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Museum Passes

Passes are available to Waterbury residents over the age of 18 with a valid Silas Bronson Library card.  

Passes may be reserved up to 30 days before their use.   Be sure to check museum hours and protocols.  Some museums require timed ticketing and / or advanced registration.  If you have questions, please contact Silas Bronson Library reference at (203) 574-8225.  

Print from Home: Passes will only be valid for the date of visit listed on the confirmation page, so request the pass for the day you wish to use it. These passes are marked closed for the days when the museums are closed.

Pick Up/Return Pass (Physical Pass): Passes that can't be printed must be borrowed from the libary.  Reservations may be made in advance, or the same day that the pass is picked up. They may be checked out for 3 days, including the date of pick up.  Passes must be picked up at the Reference Desk after 3 p.m. the day before they will be used, and returned in person to the Reference Desk by noon the day after they were used.  Do not place passes in the book drop.  These passes are marked closed for the days when the library is closed. 

Library Hours:
Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
The library is closed on Saturdays from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend

Cancel reservations you have made for passes that you will not be using by calling (203) 574-8225.  Failure to cancel reservations will result in being blocked from the reservation system for three months.

A $10 per day late fee is due on all physical passes not returned on time.  If a physical pass is lost, the borrower will be charged the full replacement cost of the pass.  (Replacement costs vary by pass.)  

 

Sunday December 5, 2021

Free admission for 2 adults and 3 children.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [1 available ]

Buy ONE Adult Admission, Get ONE Admission Free*

*Receive one free admission (of equal or lesser value) with the purchase of one full-priced adult admission.  Offer cannot be combined with any other coupon, pass, and/or promotion.  Limit one offer per party.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

      [0 available ]

You must pick up this pass at the library and return it inside the library when finished.  Do not put pass in book drop. 

Pass may be checked out after 3 p.m. on the day before the museum reservation and must be returned before noon the day after the museum reservation. 


Please Note the Following for Weekend Use

When the library is closed on Saturday, you must pick up the pass from the library on Friday afternoon. When this happens, the pass is yours to use on either Saturday or Sunday.

The library is closed on Saturdays during the school year, from Labor Day weekend through Memorial Day weekend.

DO NOT PAY ADMISSION FEE ONLINE

Present pass and pay admission at Beardsley Zoo “LIBRARY” window.

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 Beardsley Zoo website.  The Zoo is not selling those extra general admission tickets in person right now.

Member benefits listed on the back of the card do not apply to the Library Discount Admission Pass.

No other discounts or coupons permitted when using pass.

 

 

        [1 available ]

One free touring admission with each paid admission. Maximum of 4 free admissions per day, per card. Valid for entry to The Children's Museum and to nearby Roaring Brook Nature Center. Children under 2 are admitted for free. Science Dome Planetarium shows are an additional fee.

Check website for current hours.  

Further Information on admission to Children's Museum:  

Entry times every hour. Last entry at 2:30 pm

Entry is permitted only through timed tickets reserved online, even for members. Ticket purchase MUST be done before you arrive.

  1. After printing a library pass, please call 860-231-2824 or email info@thechildrensmuseumct.org for a library discount code. Please do not call the museum until you have a library pass in hand or reserved. If you do not have a library pass when you arrive you will be asked to pay for any discounted admission.
  2. Timed tickets must be purchased for entry at www.thechildrensmuseumct.org/visit/timed-tickets/
  3. To receive your discount select Adult/Child tickets for the paid admission, and select Member Adult/Member Child tickets for the discounted admission.
    • You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

 

      [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.

You must print this pass. It serves as your entrance to the Old State House. Only valid for the reservation date.

        [0 available ]

Thsi pass provides50% off admission for up to 2 adults and up to 4 children. Children under age 1 are admitted free (without pass).

Advanced reservations and completed health waivers for patrons who wish to use a library pass are required at this time, and can be made at https://www.everwondermuseum.org.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [1 available ]

Half price admission and 10% off Gift Shop items. 

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [1 available ]

Valid for half-price admission to KidsPlay Children's Museum for up to 6 family members.  

TIMED TICKETS.   Order online at KidsPlay website http://kidsplaymuseum.org/  Choose "Adult Library pass" or "Child Library pass" when purchasing timed tickets.  If reservation does not go through, call them at (860) 618-7700. They have a certain # of passes set aside for libraries.  

Masks are required for everyone ages 2 and up.  

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [1 available ]

Free admission for up to 2 adults and any children under age 16.

