Recreation Passes

The following passes are available with a valid Connecticut Library card. A $10.00 deposit is required for each pass. Passes are checked out for 3 days and there is a $2 fine per day for late return.

 

Recreation Pass
   
The Barnum Museum
820 Main St.
Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 331-1104
Pass unavailable due to ongoing restoration
Beardsley Zoo
1875 Noble Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06610
(203)394-6565
Pass admits up to 6 people at $5 / person
Bushnell Park Carousel
1 Jewell St, Hartford, CT 06103
Pass admits up to 4 people
Connecticut Historical Society
Museum & library

One Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105
(860) 236-5621   
Pass admits 2 adults & up to 4 children free
Connecticut’s Old State House
800 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
860-522-6766
Pass admits up to 2 adults and 2 children.(Pass can only be used during the museum’s regular operating hours.)
CT State Parks & Forests
Valid at CT State Parks & Forests
(list of CT State parks)
Pass covers admission fees
and parking charges
Discovery Museum & Planetarium
4450 Park Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 372-3521

Up to 4 free children admitted
with 1 paid adult

Eli Whitney Museum
915 Whitney Ave.
Hamden, CT 06517-4036
(203)777-1833
2 passes: each admits a family of 4 for free
Everwonder Children’s Museum
31 Pecks Lane
Newtown, CT 06470
(203) 364-4009
50% off regular prices admission
for up to 2 adults & 4 children
 
 Imagine Nation Children’s Museum
One Pleasant Street
Bristol, CT 06010 (860)314-1400
 
Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
10 N. Water St.
Norwalk, CT 06854
(203)852-0700
2 passes
*Each pass is good for $2 off per person for up to 6 people for a combination Aquarium & IMAX Theater ticket
Mystic Aquarium
55 Coogan Boulevard
Mystic, CT 06355
(860)572-5955
3 passes
*Pass admits up to 4 people $5 off admission
The New England Air Museum
Bradley International Airport
Windsor Locks, CT 06096
(860)623-3305
3 Passes*Valid for 2 adults or seniors @ $6 each and 2 free children (ages 6-11)Ages 5 and under are free.
New England Carousel Museum
95 Riverside Ave, Rt. 72
Bristol, CT 06010
(860)585-5411
1 Pass admits 4 people free admission
New Haven Museum
114 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT 06510
203-562-4183
Free admission for 4 people
Peabody Museum
170 Whitney Ave.
New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 432-5050
1 Pass  $6.00 off each admission
Up to 4 people per visit
Shore Line Trolley Museum
17 River Street
East Haven, CT 06512
(203) 467-6927
50% discount for up to 6 people, once per day
Review pass for restricted openings
Stamford Museum & Nature Center
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, CT 06903
(203) 944-6533
Free for 2 adults of the same household
and their children under age 18
Stepping Stones Museum for Children
303 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850
(203) 899-0606
1 Pass: Buy 1, Get 1 Free
(Max 3 free admissions / day)
Wadsworth Atheneum
600 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103-2990
(860) 278-2670
1 Pass admits 2 adults & 2 children (ages 6-17 free-excludes fund-raisers or special events.
The Children’s Museum
950 Trout Brook Drive
West Hartford, CT 06119
(860) 231-2824
including 
Roaring Brook Nature Center
70 Gracey Road
Canton, CT 06019
(860)-693-02
Buy one, get one free

(Maximum 4 free admissions per pass, per day
Pass does not include Sci Dome tickets)

USS Constitution Museum
Charlestown Navy Yard – Bldg 22
Boston, MA 02129
617-426-1812
Free admission(Limited to parties of 9 or fewer. One pass per party)

To check out any pass you must have a valid CT library card that is in good standing.

A $10.00 deposit is required for each pass.

The passes may be checked out for 3 days & there is a $2.00 fine per day for late returns.

Borrowing Information

  • To borrow a pass you must have a valid library card and be over 18 years old
  • Only one pass will be issued at a time per patron
  • A $10.00 cash deposit is require and will be reimbursed to borrowing patron upon return of the pass
  • Passes may only be checked out for 3 days
  • $2.00 fine per day for late return
  • If pass is lost, the borrower is liable for replacing the pass at the price set by the museum or recreation facility
  • No renewal; No reserves

Local Playgrounds

Adults, Young Adults and Children of all ages are encouraged to view this comprehensive map of area playgrounds: Valley Area Playgrounds