Changes to the Museum Passes Program Due to COVID-19
Many of the museums that Darien Library usually offers passes for have yet to reopen or are not accepting library passes. Below are the museums that are open. We have also updated our museum passes program:
Museum passes are available on a first-come, first-served basis to Darien residents, those who work in Darien, or a Friend at the $300 level.
Pass borrows must be 18 and up who have a Darien Library card.
The passes are available at the Welcome Desk when you first enter the building.
You may call us at 203-669-5239 to inquire if a pass is available. If yes, we will hold it for you until the end of the day.
Online reservations are not available.
It is your responsibility to check the museum's hours and when necessary, make an appointment.
Pass is valid for $9 admissions per person for up to 6 guests.
Online tickets aren't available. Show pass when you arrive.
Limited to one family per day (up to 6 people in their own family).
Cards are non-transferable.
This pass is not a membership pass to the zoo. It only allows entrance to the grounds.
A regionally based, world-class institution highlighting art, science and natural history in more than a dozen changing exhibitions annually. The Bruce Museum has reciprocal agreements with several museums.
Each pass admits two adults and their children under the age of 18.
Children under 5 are free.
The Frick Collection (NYC)
The collection includes masterpieces of European painting, sculptures and furniture. The main building is under renovation, so the current location is Frick Madision at 945 Madison Avenue at 75th Street.
This pass is for free admission for up to six people per day.
Museum of Modern Art (NYC)
MoMA's renowned collection of modern and contemporary art includes Vincent van Gogh's The Starry Night and Andy Warhol's Gold Marilyn Monroe, along with works by Jackson Pollock, Jasper Johns, and many other great artists of our time.
This pass offers free admission for two adults and four children under the age of 18.
Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Enjoy a day at the museum, manision, galleries, Heckscher Farm, playground, and Animal Embassy's live exotic animal exhibit. They are dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of art and popular culture, the natural and agricultural sciences, and history.
Pass allows free admission for two adults, of the same household, and their children under the age of 18.
Masks are required for everyone ages 2 and up.
Heckscher WILD! and the Meadow Restrooms are closed at this time.
Free admission to the Museum and its grounds, Bendel Mansion & Galleries, Heckscher Farm, Nature's Playground, and access to Animal Embassy's live exotic animal exhibit.
Free admission to the Observatory and Astronomy Nights programs.
50% discount on admission to all Family Festival Weekends.
The nation's oldest public art museum, the Wadsworth Atheneum houses more than 50,000 works spanning 5,000 years. Collections include Renaissance and Baroque paintings, African-American art and Hudson River School.