Visitors are encouraged to make online reservations online at https://www.mattmuseum.org (use code LIBRARYPASS). Walkins are also welcome. Bring pass; timed ticket will be produced for you.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [1 available ]

50% off regular admission for up to 2 adults and 3 youths (age 6-12). Children 5 and under are admitted for free.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [1 available ]

Free admission for any four people with pass.  One adult must accompany children under age 16.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [1 available ]

50% off regular admission for pass holder and up to 5 people. Ages 3 and under admitted free.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [1 available ]

Free admission for up to 4 people. Children under 12 are admitted for free without pass.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [0 available ]

50% off regular daytime admission for up to 4 visitors. Children agers 2 and under are admitted for free.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [0 available ]

Free general admission for 2 adults and 2 children through age 17.

A $3 surchare is added to all admissions during Fine Arts & Flowers and Festival of Trees & Traditions.

Buy one, get one free film admission: foreign films, documentaries, and classics.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [2 available ]

Admits 2 adults and up to 4 children (12 and under) for free.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [0 available ]

Monday December 6, 2021

Free admission for 2 adults and 3 children.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [0 available ]

Buy ONE Adult Admission, Get ONE Admission Free*

*Receive one free admission (of equal or lesser value) with the purchase of one full-priced adult admission.  Offer cannot be combined with any other coupon, pass, and/or promotion.  Limit one offer per party.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

      [0 available ]

You must pick up this pass at the library and return it inside the library when finished.  Do not put pass in book drop. 

Pass may be checked out after 3 p.m. on the day before the museum reservation and must be returned before noon the day after the museum reservation. 


Please Note the Following for Weekend Use

When the library is closed on Saturday, you must pick up the pass from the library on Friday afternoon. When this happens, the pass is yours to use on either Saturday or Sunday.

The library is closed on Saturdays during the school year, from Labor Day weekend through Memorial Day weekend.

DO NOT PAY ADMISSION FEE ONLINE

Present pass and pay admission at Beardsley Zoo “LIBRARY” window.

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 Beardsley Zoo website.  The Zoo is not selling those extra general admission tickets in person right now.

Member benefits listed on the back of the card do not apply to the Library Discount Admission Pass.

No other discounts or coupons permitted when using pass.

 

 

        [1 available ]

One free touring admission with each paid admission. Maximum of 4 free admissions per day, per card. Valid for entry to The Children's Museum and to nearby Roaring Brook Nature Center. Children under 2 are admitted for free. Science Dome Planetarium shows are an additional fee.

Check website for current hours.  

Further Information on admission to Children's Museum:  

Entry times every hour. Last entry at 2:30 pm

Entry is permitted only through timed tickets reserved online, even for members. Ticket purchase MUST be done before you arrive.

  1. After printing a library pass, please call 860-231-2824 or email info@thechildrensmuseumct.org for a library discount code. Please do not call the museum until you have a library pass in hand or reserved. If you do not have a library pass when you arrive you will be asked to pay for any discounted admission.
  2. Timed tickets must be purchased for entry at www.thechildrensmuseumct.org/visit/timed-tickets/
  3. To receive your discount select Adult/Child tickets for the paid admission, and select Member Adult/Member Child tickets for the discounted admission.
    • You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

 

      [0 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.

You must print this pass. It serves as your entrance to the Old State House. Only valid for the reservation date.

        [0 available ]

Thsi pass provides50% off admission for up to 2 adults and up to 4 children. Children under age 1 are admitted free (without pass).

Advanced reservations and completed health waivers for patrons who wish to use a library pass are required at this time, and can be made at https://www.everwondermuseum.org.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [0 available ]

Half price admission and 10% off Gift Shop items. 

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [0 available ]

Valid for half-price admission to KidsPlay Children's Museum for up to 6 family members.  

TIMED TICKETS.   Order online at KidsPlay website http://kidsplaymuseum.org/  Choose "Adult Library pass" or "Child Library pass" when purchasing timed tickets.  If reservation does not go through, call them at (860) 618-7700. They have a certain # of passes set aside for libraries.  

Masks are required for everyone ages 2 and up.  

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [0 available ]

Free admission for up to 2 adults and any children under age 16.

Visitors are encouraged to make online reservations online at https://www.mattmuseum.org (use code LIBRARYPASS). Walkins are also welcome. Bring pass; timed ticket will be produced for you.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [1 available ]

50% off regular admission for up to 2 adults and 3 youths (age 6-12). Children 5 and under are admitted for free.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [0 available ]

Free admission for any four people with pass.  One adult must accompany children under age 16.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [0 available ]

50% off regular admission for pass holder and up to 5 people. Ages 3 and under admitted free.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [1 available ]

Free admission for up to 4 people. Children under 12 are admitted for free without pass.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [0 available ]

50% off regular daytime admission for up to 4 visitors. Children agers 2 and under are admitted for free.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [0 available ]

Free general admission for 2 adults and 2 children through age 17.

