Museum Passes

Burlington Library Association pays for library membership to 18 museums/attractions.  Library card holders can borrow these passes as they would a book at the main desk. You must be 18 years or older to take out a museum pass. Clicking the museum’s name will take you to their web site. Please visit website of the museum before you plan your visit as hours may have changed due to COVID.

The Children’s Museum

West Hartford, CT | 860-231-2824
Tuesday – Saturday 10 am – 5 pm, Sunday 12 noon – 5 pm. Monday 10 am – 5 pm during July and August and on West Hartford School holidays.
Pass admits 1 child free with purchase of adult admission.

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo

Bridgeport, CT | 203-394-6565
Zoo hours: 9 am – 4 pm daily.
Pass valid for $5 admission per person for up to 6 guests.

Florence Griswold Museum


Old Lyme, CT | 860-434-5542
Open: April through October: Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.                                                November through March: Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, 1 pm. to 5 p.m.                     
Pass admits 2 adults and 2 children (under 12).           


Hill-Stead Museum

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).


KidsPlay Children’s Museum

Torrington, CT | (860) 618-7700
Museum hours: Wednesday-Sunday: 10AM-4PM. Closed Monday & Tuesday.
Pass admits up to 6 family members for half price.


Mark Twain House

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.


New Britain Museum of American Art

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.

New Britain Youth Museum   

New Britain, CT | (860) 827-9064

Thursday-Friday 10 AM – 5 PM
Saturday-Sunday 10 AM – 4:30 PM
CLOSED Monday-Wednesday
Pass admits free admission for up to 4 people.


New England Air Museum

Windsor Locks, CT | (860) 623-3305
Fall/Winter – Tuesday through Sunday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Summer – Monday through Sunday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Pass admits up to five visitors 50% off the regular admission rates.


Roaring Brook Nature Center

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.

Wadsworth Atheneum

Hartford, CT | (860) 278-2670
Wednesday – Friday 11am – 5pm, Saturday – Sunday 10am – 5pm.
Pass admits 2 adults (ages 18 and up) free. Admission is free for ages 17 and younger. General admission only – special events not included, also not valid during “Art After Hours” events.

White Memorial Conservation Center Nature Museum

Litchfield, CT | 860-567-0857
Museum hours: Monday—Saturday 9AM—5PM; Sunday 12 noon—5PM.
Pass admits 2 adults and 2 children for free. Pass is not valid on Family Nature Day.



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 December 14, 2021 JP