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Museum Passes

If a museum does not appear on the list below, they are not currently accepting library museum passes.
Each museum has set their own terms and are subject to change at any time.
Please call the museum prior to your visit to verify their status and what requirements they have in place.

The Southington Public Library offers discount passes for various local museums and cultural institutions to patrons with a valid Southington library card (or residents of other towns who have previously registered at the Southington Public Library) on a first-come, first-served basis.

Print & Go Passes

In order to make your own reservation, you must be able to print the completed pass at the time the reservation is made. You will have one chance to print the pass. If you make a mistake or fail to print out your pass, please call the Reference Desk at 860-628-0947 x5 for assistance. If you lack the ability to print out your pass, you can make a reservation by calling the library. Passes may be reserved and printed up to 30 days in advance of your visit. Passes are valid one time and only for the specific date reserved.

You may reserve passes for any day that the museum is open even if the library is closed. Passes may be reserved up to 30 days in advance.There is a limit of one pass per day per family with a maximum of four unique pass reservations in any 30 day period.

AS OF 5/12/21, CT STATE PARKS AND MYSTIC AQUARIUM ARE NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING LIBRARY MUSEUM PASSES. 

Passes for the CT State Parks, Beardsley Zoo, and Mystic Aquarium cannot be pre-printed. They are checked out to your library card and must be returned to the library. These passes may be reserved on Mondays, Wednesdays, or Fridays. They will be available for pick up after noon on the day you have reserved it for and are loaned to you for 48 hours. They must be returned by noon on the due date. Late fees are $25 per day.

Monday September 27, 2021

Pass allows for $9 admission per person for up to six guests, adult or child, and limited to one family per day. Visit the zoo's website for operating hours.

The Library Discounted Admission Pass is not a membership to the Zoo.  The membership benefits listed on the back of the Library Pass do not apply to the patrons using the Library Pass.  Each pass is valid for use only at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, CT and only once a day by the branch listed on the pass.  The only way to use the pass is in person, at the EBT/LIBRARY/MEMBER window. There is no way to pay online with the pass. Patrons should check-in at the Library window when they arrive, show the pass, and pay admission.  The pass is valid for a $9 admission rate per person, Adult or Child, with a limit up to 6 people in their own family.  Admission is paid in one lump sum at arrival, not with separate payments. The pass is intended for use by the library patron and their own family.  Patrons may visit with less than 6 people. If library patrons bring more people than the family limit of 6, their extra guests will need to present a receipt showing they purchased their own tickets, in advance, online, at our website. 

All guests must socially distance and all guests, age 2 and up, are required to wear a mask or a face covering that covers the guest’s nose and mouth and remains on until guests return to their vehicles.  The Zoo is open 7 days a week, all day from 9 am to 4 pm.  Library pass patrons should not be concerned if they see a “Sold-Out” message on our website or Social Media, as that message pertains to general admission tickets and we have already allotted room in our capacity head counts for the library patrons each day.  Patrons with questions about the Zoo can visit our website www.beardsleyzoo.org.  Digital printouts of the Library Pass, photocopies or downloads on telephones, tablets or other devices ARE NOT VALID and will not be honored.  Library patrons will need to bring the actual paper pass.

        [1 available ]

**TOURS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. PLEASE CALL THE BARNES MUSEUM (860) 628-5426 TO SCHEDULE YOUR TOUR, AND INFORM THEM YOU'RE USING A LIBRARY PASS**

This pass admits up to 2 adults and 2 children to the Barnes Museum for free. Please visit the museum's website for hours and events calendar.

        [1 available ]

The Children's Museum & Roaring Brook Nature Center

** Library pass users no longer need to pre-register online. However, the museum is unable to accommodate public entry when the museum has a scheduled large group or is closed due to special circumstances. Please call 860-231-2824 for availabilty. A valid printed library pass and photo ID are required. **

Tickets are purchased for a specific entry time. There is no re-entry at this point. Masks are required for ALL adults and children 2 and over both indoors and outdoors. Vaccinated patrons only can remove them outside as long as proper social distancing is maintained.

Roaring Brook Nature Center: The Nature Center is open Saturday 10am-4pm, and Friday & Sunday 1pm-4pm. Timed tickets are not required at Roaring Brook. Please call 860-693-0263 to see if there is space available to visit. 

