Brainerd Memorial Library
920 SAYBROOK ROAD, HADDAM, CT 06438     P:860.345.2204

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Museum Passes

We are pleased to offer patrons free or discount passes to museums, parks and aquariums. You must be 18 & have a valid library card to check out passes.  Scroll or Click for Museum Pass Guidelines.

Virtual museum tours and digital resources from some wonderful museums and gardens are accessed here.

From July 1 to September 5, Connecticut children age 18 and under plus one accompanying Connecticut resident adult can visit participating museums free of charge.


Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo

$5 Admission each: for 6 visitors

Children’s Museum of SE CT

1/2 price admission

The Children’s Museum of West Hartford CTScienceCenterLogoConnecticut Science Center
250 Columbus Blvd, Hartford No Pass Program at this time
The Connecticut River MuseumctriverLogo
67 Main St, Essex             1/2-price for 2 adults & their children or grandchildren under 18.


Connecticut State Parks & Historic Buildings

Pass waives admission fees for 2 adults & 2 children.  Parking for CT Residents is free.

Meigs Point Beach at Hammonasset Beach State Park
Custom House Maritime MuseumCustomHouseLogo2
150 Bank St, New London Free admission for 2 people.

Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center

110 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket, CT 06338



Florence Griswold Museum
96 LymeFlorenceGriswoldLogo St, Old Lyme

Free: 2 adults & 2 children.

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Lyman Allyn Art Museum

623 Williams St, New London

Free: 2 adults & 2 children

(Under 12 always free)

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Hill-Stead Museum 35 Mountain Rd Farmington, CT

2 Passes 50% off:  2 Adults & 2 Children

Mystic AquariumMysticAquariumLogo
55 Coogan Boulevard, Mystic

Not Available: Aquarium has suspended the pass program.

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75 Greenmanville Ave, Mystic1/2 price: 2 adults & 3 children 18 and under.

New NbmaaBritain Museum of American Art
56 Lexington St, New Britain

Free: 4 people:

1 adult must accompany children under age 16.

New Haven Museum

114 Whitney Ave, New Haven

Free admission for 4 people

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
600 Mwadsworth_atheneumLogoain St, Hartford

Free general admission:

2 adults & 2 children


Does not include special exhibitions & fundraisers.


Connecticut’s Old State House
is pleased to announce that they are open again to the public.

Free: 2 adults & 2 children.

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CT Trips

CT Office of Tourism

888-CTVisit (288-4748)

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Museum Pass Guidelines:

 Must be 18 or over with a valid library card to borrow passes.

 May reserve passes.  Please call to cancel reservation if you will not be picking up pass.  Repeated no-shows will result in loss of reserve privileges.

 Late charge is $10 per day. Late returns prohibit others from using the passes as they have planned.

 Loan period is 2 days, or as noted on the pass date due slip.

 May pick up pass after 5 PM of the evening before your reserved day if it is at the Library.

 Reservations can be made over the phone or in person.

 All Connecticut library card holders are welcome to borrow our passes.

Because passes are not always returned on time we cannot guarantee availability even when reserved.  Call ahead to verify availability and avoid disappointment.  Please feel free to contact us with questions or comments.