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Museum Passes

Please reserve the date of your VISIT to the museum. Bring your library card to check out the pass after 11:00 a.m. the library business day prior to your visit.

Online pass reservations are limited to Wallingford Library cardholders over the age of 18.
Nonresidents may call the library on the day of the visit to reserve a pass.

View our 
complete museum pass guidelines.

Monday December 5, 2016

Up to 6 people at $5.00 each

The Beardsley Zoo is a 33-acre facility dedicated to wildlife education, conservation, research and recreation. The majority of its exhibits are devoted to the rare and wonderful animals of North and South America. It has a rainforest exhibit as well as a farmyard especially for the young children.

For more information:(203)394-6565

 

Each pass admits 4 people for free.

The Stowe Center is the home of the author of the anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom's Cabin. It includes three historic buildings surrounded by gorgeous gardens: the Harriet Beecher Stowe House, the Carriage House, and the Katharine Seymour Day House.

NOTE:
Special "twofer" offer-the Harriet Beecher Stowe House pass and the Mark Twain House pass can be taken out together!


For more information:(860)522-9258

 

Each pass admits up to 6 people at $2 off a combination ticket to the Aquarium and Imax Theater.

The aquarium explores the marine life and maritime life and maritime culture of Long Island Sound featuring sharks, sea turtles, jellies and more than 1,000 other marine animals. The Imax Theater offers a variety of films throughout the year.

For more information: (203)852-0700

 

Each pass admits 1 adult or 2 children with the purchase of 1 adult pass.

Guided tours are available of this 19-room, Tiffany decorated mansion, where Mark Twain raised his family and worked from 1874-1891, writing many of his famous stories.

NOTE:
Special "twofer" offer- the Harriet Beecher Stowe House pass and the Mark Twain House pass can be taken out together!


For more information: (860)493-6411

 

Each pass allows up to 4 people at $5.00 off admission.

The Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration is a wonderful place to experience living marine creatures and the latest discoveries of the underwater world. It has special exhibits, inside and out.

 

Each pass admits 4 people (no restrictions except that 1 adult must accompany children under 16).

A collection of more than 5,000 works of art dating from the early 18th century to the present day.

 

Each pass admits 2 adults and 2 children for FREE.


More than a museum,this centerpiece of Connecticut's and America's history symbolizes where we've been and where we're going as citizens and stewards of our great demomcratic experiment.

The Old State House pass may be borrowed with the Wadsworth Antheneum pass.

For more information: (860)522-6766

 

Each pass admits up to 4 people at $3.00 discount per person.

Over 150 rare and fascinating animals in authentic natural settings.

 

Each pass admits on vehicle free entrance to Connecticut state parks and forests.

This is valid from April-December 31.

For more information:(866)287-2757

 

Tuesday December 6, 2016

Up to 6 people at $5.00 each

The Beardsley Zoo is a 33-acre facility dedicated to wildlife education, conservation, research and recreation. The majority of its exhibits are devoted to the rare and wonderful animals of North and South America. It has a rainforest exhibit as well as a farmyard especially for the young children.

For more information:(203)394-6565

 

Each pass admits one free admission with every paid admission (up to 4).

A hands-on science, technology and nature museum that features a 30-foot walk-in kaleidoscope, a marine life touch tank, a miniature zoo, animal demonstrations, laser light and planetarium shows, a hands-on discovery room, the Kid's Factory for preschoolers to explore, a computer center and more. Changing exhibits and events are presented throughout the year. Roaring Brook Nature Center offers displays on flora and fauna, a replica of an Eastern Woodland Indian Longhouse and a small collection of live animals.

For more information:(860)231-2824

 

Each pass admits 2 adults and up to 4 children.

Founded in 1825, the Connecticut Historical Society houses an extensive and comprehensive Connecticut-related collection of manuscripts, printed material, artifacts and images that document social, cultural, and family history.

 

Up to 4 free children with 1 paid adult admission.

The Discovery Museum & Planetarium is a unique center of sceince and technology for families. It includes world-class traveling exhibits, hands-on-activities for all ages and the CineMuse Theatre where audiences feel like they're watching action through an open window!

For more information:(203)372-3521

 

Each pass admits 2 adults and 4 children for free.