This pass allows one free touring admission with every paid admission to a maximum of four free admissions per pass per day. Please note this discount may not be applied for admission during special event or fee based programs outside the general touring admissions hours. Please check their websites for hours.

Discount applies to The Children's Museum in West Hartford as well as its Roaring Brook Nature Center site in Canton. 

        [1 available ]

Admission free (up to 2 adults and 2 children). This pass is valid for general admission during the museum’s regular operating hours only. Not valid for group (adult or school) admission or admission to special or after-hours events

        [1 available ]

With this pass, you may buy one game of open bowling and get one free or buy one round of indoor mini golf and get one free (good for up to 4 people). Please visit Lessard Lanes' website for hours.

        [1 available ]

**YOU MUST CALL THE MARK TWAIN HOUSE & MUSEUM AT 860-247-0998 TO MAKE A TICKET RESERVATION, IN ADDITION TO PROVIDING THE PRINTED MUSEUM PASS. **

One complimentary adult admission with the purchase of one adult admission OR 

Two complimentary child admissions with the purchase of one adult admission but not a combination of the two.

Please also note that this pass can be used once per visit and grants the visitor one discount per visit.  Please visit the museums website for operating hours and event calendar.

        [1 available ]

Mattatuck Museum

8183

**To secure a timed admission spot, please call their front desk at 203-753-0381 x130. Please do not register online at this time.**

 Each pass admits 4 adults for free (children under 16 are always free) to the Mattatuck. Not valid for special programs and events. Please visit the museum's website for hours and events calendar.

      [1 available ]

1024786

50% off regular admission for up to two adults and three youth/children ages 3/17. Kids 2 and under are free. Please visit the the Mystic Seaport website for further details.

        [1 available ]

Library pass entitles bearer up to 4 general admission passes to the PEZ Visitor Center.

Come see and experience over 4,000 square feet dedicated to all things PEZ! See the largest, most comprehensive collection of PEZ memorabilia on public display in the world, PEZ motorcycle built by Orange County Choppers, the world's largest PEZ dispenser, viewing area into our production area, PEZ trivia game, factory store, interactive historical time line and much more. Visits are self-guided. Visit our website www.pez.com for additional information and hours of operation to help plan your visit.

        [0 available ]

L156

Free general museum admission for 2 adults, age 18 and up. Free for ages 17 and younger. Buy 1 get 1 free film admission. Not valid for Art After Dark, group tours or with other discounts. Additional fees apply during Fine Art & Flowers, Festival of Trees & Traditions, and some special exhibitions. Please visit the Wadsworth's website for further details.

        [1 available ]

L156

Free general museum admission for 2 adults, age 18 and up. Free for ages 17 and younger. Buy 1 get 1 free film admission. Not valid for Art After Dark, group tours or with other discounts. Additional fees apply during Fine Art & Flowers, Festival of Trees & Traditions, and some special exhibitions. Please visit the Wadsworth's website for further details.

        [1 available ]

Tuesday September 28, 2021

**TOURS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. PLEASE CALL THE BARNES MUSEUM (860) 628-5426 TO SCHEDULE YOUR TOUR, AND INFORM THEM YOU'RE USING A LIBRARY PASS**

This pass admits up to 2 adults and 2 children to the Barnes Museum for free. Please visit the museum's website for hours and events calendar.

        [1 available ]

The Children's Museum & Roaring Brook Nature Center

** Library pass users no longer need to pre-register online. However, the museum is unable to accommodate public entry when the museum has a scheduled large group or is closed due to special circumstances. Please call 860-231-2824 for availabilty. A valid printed library pass and photo ID are required. **

Tickets are purchased for a specific entry time. There is no re-entry at this point. Masks are required for ALL adults and children 2 and over both indoors and outdoors. Vaccinated patrons only can remove them outside as long as proper social distancing is maintained.

Roaring Brook Nature Center: The Nature Center is open Saturday 10am-4pm, and Friday & Sunday 1pm-4pm. Timed tickets are not required at Roaring Brook. Please call 860-693-0263 to see if there is space available to visit. 

This pass allows one free touring admission with every paid admission to a maximum of four free admissions per pass per day. Please note this discount may not be applied for admission during special event or fee based programs outside the general touring admissions hours. Please check their websites for hours.

Discount applies to The Children's Museum in West Hartford as well as its Roaring Brook Nature Center site in Canton. 

