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Museum Passes

Families and individuals can borrow a museum pass for 2 days 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.
  • Two (2) 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.

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum -- Ridgefield

  • Pass admits pass-holder and accompanying family members.

Basketball Hall of Fame

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

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 River Museum -- Essex

  • Pass admits 2 adults & their children or grandchildren under the age of 18 at half-price admission.

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 Trolley Museum -- East Windsor

  • Pass admits 2 adults & 4 children (ages 2-12) for free.

Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo -- Bridgeport

  • Pass admits up to 2 adults & 4 children for free.

Connecticut’s Old State House - Hartford

  • Pass admits 2 adults & 2 children for free.

Custom House Maritime Museum - New London

  • Pass admits 2 Free.

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

  • Pass admits 2 adults and 4 children for free.

Lutz Children's Museum

  • Free admission for 2 adults and 4 children

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.

Mashantucket Pequot Museum -- Mashantucket

  • $5 off admission for up to 2 adults & 2 children (or 1 adult & 3 children).
  • Discontinued beginnng December 1, 2014!

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.

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

  • Pass admits two adults or seniors at a reduced admission of $5 off and 2 children (ages 4-11) years.

PEZ Visitor Center - Orange

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

Wadsworth Atheneum - Hartford

  • Each pass admits 2 adults & 2 children (ages 6-17) free - excludes fundraisers or special events.

Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History -- New Haven

  • Pass provides $5 off each admission up to 4 people. (Not valid in February.)

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