Borrowing Information: We have a variety of park and museum passes available. Some include free admission, others are good for discounted admission. To borrow a pass present your library card. The loan period is three days, and there are no renewals. One pass may be borrowed at a time, on a first-come-first-served basis. Please call us with any questions.
Passes available from the Adult Department:
Connecticut Historical Society Museum & Library
location: Hartford, CT
$5 off admission for up to four people
*Through December 2018, households part of the SNAP program will get complimentary admission and can take along four other guests for free. Any additional three guests can get in for $5 a person. All children in the party under the age of five will be admitted free of charge. To get into the aquarium, SNAP recipients have to show their EBT card and a valid, matching ID.
State of Connecticut Parks & Forests Day Pass
location: Dinosaur, Fort Trumbull, and Gillette Castle State Parks
Free admission for two adults and four children to Dinosaur, Fort Trumbull, and Gillette Castle State Parks
*As of January 1, 2018 this pass is no longer needed for parking fees at state parks and forests, as all CT registered vehicles will be allowed in without a fee.