        [1 available ]

Admission free (up to 2 adults and 2 children). This pass is valid for general admission during the museum’s regular operating hours only. Not valid for group (adult or school) admission or admission to special or after-hours events

        [1 available ]

With this pass, you may buy one game of open bowling and get one free or buy one round of indoor mini golf and get one free (good for up to 4 people). Please visit Lessard Lanes' website for hours.

        [1 available ]

**YOU MUST CALL THE MARK TWAIN HOUSE & MUSEUM AT 860-247-0998 TO MAKE A TICKET RESERVATION, IN ADDITION TO PROVIDING THE PRINTED MUSEUM PASS. **

One complimentary adult admission with the purchase of one adult admission OR 

Two complimentary child admissions with the purchase of one adult admission but not a combination of the two.

Please also note that this pass can be used once per visit and grants the visitor one discount per visit.  Please visit the museums website for operating hours and event calendar.

        [1 available ]

Mattatuck Museum

8183

**To secure a timed admission spot, please call their front desk at 203-753-0381 x130. Please do not register online at this time.**

 Each pass admits 4 adults for free (children under 16 are always free) to the Mattatuck. Not valid for special programs and events. Please visit the museum's website for hours and events calendar.

      [1 available ]

1024786

50% off regular admission for up to two adults and three youth/children ages 3/17. Kids 2 and under are free. Please visit the the Mystic Seaport website for further details.

        [1 available ]

Library pass entitles bearer up to 4 general admission passes to the PEZ Visitor Center.

Come see and experience over 4,000 square feet dedicated to all things PEZ! See the largest, most comprehensive collection of PEZ memorabilia on public display in the world, PEZ motorcycle built by Orange County Choppers, the world's largest PEZ dispenser, viewing area into our production area, PEZ trivia game, factory store, interactive historical time line and much more. Visits are self-guided. Visit our website www.pez.com for additional information and hours of operation to help plan your visit.

        [1 available ]

L156

Free general museum admission for 2 adults, age 18 and up. Free for ages 17 and younger. Buy 1 get 1 free film admission. Not valid for Art After Dark, group tours or with other discounts. Additional fees apply during Fine Art & Flowers, Festival of Trees & Traditions, and some special exhibitions. Please visit the Wadsworth's website for further details.

        [1 available ]

L156

Free general museum admission for 2 adults, age 18 and up. Free for ages 17 and younger. Buy 1 get 1 free film admission. Not valid for Art After Dark, group tours or with other discounts. Additional fees apply during Fine Art & Flowers, Festival of Trees & Traditions, and some special exhibitions. Please visit the Wadsworth's website for further details.

        [1 available ]

Wednesday September 29, 2021

Pass allows for $9 admission per person for up to six guests, adult or child, and limited to one family per day. Visit the zoo's website for operating hours.

The Library Discounted Admission Pass is not a membership to the Zoo.  The membership benefits listed on the back of the Library Pass do not apply to the patrons using the Library Pass.  Each pass is valid for use only at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, CT and only once a day by the branch listed on the pass.  The only way to use the pass is in person, at the EBT/LIBRARY/MEMBER window. There is no way to pay online with the pass. Patrons should check-in at the Library window when they arrive, show the pass, and pay admission.  The pass is valid for a $9 admission rate per person, Adult or Child, with a limit up to 6 people in their own family.  Admission is paid in one lump sum at arrival, not with separate payments. The pass is intended for use by the library patron and their own family.  Patrons may visit with less than 6 people. If library patrons bring more people than the family limit of 6, their extra guests will need to present a receipt showing they purchased their own tickets, in advance, online, at our website. 

All guests must socially distance and all guests, age 2 and up, are required to wear a mask or a face covering that covers the guest’s nose and mouth and remains on until guests return to their vehicles.  The Zoo is open 7 days a week, all day from 9 am to 4 pm.  Library pass patrons should not be concerned if they see a “Sold-Out” message on our website or Social Media, as that message pertains to general admission tickets and we have already allotted room in our capacity head counts for the library patrons each day.  Patrons with questions about the Zoo can visit our website www.beardsleyzoo.org.  Digital printouts of the Library Pass, photocopies or downloads on telephones, tablets or other devices ARE NOT VALID and will not be honored.  Library patrons will need to bring the actual paper pass.

        [1 available ]

**TOURS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. PLEASE CALL THE BARNES MUSEUM (860) 628-5426 TO SCHEDULE YOUR TOUR, AND INFORM THEM YOU'RE USING A LIBRARY PASS**

This pass admits up to 2 adults and 2 children to the Barnes Museum for free. Please visit the museum's website for hours and events calendar.

