Self-guided Group Visits

Groups wishing to visit the SM&NC during the school year without an educational program component can take full advantage of the museum's many resources, including the working Heckscher Farm, our North American river otter pond, Nature's Playground, our nature trails and museum galleries. There are also picnic areas for groups to use for snack and lunch.

For more information about self-guided visits, please contact Visitor Services Manager, Brian O’Toole at 203.977.6521 or


To make a reservation, groups must submit our Group Reservation Form at least two weeks before the date of their intended visit.


39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903