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Museum Passes

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Museum Passes2018-11-29T16:40:44-05:00

Discount Passes @ HCH Library

Save money by borrowing the library's discount passes

Expecting out-of-town guests? Wish to take a memorable day trip?

Henry Carter Hull Library offers its patrons free or discounted admission to many noteworthy area attractions! You must check out the pass at the Henry Carter Hull Library.

Details for borrowing Museum Passes:

  1. Patrons must be an adult and have a valid Connecticut library card.
  2. Passes can borrowed for 2 days. There is a $5.00 per day late fee.
  3. Patrons may only check out one pass per family at a time.
  4. Patrons may only have the same pass one weekend per month.
  5. Patrons may reserve passes in advance by phone or at the Children’s Desk as usual.

Please check all attraction websites to verify times/dates.

Printable Museum Pass List

Passes & Fine Print

Beardsley Zoo, Bridgeport, CT

  • $5 admission for up to 6 people
  • Pass required

Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut, Niantic, CT

  • HALF PRICE : for any combination of 4 people; Children under 2 are always free.
  • Pass required

Connecticut River Museum Essex, CT

  • FREE admission for two adults and their children or grandchildren.
  • Pass Required

Connecticut State Parks and Forests Day Pass

  • DISCOUNT: As of January 2018, Vehicles registered with Connecticut license places are allowed free parking to any Connecticut State Park or Forest where there is a parking fee.

Connecticut Science Center Coupon

  • DISCOUNT: Pick up a coupon at the library for 20% off General Admission for up to 4 people.

Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, CT

    • FREE: for 2 adults and 2 children.
    • Special Exhibition may require an additional fee.
    • Pass Required

Maritime Aquarium, Norwalk, CT

  • DISCOUNT: for up to 6 people on the purchase of a combo ticket (admission and IMAX)
  • Pass Required

Mystic Aquarium, Mystic, CT

  • DISCOUNT: for 2 adults and 2 children (age 3 – 17)
  • Pass Required

Mystic Seaport  Mystic, CT

  • DISCOUNT: for up to 2 adults and 3 children.
  • Pass Required

This pass is sponsored by Vicki & Barry Sullivan and Trinh Bui & Francis Katai.

New Britain Museum of American Art New Britain, CT

  • FREE for 4 people
  • Pass Required

New England Air Museum Windsor Locks, CT

  • 50% off for up to 5 people
  • Pass Required

New Haven Museum New Haven, CT

  • FREE for 4 people
  • Pass Required

Old State House Hartford, CT

  • FREE: 2 Adults & 2 Kids.
  • Pass Required

Peabody Museum New Haven, CT

  • $5 OFF: any 4 people.
  • Pass Required

Roger Williams Park Zoo, Providence, RI

  • DISCOUNT: Discounted admission for any combination of 4 people
  • Pass Required

Wadsworth Atheneum Hartford, CT

  • FREE: for 2 adults and 2 children (ages 6-17)
  • Special Exhibition may require an additional fee.
  • Pass Required


Admission is free at these locations with no pass required.

Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens
Hartford, CT

Steep Rock Preserve
Washington Depot, CT
Tarrywile Park
Danbury, CT
University of CT Animal Barns
Storrs, CT

Connecticut College Arboretum
New London, CT

The Observatory at the Westport Astronomical Society
Westport, CT on Wednesdays, 8pm-10pm

Ansonia Nature and Recreation Center
Ansonia, CT

Flanders Nature Center
Woodbury, CT
Osbornedale State Park
Derby, CT