Museum Pass Information

Would you like to visit a Connecticut museum or state park with a free or reduced price pass?  Below is information from our local libraries about the resources they have for families.

Putnam Public Library

The Putnam Public Library offers the following passes:

  • Connecticut Science Center (Hartford, CT)
    • 20% off admission for up to 4 people
  • Connecticut’s Old State House (Hartford, CT)
    • Free admission for up to 2 adults and 2 children
  • Ecotarium (Worcester, MA)
    • 50% general admission for up to 2 adults and 2 children in one vehicle.($14, $10, $8 before pass, under 2 free)
  • Mystic Aquarium (Mystic, CT)
    • Adults $29,Seniors $26, Children $21 with pass Children 2 and under free, for up to 2 adults and 2 children
  • Mashantucket Pequot Museum (Ledyard, CT)
    • $5 off admission price for up to 2 adults and 2 children
  • Roger Williams Park Zoo (Providence, RI)
    • $3 discount each for up to 4 people DOES NOT include the Zoo's Dinosaur exhibit. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library
  • State Parks and Forests Day Pass
    • Free entrance fees for one vehicle
  • Wadsworth Athenaeum Museum of Art (Hartford, CT)
    • Free admission for up to 2 adults and 2 children

Things to know...

  • Limit one per family per day
  • Loan period of 3 days
  • May be reserved 24 hours in advance -- just call us!
  • Late fee of $2 per day

Killingly Public Library

Policy for Borrowing Museum Passes
Passes go out for 2 days – no renewals. Passes go out on a first come, first served basis – no reserves. Fines are $3.00 for each day overdue. Passes can only be loaned to the person to whom the library card was issued. Patrons are responsible for the replacement cost if a pass is lost. One pass per family at a time (Exception: Mystic seaport and Mystic Aquarium passes may both be borrowed).

Passes for free or discount admission rates are available for the following:

Connecticut's Old State House

  • 800 Main St., Hartford, CT 06103, (860) 522-6766
  • Free Admission for up to four people (2 adults and 2 children). Children 5 & under and Senior 65 & over are always Free
  • This pass can only be used during the museum's regular operating hours, not for after-hours events

Connecticut Science Center

  • 250 Columbus Blvd., Hartford, CT 06103, (860) 520-2163
  • 20% off General Admission Coupon valid from July 11, 2013 to September 4, 2014 for up to four people

Connecticut State Parks

  • Free park entrance admission for vehicles carrying fewer than 12 passengers.
  • Dinosaur, Fort Trumbull and Gillette Castle State Parks - Free Admission for two adults and four children. Not for commercial use

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center

  • 109 Pequotsepos Rd., Mystic, CT 06355, 860-536-1216 
  • Free admission for up to five people

Historic New England

  • 141 Cambridge Street, Boston, MA 02114, (617) 227-3956 
  • Free admission to 36 historic properties and the Library and Archives for up to two people

Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

  • 10 N. Water St., Norwalk, CT 06854, (203) 852-0700 
  • $2.00 OFF for up to six people

Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center

  • 100 Pequot Trail, PO Box 3180, Mashantucket, CT 06339-3180, (860) 396-6800
  • $5 off per person(2 adults 2 children or 1 adult 3 children)

Mystic Aquarium

  • 55 Coogan Boulevard, Mystic, CT 06355-1997, (860) 572-5955
  • Save $5 OFF for up to four people

Mystic Seaport

  • 75 Greenmanville Ave., PO Box 6000, Mystic, CT 06355-0990, (860)572-0711 
  • 50% off admission for two adults and two children

New England Air Museum

  • 36 Perimeter Road, Bradley International Airport, Windsor Locks, CT 06096, (860) 623-3305
  • Discount Rate for two adults or seniors @ $5 each, two Free admission for children(ages 4-11), and ages 3 and under Free

Roger William Zoo

  • 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI 02907, (401) 941-4998
  • $3 discount on admission for any combination of up to four adults, and/or children

Tower Hill Botanic Garden

  • 11 French Drive, PO Box 598, Boylston, MA 01505, (508) 869-6111
  • Free Admission for up to four people. Children 6 and under are Free

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

  • 600 Main St., Hartford, CT 06103, (860) 278-2670
  • Free general admission for up to two adults and two children

Worcester Art Museum 

  • 55 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609, (508) 799-4406
  • Free admission for up to two adults, 17 & under are always Free