Museum Passes

Burnham Library offers free or reduced-price admission to a number of cultural organizations through its Museum Pass program. Available with a valid library card.

Passes are loaned for 3 days. There is a $2/day overdue fee.  Availability on a first come first served basis.

Always check location admission policies. Some museums require registration or have special terms and conditions.

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Ridgefield, CT

FREE admission for up to 5 family members

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo


$10 admission for up to 6 guests

Connecticut Old State House


Free admission

Connecticut Science Center


20% Coupon off general admission for up to 4 people

Connecticut Historical Society


Free admission for 2 adults and up to 4 children

EverWonder Children’s Museum


50% off admission for 2 adults and 4 children

Hill-Stead Museum


50% off admission for 2 adults and 2 children under 18

Institute of American Indian Studies

Washington, CT

Half-price off general admission and 10% off gift shop purchases

Mattatuck Museum

Waterbury, CT

FREE admission for 2 adults and children

New Britain Museum of American Art

New Britain, CT

FREE admission for up to 4 people

Norman Rockwell Museum

Stockbridge, MA

Admits up to 2 adults at the discounted rate of $10.00 each

Effective 8/1/2022: In line with local public health data, The Norman Rockwell Museum encourages visitors to wear a mask based on their personal preference, informed by their personal level of risk when in the museum. For more information visit

Storm King Art Center

Cornwall, Hudson Valley New York

FREE admission for six-person car admission

Wadsworth Antheneum


FREE admission for up to 2 adults