Please be aware that discounts and admission prices are subject to change at any time.  Please check with the museums for fees and hours.

One pass per family may be checked out at a time. Overdue fines are incurred at $2 per day. Please do not return passes in the book drop.  All passes are available on a first come, first serve basis. Passes cover admission only;  special programs/exhibits are extra. Passes are checked out for two nights to borrowers 16 and older. There are no renewals nor back-to-back checkouts of the same pass by the same family. For Pass Availability: call the Library at (860) 739-6926 and select #4 on the menu for the Circulation Desk.

Discount Passes

Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut
409 Main Street
Niantic, CT 06357
(860) 691-1111
50% off admission for a total of 4 adults and children

Maritime Aquarium of Norwalk
10 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT 06854
(203) 852-0700
$2 off of Combination Tickets for Aquarium and IMAX for up to 6 people

Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center
110 Pequot Trail
Mashantucket, CT 06338
(800) 411-9671
$5 off admission for 2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children

Mystic Aquarium
55 Coogan Boulevard
Mystic, CT 06355
(860) 572-5955
$4 off the admission price for total of 4 adults and children

Mystic Seaport
75 Greenmanville Avenue
Mystic, CT 06355
(860) 572-0711
50% off the admission price for 2 adults and 2 children

Roger Williams Park Zoo
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Providence, RI 02907
(401) 785-3510 ext. 316
$3.00 OFF the admission price for up to 4 adults, seniors and/or children

Free Family Passes

Connecticut River Museum
67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426
(860) 767-8269

Connecticut State Parks and Forests
Beginning in 2018, Connecticut residents will no longer be required to pay a parking fee at CT State Parks and Forest recreation areas.  The pass will still be needed for Gillette Castle, Dinosaur Park, and Fort Trumbull. 

Custom House Maritime Museum
150 Bank Street
New London, CT 06320
(860) 447-2501

Florence Griswold Museum
96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371
(860) 434-5542

Lyman Allyn Art Museum
625 Williams Street
New London, CT 06320
(860) 443-2545

New Britain Museum of American Art
56 Lexington Street
New Britain, CT 06052
(860) 229-0257
Admits 4 people for free. Pass is valid for general admission only. Library pass cannot be used for Docent-led tours.

Old State House
800 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 522-6766

Thames River Heritage Park & Water Taxi
Board the Water Taxi from:
Fort Trumball State Park in New London: on the hour
The City Pier in New London: 20 minutes after the hour
Or the Thames River Landing in Groton: 40 minutes after the hour
This pass covers the cost of one person to ride the water taxi. Children 3 & under are free.

Wadsworth Atheneum
600 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 278-2670

Museums with Free Admission
in the Area

The Connecticut College Arboretum
270 Mohegan Ave
New London, CT 06320
(860) 439-5020

Davison Art Center
45 Wyllys Avenue
Middletown, CT 06459
(860) 685-2000

Knights of Columbus Museum
1 State Street
New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 865-0400

Museum of Connecticut History
231 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 757-6535

Nautilus and Submarine Force Museum
1 Crystal Lake Road
Groton, CT 06340
(860) 694-3174

William Benton Museum of Art
245 Glenbrook Road
Storrs, CT 06269
(860) 486-4520

Yale Center for British Art
1080 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT 06510
Toll free: 1 877 BRIT ART (274 8278) (within the United States)