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Basketball Hall of Fame - Springfield, MA
www.hoophall.com
The entire game of basketball comes together in Springfield, Massachusetts, the birthpace of basketball. Pass admits up six guests at the reduced admission price of $12 per adult and $8 per child.   413-781-6500 or  877-4HOOPLA

The Children's Museum - West Hartford, CT
www.thechildrensmuseumct.org
(formerly Science Center of CT) Hands-on museum exploring science, nature and technology. Pass admits 1 free child with each paid adult. 860-231-2824 Also, Roaring Brook Nature Center, Canton, CT 860-693-0263 Nature trails, an Indian loghouse and live animals.

Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library
www.chs.org
Discover our state's past through fun, kid-approved, hands-on exhibits and activities. Family pass admits two adults and four children.

Connecticut Old State House
www.ctoldstatehouse.org
Pass admits four people -- up to 2 adults & 2 children
Connecticut River Museum - Essex, CT
www.ctrivermuseum.org/
An 1878 dockhouse and waterfront park. Exhibitions include a replica of America's 1st submarine, the 1775 Turtle. Pass allows up to two adults and their children or grandchildren under the age of 18 free admission to the museum.  800-767-8269
Connecticut State Parks
www.nochildleftinside.org/
Pass waives entrance fees for a passenger vehicle at Connecticut state park and forest recreation areas from .
Also, admits two adults and four children at Dinosaur, Fort Trumbull and Gillette Castle State Parks.
Connecticut Trolley Museum - East Windsor, CT
ceraonline.org/
An antique streetcar carries you on a three-mile round trip through the New England countryside. Pass admits 2 adults and up to 4 children less than 13 years old. Not valid for special events!  860-627-6540
Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo
www.beardsleyzoo.org
Valid for $5.00 discounted admission for up to 6 guests.

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art - Amherst, MA
www.picturebookart.org/Home
Three exhibition galleries celebrating picture book art from around the world. Pass admits 2 adults and up to 4 children.   413-658-1100
Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, CT
www.flogris.org/
The Lyme Art Colony, American Impressionism, and Connecticut history are all found here, in the heart of the Old Lyme Historic District. Pass admits 2 adults and 2 children.   860-434-5542
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
www.harrietbeecherstowecenter.org
Admits two guests for a free tour of the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center. This pass may be used for a Stowe House tour or a Child's tour.

Imagine Nation Museum
www.imaginemuseum.org
This pass provides half-price admission for up to six (6) people to the museum during regular museum hours. Not to be used for special events, registered programs and First Friday Family Festivals.

Lutz Children's Museum - Manchester, CT
www.lutzmuseum.org/
An educational experience for children including live animals, displays, hands-on activities and special events like storytelling, crafts and demonstrations. Pass provides free admission for up to 6 people.  860-643-0949
The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
www.maritimeaquarium.org/home.html
Library Discount Card. $2.00 OFF Combination Ticket (Aquarium & Daytime IMAX) Good for up to 6 people. Can't be combined with other offers. 1-203-852-0700.

Mark Twain House - Hartford, CT
www.marktwainhouse.org/
The 19 room, 3 story, Tiffany decorated mansion where Mark Twain lived from 1874-1891.
Pass admits 1 adult or 2 children with the purchase of 1 adult pass.  860-247-0998
Mashantucket Pequot Museum - Ledyard, CT
www.pequotmuseum.org/
Permanent exhibits which tell the story of the Pequot Tribal Nation. Libary and archives also available. Pass gives $5.00 off general admission for 4 people (one must be an adult).  1-800-411-9671
Hours: Wed.-Sat. 9 - 5 Last admission at 4 p.m.
Open Sunday 9-5 in the summer.
Mystic Aquarium - Mystic, CT
www.mysticaquarium.org/
Features 34 exhibits and over 3,500 specimens representing the world's oceans.  Daily demonstrations featuring Atlantic bottle-nosed dolphins. Pass admits up to 4 people for discounted admission. 860-572-5955
Mystic Seaport ~ The Museum of America and the Sea TM - Mystic, CT
www.mysticseaport.org/
 888-9SEAPORT Admits two (2) adults and three (3) children (Age 17
and under) at 50% off regular admission pricing.
New Britain Museum of American Art - New Britain, CT
www.nbmaa.org/
The first museum of strictly American Art in the country. It's particular strengths are colonial portraiture, the Hudson River School, American Impressionism. Pass admits any 4 people with at least 1 adult - general admission only - no special programs.   860-229-0257
New England Air Museum - Windsor Locks, CT
www.neam.org/
80 aircraft in 2 buildings. Pass admits up to 5 guests at 50% off . Children ages 3 and under enter free. 860-623-3305 
New England Carousel Museum - Bristol, CT
www.thecarouselmuseum.org/
This museum is proud to house one of the largest collections of antique carousel pieces in the country. They also run the carousel in Bushnell Park. Pass admits four people - one must be an adult.   860-585-5411
Noah Webster House - West Hartford, CT
noahwebsterhouse.org/
Tours of Webster's restored colonial birthplace show how a typical family
lived on the eve of the Revolution. A National Historic Landmark. Pass admits 2 people for a guided tour. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 860-521-5362
Peabody Museum of Natural History - New Haven, CT
www.yale.edu/peabody/
Exhibits of ancient cultures, native Americans, dinosaurs, animals, birds, etc. Pass admits 4 people (As of July 1, 2015, $6 discount - at least one must be an adult over 18) and applies to museum only.   203-432-5050
Roger Williams Park Zoo - Providence, RI
www.rogerwilliamsparkzoo.org/
Pass is not valid during Winter Wonder Days.
The 430 acre Victorian park has a zoo with 830 animals, a museum of natural history, a small planetarium, a carousel and a Japanese garden.
Pass admits 4 people (one must be an adult) for discounted admission of $3.00.  401-785-3510
Wadsworth Atheneum - Hartford, CT
www.wadsworthatheneum.org/
The nation's oldest public art museum with over 50,000 works that span 5000 years. Pass admits 2 adults and 2 children. General admission only. 860-278-2670