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Museum Passes

Some of the passes permit free admission, while others offer discounted admission. Our passes are available to Cheshire residents only on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations of any kind can no longer be taken. Patrons will be able to select museum passes from any that are available at the library at the time of their visit.

You may borrow 2 passes at a time. Passes are available for check out on a first-come basis. There is no age restriction for borrowing passes. They are due back the following business day before closing. All of our museum passes have been donated as gifts to the community by the Friends of the Cheshire Public Library.

The overdue charge is $2.00 per day. If a pass is lost, the borrower will be liable for replacing it at full cost. Prices and hours are set by the museums and are subject to change. Some museums close for special events. Please call ahead for exact hours, or check the museum’s website.


For current museum hours and programs, click the links below for each museum’s website.

258 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT
Up to 5 guests admitted free.
General admission to galleries only.
1000 Hall of Fame Avenue, Springfield, MA 01105
Pass offers discounted admission to Hall of Fame.
1875 Nobel Avenue, Bridgeport, CT
2 Adults and 4 Children Free.
(Please note that this is the same pass for the Roaring Brook Nature Center.)
950 Trout Brook Dr., West Hartford, CT
One free admission with every paid admission.
800 Main Street, Hartford, CT
Free (2 adults, 2 children)
10 Woodside Lane, Westport, CT
Free Family Pass (family of 4)
915 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT
2 Adults & 2 Children Free
35 Mountain Rd, Farmington, CT
1 Adult & 2 Children Free
NOTE: Imagine Nation Museum will be closed from September 8th through September 23rd for renovations.
One Pleasant St., Bristol, CT
Admits up to six people at half-price
222 Sargent Drive, New Haven CT 06511
Box Office Phone Hours: Mon.: 10-5, Tue-Fri, 10-one hour before curtain, Sat-Sun.: noon– one hour before curtain.
Each pass voucher is good for 2 free adult tickets. Each pass voucher is valid for two days. Call box office (203)787-4282 to have your tickets reserved within this two day period. Only one voucher per day can be handed out during the theater season, Oct. 7 through the end of June.
10 North Water Street., Norwalk, CT 06854
Pass offers $2 off up to 6 people.
144 West Main Street, Waterbury CT
Admits four people free
55 Coogan Boulevard, Mystic, CT (Exit 90 from I-95)
Pass is for $5 off up to 4 people.
56 Lexington Street, New Britain, CT
Free general admission for 4 people.
36 Perimeter Rd, Windsor Locks, CT
2 adults $5.00 each, 2 children (6-11) Free.
11 Whitney Avenue New Haven, CT 06410
Free admission for 4 people.
170 Whitney Ave., New Haven, CT
$5 off admission for 4 people. Not valid during the month of February.
(Please note that this is the same pass for The Children’s Museum.)
70 Gracey Road, Canton, CT
One Free admission with every paid admission. Limit of 4 free admissions per pass.
17 River Street, East Haven, CT 06512
50% reduction on admission for 2 adults and 4 children.
Valid at all Connecticut State Parks and Forests
Valid April through December. Free entrance fee for one passenger vehicle carrying fewer than 12 passengers.
600 Main St.,Hartford, CT
Not valid on special exhibits. Free general admission 2 Adults & 2 Children.

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