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Stamford Museum & Nature Center

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39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903-4096
+1 203-322-1646
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Great place

I was babysitting 3 found children and took them to the Stamford Nature Center. They have a ton of... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
dmart181
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Stamford, Connecticut
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Great Place

Always enjoy going to the Stamford Museum and Nature Center. Fun seeing the farm animals and... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Jeri A
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“maple syrup”(14 reviews)
“working farm”(12 reviews)
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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...more
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39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903-4096
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+1 203-322-1646
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"farm animals"
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"maple syrup"
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"working farm"
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"hiking trails"
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"merritt parkway"
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"great place to take the kids"
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"small farm"
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"kids love"
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"farmers market"
in 6 reviews
"all ages"
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"great playground"
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"kids and adults"
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"few hours"
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

I was babysitting 3 found children and took them to the Stamford Nature Center. They have a ton of animals, geese, otters, chickens, cows, oxen, goats, rabbits, horses, llamas, alpacas, ferrets and reptiles. The kids are allowed to get up close to the animals. The...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Always enjoy going to the Stamford Museum and Nature Center. Fun seeing the farm animals and otters. However they also have a wonderful trail system.

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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We came here for the maple festival even and had a blast. Wish the weather was nicer because you could easily spend hours here especially with little ones. Animal, play ground and learning about maple syrup from Boy Scouts was a treat. We will definitely...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

I’ve been going to the Stamford museum since I was a little girl as I was raised in Stamford! They always have plenty to do for the adults and the kids! They have corn husking and watching the wool from the sheep and roaming around...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

I love SMNC. It's a little gem in the middle of our city. There are short walking trails that are a great escape. They are completely manageable for kids which I love. The playground is great. The farm is awesome. I love seeing all the...More

Thank Diane L
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is one of my favorite spots in Stamford to relax, reflect, and enjoy nature. There is also often an interesting exhibit in the gracious museum building (formerly the home of Henry Bendel). A large duck pond and working colonial-era farm with a variety of...More

Thank LadyTravelerCT
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Have made the 30 minute drive several times in the past year, with kids, well worth it. The outdoor animal enclosures and indoor exotic animal exhibit are usually our first stops. The excellent wooden playground with slides of various sizes is usually how we end...More

Thank AdvancedCake
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

To walk around the farm, greeting and petting the animals is one of my favorite things to do. I love all those beautiful animals! My family, friends and I visit The Stamford Museum & Nature Center very often. The farm should be an educational sanctuary....More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Come, learn about Stamford history and see some of the unique items in the museum. During the seasons, there specialty exhibits, like Maple collection in the Fall.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

A lovely spot for walking, bringing kids or hanging out with friends. A bit tough to find in south Stamford but well worth looking for. kids zoo and trails are outstanding.

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Olena K
29 October 2017|
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Response from Cinsational | Reviewed this property |
They have a little museum which will take you about 15mins to see if you're reading information but besides that all you can do is run around seeing the animals in the rain as we did and they also have some little nature... More
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Ade03122013
30 July 2015|
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Response from Steve C | Reviewed this property |
Hi there is admission fees and they are as follows Admission: Adults: $10 Seniors (65+): $8 Students (18+): $6 (with valid ID) Children (4-17) $5 Members - Free Children 3 and under: Free Those who arrive on the city bus and... More
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Julia B
3 January 2015|
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Response from RoaminGnomes | Reviewed this property |
Hi - this question about converters is posted and linked to the Stamford nature center (in CT). Where are you really traveling so I can appropriately answer your question?
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