Borrow a Museum Pass

Due to COVID-19, many museums may still be temporarily closed or have different hours of admission. Please see the links below for the most current information.

The Waterford Public Library is pleased to offer museum passes for free or discounted admission to local attractions. Please note the following regulations:

  • Passes are available on a first come, first served basis
  • Passes circulate for two (2) days
  • There are no holds, reserves or renewals allowed
  • Passes may be checked out with a valid adult library card from any Connecticut public library
  • Only one pass per family
  • Passes must be returned to the Waterford Public Library and may not be deposited in the book drop
  • Overdue fines are $5.00 per day

Museum passes are available for the following museums:

DISCOUNTChildren's Museum of SE Connecticut

Admits 4 people at half-price

Regular Admission:
$8.00 Adult - $8.00 Senior - $8.00 Child
Children under 1 free

FREEConnecticut's Old State House

Admits 2 adults & 2 children free

Regular Admission:
$6.00 Adult - $3.00 Senior (65 and over)
$3.00 Children (ages 6-17)

FREECustom House Maritime Museum

Admits 2 people free

Regular Admission:

$7.00 Suggested donation

FREEDenison Pequotsepos Nature Center

Admits 5 people free

Regular Admission:
$8.00 Adult - $5.00 Senior (65 and over)
$5.00 (Children 12 and under)

FREEFlorence Griswold Museum

Florence Griswold Museum logo

Admits 2 adults and 2 children under 12 free

Regular Admission:
$10.00 Adult - $9.00 Senior - $8.00 Student
Children 12 and under free

FREELyman Allyn Museum

Admits 4 people of any age free

Regular Admission:
$10.00 Adult - $7.00 Senior & Student (over 18)
$5.00 Student (under 18) 
Children 12 and under free

DISCOUNTMaritime Aquarium at Norwalk

Admits 6 people at $2 off each admission

Regular Admission:
$22.95 Adult - $20.95 Senior (age 65+)
$20.95 Youth (13-17)
$15.95 Children (Ages 3-12)

 

DISCOUNTMystic Aquarium Institute for Exploration

Admits 4 people at $4 off each admission

Regular Admission:
$36.99 Adult - $31.99 Senior (60 or over)
$30.99 Youth (Ages 13-17) - $26.99 Children (3-12)
Children 2 and under free

DISCOUNTMystic Seaport Museum

Mystic Seaport Museum orange logo

Admits 2 adults and 3 children at half-price

Regular Admission:
$28.95 Adult
$24.95 Youth (13-17)

$18.95 Child (3-12)
Children 2 and under free

 

DISCOUNTRoger Williams Park Zoo

Admits 4 people at $3 off each admission

Regular Admission:
$14.95 Adult - $12.95 Senior (62 or over)
$9.95 Child (Ages 2-12)
Children 1 and under free

FREEState Parks & Forests Free Pass - No Child Left Inside Program

1 Vehicle per pass

Free Admission for 2 adults and 4 children at
Dinosaur, Fort Trumbull and Gillette Castle State Parks

FREEThames River Heritage Park Water Taxi

Thames River Heritage Park logo

1 Adult free per pass

Regular Admission
$10.00 Round trip
$15.00 Ride all day

 

FREEWadsworth Atheneum

Admits 2 Adults & 2 Children (ages 6-17) free

Regular Admission:
$15.00 Adult
$12.00 Senior (62 or over)
$5.00 Student (Age 18+ school with ID)
Childen age 18 and under free