will be hidden all over Heckscher Farm.
Date:  Fri, 04/25/2014
 
Time:  varies, see below
Location:  Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Join Animal Embassy to explore the incredible life process called metamorphosis. Families will meet examples of creatures that go through this transformation with a giant African bull frog and a local spotted salamander.
Date:  Fri, 04/25/2014
 
Time:  7:30 pm
Location:  Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Head to the Observatory to explore the night sky, planets, stars, and more! Start by enjoying a presentation on Spring Constellations, followed by a turn on our 22-inch research telescope. The presentation will be held rain or shine.
Date:  Sat, 04/26/2014
 
Time:  9 am - 12 pm
Location:  Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Garlic mustard was introduced in the 1860's as a culinary herb. Today, it's an invasive species in much of CT, In honor of Earth Day, join us for a "garlic mustard pull". The garlic mustard leaves that we harvest will be offered to local food banks.
Date:  Sun, 04/27/2014
 
Time:  1:30 - 2:30 pm
Location:  Stamford Museum & Nature Center
After viewing NASA's images in our newest exhibition, take a trip through the solar system and night sky in our planetarium! Programs have limited seating; doors will open 15 minutes before program start time. Recommended for ages 5 and up.
Date:  Sun, 04/27/2014
 
Time:  1:30 - 2:30 pm
Location:  Stamford Museum
After viewing NASA's images in our Museum Gallery exhibition, take a trip through the solar system and night sky in our planetarium!


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