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

Bringing world habitats to life, Heckscher WILD! features exotic 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, snakes, sugar gliders, chinchillas and tortoises as well as some winged friends and new additions.

Learn more about after-school classes at Heckscher WILD!

Heckscher Wild FINAL LOGO 2022

Hours

April – November: OPEN DAILY
Monday – Friday: 12:00 – 4:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

December – March: CLOSED MONDAYS
Tuesday – Friday: 12:00 – 4:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

On Family Fest & Festival Sundays, Heckscher WILD! hours are 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

SM&NC Exotic Animal Care Conference

September 15, 2023

September 15, 2023

Directions

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903