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:

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

· Bushnell Park Carousel—Up to four people to ride for free

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

· Maritime Aquarium—Norwalk pass discounts $2 off Aquarium admission for up to six people.

 Mark Twain House & Museum - Pass one free adult with purchase of 1 adult admission OR 2 kids free with purchase of 1 adult admission. (Cannot be combined.)

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

· Mystic Aquarium—Pass discounts $4 off ticket up to four.

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

· New England Carousel Museum—Up to four people admitted for free.

· New Haven Museum— Pass admits four, no age restriction, free.

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

· Peabody Museum of Natural History—New Haven pass discounts $6 off each admission up to four.

. 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

· 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 Athenum— Hartford pass admits two adults & two youth (age 13-17) free.

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:

- Beardsley Zoo $125 lost fine

- Children’s Museum $175 lost fine

- Mark Twain House & Museum $150 lost fine

- Maritime Aquarium $20 lost fine

- Mattatuck Museum $75 lost fine

- Mystic Aquarium $250 lost fine

- New Britain Museum $50 lost fine

- New Haven Museum $25 lost fine

- Old State House $100 lost fine

- State Park Pass $100 lost fine

- Peabody $150 lost fine

- Wadsworth $150 lost fine