Museum Passes

To borrow a museum pass:

  • Museum passes are available to adult borrowers who have current, Norwalk Public Library cards.
  • Passes are loaned for three (3) days from both our main library and our SoNo Branch Library.
  • Museum passes are limited to one pass per family
  • Passes must be returned to the library from which they were borrowed.
  • A fee of $10 per day is charged to the borrower’s account if passes are not returned to the library’s circulation desk by closing time on the day the pass is due.
  • Do not return museum passes in the book drop. Returning passes in the book return, or any area other than the circulation desk, will result in an additional $1 fee.
  • There is a replacement charge for lost museum passes. The charge varies from $75 to $610 depending on the museum.
  • Museum passes are available on a walk-in basis only. Passes cannot be reserved/renewed online or by phone.

Museum Pass Agreement - this can be printed, filled out and brought to the library when picking up a pass.

Passes available at the SoNo Branch Library:


Beardsley Zoo
1875 Noble Avenue
Bridgeport CT 06610


Connecticut State Parks
(No Child Left Inside) initiative by the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection.

Hours: daily 9 am – 4 pm - Open Daily except Christmas, Thanksgiving, New Year’s Day.
Admission: $5.00 per person up to six people. Limited to one family per day.

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Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
10 North Water St.
Norwalk, CT

Hours: Regular: 10 am to 5 pm Open Daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas     

Discounted Rate: $2.00 off combination ticket (Aquarium and  IMAX) for up to 6 people Note: Pass does not give any discount for  SINGLE tickets to either the Aquarium or IMAX - only combination  tickets.

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Hours: Parks and Forests open daily from 8am to sunset.

Pass waives vehicle entrance fees and is valid for private passenger vehicles carrying fewer than 12 passengers.

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Stepping Stones Museum for Children
Matthews Park, 303 West Ave.
Norwalk, CT 06850 (203-899-0606)

Hours: Tuesday: 1-5 pm, Wed - Sunday 10 am-5 pm Closed Mondays and Tuesday mornings for school and group tours.

Pass entitles holder to one free admission with each purchase of one admission at regular price. Maximum 3 free admissions per pass per day.

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