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is the first full-scale museum in this country devoted to national and international picture book art, conceived and built with the aim of celebrating the art that we are first exposed to as children.

For more information:(413)658-1100

 

Each pass admits 2 adults and 2 children under 12 for free.

Visit the houses, barn, and gallery of Flornce Griswold and the painters of the Lyme Art Colony. It is called the Home of American Impressionism.

For more information:(860)434-5542

 

Each pass admits 4 people for free.

The Stowe Center is the home of the author of the anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom's Cabin. It includes three historic buildings surrounded by gorgeous gardens: the Harriet Beecher Stowe House, the Carriage House, and the Katharine Seymour Day House.

NOTE:
Special "twofer" offer-the Harriet Beecher Stowe House pass and the Mark Twain House pass can be taken out together!


For more information:(860)522-9258

 

Admits: 1 adult and 2 children(under 18)

Hill-Stead is noted for its 1901 33,000-square-foot house filled with art and antiques. Pioneering female architect Theodate Pope Riddle designed the Colonial Revival-style house, set on 152 hilltop acres, to showcase the Impressionist masterpieces amassed by her father, Cleveland iron industrialist Alfred A. Pope. Collections in 19 intact rooms include original furnishings, paintings by Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, Édouard Manet, James M. Whistler and Mary Cassatt, as well as numerous works on paper and Japanese woodblock prints. Stately trees, seasonal gardens, over three miles of stone walls and woodland trails accent the grounds. A centerpiece of the property is the c. 1920 sunken garden designed by landscape architect Beatrix Jones Farrand, today the site of the acclaimed summerlong Sunken Garden Poetry and Music Festival.

 

Each pass allows free admission for up to 6 people.

The Lutz Children’s Museum is dedicated to providing diverse educational and cultural experiences for young learners. Interactive exhibits and live animals!

 

Each pass admits up to 6 people at $2 off a combination ticket to the Aquarium and Imax Theater.

The aquarium explores the marine life and maritime life and maritime culture of Long Island Sound featuring sharks, sea turtles, jellies and more than 1,000 other marine animals. The Imax Theater offers a variety of films throughout the year.

For more information: (203)852-0700

 

Each pass admits 1 adult or 2 children with the purchase of 1 adult pass.

Guided tours are available of this 19-room, Tiffany decorated mansion, where Mark Twain raised his family and worked from 1874-1891, writing many of his famous stories.

NOTE:
Special "twofer" offer- the Harriet Beecher Stowe House pass and the Mark Twain House pass can be taken out together!


For more information: (860)493-6411

 

Each pass allows up to 4 people at $5.00 off admission.

The Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration is a wonderful place to experience living marine creatures and the latest discoveries of the underwater world. It has special exhibits, inside and out.

 

Each pass admits 4 people (no restrictions except that 1 adult must accompany children under 16).

A collection of more than 5,000 works of art dating from the early 18th century to the present day.

 

Each pass admits 4 adults or any combination of persons equal to 4 adult admissions.

The New Britain Youth Museum in downtown New Britain offers a number of activities including a puppet theater, construction toys, and the Dinosaur Room. Hungerford Park in Kensington has a puppet theater, Bear’s Den slide, old-fashioned ice cream parlor and the barnyard full of animal friends.

 

Each pass admits 2 adults at $6 each and 2 children (ages 4-11) free. Ages 3 and under are always free.

 

Each pass admits 4 people.

From the colony’s founding as a puritan village through its growth into a major industrial center and now a thriving metropolitan area, New Haven’s history is brought to life for visitors, inspiring a rich appreciation of the City’s past, present, and future.

 

Each pass admits 2 adults and 2 children for FREE.


More than a museum,this centerpiece of Connecticut's and America's history symbolizes where we've been and where we're going as citizens and stewards of our great demomcratic experiment.

The Old State House pass may be borrowed with the Wadsworth Antheneum pass.

For more information: (860)522-6766

 

Each pass admits any 4 people for $6 off each admission (no age restriction). One adult must accompany children under 16. Admission applies to Museum galleries only. Special exhibitions, events, and programs may require a fee.

