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Stamford Museum & Nature Center

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Address: 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903
Phone Number: 203-322-1646
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Description: Seasonal fun awaits you at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center. The...
Seasonal fun awaits you at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center. The 118-acre property is home to Heckscher Farm, an 18-acre working farm; Overbrook Nature Center; the Bendel Mansion, with changing exhibitions and pieces from the Museum’s permanent collection; an otter pond; Nature’s Playground; the Stamford Observatory; Animal Embassy; and more than 80 acres of hiking trails. The Wheels in the Woods Trail provides a universally accessible nature trail. Come discover, learn, and enjoy!
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Farm, Museum, Duck Pond, Play Ground, Nature Trails!!!!

Beautiful Park with something for everyone. Wonderful Historic Farm with horses, cows, goats,pigs, chickens... Lovely Duck Pond and stream. There is an accesssible board... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
jennifer L
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N Stamford

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N Stamford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Beautiful Park with something for everyone. Wonderful Historic Farm with horses, cows, goats,pigs, chickens... Lovely Duck Pond and stream. There is an accesssible board walk nature trail by the stream, and many other hiking trails and paved walking trails. They a have a cool playground with nature inspired slides and equipment. There are several designated picnic areas around the park.... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We have been members at the Stamford Museum for 3 years and it is well worth it. My son loves going to see the animals. When the babies sre born it is especially fun getting to see newborn animals. In the fall there are hayrides, pumpkin contests and fall festivities. In the spring they make maple syrup. We will continue... More 

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Stamford
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Went with my husband and three year old granddaughter. She loved seeing all the animals and playing on the fabulous playground, which has activities for kids of all ages. The park is beautifully laid out and easy to navigate.

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Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We went here with my two year old grandson on a lovely June day. The farm is really well laid out with easy access to the fields with the animals, which include cows, sheep, goats, pigs, horses, alpacas, poultry and water birds. There is also a pond with otters. The setting is lovely with a beautiful old Connecticut barn. There... More 

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Sao Paulo - SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The farm is so silent, small yet spacious and quiet. There are outdoor tables across the property so you can pick one and have a peaceful pic-nic. The attractions are the farm animals, such as horses, rabbits, chickens, ducks, gease, cows and so on. It´s great for kids who can get close to animals in gree surroundings. There are wide... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 478 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We wanted to spend a few hours here but after the nature trail and animal park we just ran out of things to do. We walked up to the museum which displays next to nothing. It's far from being a museum. School groups seem to be well catered for but others I'd have to question. Very disappointing indeed and the... More 

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San Andreas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Came here for the hiking trails and loved it!! There are serveral that range in difficulty so worked for the different friends in our group. Will have to come back in fall when the leaves change color!!

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Stamford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

What is not to like? We have visited this site many times throughout the year and have always enjoyed our visit. We usually have our grandchildren along and they just can't get enough of the place. From the working farm, the reptile museum, the walking trails, exhibits, and the ice cream, they love it. I recommend buying a membership, thus... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Great for even young children. Zoo/Farm and museum with rotating exhibits. I've been going since I was a child and I'm 64!

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Aberdeen, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I was going there from when I was in my moms tummy. There's pictures and memories of that place..it will be part of the life that flashes before my eyes as a favorite place

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Additional Information about Stamford Museum & Nature Center

Address: Address: 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903
Phone Number: 203-322-1646
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Stamford
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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