Museum Passes

Families and individuals can borrow a museum pass for 1 day and be admitted to one of the museums listed. This library service is brought to our patrons courtesy of the Friends of Russell Library. Stop by the Check-out Desk in the lobby, call 347-2528, or use the online catalog link below to find availability information.

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The following rules apply:

  • Limit of 1 (one) pass per adult library card.
  • Return directly to the Russell Library
  • One (1) day loan period, with no renewals and a $5/day late fine.
  • Passes are available on a first come, first served basis.
  • Prices subject to change; please check Museum or Park website.

Basketball Hall of Fame -- Springfield, MA.

  • Pass admits 6 people at discounted rate
  • Discounted rate: $12 for Adults, $8 for Youths
  • 10% off any photo purchase

Bearsdley Zoo --Bridgeport, CT

  • Valid for $5 admission per person for up to 6 guests
  • Limited to 1 family per day
  • Photo ID must be presented

The Children's Museum -- West Hartford

  • Pass admits 1 free admission with each paid admission, to Roaring Brook Nature Center in Canton, Connecticut or the Children’s Museum in West Hartford

Connecticut Historical Society Museum & Library - Hartford

  • Admits 2 adults and up to 4 children for free

Connecticut River Museum -- Essex

  • Free admission for 2 people and their children OR grandchildren under 18 years of age

Connecticut Science Center -- Hartford

  • Coupon available for 20% off general admission for up to 4 people, while supply lasts

Connecticut State Parks and Forest Pass -- Throughout Connecticut

  • Pass admits 1 private passenger vehicle carrying fewer than 12 passengers for free.
  • Valid for 2 adults and 4 children at Dinosaur, Fort Trumbull and Gillette Castle State Parks

Connecticut's Old State House

  • Free admission up to 2 adults and 2 children

Florence Griswold Museum - Old Lyme

  • Pass admits 2 adults & 2 children under 12 for free
  • Additional fee may be charged for special events

Hill-Stead Museum - Farmington

  • Pass admits 1 adult & 2 children under 18 for free

Kidcity Children's Museum - Middletown

  • Passes admit one family (up to 2 adults and 4 children) for free

Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk - Norwalk

  • Each pass is good for $2 off a combination Aquarium & daytime IMAX Theater ticket for up to 6 people

Mark Twain House - Hartford

  • Pass admits 1 adult admission or 2 children’s admissions with purchase of adult admission

Mystic Aquarium - Mystic

  • Pass admits up to four people
  • $5 off Admission

Mystic Seaport - Mystic

  • 1 pass for each day of the week
  • Pass is valid for 50% of regular admission for 2 adults and 2 children
  • Seasonal hours - please check!

New Britain Museum of American Art - New Britain

  • Pass admits 4 people for general admission only (under 16 must be accompanied by an adult)

New England Air Museum - Windsor Locks

  • Valid for card holder and up to 5 guests at 50% off of regular admission
  • Ages 3 and under free
  • Not valid for special event days. (i.e. Open Cockpit days)

PEZ Visitor Center - Orange

  • Coupons for $1.00 Off Adult Admission Price
  • While Supply Lasts

Wadsworth Atheneum - Hartford

  • Free general admission for two adults , age 18 and up
  • Free for ages 17 and younger
  • Excludes fundraisers or special events

Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History -- New Haven

  • Pass provides $6 off each admission up to 4 people

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