The Peabody Museum has more than 11 million specimens and artifacts in biology, paleontology, botany, geology, anthropology and scientific instruments. The Great Hall of Dinosaurs displays a dramatic collection of fossil skeletons. The cultures, beliefs and daily lives of peoples from around the world are exhibited in the Hall of Native American Cultures.

 

Each pass admits up to 4 people at $3.00 discount per person.

Over 150 rare and fascinating animals in authentic natural settings.

 

Each pass admits on vehicle free entrance to Connecticut state parks and forests.

This is valid from April-December 31.

For more information:(866)287-2757

 

1 free admission with 1 paid admission. Limited to 1 family per day.

With five main galleries and over 100 hands-on activities, the hands-on exhibits and educational programs engage, inspire and delight every child.

 

Wednesday December 7, 2016

Admits: up to 3 adults at $12 and up to 3 children at $8

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is home to nearly three hundred inductees and more than 40,000 square feet of basketball history. Located on the picturesque banks of the Connecticut River, the new museum is a fitting shrine to the game Dr. Naismith invented more than a century ago. Hundreds of interactive exhibits share the spotlight with skills challenges, live clinics, and shooting contests. And of course there is enough basketball history to impress the world’s most avid sports fans!

 

Up to 6 people at $5.00 each

The Beardsley Zoo is a 33-acre facility dedicated to wildlife education, conservation, research and recreation. The majority of its exhibits are devoted to the rare and wonderful animals of North and South America. It has a rainforest exhibit as well as a farmyard especially for the young children.

For more information:(203)394-6565

 

Each pass admits one free admission with every paid admission (up to 4).

A hands-on science, technology and nature museum that features a 30-foot walk-in kaleidoscope, a marine life touch tank, a miniature zoo, animal demonstrations, laser light and planetarium shows, a hands-on discovery room, the Kid's Factory for preschoolers to explore, a computer center and more. Changing exhibits and events are presented throughout the year. Roaring Brook Nature Center offers displays on flora and fauna, a replica of an Eastern Woodland Indian Longhouse and a small collection of live animals.

For more information:(860)231-2824

 

Each pass admits 2 adults and up to 4 children.

Founded in 1825, the Connecticut Historical Society houses an extensive and comprehensive Connecticut-related collection of manuscripts, printed material, artifacts and images that document social, cultural, and family history.

 

Up to 4 free children with 1 paid adult admission.

The Discovery Museum & Planetarium is a unique center of sceince and technology for families. It includes world-class traveling exhibits, hands-on-activities for all ages and the CineMuse Theatre where audiences feel like they're watching action through an open window!

For more information:(203)372-3521

 

Each pass admits 2 adults and 4 children for free.

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is the first full-scale museum in this country devoted to national and international picture book art, conceived and built with the aim of celebrating the art that we are first exposed to as children.

For more information:(413)658-1100

 

Each pass admits 2 adults and 2 children under 12 for free.

Visit the houses, barn, and gallery of Flornce Griswold and the painters of the Lyme Art Colony. It is called the Home of American Impressionism.

For more information:(860)434-5542

 

Each pass admits 2 adults and 2 youth for free.

Use this pass at either the Old New-Gate Prison in East Granby (currently closed for restoration), the Henry Whitfield State Museum in Guilford, the Sloane-Stanley Museum in Kent, or the Prudence Crandall Museum in Canterbury.

 

Each pass admits 4 people for free.

The Stowe Center is the home of the author of the anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom's Cabin. It includes three historic buildings surrounded by gorgeous gardens: the Harriet Beecher Stowe House, the Carriage House, and the Katharine Seymour Day House.

NOTE:
Special "twofer" offer-the Harriet Beecher Stowe House pass and the Mark Twain House pass can be taken out together!


For more information:(860)522-9258

 

Admits: 1 adult and 2 children(under 18)

Hill-Stead is noted for its 1901 33,000-square-foot house filled with art and antiques. Pioneering female architect Theodate Pope Riddle designed the Colonial Revival-style house, set on 152 hilltop acres, to showcase the Impressionist masterpieces amassed by her father, Cleveland iron industrialist Alfred A. Pope. Collections in 19 intact rooms include original furnishings, paintings by Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, Édouard Manet, James M. Whistler and Mary Cassatt, as well as numerous works on paper and Japanese woodblock prints. Stately trees, seasonal gardens, over three miles of stone walls and woodland trails accent the grounds. A centerpiece of the property is the c. 1920 sunken garden designed by landscape architect Beatrix Jones Farrand, today the site of the acclaimed summerlong Sunken Garden Poetry and Music Festival.

