Museum Passes:

The library offers passes to the following Connecticut attractions. The passes are available only to Plainville patrons. They are charged out for two nights and there is a $5 per day fine if the pass in not returned on time. To Reserve a pass please call 793-1450.

  • Beardsley Zoo  (Bridgeport, CT)
    Tel: (203) 394-6565
    $5 admission per person, up to 6 guests.  Free admission for children under 3 years of age.

  • Children's Museum in West Hartford  (West Hartford, CT)
    Tel: (860) 231-2824                                                                                                                            
    Buy 1 Tour Get 1 Free, up to 4 free tours.  Daily Science Dome shows are an additional fee. 

  • CT Science Center (Hartford, CT)
    Tel: (860) 724-3623
    20% off coupon General Admission up to 4 people.

  • Connecticut's Old State House (Hartford, CT)                                                                                Tel: (860) 522-6766   Free admission for 2 Adults and 4 Children.

  • Connecticut State Parks and Forests 

    The pass may be used at all the major CT state parks with parking fees. The pass is valid for free parking for private passenger vehicles carrying fewer than 12 passengers.
    The pass also provides free entrance for 2 Adults and 4 children at the; Dinosaur State Park in Rocky Hill, Fort Trumbull State Park in New London and Gillette Castle State Park in East Haddam. 

  • Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art (Amherst, MA)
    Tel: (413) 658-1100
    Free admission for up to 2 adults and 4 children. Closed Mondays.

  • Imagine Nation (Bristol, CT)
    Tel: (860) 314-1400
    50% reduced admission for up to 6 people.  Fees apply for special events, registered programs, and all First Friday Family Festivals.

  • Mystic Marine Aquarium (Mystic, CT)
    Tel: (860) 572-5955
    $5.00 off general admission for up to 4 people.  
    *Admission doors close one hour prior to Aquarium closing.
    **Child admission applies to children age 3-17.

  • New England Air Museum (Windsor Locks, CT)
    Tel: (860) 623-3305
    Admission is 1/2 off for up to 6 people.  Children ages 3 and under are free.

  • New Britain Museum of American Art (New Britain, CT)
    Tel: (860) 229-0257

    Free admission for up to 4 people.  Additional fees may apply to special exhibitions, events, and programs.
    Library pass cannot be used for Docent-led tours.
    *One adult must accompany children under 16.

    New Haven Museum (New Haven, CT)
    Tel: (203) 562-4183
    Free admission for up to 4 people. 

  • Roaring Brook Nature Center (Canton, CT))
    Tel: (860) 693-0263                                                                                                                           
    Buy 1 Tour Get 1 Free, up to 4 free tours.  Closed Mondays except in July and August.

  • USS Constitution Museum (Charlestown, MA))
    Tel: (617) 426-1812                                                                                                                          
    Free admission for up to 9 people.

  • Wadsworth Atheneum (Hartford, CT)
    Tel: (860) 278-2670
    Free general museum admission for two adults and two children (ages 6 - 17).
    Not valid during the museum's annual Festival of Trees & Traditions and Fine Art & Flowers fundraising events.