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.



The Children’s Museum
950 Trout Brook Dr., West Hartford
One free admission with every paid admission, limit of 4 free admissions per pass
Science Dome show tickets are an additional fee

Connecticut River Museum
67 Main Street, Essex
Half price admission
for 2 Adults and their children or grandchildren ages 18 and under

Connecticut’s Old State House
800 Main Street, Hartford
Free admission for up to 2 adults and 2 children

Connecticut State Parks & Forests Day Pass
Valid at all Connecticut State Parks and Forests
Free entrance fee for one passenger vehicle carrying fewer than 12 passengers
Valid for 2 adults and 4 children at Dinosaur, Fort Trumbull and Gillette Castle State Parks

Florence Griswold Museum
96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme
admission for 2 Adults and 2 Children under 12 years

Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
10 North Water Street, Norwalk
Discounted $2.00 off admission for up to 6 people

Mystic Aquarium
55 Coogan Blvd, Mystic (Exit 90 from I-95)
Discounted $5 off per person up to 4 people

Mystic Seaport
75 Greenmanville, Mystic
50% off admission for 2 adults and 3 children

New Britain Museum of American Art
56 Lexington Street, New Britain
general admission for 4 people – one adult must accompany children under 16

New England Air Museum
36 Perimeter Road
2 Adults or seniors at $6.00 each (12 & up) & 2 Children (4-11) Free Children under 3 Free

New Haven Museum

114 Whitney Ave., New Haven


Free admission for up to 4 people

Peabody Museum at Yale
170 Whitney Ave., New Haven
Discounted $6.00 admission for up to 4 people (Not valid in February)
One adult must accompany children under 16

Roaring Brook Nature Center
70 Gracey Road, Canton
One free admission with every paid admission, limit of 4 free admissions per pass

Wadsworth Atheneum
600 Main St., Hartford
Free general admission 2 Adults & 2 Children (to age 17)