A $3 surchare is added to all admissions during Fine Arts & Flowers and Festival of Trees & Traditions.

Buy one, get one free film admission: foreign films, documentaries, and classics.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [0 available ]

Admits 2 adults and up to 4 children (12 and under) for free.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [0 available ]

Tuesday December 7, 2021

Free admission for 2 adults and 3 children.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [0 available ]

Buy ONE Adult Admission, Get ONE Admission Free*

*Receive one free admission (of equal or lesser value) with the purchase of one full-priced adult admission.  Offer cannot be combined with any other coupon, pass, and/or promotion.  Limit one offer per party.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

      [1 available ]

You must pick up this pass at the library and return it inside the library when finished.  Do not put pass in book drop. 

Pass may be checked out after 3 p.m. on the day before the museum reservation and must be returned before noon the day after the museum reservation. 


Please Note the Following for Weekend Use

When the library is closed on Saturday, you must pick up the pass from the library on Friday afternoon. When this happens, the pass is yours to use on either Saturday or Sunday.

The library is closed on Saturdays during the school year, from Labor Day weekend through Memorial Day weekend.

DO NOT PAY ADMISSION FEE ONLINE

Present pass and pay admission at Beardsley Zoo “LIBRARY” window.

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 Beardsley Zoo website.  The Zoo is not selling those extra general admission tickets in person right now.

Member benefits listed on the back of the card do not apply to the Library Discount Admission Pass.

No other discounts or coupons permitted when using pass.

 

 

        [1 available ]

One free touring admission with each paid admission. Maximum of 4 free admissions per day, per card. Valid for entry to The Children's Museum and to nearby Roaring Brook Nature Center. Children under 2 are admitted for free. Science Dome Planetarium shows are an additional fee.

Check website for current hours.  

Further Information on admission to Children's Museum:  

Entry times every hour. Last entry at 2:30 pm

Entry is permitted only through timed tickets reserved online, even for members. Ticket purchase MUST be done before you arrive.

  1. After printing a library pass, please call 860-231-2824 or email info@thechildrensmuseumct.org for a library discount code. Please do not call the museum until you have a library pass in hand or reserved. If you do not have a library pass when you arrive you will be asked to pay for any discounted admission.
  2. Timed tickets must be purchased for entry at www.thechildrensmuseumct.org/visit/timed-tickets/
  3. To receive your discount select Adult/Child tickets for the paid admission, and select Member Adult/Member Child tickets for the discounted admission.
    • You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

 

      [0 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.

You must print this pass. It serves as your entrance to the Old State House. Only valid for the reservation date.

        [1 available ]

Thsi pass provides50% off admission for up to 2 adults and up to 4 children. Children under age 1 are admitted free (without pass).

Advanced reservations and completed health waivers for patrons who wish to use a library pass are required at this time, and can be made at https://www.everwondermuseum.org.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [1 available ]

Half price admission and 10% off Gift Shop items. 

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [0 available ]

Valid for half-price admission to KidsPlay Children's Museum for up to 6 family members.  

TIMED TICKETS.   Order online at KidsPlay website http://kidsplaymuseum.org/  Choose "Adult Library pass" or "Child Library pass" when purchasing timed tickets.  If reservation does not go through, call them at (860) 618-7700. They have a certain # of passes set aside for libraries.  

Masks are required for everyone ages 2 and up.  

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [0 available ]

Free admission for up to 2 adults and any children under age 16.

Visitors are encouraged to make online reservations online at https://www.mattmuseum.org (use code LIBRARYPASS). Walkins are also welcome. Bring pass; timed ticket will be produced for you.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [1 available ]

50% off regular admission for up to 2 adults and 3 youths (age 6-12). Children 5 and under are admitted for free.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [0 available ]

Free admission for any four people with pass.  One adult must accompany children under age 16.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [0 available ]

50% off regular admission for pass holder and up to 5 people. Ages 3 and under admitted free.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [1 available ]

Free admission for up to 4 people. Children under 12 are admitted for free without pass.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [0 available ]

50% off regular daytime admission for up to 4 visitors. Children agers 2 and under are admitted for free.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [0 available ]

Free general admission for 2 adults and 2 children through age 17.

A $3 surchare is added to all admissions during Fine Arts & Flowers and Festival of Trees & Traditions.

Buy one, get one free film admission: foreign films, documentaries, and classics.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [0 available ]

Admits 2 adults and up to 4 children (12 and under) for free.

You must print this pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [1 available ]