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Museum Passes

This library service is funded by the

Friends of the Prospect Public Library.

Prospect adult residents can borrow a Museum Pass for three days and be admitted to one of the museums listed here.

Call the library at (203) 758-3001 to check availability of a pass.

If available, the pass may be held for 30 minutes.

Choose from one of these passes:

· Basketball Hall of Fame (Springfield) - Pass is valid  for 6 Discounted Daily Admission(s)

- Beardsley Zoo—$5.00 admission for up to six guests.

· Children’s Museum—West Hartford pass admits one free with one paid admission.

- Institute for American Indian Studies - Half Price Admission and 10% off Gift Shop Items.

· Mattatuck Museum—Pass admits two adults and two children free.

· New Britain Museum of American Art—Pass admits four, no age restriction, free.

· New England Carousel Museum & Museum of Fire History—Up to four people admitted for free.

· Old State House—Hartford pass admits four free people. (There will be a $5 charge for all-day parking.)

. Roaring Brook Nature Center - One free admission with every paid admission up to 4

          Note: This is the same pass for the Children's Museum

- The Shoreline Trolley Museum - 50% Discount Pass is valid for up to 6 individuals, limit once per day and cannot be combined with other discounts or coupons.

· State Park Pass—Free parking at state parks, also admits two adults and four children at historical sites & exhibits at Dinosaur, Fort Trumbull, & Gillette Castle State Parks.

.Wadsworth Atheneum - Pass provides FREE general admission for two adults, a $30 value.  Youth ages 17 and under are Free.   Passes may be used  to register for daily public tours at no cost. Call 860-383-4100 to preregister, as tours currently require a limited capacity.

The following rules apply: Our passes are available to Prospect Residents ONLY on a first-come, first-served basis. Patrons can call to reserve a pass. The pass will then be held for only 30 minutes.


· Limit of one (1) pass per family

· Must be returned in person to circulation desk. NO BOOK DROP RETURNS.

· Three (3) day loan period with no renewals and a $10/day late fine

· Patrons are responsible for any misplaced or lost museum pass

· Replacement cost for each Museum Pass:

- Basketball Hall of Fame $100 lost fine

- Beardsley Zoo $125 lost fine

- Children’s Museum $175 lost fine

- Mattatuck Museum $75 lost fine

-  New Britain Museum $50 lost fine

- New England Carousel - $100 lost fine

- Old State House $100 lost fine

- Shore Line Trolley Museum $100 lost fine

- State Park Pass $100 lost fine

- Wadsworth - $25 lost fine

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