Museum Passes

Check out a pass today! Passes are available to adult cardholders at the Junior Services desk on the 2nd floor. One pass per family may be checked out for 3 days.

Fines of $10.00 per day are charged for late return of the pass. Reservations are not taken but you may call ahead to ask that an available pass be held for 1 hour. Please check with museum for schedule of days/hours that they are open.

The entire packet must be returned directly to the Jr. Department by closing the day it is due. Some restrictions may apply. For further information stop by the Junior Services Desk or call 203.797.4505 ext. 7722.


Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
Ridgefield, CT

Free admission: 1 adult pass holder and 4 family members (galleries only). Timed ticketing is available online for Library patrons. Library pass holders should select “Free Admission” on the drop down and present Library pass at the front desk.

American Museum of Natural History
New York, NY

Free general admission to museum and one special exhibition film, or live animal show. 2 per family per year (while supplies last). Admission time must be reserved online.

Children’s Museum AND Roaring Brook Nature Center
West Hartford, CT

One free admission with every paid admission. Limit of 4 free admissions per pass.

Connecticut’s Old State House
Hartford, CT

Free admission for up to 4 visitors. Not valid for special or after hour events.

Connecticut Science Center
Hartford, CT

Coupon for 20% off general admission for up to 4 people. Also includes offer for 10% off membership.

Connecticut State Park Centers and Historic Buildings

Entrance fees waived for 2 adults and 4 children (12 and younger) at Dinosaur State Park (Rocky Hill), Gillette Castle State Park (East Haddam), and Fort Trumbull State Park (New London).

Danbury Railway Museum
Danbury, CT

Free general admission for up to 6 people. Additional charges apply for train rides and special events.

Danbury Museum and Historical Society
Danbury, CT

Admission granted with Danbury Library card. See website for hours and schedules.

Discovery Museum
Bridgeport, CT

Free Admission for up to 4 children with one paid adult admission.

Westport, CT

Free entry for pass holder and 5 guests to Natureplace, Animal Hall, and CT Birds of Prey exhibit.

Newtown, CT

50% off admission for up to 2 adults and up to 4 children.

New Britain Museum of Art
New Britain, CT

Free regular price admission for 4 people. Excludes special programs/exhibits.

Peabody Museum of Natural History
New Haven, CT

No pass needed — free and open to all. Pre-registration is highly encouraged through their website.

Stamford Museum and Nature Center
Stamford, CT

Free admission for 1 family, 2 adults and children of the house. 50% discount on admission to all Family Festival Days.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children
Norwalk, CT

One free admission with every paid admission. A maximum of 3 free admissions. Not to be combined with other discounts.

Wadsworth Atheneum,
Hartford, CT

Free general museum admission for 2 adults, age 18 and up. Youth ages 17 and under are free.