CT SUMMER AT THE MUSEUM Free Admission for children under 18 plus one accompanying adult.
Through Monday, September 6
Don't forget - you can also explore some virtual museums from home.
Reserve a library pass by phone or in person, then pick it up at the library when it's ready.
UPDATED 8/22/2021. Some passes are still not available.
Open Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
Timed tickets required. Masks for everyone 2 and over.
Pass must be brought to the museum.
Connecticut's Old State House
800 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
Tuesday -Saturday noon to 5 p.m.
Thursday noon- 8 p.m.
Free admission up to 2 adults and 2 children.
The Old State House will validate parking tickets from the South Street Parking Garage. The cost after validating is $5. The ticket will be stamped once admission is paid at the museum and is good all day.
After checking out the pass - please call the museum at 860-231-2824 to buy your ticket at the discounted rate. Everyone must have a ticket even those under 2 (under 2 are free). Timed tickets are for 9:30-12:00 or 1:00-3:30.
Discount is not available at this time!
Patrons must call the park the morning of their visit to see if the museum is open that day for : Dinosaur State Park, Gillette Castle, Fort Trumbull.
ONE DAY checkout.
Connecticut Trolley Museum
58 North Road
East Windsor, CT 06088
Free admission for 2 adults and 2 children.
Must purchase timed tickets online under library membership at ct-trolley.org. Arrive 15 minutes before your time.
Masks required for the unvaccinated.
Open 10 am-4:30 pm.
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002
Free admission for 2 adults and 4 children.
Reserve a time slot online at ericcarlemuseum.org
Open Thursday-Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday noon-5 p.m.
Closed Monday- Wednesday.
Face masks are required for ages 5 and up.
Forest Park Zoo
302 Summer Avenue
413-733-2251 ONE DAY checkout
Open 10 am-4 pm daily.
Select Zoo Admission and click Book. Select date and time.
Select Members ticket type and add up to 5 guests
For each member ticket enter the code MEMBER21 to reserve free ticket (case sensitive)
Everyone must have a ticket, wear a face mask and social distance. Tickets will appear in your email.
Please bring ID and pass
The parking is available through the City of Springfield, so the pass does not apply. Fee is $5.
Passes not allowed.
600 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
Friday noon-8 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday noon-5 p.m.
Free admission for 2 adults and 2 youth (17 and younger).
Buy one get one film admission free.
Does not apply to Art After Dark or group tours.
The $3 surcharge for the Festival of Trees and Fine Arts & Flowers still applies