The Oliver Wolcott Library has museum and park passes available for Litchfield residents and tax payers.
All passes circulate for three days. Passes cannot be reserved ahead of time. There is a $25.00 replacement fee for all lost passes except for Mystic Marine Life Aquarium which has a $75.00 fee and the Connecticut State Parks and Forests which has a $40.00 replacement fee.
There is a $5.00 a day charge for an overdue pass. Passes may be returned in the book drop.
Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum - The Library owns two passes. Each pass admits pass holder and family members.
Children's Museum and Roaring Brook Nature Center - The Library owns one pass. The pass admits one free admission with every paid admission (Limit 4 free admissions per pass per day)
Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library - The Library owns four passes for family admission into the galleries. Each pass is good for two adults and up to four children.
Connecticut's Old State House - As Connecticut's original state capitol from 1797 to 1873, the Old State House is regarded as one of the oldest remaining state houses in the nation. The Library has one pass. The pass admits two adults and two children free.
Connecticut State Parks and Forests Day Pass - The passes can be used to cover the cost of parking at state parks and forests where there is an established parking charge. It will also cover the admission fee for two adults and four children at state historical sites and exhibit centers at Dinosaur, Fort Trumbull and Gillette Castle State Parks.
Earthplace - The Nature Discovery Center - The Library owns one pass that will admit a family of four.
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art - The Library owns one pass that will admit two adults and four children for free.
Litchfield Historical Society - The Library owns one pass that will admit up to four people for free.
Mark Twain House and Museum - The Library owns one pass. This pass is for one complimentary adult admission with the purchase of one adult admission OR two complimentary child admissions with the purchase of one adult admission.
Mystic Marine Life Aquarium - The Library owns three passes. Each pass admits up to four people at a discounted rate of $5.00 off admission price. One pass per family.
Norwalk Maritime Aquarium - The Library owns two passes. Each pass offer a $2.00 discount off a combination ticket to the Aquarium and a daytime IMAX movie, for up to six people.
Stamford Museum & Nature Center - The Library owns one pass that admits two adults of the same household and their children under the age of 18.**note that on Family Festival Weekends the pass admits two adults of the same household and their children under the age of 18 at a discounted rate of 50% off admission price.
Wadsworth Atheneum: Museum of Art - The Library owns two passes. The pass admits two adults and two children for free. The free admission does not apply to special events or exhibits.
White Memorial Museum Pass - The Library owns one pass generously given to the Library by the Junior Women's Club of Litchfield. The pass admits two adults and four children for free to the Museum.
Museums & Centers offering free admission - no passes required
Barker Cartoon Museum
Connecticut College Arboretum
New London, CT
Davison Art Center
Wesleyan University- Middletown, CT
New Britain Youth Museum at Hungerford Park
New England Civil War Museum
Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion
Yale Center for British Art
New Haven, CT