Touch-A-Truck (Stamford) – Nov. 7

Get up close and personal with trucks at Stamford Museum & Nature Center

Touch-A-Truck event is Nov. 7, 11 am – 3 pm

(Stamford, CT – October 20, 2010) Some of Fairfield County’s biggest and best big rigs will be at Stamford Museum & Nature Center on Sunday, Nov. 7, from 11 am to 3 pm, offering kids – and kids at heart – a chance to get up close and personal with some of these larger-than-life vehicles.

From earth movers and excavators to buses, ambulances, and fire trucks, a variety of vehicles will be parked for your chance to peek inside! Even hybrid vehicles, like at CT Transit bus, will be on-hand for this event.

A food tent will be serving up refreshments for purchase. This event is rain or shine and is free with regular gate admission.

Don’t forget to stop by the otter pond and Heckscher Farm and say hi to Edie the otter and her friends!

Getting there
Stamford Museum & Nature Center is located at 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT (3/4 mile North of Merritt Parkway Exit 35.) For more information call 203.322.1646 or visit

Stamford Museum & Nature Center’s Mission

Stamford Museum & Nature Center is a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of art, the natural and agricultural sciences, and history. The Museum is a vital cultural and educational resource for the community, and a focal point for family activity and interaction, seeking to inspire creativity, foster self-discovery, and nurture an appreciation for lifelong learning through exhibitions, educational programs, and special events that enhance the visitor’s experience of our unique site.


Heckscher Farm
Daily 9am-5pm
Animal Embassy
Tues-Sun 10am-2pm
Summer 10am-3:30pm
Nature’s Playground
Daily 9am-5pm
Bendel Mansion (main building)
Mon-Sat 9am-5pm; Sun 11am-5pm

Admission Fees*_ ______________________________________________________
SM&NC members – Free
Adults $10
Seniors (65+) $8
Students (18+) $6 (with valid ID)
Children (4-17) $5
Children (3 and younger) Free    *Excludes festival days & Special Events
Planetarium Show: Members Free. Adults $3; Children 5 and older $2
Observatory: Members Free. Adults $3; Children $2
Friday nights, 8:30-10:30 pm, weather permitting.


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