        [1 available ]

The Children's Museum & Roaring Brook Nature Center

** Library pass users no longer need to pre-register online. However, the museum is unable to accommodate public entry when the museum has a scheduled large group or is closed due to special circumstances. Please call 860-231-2824 for availabilty. A valid printed library pass and photo ID are required. **

Tickets are purchased for a specific entry time. There is no re-entry at this point. Masks are required for ALL adults and children 2 and over both indoors and outdoors. Vaccinated patrons only can remove them outside as long as proper social distancing is maintained.

Roaring Brook Nature Center: The Nature Center is open Saturday 10am-4pm, and Friday & Sunday 1pm-4pm. Timed tickets are not required at Roaring Brook. Please call 860-693-0263 to see if there is space available to visit. 

This pass allows one free touring admission with every paid admission to a maximum of four free admissions per pass per day. Please note this discount may not be applied for admission during special event or fee based programs outside the general touring admissions hours. Please check their websites for hours.

Discount applies to The Children's Museum in West Hartford as well as its Roaring Brook Nature Center site in Canton. 

        [1 available ]

Admission free (up to 2 adults and 2 children). This pass is valid for general admission during the museum’s regular operating hours only. Not valid for group (adult or school) admission or admission to special or after-hours events

        [1 available ]

With this pass, you may buy one game of open bowling and get one free or buy one round of indoor mini golf and get one free (good for up to 4 people). Please visit Lessard Lanes' website for hours.

        [1 available ]

**YOU MUST CALL THE MARK TWAIN HOUSE & MUSEUM AT 860-247-0998 TO MAKE A TICKET RESERVATION, IN ADDITION TO PROVIDING THE PRINTED MUSEUM PASS. **

One complimentary adult admission with the purchase of one adult admission OR 

Two complimentary child admissions with the purchase of one adult admission but not a combination of the two.

Please also note that this pass can be used once per visit and grants the visitor one discount per visit.  Please visit the museums website for operating hours and event calendar.

        [1 available ]

Mattatuck Museum

8183

**To secure a timed admission spot, please call their front desk at 203-753-0381 x130. Please do not register online at this time.**

 Each pass admits 4 adults for free (children under 16 are always free) to the Mattatuck. Not valid for special programs and events. Please visit the museum's website for hours and events calendar.

      [1 available ]

1024786

50% off regular admission for up to two adults and three youth/children ages 3/17. Kids 2 and under are free. Please visit the the Mystic Seaport website for further details.

        [1 available ]

New Britain Museum of American Art

**YOU MUST RESERVE YOUR TICKETS IN ADVANCE ON THE NBMAA WEBSITE. SELECT MEMBER TICKETS, USING OUR LIBRARY NAME AS THE MEMBER NAME WHEN CHECKING OUT. **

Admits 4 general admission visitors. Children under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Pass may not be used for docent-led tours. Please visit the NBMAA's website for operating hours and event calendar.

        [1 available ]

**TO MANAGE CAPACITY IN ACCORDANCE WITH MASSACHUSETTS REOPENING GUIDELINES, OSV IS REQUIRING VISITORS TO RESERVE TICKETS IN ADVANCE. LIBRARY PATRONS MUST CONTACT OSV IN ADVANCE BY EMAILING VISITORCENTER@OSV.ORG OR CALLING 800-733-1830 TO RESERVE ENTRY. THE PRINTED LIBRARY PASS MUST BE PRESENTED UPON ARRIVAL AT THE VISITOR CENTER. VISIT THEIR WEBSITE WWW.OSV.ORG FOR THEIR CURRENT POLICIES AND VISITOR GUIDELINES.**

Admits a party of four individuals for 50% off standard daytime admission. Not valid for special programs, performances, or events. Please visit Old Sturbridge Village's website for the most up-to- date operating hours and rates.

