Family Passes

PASSES TO CONNECTICUT ATTRACTIONS
Provided by Friends of Beacon Falls Library

Present your library card at our circulation desk to borrow any pass. The following passes to Connecticut attractions circulate free of charge for three-day loan periods.  Passes may also be reserved by calling the library at (203) 729-1441.

OFFERING FREE ADMISSION:

AMERICAN CLOCK AND WATCH MUSEUM – Admits up to 5: 2 adults / 3 children. Note: Open weekends in December. Closed January - March.

BEARDSLEY ZOO - Admits up to 6: (2 adults / 4 children).

CONNECTICUT'S OLD STATE HOUSE Hartford - Admits up to 4: (2 adults / 2 children)

DISCOVERY MUSEUM - Admits up to 6: (2 adults / 4 children).

 

IMAGINE NATION MUSEUM – Free admission for up to 4 persons.

STATE PARKS & FORESTS DAY PASS 2012 - Promotes DEP’s No Child Left Inside program. Waives parking fees for vehicles (<12 passenger) at all state parks/forests & admission fees (2 adults / 4 children limit) to Gillette Castle, Dinosaur State Park and Fort Trumbull. Expires 12/31/12 (2 passes)

STEPPING STONES MUSEUM FOR CHILDREN Norwalk -“Buy 1 Get 1 FreeWadsworth Atheneum” (max. 3 free admits a trip)

WADSWORTH ATHENEUM - General admission for up to 4: (2 adults / 2 children through age 17). Some restrictions apply.


OFFERING DISCOUNTED ADMISSION:

CHILDREN’S MUSEUM - Buy one/Get one free admission for up to 4.

MARITIME AQUARIUM AT NORWALK - Offers $2 discount  on combination Aquarium & IMAX Theater ticket(s) for up to 6 people. (2 passes)

MYSTIC SEALIFE AQUARIUM, INSTITUTE FOR EXPLORATION  Offers admission discount of $4 for adults; $3 for children, ages 3-17 for up to 4: (2 adults / 2 children) (2 Mystic Aquariumpasses)

 

MYSTIC SEAPORT - Admits up to 5: 2 adults / 3 children. 50% off the price of admission! One pass for EVERY day of the week!

PEABODY MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY - $5 discount off regular admission prices for up to 4. Not valid in February.

SCIENCE CENTER OF CONNECTICUT, Hartford = 20% discount off general admission for up to 4 people through May 31, 2012 while discount coupons last.


FREE MUSEUMS

The following museums offer free or reduced admission without the need of a pass.  For details, visit their website or call the telephone number listed.

BALLARD INSTITUTE AND MUSEUM OF PUPPETRY
University of CT – Storrs Campus
860-423-2835
www.bimp.uconn.edu

CONNECTICUT STATE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY & ARCHEOLOGY CENTER
Storrs, CT
www.mnh.uconn.edu

DAVISON ART CENTER
Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
860-685-2500
www.wesleyan.edu/dac/home.html

FLANDERS NATURE CENTER
Woodbury, CT
203-263-3711
www.flandersnaturecenter.org

KNIGHTS  OF COLUMBUS MUSEUM
New Haven, CT
203-752-4000
www.kofc.org

MUSEUM OF CONNECTICUT HISTORY
Hartford, CT
860-757-6535
www.cslib.org

NATIONAL HELICOPTER MUSEUM
Stratford, CT
203-375-5966
www.nationalhelicoptermuseum.org

NAUTILUS AND SUBMARINE FORCE MUSEUM
Groton, CT
800-343-0079
www.ussnautilus.org

NEW BRITAIN YOUTH MUSEUM
New Britain, CT
860-225-3020
www.newbritainyouthmuseum.org

NEW ENGLAND CIVIL WAR MUSEUM
Vernon, CT
860-870-3563
pages.cthome.net/ne.civilwar.mus/

SOUNDWATERS ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER
Stamford, CT
203-323-1978
www.soundwaters.org

WEIR FARM & BURLINGHAM HOUSE VISITOR CENTER
Wilton, CT
203-834-1896
www.nps.gov/wefa

WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART AT CHAMPION
Stamford, CT
203-358-7630

WILLIAM BENTON MUSEUM OF ART
University of CT – Storrs Campus
860-486-4520
www.benton.uconn.edu

YALE CENTER FOR BRITISH ART
New Haven, CT
203-432-2800
www.yale.edu/ycba

Information is provided by the Connecticut Library Consortium and is subject to change. Last updated 7/2010