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
Free 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

Connecticut Trolley Museum
58 North Rd., East Windsor
admission for 2 Adults and 2 Children including unlimited trolley rides. Does not cover admission to seminars, tours, etc.

Florence Griswold Museum
96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme
Discounted admission
for Adults, Seniors, and Students, children under 12 years free.

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

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

Mystic Seaport
75 Greenmanville, Mystic
Discounted Admission. 50% off regular admission for 2 adults and 3 children 18 years and under.

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

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 admission. $6.00 off addmission for up to 4 people
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)