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Glastonbury, CT 06033
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(Closed Sun, mid-May – Labor Day)
What's New About Museum Passes
The library has a versatile collection of museum passes that, depending on the museum, will provide visitors with either discounted or free admission for up to a specified number of people. So what's new about museum passes? To help you plan your visit, you may now reserve the library's museum passes up to 30 days in advance. In addition, most museum passes are printed on demand as part of the reservation process - from the comfort of your home or while at the library. Several passes must still be borrowed from and returned to the library, but these may also be reserved ahead of time.
To check the availability of museum passes and make a reservation,
- Available to anyone with a valid Connecticut library card
- Passes may be reserved up to 30 days in advance
- Limit of one (1) pass per day per family and four (4) passes in a 30-day period
- 2-day checkout period using your library card
- Return to library's lending desk, not in book drop or at another library
- $10/day overdue fine, up to $100 maximum
- $100.00 for lost pass
It is recommended that you check the individual museum's web site calendar or call ahead prior to visiting to be certain that the museum or the area of the museum you plan to visit will be open.
1000 W Columbus Ave, Springfield, MA, phone 413-781-6500 or 877-4-HOOPLA
Admits six (6) visitors daily at discounted prices (adults at $12 each and children at $8 each). 10% discount on any photo purchase at Hoopshots Photo Center.
1870 Noble Ave, Bridgeport, phone 203-394-6565
Admits up to six (6) guests at $5 admission. Limited to 1 family per day.
50 Trout Brook Dr, West Hartford, phone 860-231-2824
Admits one (1) touring visitor with each paid admission, up to four (4) free admissions. Science Dome Planetarium show tickets are an additional fee for library museum pass holders.
70 Gracey Rd, Canton, phone 860-693-0263
Admits one (1) touring visitor with each paid admission, up to four (4) free admissions.
One Elizabeth St, Hartford, phone 860-236-5621
Admits two (2) adults and up to four (4) children to the museum galleries.
67 Main St, Essex, phone 860-767-8269
Admits two (2) adults and their children or grandchildren under age 18.
58 North Rd, East Windsor, phone 860-627-6540
Admits two (2) adults and four (4) children to CT Trolley, Antique Fire Apparatus and Antique Bus Museums. Free trolley rides during operating season which begins in April. Additional charge for some special events. Discounts on gift shop merchandise.
800 Main St, Hartford, phone 860-522-6766
Admits two (2) adults and two (2) children for free during regular museum hours. Admission for after-hour events not covered. Garage parking tickets can be stamped for $5/day parking. Pass courtesy of Connecticut’s Old State House.
125 West Bay Rd, Amherst, MA, phone 413-658-1100
Admits two (2) adults and four (4) children.
96 Lyme St, Old Lyme, phone 860-434-5542
Admits two (2) adults and two (2) children under 12 years.
77 Forest St, Hartford, phone 860-522-9258
Admits two (2) visitors to tour the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center.
35 Mountain Rd, Farmington, phone 860-677-4787
Admits one (1) adult and two (2) children under age 18.
One Pleasant St, Bristol, phone 860-540-3199
Admits up to six (6) visitors at half-price during regular museum hours. Not valid for special events or registered programs.
247 S Main St, Manchester, phone 860-643-0949
Admits six (6) visitors to “Hands On” exhibits and live animal room.
10 N Water St, Norwalk, phone 203-852-0700
Admits six (6) visitors at $2 off each combination ticket (aquarium and daytime IMAX®) purchase.
351 Farmington Ave, Hartford, phone 860-247-0998
Buy one (1) adult admission; get one (1) adult or two (2) children for no charge.
110 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket, phone 800-411-9671
Admits either two (2) adults and two (2) children, or one (1) adult and three (3) children to permanent exhibits at $5 off each.
55 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, phone 860-572-5955
Admits four (4) visitors at $5.00 off each. Pass courtesy of Mystic Aquarium.
75 Greenmanville Ave, Mystic, phone 888-9SEAPORT
Admits two (2) adults and three (3) children (age 17 and under) at 50% off regular admission pricing.
56 Lexington St, New Britain, phone 860-229-0257
Admits four (4) general admission visitors. Children under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Pass may not be used for docent-led tours.
Windsor Locks, phone 860-623-3305
Admits up to five (5) visitors at 50% off of regular admission rates. Children ages 3 and under admitted free.
114 Whitney Ave, New Haven, phone 203-562-4183
Admits four (4) visitors. Free on first Sundays (1-4pm).
Rte 183, Stockbridge, MA, phone 413-298-4100
Admits two (2) visitors at discounted rate of $10 each.
1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd, Sturbridge MA,
Admits up to four (4) visitors for half price during daytime hours. Does not include nighttime admission.
170 Whitney Ave, New Haven, phone 203-432-5050
Admits four (4) visitors per visit at $6 off each to museum galleries. Note: Admission free on Thursdays from 2-5pm September through June.
Covers cost of parking at CT state parks and forests where there is an established parking charge. Admits two (2) adults and four (4) children at state historical sites and exhibit centers at Dinosaur, Fort Trumbull and Gillette Castle State Parks. Pass courtesy of the State of Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection.
600 Main St, Hartford, phone 860-278-2670
Admits two (2) adults ages 18 and up to general exhibitions. Children and teens ages 17 and under admitted free. During Fine Art & Flowers and Festival of Trees & Traditions, additional fees apply. Note: Admission free for families on second Saturday each month if arrive before 1pm. Pass courtesy of Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art.
Most library passes are courtesy of The Friends of the Welles-Turner Memorial Library.
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