Museum Passes

Thanks go out to The Friends of the Preston Public Library and Preston Youth Services, these passes are available for our patrons to use with their library card.  There is no charge to use the passes; some provide a discount and some will allow free admission depending on the venue. Please call the Library at (860) 886-1010 for additional information.

Children’s Museum of West Hartford/ Roaring Brook Nature Center- 1 pass expires 9/30/24. One free touring admission with each paid admission. Maximum of 4 free admissions per day, per card.

Custom House Maritime Museum-  pass good indefinitely,  Bearer of the pass receives 1 pass for two people. This is not good for special events. Summer hours: Tues-Sun: 1 pm-5 pm. Winter Hours: Thursday-Sun 1p-5p or by Appointment call 860-447-2501.

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center-1 pass expires 7/31/24, Good for admission for up to 5 guests; access to Nature Center Museum and live animal exhibits. 

Florence Griswold Museum Library Pass- 1 pass expires 12/31/23. This pass admits 2 adults and 2 children under 12 into the museum. May not be combined with other coupons or passes. Does not include special event fees when applicable. Please note that Florence Griswold Museum charges an event surcharge of $5 per person over 12 (even with free pass) during our special fall event Wee Faerie Village (dates vary yearly). This charge is applied whether visitors intend to see the faerie houses or not. Children under 12 are admitted free thanks to an anonymous grant.

Lyman Allyn Art Museum   1 pass expires 7/31/24.  Free Family admission. Admits 2 Adults and 2 Children (children 12 and under are always free.)

Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center- 2 passes expire 8/30/24. Passes are good for free regular admission tickets (up to 2 adult tickets and 2 youth tickets OR one adult adult and 3 youth tickets); unlimited free admission for children under 6 years old. Also includes 10% discount at the Museum Gift Shop.

Mystic Seaport Museum-   7 passes for specific day, expires on 7/31/24.  50% off  admission for 2 Adults 3 Children.   (“Specific day” pass means you must check out a pass for “Friday”, if you are going on a “Friday”)

Niantic Children’s Museum-  1 pass admits 4 people at 1/2 price; expired 3/31/24.

Slater Memorial Museum-  4 guest passes, expire 6/1/24. Each guest pass is valid for 1 group (up to 5 guests). 

CT Passport to the Parks Program: Please note that as of January 1, 2018 there are no longer parking fees at state parks and forests for CT residents, as all CT registered vehicles are allowed in without a fee.

There are still entrance fees to the museums and historical buildings at Dinosaur State Park in Rocky Hill, Gillette Castle State Park in East Haddam and Fort Trumbull State Park and Visitor Center in New London.

For a listing of State Parks:

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