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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Make reservation by Date

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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! Printed passes are good only for the date printed on the pass.

NOTE: Many museums are currently closed per statewide restrictions due to the continued COVID-19 pandemic. Click on the links above to view an updated list of currently available passes. Please double-check by calling the venue before arriving to ensure they are currently open, as days and hours may be different at this time.

Links to museum websites


Open and accepting library passes:

Florence Griswold Museum

New Britain Museum of American Art

New England Air Museum

Wadsworth Atheneum (May offer free admission, call (860) 278-2670 or check website to confirm)


Open but not accepting library passes:

Beardsley Zoo

Connecticut Science Center

Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

Mystic Aquarium

Mystic Seaport

Stamford Museum & Nature Center