Museum Passes

We now have printable passes available through Museum Key!
Passes that are available to be printed at home will specify and have a link to Museum Key. You will need your library card in order to make a reservation.

Physical and Printable passes are available to reserve on Museum Key.

Please note that due to COVID-19 precautions many museums have reduced hours and capacity, are closed to the public, or may not be accepting the Lirbary Pass. This information can change regularly, but here is our current updated list.

To Reserve a Physical or Printable Pass using Museum Key:

  1. Choose either to search “By Museum” or “By Date”:
    • If by Date, you will choose your date and then see a list of museum passes available that day and click “Reserve Now”.
    • If by Museum, you will choose your museum and then “Check Dates” to see a list of dates available for that pass.
  2. To check out a museum pass on your chose day, click “Reserve Now”.
  3. You will need your library card number to check out a pass.
  4. If it is a printable pass, you can then print at that moment. It will also email you a copy of your pass.
  5. If you reserved a physical pass you can pick it up the day before your reservation after 3pm.

Museum Pass Policies:

  • Limit of 1 per household per visit
  • The same pass cannot be borrowed by the same patron more than twice per month.
  • All passes can be reserved up to 60 days in advance.
  • All reservations require a library card in good standing.
  • Physical Passes (passes that are not available as a printable pass):
    • Circulate for 2 days and must be back by 3pm on the second day.
    • A $5 late fee is assessed for passes returned after 3pm. After that, it is $10/day that the pass is late.
    • There is a $50 replacement fee if lost or stolen.

Museum Pass Info:

American Clock and Watch Museum
Printable Pass available
FREE – Pass admits up to 2 adults and 3 children
Open Wednesday- Sunday 10am- 5pm
100 Maple St. Bristol, CT 06010

Barnes Museum
Printable Pass available
Museum Open!
FREE – Pass admits 2 adults and 2 children
85 N Main St. Southington, CT 06489

Beardsley Zoo
Open daily 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
1875 Noble Ave. Bridgeport, CT 06610

Children’s Museum and Roaring Brook Nature Center
Printable Pass available
Pass admits 1 free touring admission with each paid admission. Maximum of 4.
Museum: Open Fri-Mon 9:30am-12pm, 1pm-3:30pm
Nature Center: Open Thur-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 1pm-4pm
950 Trout Brook Drive West Hartford, CT 06119
Ticket Prices: Adults – 14.75, Children (ages 2-12) – 13.75

Connecticut Historical Society Museum
Printable Pass available
FREE – Pass admits a 2 adults and 4 children
Open Tuesday– Saturday: 12pm– 5pm
Saturday 9am–5pm
1 Elizabeth St. Hartford, CT 06105

Connecticut Old State House
*CLOSED until further notice
800 Main St. Hartford, CT 06103

Custom House Maritime Museum
Printable Pass available
Open by appointment only.
FREE – Pass admits 2 people
150 Bank St. New London, CT 06320

Discovery Museum and Planetarium
Pass gives up to 4 children admittance with 1 paid adult admission.
Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 10:00am-6:00pm & Friday- Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm. 4450 Park Ave. Bridgeport CT 06604

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Printable Pass available
FREE – Pass admits 2 adults and 4 children 125 West Bay Rd. Amherst, MA 01002

Florence Griswold Museum
Printable Pass available
FREE – Pass admits 2 adults and 2 children up to age 12
January- March: Tuesday- Sunday 10am- 4pm
96 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT 06371

Harriet Beecher Stowe House
Now Open Hours: Monday:  9:30 am – 5pm, Thursday 12:30 -8 pm, Friday 11:30 am – 6 pm, Saturday 8:30 am – 5 pm CLOSED: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday  
Printable Pass available 77 Forest St. Hartford, CT 06105

Imagine Nation Museum
*CLOSED until further notice
1 Pleasant St. Bristol, CT 06010

KidCity Children’s Museum
Open to Current Members only. NOT accepting Library Pass or New Members Open by pre-registration ONLY.  Must register 24 hours minimum in advance.  Reservations available for up to 1 week in advance. Closed Monday and Tuesday.  Check Reservation Site for available hours.    No walk-ins allowed. 
119 Washington St. Middletown, CT 06457

Lutz Children’s Museum
Printable Pass available
Pass admits up to 6 people half price.
Open Tuesday- Friday 9am-4pm, Saturday & Sunday 12pm-4pm.
247 South Main Street, Manchester, CT 06040

Maritime Aquarium
*No Longer participating in Library Pass Program
Open daily 10am-5pm
10 North Water St. Norwalk, CT 06854
Ticket prices:Adults $22.95, Child (age 3-12) $15.95, Youth (age 13-17) $20.95, Senior (age 65+) $20.95

Mark Twain House
Printable Pass available
Pass admits 1 adult free with the purchase of an another adult ticket OR 2 free children’s tickets with purchase of an adult ticket. (Pass not valid on holidays)
*Please call Mark Twain House for instruction on using the Library Discount Pass
Open Daily 10:00-4:30pm
351 Farmington Ave. Hartford, Ct 06105
Ticket prices: Senior Citizens $16 (ages 65+), Adults $19 (ages 17 – 64), Children $11 (ages 6 – 16)

Mystic Aquarium
*NOT currently accepting Library Discount Pass for 2022. Open 10am- 5pm, last admission at 4:50pm
55 Coogan Blvd. Mystic, CT 06355
Now offering Plan-Ahead Pricing, please visit their website for more information

Mystic Seaport
Printable Pass available
Discount 2 adults & 3 children 50% off regular admission
Hours: Oct 13- Nov 1- Open Wed-Sun 10am-4pm
Nov 2-Dec 27- Open Thurs-Sun 10am-4pm
75 Greenmanville Ave. Mystic, CT 06355
Ticket Prices: Adult $28.95, Youth (ages 13 – 17) $24.95, Child (ages 3 – 12) $18.95, Children 2 and under: Free
Tickets must be purchased on site

New Haven Museum
Pass admits up to 4 people. Reservation Required.
114 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT 06510

Old Sturbridge Village
Printable Pass available
Pass admits up to 4 people at 50% off daytime admission (night programs excluded). KIDS FREE now through November.
Open Friday- Sunday 9:30am- 5pm
1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd. Sturbridge, MA 01566
Ticket prices: Adults $28.00, Seniors (55 and over) $26.00, Youths (3-17) $14.00

Peabody Museum
*CLOSED for renovations until further notice
170 Whitney Ave. New Haven, CT 06511

Roger Williams Zoo
Printable Pass
1000 Elmwood Ave. Providence, RI 02905
$3.00 discount for up to 4 people
Ticket prices Adults $17.95, Children (2 – 12) $12.95, Seniors (62+) $15.95 Open for Holidays: Easter; Mother’s Day; Memorial Day; Father’s Day; Fourth of July; Labor Day; Columbus Day. No other opening dates available.

Shore Line Trolley Museum
Printable Discount Pass
Open only on Sat & Sun through October.  Open November 26, 27, 28, December 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, and 19.  Call or check website for hours.  
17 River Street
East Haven, CT 06512

Stepping Stones Museum
*CLOSED until further notice
303 West Ave. Norwalk, CT 06850
Pass admits 1 child free with 1 paid adult (max 3)

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum
Library Pass: 2 Adults Free Printable Pass available.  Pass admits 2 adults for no charge.  17 and under are Free.    Hours: Thurs-Sun 12:00-5:00 pm.
600 Main St. Hartford CT, 06103