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:

Beardsley Zoo 
1875 Noble Avenue
Bridgeport CT 06610

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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bruce museum

Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT 06830
Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10 am - 5 pm, Sunday 1 pm - 5 pm Last admission 4:30 pm 

Free Admission for a family of 2 adults and their children ages 2 - 17.
10% discount on Museum Store purchases.
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No Child Left Inside
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 Ave 
Bridgeport, CT 06604 

Hours: Sept. - June: Tues. - Sat. 10 -5, Sun. 12 - 5. July & Aug. Mon - Sat. 10-5, Sunday 12-5. 

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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Earthplace - Nature Discovery Center
Earthplace - Nature Discovery Center 
10 Woodside Lane, PO Box 165 Westport, CT 06881 Phone: 203-227-7253

Hours: Monday-Saturday 9 - 5 pm, Sunday 1 – 4 pm. 

Admits pass-holder and 3 guests entry into Natureplace, the animal hall, and the native plant courtyard. 
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Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
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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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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