Check Out Our Museum Passes!

  • Looking for a new place to visit? Our online Print-on-Demand museum pass program makes visiting local museums and attractions easier than ever! Most of our passes are available as print-on-demand, which means that you are able to print out the museum pass from home. These passes do not need to be returned to the Library.
    • Passes may be borrowed by an adult with a valid library card.
    • Some passes permit free admission, while others offer discounted admission.
    • Passes may be reserved online up to 30 days before your planned museum visit.
    • Physical museum passes must be picked up and returned at the Durham Public Library circulation desk. Passes may be picked up one day ahead of your planned museum visit and must be returned no later than closing time the day following your visit.
    • Print-on-Demand passes can be printed from home. They do not need to be picked up or returned to the library!

    Click Here to Reserve a Museum Pass

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, please confirm hours and procedures with the museum before visiting. 

    All museum passes have been donated as gifts to the community by PALS: The Friends of the Durham Public Library.

MUSEUM PASSES AS OF JANUARY 2021

The Bushnell Park Carousel – Currently Closed

Hartford, CT
Free for 4 people.
860-585-5411
www.thecarouselmuseum.org

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.
860-231-2824
www.thechildrensmuseumct.org

Connecticut Science Center

Hartford, CT
20% off General Admission for up to 4 people.
This coupon must be picked up at the library. It does not need to be returned. You don’t need to reserve this pass online.
www.ctsciencecenter.org

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.
www.ct.gov/deep

The Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library

Hartford, CT
Free for 2 adults and 4 children. Research Center is not included.
860-236-5621
chs.org

Connecticut River Museum

Essex, CT
Free admission for 2 adults and their children or grandchildren under 18
860-767-8269
www.ctrivermuseum.org

Florence Griswold Museum

Old Lyme, CT
Discounted admission for adults, seniors, and students; children under 12 years free.
860-434-5542
www.florencegriswoldmuseum.org

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center – Currently Closed

Hartford, CT
Free Admission for up to two people.
860-522-9258
www.harrietbeecherstowe.org

Maritime Aquarium – Not Currently Accepting Library Passes

Norwalk, CT
$2 off Combination Ticket (Aquarium & Daytime IMAX) good for up to 6 people. Cannot be combined with other offers.
203-852-0700
www.maritimeaquarium.org

Mystic Aquarium – Not Currently Accepting Library Passes

Mystic, CT
$5.00 off admission for up to 4 people. Good on general admission only.
860-572-5955
www.mysticaquarium.org

Mystic Seaport

Mystic, CT
50% off regular admission for 2 adults and 3 children ages 17 years and under
860-572-0711
www.mysticseaport.org

New Britain Museum of American Art

New Britain, CT
Free admission for any 4 people, one adult must accompany children under 16 years.
860-229-0257
www.nbmaa.org

New England Carousel Museum & Museum of Fire History

Bristol, CT
Free for 4 people.
860-585-5411
www.thecarouselmuseum.org

New Haven Museum – Currently Closed

New Haven, CT
Free admission for up to four people.
203-562-4183
www.newhavenmuseum.org

Old State House – Currently Closed

Hartford, CT
Free admission for 2 adults and 2 children .
860-522-6766
www.ctoldstatehouse.org

Peabody Museum (Yale) – The Peabody Museum is Currently Closed for Renovations

New Haven, CT
$6 off up to 4 admissions, one adult must accompany children under 16 years.
203-432-5050
www.peabody.yale.edu

The Shore Line Trolley Museum

East Haven, CT
50% off up to 6 individuals. Cannot be combined with other discounts or coupons.
203-467-6927
www.ShoreLineTrolley.org

Wadsworth Atheneum — Currently Free for All Patrons, No Pass Required

Hartford, CT
Free admission for 2 adults and 2 children 17 years and under.
860-278-2670
www.TheWadsworth.org