Indoor Activities Open For Families - Stamford Moms

As we enter phase two of re-opening in Connecticut, indoor museums, aquariums, zoos, bowling allies, libraries and movie theater are on the list of businesses that are allowed to open.

Below is a list of businesses in our area that are re-opening for families, and the COVID-19 safety precautions being taken.

Ferguson Library
Opening July 6

Main Library hours:
Monday – Wednesday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Harry Bennett Branch hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: noon – 5 p.m.
Wednesday: noon – 7 p.m.
Saturday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • The Ferguson Library will begin with walk-in service at the Main Library and Harry Bennett Branch. The South End and Weed Memorial & Hollander branches will follow later in the month.
  • All visitors and staff will be required to wear masks or other face coverings. Capacity will be reduced to allow for social distancing, and visiting time will be limited.
  • At the Main Library, service is limited to parts of the first floor. Pick up reserved materials, or browse briefly in the New Materials Room. The stacks will be closed, but staff can help you locate books.
  • The Children’s Room will not be open for browsing, but children’s materials will be available in the front room or by request. There will be a limited number of computers available. For technology appointments, please call (203) 351-8231.
  • Passport services will also be available at the Main Library by appointment beginning July 13. Please call (203) 351-8298 for information. As always, renewals must be processed by mail, not at passport locations.
  • Curbside pickup will continue during this time for people who prefer this option.

RPM Raceway
Opening July 3
Friday – Sunday, noon – 8 p.m.
COVID-19 safety protocol available here.

Maritime Aquarium

  • Tickets are only available online and need to be secured in advance of your visit. Be sure to reserve a spot for every member of your party… regardless of age.
  • To help monitor capacity, your ticket will only be valid at the entrance time you select.
  • All guests over the age of 2 will need to wear a mask during the entirety of their visit. All Maritime Aquarium team members are required to wear masks also.

My Three Sons

  • All guests over the age of 3 must wear a mask.
  • There will be temperature checks before guests enter.
  • Social distancing will be enforced.
  • All equipment will be wiped down by employees throughout the day.

Tumble Jungle

Get Air Sports
Open in Stamford
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily

Bruce Museum

  • Advance reservation, with timed ticketing to ensure the comfort and safety of visitors and staff.
  • Admission will be free to all visitors upon the Museum’s reopening to the public.
  • Maximum safe occupancy for each exhibition space or area has been calculated to allow for social distancing between groups (including staff) and to comply with state social gathering size guidance.
  • Visitors are required to wear a mask or cloth face covering that completely covers the nose and mouth, as directed by state law and CDC guidelines. The exhibition galleries of the Museum will employ one-way flow and limited capacities. Signage in the parking lot, outside the entrance, and inside the Museum will indicate social distance markers and visitor flow. Touchable interactives will be disabled throughout the galleries. Hand sanitizer shall be made available at entrance points and common areas. The Museum Store will be open, with controlled access and minimal touch transactions.

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