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RETURNABLE PASSES- CT BEARDSLEY ZOO, CONNECTICUT STATE PARKS, MARITIME AQUARIUM AND MYSTIC AQUARIUM.
These passes are reserved at the Adult Circulation Desk or by calling 860-644-1541. There is a 2 day checkout period. The passes must be returned to the Circulation desk, not in the book drop or at another library. There is a $10.00 a day overdue fine.
Click on the museum name to see its web page. 

CT BEARDSLEY ZOO, 1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport, CT. Valid for $5 admission per person, Adult or Child, limit up to 6 guests each day.  Open 9-4 daily; closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, & New Year’s Day.  Closes at 1 pm the day before these holidays.

CT STATE PARKS & FORESTS  As of January 1, 2018 the pass will no longer be needed to cover parking fees at state parks and forests for CT residents, as all CT registered vehicles will be allowed in without a fee.  There are still entrance fees to the museums and historical buildings at Dinosaur State Park  in Rocky Hill, Gillette Castle State Park in East Haddam, and Fort Trumbull State Park and Visitor Center in New London.  This pass waives entrance fees for the building or museum for two adults and four children.

MARITIME AQUARIUM, 10  N. Water St., Norwalk, CT. Open 10-5 every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.  July1-Labor Day open until 6 pm daily. $2.oo discount per person up to 6 people.

MYSTIC AQUARIUM, 55 Coogan Blvd., Mystic, CT.  Open daily except Thanksgiving & Christmas.   March: 9-5.  April-Labor Day: 9-6.  Sept. 4-November: 9-5.  December-February: 10-5. Save $5 off per person for up to four people. 

THE SPRINGFIELD MUSEUMS (effective August 13, 2018). 
Located in the heart of downtown Springfield, Massachusetts, the Springfield Museums offer access to five world-class museums: the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum and National Memorial Sculpture Garden, the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, the Springfield Science Museum, the D'Amour Museum of Fine Art, and the Museum of Springfield History,  all under a single admission. Pass may be used once daily during public hours for free admission for up to 4 people.  Does not apply to special exhibition, program, or planetarium fees.  Cannot be combined with other discount rates or coupons.  Print-on-Demand tickets will no longer be accepted effective August 13, 2018.