Friends of the Library Museum Pass Program

The Friends of the Library Museum Pass Program, sponsored by the Friends of the West Hartford Library, provides passes to area museums and attractions. The pass program requires patrons have a valid West Hartford Public Library card.

You may reserve a Museum Pass (with your valid WHPL card) up to 30 days in advance:

Reserve Museum Pass online Reserve Museum Pass by phone Reserve Museum Pass in person
Online Here By phone:
860.561.6980
(Noah Webster Library, Children's Department)

In person at the
Children's Circulation Desk
(Noah Webster Library)

The museums provide only one pass to us, therefore we are unable to offer pick-up at the branches.

One pass per person per day Patrons are limited to one (1) museum visit per day. Reserve up to 30 days Passes may be reserved up to one (1) month ahead of the visit on a first come, first-served basis.
Pick up day of use Passes are to be picked up and returned the day of use to the Children's desk at the Noah Webster Library (main library). Online reservation cancel Online Museum Pass reservations may also be cancelled electronically. Click here to cancel your online reservation.

Passes are provided for the following locations:

Beardsely Zoo
Beardsley Zoo
, Bridgeport

2 Adults and 4 Children

Children's Museum
The Children's Museum
, West Hartford & Roaring Brook Nature Center, Canton

1 Guest (Touring Only -
$5.00 Each Planetarium Show)

CT Historical Society
CT Historical Society
, Hartford

2 Adults and 2 Children

CT Old State House

CT Old State House

Hartford

2 Adults and 2 Children

CT State Parks & Forests
CT State Parks & Forests

Day Pass
*Seasonal*

Pass waives vehicle entrance fee at CT State Park & Forest Recreation areas

CT Trolley Museum
CT Trolley Museum
, East Windsor

2 Adults and 2 Children

Discovery Museum and Planetarium
Discovery Museum and Planetarium
, Bridgeport

2 Adults and 4 Children (under the age of 18)

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
, Amherst, MA

2 Adults and 2 Children

Florence Griswold Museum
Florence Griswold Museum
, Old Lyme

2 Adults and 2 Children

Forest Park Zoo
Forest Park Zoo
, Springfield, MA

2 Adults and 2 Children
(Parking is $5.00)

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
Harriet Beecher Stowe House
, Hartford

2 Guests

Hillstead Museum
Hill-Stead Museum
, Farmington

1 Adult and 1 Child (under the age of 18)

Imagine Nation
Imagine Nation
, Bristol

Admits up to 6 persons at 50% off current admission price of $7/each

Lutz Childrens Museum
Lutz Children's Museum
, Manchester

2 Adults and 2 Children

Mark Twain House & Museum
Mark Twain House & Museum
, Hartford

One adult free or two children free with the purchase of one full paying adult

Mystic Aquarium
Mystic Aquarium
, Mystic

$5 off general admission for up to four people per pass

New Britain Museum of American Art
New Britain Museum of American Art
, New Britain

Admits 4

New England Air Museum
New England Air Museum
, Windsor Locks

2 Adults at reduced rate of $6/each and 2 Children free (4-11)

Noah Webster House
Noah Webster House
, West Hartford

Admits 4

Norman Rockwell Museum
Norman Rockwell Museum,
Stockbridge, MA

Admits 4

Wadsworth Atheneum
Wadsworth Atheneum
, Hartford

2 Adults and 2 Children (6–17 years of age)
Pass does not include $3.00/ea for the Festival of Trees & Traditions