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Memorial Library

2407 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033





Mon, Tue, Thu 9am-9pm
Wed 12pm-9pm
Fri 9am-6pm | Sat 9am-5pm
Sun 1pm-5pm
(Closed Sun, mid-May – Labor Day)

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Museum Passes


Museum Passes

The library has a versatile collection of museum passes that, depending on the museum, will provide visitors with either discounted or free admission for up to a specified number of people. So what's new about museum passes? To help you plan your visit, you may now reserve the library's museum passes up to 30 days in advance. In addition, most museum passes are printed on demand as part of the reservation process - from the comfort of your home or while at the library. Several passes must still be borrowed from and returned to the library, but these may also be reserved ahead of time.

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To check the availability of museum passes and make a reservation, click here.

Museum Passes-Museum VisitGuidelines:

  • Available to anyone with a valid Connecticut library card
  • Passes may be reserved up to 30 days in advance
  • Limit of one (1) pass per day per family and four (4) passes in a 30-day period

Returnable passes

  • 2-day checkout period using your library card
  • Return to library's lending desk, not in book drop or at another library
  • $10/day overdue fine, up to $100 maximum
  • $100.00 for lost pass

It is recommended that you check the individual museum's web site calendar or call ahead prior to visiting to be certain that the museum or the area of the museum you plan to visit will be open.

Basketball Hall of Fame

1000 W Columbus Ave, Springfield, MA, phone 413-781-6500 or 877-4-HOOPLA
Admits six (6) visitors daily at discounted prices (adults at $14 each and children at $9 each). 10% discount on any photo purchase at Hoopshots Photo Center.

Beardsley Zoo

1870 Noble Ave, Bridgeport, phone 203-394-6565
Admits up to six (6) guests at $6 admission each. Limited to 1 family per day: The zoo requests that pass holders not extend privileges to visitors other than their own family.

The Children’s Museum and Roaring Brook Nature Center

Children’s Museum

50 Trout Brook Dr, West Hartford, phone 860-231-2824
Admits one (1) touring visitor with each paid admission, up to four (4) free admissions. Science Dome Planetarium show tickets are an additional fee for library museum pass holders.

Roaring Brook

70 Gracey Rd, Canton, phone 860-693-0263
Admits one (1) touring visitor with each paid admission, up to four (4) free admissions.

Connecticut Historical Society Museum & Library

One Elizabeth St, Hartford, phone 860-236-5621
Admits two (2) adults and up to four (4) children to the museum galleries.

Connecticut River Museum

67 Main St, Essex, phone 860-767-8269
Admits two (2) adults and their children or grandchildren under age 18.

Connecticut Trolley Museum

58 North Rd, East Windsor, phone 860-627-6540
Admits two (2) adults and two (2) children to CT Trolley, Antique Fire Apparatus and Antique Bus Museums. Free trolley rides during operating season which begins in April. Additional charge for some special events. Discounts on gift shop merchandise.

Connecticut's Old State House

800 Main St, Hartford, phone 860-522-6766
Admits two (2) adults and two (2) children for free during regular museum hours. Admission for after-hour events not covered. Garage parking tickets can be stamped for $5/day parking. Pass courtesy of Connecticut’s Old State House.

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

125 West Bay Rd, Amherst, MA, phone 413-658-1100
Admits two (2) adults and four (4) children.

Florence Griswold Museum

96 Lyme St, Old Lyme, phone 860-434-5542
Admits two (2) adults and two (2) children under 12 years. Surcharge of $5 per person over age 12 during museum's special fall event (whether visiting faerie houses or not); children age 12 and under admitted free, thanks to an anonymous grant.

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

77 Forest St, Hartford, phone 860-522-9258
Admits two (2) visitors for a free tour of the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center.

Hill-Stead Museum

35 Mountain Rd, Farmington, phone 860-677-4787
Admits one (1) adult and two (2) children under age 18. Not valid for special programs and events.

Imagine Nation Museum

One Pleasant St, Bristol, phone 860-540-3199
Admits up to six (6) visitors at half-price during regular museum hours. Not valid for special events or registered programs.

Lutz Children’s Museum

247 S Main St, Manchester, phone 860-643-0949
Admits up to six (6) visitors at half price to “Hands On” exhibits and live animal room.

Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

10 N Water St, Norwalk, phone 203-852-0700
Admits six (6) visitors at $2 off each combination ticket (aquarium and daytime IMAX®) purchase.

Mark Twain House

351 Farmington Ave, Hartford, phone 860-247-0998
Buy one (1) adult admission; get one (1) adult or two (2) children for no charge. One use, one discount per visit.

Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center

110 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket, phone 800-411-9671
Admits either two (2) adults and two (2) children, or one (1) adult and three (3) children to permanent exhibits at $5 off each.

Mystic Aquarium ~ Institute for Exploration

55 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, phone 860-572-5955
Admits four (4) visitors at $4.00 off each. Pass courtesy of Mystic Aquarium.

Mystic Seaport ~ The Museum of America and the Sea TM

75 Greenmanville Ave, Mystic, phone 888-9SEAPORT (888-973-2767)
Admits two (2) adults and three (3) children (age 17 and under) at 50% off regular admission pricing. Additional guests will receive $4 off regular admission rates.

New Britain Museum of American Art

56 Lexington St, New Britain, phone 860-229-0257
Admits four (4) general admission visitors. Additional fees may apply to special exhibitions, events and programs. Pass may not be used for docent-led tours. Children under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

New England Air Museum at Bradley International Airport

Windsor Locks, phone 860-623-3305
Admits up to five (5) visitors at 50% off of regular admission rates. Children ages 3 and under admitted free.

New Haven Museum

114 Whitney Ave, New Haven, phone 203-562-4183
Admits four (4) visitors. Free on first Sundays each month (1-4pm). Pass courtesy of New Haven Museum.

Norman Rockwell Museum

Rte 183, Stockbridge, MA, phone 413-298-4100
Admits two (2) adults at discounted rate of $12 each. Children ages 18 and under admitted free. 10% discount in store and café (seasonal) on day of visit.

Old Sturbridge Village

1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd, Sturbridge MA, phone 508-347-3362
Admits up to four (4) visitors for half price during daytime hours. Does not include nighttime admission.

Peabody Museum of Natural History at Yale University

170 Whitney Ave, New Haven, phone 203-432-5050
Admits four (4) visitors per visit at $6 off each to museum galleries. Note: "Pay as you wish" admission on Thursdays from 2-5pm, September through June.

State Parks and Forests

Waives entrance fees for building or museum for two (2) adults and four (4) children ages 12 and under at Dinosaur, Fort Trumbull and Gillette Castle State Parks. Cannot be used for camping or special events. Pass courtesy of the State of Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection.

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

600 Main St, Hartford, phone 860-278-2670
Admits two (2) adults ages 18 and up to general exhibitions. Children and teens ages 17 and under admitted free. Pass not valid for Art After Dark, group tours or with other discounts. During Fine Art & Flowers and Festival of Trees & Traditions, additional fees apply. Note: Admission free for families on second Saturday each month if arrive before 1pm. Pass courtesy of Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art.


Most library passes are courtesy of The Friends of the Welles-Turner Memorial Library.


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