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Museum Passes

Reserve a museum pass online with your library card, or call to the Children's Department at (860) 224-3155 ext. 121.

New Print-on-Demand

Many of our museums now participate in our Print-on-Demand program. Print-on-Demand means that you are able to print out the museum pass from home or a local printer. These passes do not need to be returned. Simply make your reservation, print the pass, and you’re ready to go! These passes MUST be presented in printed format – electronic versions (on smartphones or tablets) will NOT be accepted by museums.


Click here to view available Museum passes and reserve online


One pass per patron per day

Patron families are limited to one (1) museum visit per day.

Reserve up to 30 days

Adults with valid public library card may reserve passes up to 30 days ahead of the visit.

Print-On-Demand Service

Print-on-Demand passes can be printed from home. They do NOT need to be picked up or returned to the library.

Online reservation cancel

Online Museum Pass reservations may also be viewed and/or cancelled electronically. Click HERE to access your reservation.

Physical Passes

Physical passes are picked up and returned to the Children's desk at the Main Library.

Reprint my museum pass

Forgot to print it out? Click HERE to REPRINT your reserved Print-on-Demand pass.


The following passes are now available as PRINT-ON-DEMAND

(look for this logo when making reservations)


Children's Museum
West Hartford, CT
(860) 231-2830

Roaring Brook
Canton, CT
(860) 693-0263

Admits one child free with every paid adult to both facilities.

Connecticut's Old State House

Hartford, CT
(860) 522-6766

Free admission for 2 adults and 2 children.

Hill-Stead Museum

Farmington, CT
(860) 677-4787

Free admission for one adult and 2 children. Cannot be used for specical event days, or fee-based programs.

Imagine Nation

Bristol, CT
(860) 314-1400

Admits two adults and four children for half price.

Lutz Children's Museum
Manchester, CT
(860) 643-0949

Half price admission for up to 6 people.

Mark Twain House & Museum
Hartford, CT
(860) 247-0998

With one paid adult, admits one adult free or two children free.

New Britain Museum of American Art
New Britain, CT
(860) 229-0257

Admits up to four people free.

New Britain Youth Museum at Hungerford Park
Kensington, CT
(860) 827-9064

Admits up to four people for free

New Haven Museum
New Haven, CT
(203) 562-4183

Admits four people free.

New England Air Museum
Windsor Locks, CT
(860) 623-3305

50% off regular admission for 5 people.

Peabody Museum of Natural History

New Haven, CT
(860) 432-5050

$6 off regular admission for 4 people.

Wadsworth Atheneum
Hartford, CT
(860) 278-2670

Admits two adults free


The following physical passes MUST BE PICKED UP at the library

Reserve online or call (860) 224-3155 ext. 121 to reserve the following passes. They may be picked up in-person at the Children's Desk.


(The Library cannot accept large bills larger than $20.00)


Beardsley Zoo

Beardsley Zoo, Bridgeport, CT
(203) 394-6565

Admits up to six people for $6 each admission.

CT State Parks & Forests
(860) 827-9064

Free admission to Dinosaur State Park, Gillette Castle, and Fort Trumbull for 2 adults and 4 children.

Kidcity Children's Museum
Middletown, CT
(860) 347-0495

Admits two adults and four children free.

Mystic Aquarium
Mystic, CT
(860) 572-5955

Discounted admission for two adults and two children. Save $4 off each admission.

Springfield Museums
Springfield, MA 01103
(413) 263-6800

The pass admits up to six people, buy one, get one half-price.



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How do I...
> Get a library card? > Search the catalog? > Reserve materials? > Join a computer class? > Reserve a museum pass?
> Review my account? > Make a suggestion? > Renew materials? > Reserve a computer? > Request materials?