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