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Southwestern Connecticut Sights

Stamford Museum and Nature Center

  • 39 Scofieldtown Rd. Map It
  • Stamford
  • Observatory/Planetarium

Updated 12/23/2013

Fodor's Review

Oxen, sheep, pigs, and other animals roam this 118-acre New England farmstead. Once the estate of Henri Bendel, the property includes a Tudor-revival stone mansion housing exhibits on natural history, art, and Americana. Also here are a planetarium with a 22-inch research telescope—perfect for stargazing—and nature trails winding through the woods.

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39 Scofieldtown Rd., Stamford, Connecticut, 06903, United States

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Sight Details:

  • Grounds $10, planetarium and observatory each an additional $3
  • Grounds daily 9–5; planetarium May–Labor Day, Fri. 8:30 pm–10:30 pm; Sept.–Apr., Fri. 8 pm–10 pm

Updated 12/23/2013


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