Attention: Due to demand and to ensure fairness to all of our patrons, we are unable to Reserve or Renew any passes.  If you call and a pass is currently available, we will hold it in your name for one (1) day only, after that it will be made available for others to use.

Free or Reduced Fee Passes available at the Preston Public Library

Art Pass  Wadsworth Atheneum Art Museum   2 passes, expires 12/31/2018  Free general admission for 2 adults, age 18 and up. Free for ages 17 and younger.  (Not valid for Art After Dark, group tours, or with other discounts. Additional fees apply during Fine Art & Flowers and Festival of Trees & Traditions.)  Buy one get one free film admission. Foreign films, documentaries, and classics.

Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut- 1  pass, expires – 9/30/2018   Half price admission for up to 4 people.

Connecticut’s Old State House-
  1 pass  Free admission for 2 Adults  and 2 Children (6-17 yrs)

CT Science Center-  expires, 1/15/2018   20% off General Admission; up to 4 people-Offer does not include discounted admission to Buttery Encounter, movies, special programs, events, or traveling exhibits. Only one coupon per party and per transaction may be used.

Custom House Maritime Museum-  pass good indefinitely,  Bearer of the pass receives 2 FREE passes.  This is not good for special events. Summer hours: Tues-Sun: 1 pm-5 pm Winter Hours: Thur-Sun 1p-5p or by Appointment call 860-447-2501.

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center-   2 passes exp. 9/30/2018, Free museum admission for one (1) family of up to five (5) people, access to eight miles of walking trails. Live animal exhibits, including amphibians, reptiles and birds of prey.

Maritime Aquarium   4 passes, expire on 12/31/2018    $2.00 Aquarium admission, Good for up to 6 people.  Can’t be combined with other offers.

Mystic Aquarium-   4 passes, expire on 12/31/2018    $5.00 off per person on admission of up to 4 people. Good on general admission only.

Mystic Seaport-    7 day-specific passes, expire on  4/30/2018   50% off  admission for 2 Adults 3 Children.   (“Specific day” pass means you must check out a pass for “Friday”,  if you are going on a “Friday”) 

Connecticut State Parks and Forests Day Pass-   1 pass, expire on 12/31/2017- This pass waives vehicle entrance fees for one vehicle only. It is valid for a private passenger vehicle carrying fewer than 12 passengers. Not for commercial use. Pass valid for two adults and four children at Dinosaur, Fort Trumbull, and Gillette Castle State parks.  Visit for more information.

Roger Williams Zoo-    7 day-specific passes, good March 1, 2017 -Dec 31, 2017   $3.00 off General admission for any combination up to 4 Adults, Seniors, and/or Children.   (“Specific day” pass means you must check out a pass for “Friday”,  if you are going on a “Friday”)  The pass is NOT valid during Winter Wonder Days, January 1, 2017-February 28, 2017.  For hours, directions, and special events please call (401)785-3510.

Slater Memorial Museum at the Norwich Free Academy expires on 5/18, 1 pass. Each pass admits 2 adults and four children. “Adult” is defined as parents, grandparents or one adult couple. Free admission to Slater museum, Discounted admission to Slater Lectures and Demonstrations.

Thanks go out to our wonderful Friends of the Preston Library, an organization which has purchased many of these passes for our patrons to use with their library card.  There is no charge to use the passes; some provide a discount and some will allow free admission depending on the venue.