Museum Passes

To borrow a museum pass:

  • The Museum Passes are free to adults with a current library card.
  • Passes will be loaned out for 3 consecutive days from the Library Circulation Desk.
  • A late fee of $10 per day will be charged if the pass is not returned to the library’s Circulation Desk by closing time of the 3rd day, this fee will not exceed the replacement cost.
  • Under no circumstances should the pass be returned in the Book Drop.
  • Passes must be returned to the Circulation representative at the Circulation Desk.
  • Failure to do this will result in a fine of $1.00.
  • Replacement cost for a lost pass varies from $75.00 to $610.00
  • Passes are available on a walk in basis only, no reservations are taken online or by telephone and no renewals are allowed. Limited to one pass per family.

Print Museum Pass Brochure

Museum Pass Agreement - this can be printed, filled out and brought to the library when picking up a pass.

These passes are available at the SoNo Branch Library: 
Stay tuned for more to come!

Beardsley Zoo 
1875 Noble Avenue
Bridgeport CT 06610

Hours: daily 9 am – 4 pm - Open Daily except Christmas, Thanksgiving, New Year’s Day.
Admission: $9.00 per person up to six people. Limited to one family per day.
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Connecticut State Parks

(No Child Left Inside) initiative by the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection.

Hours: Parks and Forests open daily from 8am to sunset.

Pass waives vehicle entrance fees and is valid for private passenger vehicles carrying fewer than 12 passengers.

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Discovery Museum and Planetarium

Discovery Museum and Planetarium

4450 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604

Monday through Thursday       10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday, Saturday and Sunday   10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Free admission for up 4 Children with 1 paid adult admission. From a full-dome planetarium and telescopes to our Challenger Learning Center offering unique team-building experiences for corporations and grade-appropriate STEM education, enjoy over 100 exhibit areas and galleries featuring interactive, hands-on explorations of science, technology and ideas. Join us and rediscover the world around you.

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Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Complex

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Complex
One Intrepid Sq. 12th Ave. & 46th St.
Hours: April 1 - Oct. 31 - Mon - Fri 10am - 5pm; Sat. & Sun. 10am - 6pm. Nov. 1 - Mar. 31 Daily 10am -5pm.

Admission to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum and the Growler submarine. Pass now includes admission to the Space Shuttle Pavilion.

Free Admission for up to 6 people per day.
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lockwood mansion

Lockwood- Mathews Mansion Museum
299 West Ave, Norwalk, CT 06850

Hours : Museum Tours and Shop:
Wednesday - Sunday 12 pm-4 pm

Good for free admission for one adult.
50% off the purchase of one adult ticket.
Any additional tickets must be purchased at full price.

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Stamford Museum
Stamford Museum and Nature Center
39 Scofield Road, 
Stamford, CT 06903 

Hours: Farm & Playground 9 am - 5 pm, Bendal Mansion M-Sat 9 am - 5 pm, Sun 11 am - 5pm. 
Call for Gallery hours.

Admits 2 adults and 2 children (under 18) at no charge.
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Stepping Stones Museum
Stepping Stones Museum for Children
Matthews Park, 303 West Ave. Norwalk, CT 06850 (203-899-0606)

Hours: Tuesday: 1-5 pm, Wed - Sunday 10 am-5 pm Closed Mondays and Tuesday mornings for school and group tours.

Pass entitles holder to one free admission with each purchase of one admission at regular price. Maximum 3 free admissions per pass per day.

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