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|Burlington Library Association pays for library membership to 18 museums/attractions. Library card holders can borrow these passes as they would a book. You must be 18 years or older to take out a museum pass.
Please click the following for more details, or you can jump down to Frequently Asked Questions. Clicking the museum's name will take you to their web site.
Bridgeport, CT 203-394-6565, Zoo hours: 9 am - 4 pm daily. Pass valid for $5 admission per person for up to 6 guests.
Various locations: Visit the “No Child Left Inside” website at www.nochildleftinside.org for a complete listing of all 137 of Connecticut’s state parks and forests.
West Simsbury, CT 860- 658-5070,
Hours: April through November: 10AM—5 PM
Farmington, CT 860-677-4787. Open: Tues – Sun from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. year around. Closed on Mondays and major holidays. Pass admits 1 adults and 2 children (under 18).
Bristol, CT 860-314-1400. Hours: Wednesday - Saturday 9:30 am - 5 pm. Hours vary seasonally, check website before trip. Pass is good for half price for up to six people for general admission only. They are not accepted for 1st Friday Festivals, classes, or special events.
KidsPlay Children's Museum
Norwalk, CT 203-852-0700 Daily 10am - 5pm (6pm summer)
Hartford, CT 860-493-6411 Hours Monday - Saturday 9:30 am to 5:30 pm; Sunday 12 noon - 5:30 pm. Closed Tuesday from January through March. Closed major holidays. Pass admits 1 adult or 2 children with purchase of 1 adult pass.
Mystic, CT (860) 572-5955 Open: April - Labor Day 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, September 2 - November 9:00 am to 4:00 pm,
New Britain, CT (860) 229-0257 Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, Thursday 11:00 am to 8:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Closed Mondays. Pass admits four people free. One adult must accompany children under 16.
Windsor Locks, CT (860) 623-3305 Fall/Winter - Tuesday through Sunday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
New Haven, CT (203) 432-5050 Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 12 - 5pm.
DISCOUNTED PASS $6 off up to four admissions. Admission applies to Museum galleries only. Special exhibitions, events and programs may require a fee. The Peabody Museum has free admission on Thursday from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm September through June.
Canton, CT (860) 693-0263 Tuesday - Saturday 10 am - 5 pm, Sunday 1 - 5pm during July and August. .
Pass admits 1 child free with purchase of adult admission.
Hartford, CT (860) 278-2670 Wednesday - Friday 11am - 5pm, Saturday - Sunday 10am - 5pm.
White Memorial Conservation Center
Springfield, MA 413-733-2251. Monday – Sunday 10 am to 4 pm. Pass admits 5 visitors. (It does not apply to parking in Forest Park which is $5.00.) The Zoo is closed November 1 until end of April, reopening in May when the temperature becomes appropriate for most of the animals to be outside again. The Zoo may be open some weekends in April prior to the official reopening. Please call or check their website to confirm they are open when planning your trip.
How do I get a pass?
Library patrons with a current/active library card can sign out a pass at the main desk. Although we cannot reserve passes we will hold a specific pass for 1 hour if you call 860-673-3331 first.
What does the pass allow me to do?
The passes allow for a set number of people to attend the museum at a reduced or free admission. A patron must abide by the conditions each museum sets forth.
When does the pass need to be returned?
Passes are charged out for two days. There is a $10 per day fee if it is late. Please respect other patrons who are waiting for the pass. There is a $250.00 fee for a lost or destroyed pass.
Page updated, May 10, 2017 DMR