Museum Pass Program

With Portland Library’s Museum Pass Program, you can visit many local treasures for free or at significantly reduced admission. Here is a list of available passes:

Free Admission

Connecticut River Museum

Connecticut’s Old State House
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Florence Griswold Museum

The Mattatuck Museum
New Britain Museum of American Art
New England Carousel Museum & Museum of Fire History
Wadsworth Atheneum

Reduced Admission

Children’s Museum / Roaring Brook Nature Center

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo

Lutz Children’s Museum

The Mark Twain House and Museum

Mystic Seaport

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

New England Air Museum

All passes are funded by the Friends of the Portland Library. Passes can be reserved online at, by phone (860-342-6770) or by visiting the Portland Library. 

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