July 1 to September 5, Connecticut children age 18 and under plus one accompanying Connecticut resident adult can visit participating museums free of charge through the Connecticut Summer at the Museum program.
Proof of residency may be required.
Before you visit, please check each museum website for specific program details and ticket availability.
To see the full list of participating museums click here.


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.


Reserve a Museum Pass

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. Make sure of your date before you submit your reservation – once you confirm your reservation for a print-on-demand pass, it cannot be cancelled.




Links to museum websites


Closed until further notice:

Imagine Nation

Peabody Museum of Natural History



Open but not accepting library passes:

Connecticut Science Center