Museum Passes


CT SUMMER AT THE MUSEUM  Free Admission for children under 18 plus one accompanying  adult.

Reserve a library pass by phone or in person, then pick it up at the library when it's ready.

UPDATED 6/20/2021.   Some passes are still not available.

The Children’s Museum
950 Trout Brook Drive, West Hartford, CT 06119

Roaring Brook Nature Center

70 Gracey Road, Canton, CT 06019

Open Monday-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

  • 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.

Closed until further notice.

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. 

Don't forget - you can also explore some virtual museums from home.

Connecticut Science Center
250 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT 06103

  • One-time use coupon.

  • 20% off admission for up to 4 people. 

  • Open Wenesday-Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • A timed ticket must be purchased prior to arrival.

Discount is not available at this time!

CT State Parks and Forests 

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  Arrive 15 minutes before your time.

  • Masks required for the unvaccinated.

  • Open 10 am-4:30 pm.

Open Tuesday-Saturday.

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

  • 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 the unvaccinated.

Forest Park Zoo

302 Summer Avenue
Springfield, MA  
413-733-2251  ONE DAY checkout

Open 10 am-4 pm daily. 

  • Click "Buy Tickets

  • 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.

Mystic Aquarium
55 Coogan Blvd
Mystic, CT

  • $4 off per person, up to four people.

  • General admission only.

Passes not allowed.

Lutz Children’s Museum
247 South Main Street
Manchester, CT 06040

Tues – Fri  9:00-noon  or 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Sat, Sun 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Masks for everyone age 2 and up

Timed Tickets.

  • Half price for up to 6 people.

  • Closed Mondays.  

Wadsworth Atheneum
600 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103

  • 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.

Check website for available dates.

New England Air Museum
36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096

  • Up to five visitors 50% off.  Children under 3 are free.

  • The pass does not apply to special events.

  •  Hours are 10 a.m-4 p.m. daily.