 

Each pass admits up to six people at half price.

For more information: (860)314-1400

 

Each pass allows free admission for up to 6 people.

The Lutz Children’s Museum is dedicated to providing diverse educational and cultural experiences for young learners. Interactive exhibits and live animals!

 

Each pass admits up to 6 people at $2 off a combination ticket to the Aquarium and Imax Theater.

The aquarium explores the marine life and maritime life and maritime culture of Long Island Sound featuring sharks, sea turtles, jellies and more than 1,000 other marine animals. The Imax Theater offers a variety of films throughout the year.

For more information: (203)852-0700

 

Each pass admits 1 adult or 2 children with the purchase of 1 adult pass.

Guided tours are available of this 19-room, Tiffany decorated mansion, where Mark Twain raised his family and worked from 1874-1891, writing many of his famous stories.

NOTE:
Special "twofer" offer- the Harriet Beecher Stowe House pass and the Mark Twain House pass can be taken out together!


For more information: (860)493-6411

 

Each pass allows up to 4 people at $5.00 off admission.

The Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration is a wonderful place to experience living marine creatures and the latest discoveries of the underwater world. It has special exhibits, inside and out.

 

Each pass admits 4 people (no restrictions except that 1 adult must accompany children under 16).

A collection of more than 5,000 works of art dating from the early 18th century to the present day.

 

Each pass admits 4 adults or any combination of persons equal to 4 adult admissions.

The New Britain Youth Museum in downtown New Britain offers a number of activities including a puppet theater, construction toys, and the Dinosaur Room. Hungerford Park in Kensington has a puppet theater, Bear’s Den slide, old-fashioned ice cream parlor and the barnyard full of animal friends.

 

Each pass admits 2 adults at $6 each and 2 children (ages 4-11) free. Ages 3 and under are always free.

 

Each pass admits 4 people for free.

The Carousel Museum displays one of the largest collections of antique wooden carousel art on the East Coast. In addition, within the building, are the museum of Fire History and a fine arts gallery.

NOTE:
Special "twofer" offer-theAmerican Clock & Watch Museum pass and the New England Carousel Museum pass can be taken out together!

 

Each pass admits 4 people.

From the colony’s founding as a puritan village through its growth into a major industrial center and now a thriving metropolitan area, New Haven’s history is brought to life for visitors, inspiring a rich appreciation of the City’s past, present, and future.

 

Each pass admits 2 adults and 2 children for FREE.


More than a museum,this centerpiece of Connecticut's and America's history symbolizes where we've been and where we're going as citizens and stewards of our great demomcratic experiment.

The Old State House pass may be borrowed with the Wadsworth Antheneum pass.

For more information: (860)522-6766

 

Each pass admits any 4 people for $6 off each admission (no age restriction). One adult must accompany children under 16. Admission applies to Museum galleries only. Special exhibitions, events, and programs may require a fee.

The Peabody Museum has more than 11 million specimens and artifacts in biology, paleontology, botany, geology, anthropology and scientific instruments. The Great Hall of Dinosaurs displays a dramatic collection of fossil skeletons. The cultures, beliefs and daily lives of peoples from around the world are exhibited in the Hall of Native American Cultures.

 

Each pass admits up to 4 people at $3.00 discount per person.

Over 150 rare and fascinating animals in authentic natural settings.

 

Each pass admits on vehicle free entrance to Connecticut state parks and forests.

This is valid from April-December 31.

For more information:(866)287-2757

 

1 free admission with 1 paid admission. Limited to 1 family per day.

With five main galleries and over 100 hands-on activities, the hands-on exhibits and educational programs engage, inspire and delight every child.

 

Each pass admits 2 adults and 2 children (ages 6-17) for free.

Additional fees apply during Fine Arts & Flowers and Festival of Trees & Traditions, and some special exhibitions.

The Wadsworth Atheneum is America's oldest public art museum. Its collections and exhibits are wide ranging and world-renowned and include Hudson River School landscapes, Old Master paitings, moderist masterpieces, early American furniture and more.