Stamford Museum and Nature Center

The Stamford Museum and Nature Center, located in Stamford, Connecticut, is an art, history, nature and agricultural sciences museum. The property covers 118 acres (ca. 48 hectares) beginning about 1/2 mile north of the Merritt Parkway and was originally a private estate.

Situated in the woods of North Stamford, Connecticut, the 118-acre museum property is home to a 10-acre working farm, a Tudor-style museum and gallery which hosts exhibitions, an interactive nature center, 80 acres of outdoor trails, large planetarium, a 4-story observatory with a research telescope, an otter pond, and a large playground designed for children to have an animal perspective on nature.

In addition to the facilities, the SM&NC offers seasonal family-oriented exhibits and weekend festivals, year-round childhood educational programming, camps, and volunteer opportunities.

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