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