        [1 available ]

**TO MANAGE CAPACITY IN ACCORDANCE WITH MASSACHUSETTS REOPENING GUIDELINES, OSV IS REQUIRING VISITORS TO RESERVE TICKETS IN ADVANCE. LIBRARY PATRONS MUST CONTACT OSV IN ADVANCE BY EMAILING VISITORCENTER@OSV.ORG OR CALLING 800-733-1830 TO RESERVE ENTRY. THE PRINTED LIBRARY PASS MUST BE PRESENTED UPON ARRIVAL AT THE VISITOR CENTER. VISIT THEIR WEBSITE WWW.OSV.ORG FOR THEIR CURRENT POLICIES AND VISITOR GUIDELINES.**

Admits a party of four individuals for 50% off standard daytime admission. Not valid for special programs, performances, or events. Please visit Old Sturbridge Village's website for the most up-to- date operating hours and rates.

        [1 available ]

**TO MANAGE CAPACITY IN ACCORDANCE WITH MASSACHUSETTS REOPENING GUIDELINES, OSV IS REQUIRING VISITORS TO RESERVE TICKETS IN ADVANCE. LIBRARY PATRONS MUST CONTACT OSV IN ADVANCE BY EMAILING VISITORCENTER@OSV.ORG OR CALLING 800-733-1830 TO RESERVE ENTRY. THE PRINTED LIBRARY PASS MUST BE PRESENTED UPON ARRIVAL AT THE VISITOR CENTER. VISIT THEIR WEBSITE WWW.OSV.ORG FOR THEIR CURRENT POLICIES AND VISITOR GUIDELINES.**

Admits a party of four individuals for 50% off standard daytime admission. Not valid for special programs, performances, or events. Please visit Old Sturbridge Village's website for the most up-to- date operating hours and rates.

        [1 available ]

**TO MANAGE CAPACITY IN ACCORDANCE WITH MASSACHUSETTS REOPENING GUIDELINES, OSV IS REQUIRING VISITORS TO RESERVE TICKETS IN ADVANCE. LIBRARY PATRONS MUST CONTACT OSV IN ADVANCE BY EMAILING VISITORCENTER@OSV.ORG OR CALLING 800-733-1830 TO RESERVE ENTRY. THE PRINTED LIBRARY PASS MUST BE PRESENTED UPON ARRIVAL AT THE VISITOR CENTER. VISIT THEIR WEBSITE WWW.OSV.ORG FOR THEIR CURRENT POLICIES AND VISITOR GUIDELINES.**

Admits a party of four individuals for 50% off standard daytime admission. Not valid for special programs, performances, or events. Please visit Old Sturbridge Village's website for the most up-to- date operating hours and rates.

        [1 available ]

**TO MANAGE CAPACITY IN ACCORDANCE WITH MASSACHUSETTS REOPENING GUIDELINES, OSV IS REQUIRING VISITORS TO RESERVE TICKETS IN ADVANCE. LIBRARY PATRONS MUST CONTACT OSV IN ADVANCE BY EMAILING VISITORCENTER@OSV.ORG OR CALLING 800-733-1830 TO RESERVE ENTRY. THE PRINTED LIBRARY PASS MUST BE PRESENTED UPON ARRIVAL AT THE VISITOR CENTER. VISIT THEIR WEBSITE WWW.OSV.ORG FOR THEIR CURRENT POLICIES AND VISITOR GUIDELINES.**

Admits a party of four individuals for 50% off standard daytime admission. Not valid for special programs, performances, or events. Please visit Old Sturbridge Village's website for the most up-to- date operating hours and rates.

        [1 available ]

Library pass entitles bearer up to 4 general admission passes to the PEZ Visitor Center.

Come see and experience over 4,000 square feet dedicated to all things PEZ! See the largest, most comprehensive collection of PEZ memorabilia on public display in the world, PEZ motorcycle built by Orange County Choppers, the world's largest PEZ dispenser, viewing area into our production area, PEZ trivia game, factory store, interactive historical time line and much more. Visits are self-guided. Visit our website www.pez.com for additional information and hours of operation to help plan your visit.

        [1 available ]

L156

Free general museum admission for 2 adults, age 18 and up. Free for ages 17 and younger. Buy 1 get 1 free film admission. Not valid for Art After Dark, group tours or with other discounts. Additional fees apply during Fine Art & Flowers, Festival of Trees & Traditions, and some special exhibitions. Please visit the Wadsworth's website for further details.

        [1 available ]

L156

Free general museum admission for 2 adults, age 18 and up. Free for ages 17 and younger. Buy 1 get 1 free film admission. Not valid for Art After Dark, group tours or with other discounts. Additional fees apply during Fine Art & Flowers, Festival of Trees & Traditions, and some special exhibitions. Please visit the Wadsworth's website for further details.

        [1 available ]