Museum Passes are available for Hamden residents through the generosity of the Friends of the Hamden Library. Hamden residents only. One pass per family. Only two passes may be reserved per week. The same pass may only be reserved twice per month.

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Please Note: The Long Wharf Theatre will not be offering a library pass for the first show of the season, The Roommate. They are working very diligently to be able to provide you with the pass, starting with their second show, Paradise Blue.


Print-on-Demand: 
Print-on-Demand passes can be printed from home or a local printer. These passes do not need to be returned. Simply make your reservation, print the pass, and you’re good to go! If you do not have access to a printer, you may visit the library and we will print the pass for you. Printed passes are good only for the date printed on the pass.


Children’s Museum / Roaring Brook Nature Center
Connecticut’s Old State House
Discovery Museum and Planetarium
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Florence Griswold Museum
Imagine Nation
Mark Twain House

Mattatuck Museum
Mystic Seaport
New Britain Museum of American Art
New England Air Museum
New Haven Museum
Peabody Museum of Natural History
Wadsworth Atheneum

Reserve online & pick up at the Library: For museums that do not participate in the Print-on-Demand program, passes may reserved online. You should make your reservation for the day you wish to visit the museum, but you can pick the pass up at any time on the day before your visit.

Beardsley Zoo
Connecticut Science Center
Connecticut State Parks and Forest Recreation Areas
Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
Mystic Aquarium
Shore Line Trolley Museum
Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Stepping Stones Museum for Children