Heckscher WILD! — a vibrant, hands-on, educational exhibit and classroom.

Bringing world habitats to life, Heckscher WILD! features live animals and plants from across the globe and provides visitors a chance for interaction with these animals through feedings, demonstrations, and special events. The exhibit houses some favorite Stamford Museum & Nature Center animals, including tarantulas,lizards and snakes, as well as some new additions.

Learn more about after-school classes at Heckscher WILD!.


Tuesday - Friday, Noon - 4 pm
Saturday & Sunday, 10 am - 4 pm
Vacation days & summer, 10 am - 4 pm

Heckscher WILD! will be closed for winter maintenance from 1/8-1/12. We will reopen at 12 noon on 1/12.  



39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903