'Summer at the Museum' program offers free admission for kids, accompanying adult

The ‘Summer at the Museum' program is offering free admission to museums across Connecticut this summer.

News 12 Staff

Jul 16, 2021, 11:18 AM

Updated 1,043 days ago


The ‘Summer at the Museum' program is offering free admission to museums across Connecticut this summer.
Lieutenant Gov. Susan Bysiewicz will be at Stepping Stones museum in Norwalk today to talk more about the program and to also take a look at the renovations going on at the museum. 
Kids 18 and under and one accompanying adult will be able to head to museums across the state for free.
The Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport and both the Maritime Aquarium and Stepping Stones Museum in Norwalk are just three of 90 places taking part in the statewide initiative.
The program started at the beginning of July and will run through Sept. 6.
The program is made possible due to federal COVID-19 recovery funds.
Gov. Ned Lamont says he wants kids to be able to take advantage of learning programs, especially given the fact many students learned remotely the past year and a half.

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