Museum Passes

Museum Passes available at Cragin Memorial Library

Patrons may check out free and discounted museum passes to the following area attractions

Cartoon Graphic of Kids pointing a dinosaur skeleton
 

The museum passes are made available through the generosity of
The Friends of Cragin Memorial Library

Cartoon Graphic of Kids pointing at Giraffes

  • Passes have a two day checkout period.
  • Passes are for free or reduced price admissions and are available to all Connecticut library card holders.  
  • The pass must be returned by closing time on the date it is due. The overdue fine is $10.00 per day.  
  • Maps with directions are available upon request.  
  • Passes are available on a first come first served basis.

For more information please contact the Children's Department at (860) 537-7201.


    The Children's Museum/Roaring Brook Nature Center

    950 Trout Brook Drive, West Hartford, CT 06119
    (860) 231-2824

    Hours
    • Tues - Sat 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Sun 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Open Mon in July and Aug
    Admission with Pass
    • One free touring admission with each paid admission.
    • Maximum of four free admissions per day, per card.

    Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut

    409 Main Street, Niantic CT 06357
    (860) 691 - 1111

    Hours:
    • Tues - Sat 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
    • Sun 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Admission with Pass:
    • Half price ($4.00)  
    • 10% discount at store
    • Hours change slightly with the season.
    • Open Mondays during the summer and when schools are closed.

    Connecticut Science Center

    250 Columbus Boulevard Hartford, CT 06103

    Hours:
    • Sept - Jun: Tues - Sun, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
    • Jul & Aug: Daily 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

    Coupons that provide 20% off general admission for up to four (4) people are available at the Children's Check-Out Desk.


    The Florence Griswold Museum

    96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT 06371
    (860) 434-5542

    Hours
    • November - March: Tues - Sat 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sun 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    • April - October: Tues - Sun 10:00 pm  to 5:00 pm
    Admission with Pass
    • Free admission for 2 adults and 2 children under 18
    • (Not valid during December's Home for the Holidays exhibition)

    Lutz Children's Museum

    247 South Main Street, Manchester, CT 06040
    (860) 649-2838

    Hours
    • Closed Monday
    • Tues - Fri 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
    • Sat & Sun 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

    Half price admission for up to 6 people - $3.50 each with pass. Under age 1 is free.


    Mashantucket Pequot Museum

    110 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket, CT 06339
    (800) 411-9671

    Hours

    • Wed - Sat 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
    • (Last Admission at 4:00 pm)
    Admission with pass
    • Valid for 50% off regular admission for two adults and two children (max 4)
    • 10% discount at store & restaurant
    • (Regular price: Adults $15, Children $10, under six free)
    Closed
    • Thanksgiving Eve and Thanksgiving Day
    • Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
    • New Year's Eve and New Year's Day

    Mystic Aquarium

    55 Coogan Boulevard, Mystic, CT 06355
    (860) 572 - 5955

    Hours:
    • Mar - Nov: Sun - Sat 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
    • Dec - Feb: Mon - Fri 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
    • Sat, Sun & Holidays: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
    • (Last admission 1 hour prior to closing)
    Admission with Pass:
    • Adults $33.99 each
    • Seniors (65+) $28.99
    • Youth (3-13) $23.99
    • Children under age 2 are free.

    Savings are $4.00 per person, up to four people.


    Mystic Seaport

    75 Greenmanville Avenue, Mystic, CT. 06355
    (888) 973-2767

    Admission with Pass
    • 50% off regular admission for 2 Adults and 2 Children

    New Britain Museum of American Art

    56 Lexington Street, New Britain, CT 06052
    (860) 229-0257

    Hours
    • Tues, Wed, Fri, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
    • Thurs, 11:00 am to 8:00 pm
    • Sat, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
    • Sun, 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Admission with Pass
    • Admit free any 4 people.
    • One adult must accompany children under 16.

    New England Air Museum

    36 Perimeter Road, Windsor Locks, CT 06096
    (860) 623-3305

    Hours
    • Fall/Winter: Tues-Sun, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
    • Summer: Mon - Sun 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
    Admission with Pass
    • Valid for card holder and up to 5 guests at 50% off of regular admission.
    • Ages 3 and under are free.
    • Savings with pass is Adults (15+) $7.50, Youth (4-14) $5.00, and Seniors (65+) $7.00.

    Old Sturbridge Village

    1 Old Sturbridge Village Road Sturbridge, MA 01566
    1 (800) 733-1830

    Hours
    • Mon - Fri  9:30 am to 4:00 pm
    Admission with Pass
    • Valid for 4 half-priced admissions
    • (not valid for evening programs)
    • Adults $14, Seniors (55 & over) $13, Youth (3-17) $7, under age 2 is free

    Peabody Museum of Natural History

    170 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT
    (203) 432-5050

    Hours                  
    • Tues - Sat 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
    • Sun, 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Admission with Pass
    • Pass provides up to four visotors with $6 each off their admission
    • Not valid in February

    Roger Williams Park Zoo

    1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI.

    Hours
    • Apr - Sept: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
    • Oct - Mar: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

    Pass is not valid in January and February.

    Pass Benefits
    • Any combination of four Adults $14.95, Children $9.95 (2-12), Seniors $12.95 (65+)
    • Children under 2 are free

    State Parks & Forests Day Pass

    Pass waives entrance fees for the building or museum for two adults and four children (6 to 12 years old). The pass is no longer needed to cover parking fees. CT registereed vehicles will be allowed in without a fee.


    Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

    600 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103
    (860) 278 - 2670

    Hours
    • Wed - Fri: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
    • Sat & Sun: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
    • First Thursday of each month also 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Admission with Pass
    • Free admission for two adults and two children 8 and up
    • Children 17 and under are always free