Museum Passes

Please note: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, museums may not be open to the public or have restrictions in place. Please check with the individual institution or call the library.

Museum/Attraction Passes courtesy of the Friends of the Weston Library.
Passes/discount cards are available for checkout at the front desk.

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

258 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT  06887
203 438-4519

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday: 12 noon to 5 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 5 pm
Closed Tuesdays, New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
Open Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day.

Admits pass holder and accompanying family members for general admission only..

Free admission also to Bruce Museum, Barnum Museum, Hudson River Museum, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Neuberberger Museum of Art, Katonah Museum of Art, and Wave Hill.

Beardsley Zoo

1875 Noble Avenue
Bridgeport, CT  06610-1600

Open 9 am to 4 pm daily, except Christmas Day, Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day

$9.00 discounted admission for up to 6 guests. 

Connecticut’s Old State House

800 Main Street
Hartford, CT  06103
860 522-6766

Mon.-Fri.: 10 am to 5 pm
Closed: New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Admits 2 adults and 2 children.  Bring parking garage ticket in to be stamped for discount

Discovery Museum and Plantarium

4450 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT  06604
203 372-3521

Tues.-Sun.: 10 am to 5 pm
Closed Mondays except during July and August.
Closed: New Years, Easter Sunday, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas

Admits up to 4 children free with 1 paid adult admission.

Florence Griswold Museum

96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT  06371
860 434-5542

November – March:
Tues.-Sat.: 10 am to 5 pm
Sun.: 1 pm to 5 pm
April – October:
Tues.-Sun.: 10 am to 5 pm

Admits 2 adults and 2 children under 12

Maritime Aquarium

10 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT  06854
203 852-0700

Regular Hours: 10 am to 5 pm
Summer: 10 am to 6 pm
Open every day except Christmas and Thanksgiving

$2.00 discount off combination ticket for up to 6 people

Mystic Aquarium

55 Coogan Boulevard
Mystic, CT  06355
860 572-5955

March: 9 am to 4 pm
April-October: 9 am to 5 pm
November: 9 am to 4 pm
December-February: 10 am to 4 pm
Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas

$6.00 off up to 2 adults and $4.00 off up to 2 children ages 3-17
Once inside, guests may stay 1 hour after closing.

New Britain Museum of American Art

56 Lexington Street
New Britain, CT  060052
860 229-0257

Tues.-Wed., Fri.: 11 am to 5 pm
Thur.: 11 am to 8 pm
Sat.: 10 am to 5 pm
Sun.: Noon to 5 pm

Admits any 4 people.  One adult must accompany children under 16.

Also includes admission to: The Bruce Museum, Lyman Allyn Art Museum and Mattuck Museum Art & History Center in CT; Cape Cod Museum of Art, Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Art Complex Museum, Danforth Museum of Art, Fruitlands Museum, Fitchburg Art Museum in MA; Bennington Museum in VT; and Farnsworth Art Museum in ME.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, CT  06903
203 322-1646

Heckscher Farm: Daily 9 am to 5 pm
Nature’s Playground: Daily 9 am to 5 pm weather permitting
Bendel Mansion Museum Building: Mon.-Sat.: 9 am to 5 pm; Sun. 11 am to 5pm
Galleries closed Mon. Nov.-Feb.

Admits 1 family

State Parks & Forests Day Pass

This pass is not needed for parking fees at State Parks. It provides admission for 2 adults and 4 children (ages 6-12) to historical sites and exhibition centers at Dinosaur, Fort Trumbull,  and Gillette Castle State Parks.

* Park trails open Tuesday – Sunday
Museum hours: Thursday – Sunday 9 am – 4:30 pm. (Closed Monday – Wednesday until April 2017).

Stepping Stones Museum for Children

Mathews Park
303 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT  06850
203 899-0606

Memorial Day through Labor Day:
Mon.-Sun.: 10 am to 5 pm
Labor Day through Memorial Day:
Tues.-Sun.: 10 am to 5 pm

Closed New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day

Valid for one free admission with each purchase of one admission. Maximum of 3 free admissions per pass, per day.

USS Constitution Museum

Building 22
Charlestown Navy Yard
Boston, MA  02129
617 426-1812

Mon.-Sat.: 9 am to 6 pm

Free admission for up to 9 people.

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

600 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
860 278-2670

Wed. – Fri.: 11 am to 5 pm
Sat. – Sun.: 10 am to 5 pm
1st Thurs.: 11 am to 8 pm

Offers free general admission for 2 adults and 2 children under 18. Not valid for special fundraising events or “Art After Hours” events.

Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

170 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT  06520

Tues.-Sat.: 10 am to 5 pm
Sun.: 12 noon to 5 pm
Closed Mondays, New Years Day, Easter, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Day.  Admission is FREE on Thursdays 2 pm – 5 pm Sept. through June

$6 off up to four admissions.  One adult must accompany children under 16.  Not valid in February.