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 Main 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.

Passes available at the Norwalk Public Library:


Beardsley Zoo
1875 Noble Avenue
Bridgeport CT 06610


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

Hours: daily 9 am – 4 pm - Open Daily except Christmas, Thanksgiving, New Year’s Day.
Admission: $5.00 per person up to six people. Limited to one family per day.

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Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
10 North Water St.
Norwalk, CT

Hours: Regular: 10 am to 5 pm Open Daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas     

Discounted Rate: $2.00 off combination ticket (Aquarium and  IMAX) for up to 6 people Note: Pass does not give any discount for  SINGLE tickets to either the Aquarium or IMAX - only combination  tickets.

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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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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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