Museum Passes

  • All museum passes have been donated as gifts to the community by P.A.L.S.
  • Passes may be borrowed by an adult with a valid library card.
  • Some passes permit free admission, while others offer discounted admission.
  • Patrons may borrow one pass per family at a time.
  • Passes are available for check out on a first-come, first-served basis and are checked out for a two-day period.
  • Passes may not be reserved, but may be held for one hour by calling the library.
  • The overdue charge is $5.00 per day.  If a pass is lost, the borrower will be liable for replacing it at full cost.
  • Prices and hours are set by museums and are subject to change. Some museums close for special events. Consulting the museum website or calling museum to confirm hours is recommended.
  • Passes must be returned inside the library.



American Clock and Watch Museum

Bristol, CT
Free admission for 2 adults and 3 children.

The Children’s Museum & Roaring Brook Nature Center

West Hartford, CT
One free admission with each paid admission. Maximum 4 free admissions per day.
Planetarium shows have an additional fee.

Connecticut State Parks

Valid for 2 adults and 4 children at Dinosaur, Fort Trumbull & Gillette Castle State Parks.
Effective 1/1/18, admission to all other State Parks is free for Conn. residents.

Connecticut Trolley Museum

East Windsor, CT
Free admission for 2 adults and 2 children, including unlimited trolley rides. Does not cover admission to seminars, tours, etc.

Florence Griswold Museum

Old Lyme, CT
Discounted admission for adults, seniors, and students; children under 12 years free.

Maritime Aquarium

Norwalk, CT
$2 off Combination Ticket (Aquarium & Daytime IMAX) good for up to 6 people. Cannot be combined with other offers.

Mystic Aquarium

Mystic, CT
$5.00 off admission for up to 4 people. Good on general admission only.

Mystic Seaport

Mystic, CT
50% off regular admission for 2 adults and 3 children ages 18 years and under

New Britain Museum of American Art

New Britain, CT
Free admission for any 4 people, one adult must accompany children under 16 years.

New Haven Museum

New Haven, CT
Free admission for up to four people.

Old State House

Hartford, CT
Free admission for 2 adults and 2 children .

Peabody Museum (Yale)

New Haven, CT
$6 off up to 4 admissions, one adult must accompany children under 16 years.

Wadsworth Atheneum

Hartford, CT
Free admission for 2 adults and 2 children 17 years and under.