CT_Seal_4cAARP Connecticut provides members with terrific year-round opportunities to save money and connect them with people and places in their community while supporting local, nonprofit educational and cultural venues.

Summer will be quickly upon us, so whether it’s an indoor activity or one in the sun AARP members can enjoy great discounts on admission to a variety of Connecticut museums and cultural attractions, local theater and musical performances.

Here are some of the great places where you can save. Be sure to bookmark this page and visit it regularly to find out what new local offers are available; new offers will be added throughout the year. Special restrictions apply, so please be sure to read all offer details before purchasing. For information about discounts for AARP members from exclusive merchants and national retailers, click here.

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo
1875 Noble Avenue Bridgeport, CTBeardsley Zoo logo
Through December 31, 2016
AARP members will get free admission on the fourth Friday of each month from May to September, and 15% discount off regular admission for up to three additional guests. Plus, visit the AARP booth on these dates to receive a 20% off coupon for one item at the Zoo gift shop. AARP members and their guests receive a 15% discount off regular admission every day. 

Connecticut Open
45 Yale Avenue, New Haven, CT
August 22, 2016
Tennis, anyone? AARP members will receive 30% off the price of six adult stadium box seat tickets as part of AARP Day at The Connecticut Open on August 22. To take advantage of the offer – which applies to day and evening sessions – members must show their AARP card at the onsite box office, by phone at 855-464-8366 and reference the AARP Member offer, or enter code CO16 when buying tickets online.

New Britain Museum of American Art
56 Lexington Street, New Britain, CT
Through December 31, 2017
AARP members may purchase one general admission at the regular price and receive one at equal or lessor value. Offer excludes events designated as “special events”. Tickets may be purchased at the ticket counter in the Museum lobby. Show your AARP card or mention this offer at time of purchase.

Mystic Aquarium
55 Coogan Blvd. Mystic, CT
Through December 31, 2016
MysticAquarium-entrance-email_smallAARP Members and their guests will receive a discount of $5 off adult, $4 off senior and $3 off child or youth general admission. AARP members can also save $10 off a new membership with their AARP card through December 31, 2016. This admission discount is good for up to 4 admissions per visit. Discount cannot be combined with any other offer. AARP membership card must be presented at time of purchase.

The Discovery Museum and Planetarium
4450 Park Avenue Bridgeport, CT 06604
Through December 31, 2017
AARP Members and up to four (4) guests will receive $1.00 off the regular price of a Child, Student/Senior Citizen, or Adult admission during the discount term. Discounted tickets can be purchased at the ticket booth located in the Museum lobby. AARP Members must present their AARP Membership card at the time of purchase. Guests must be accompanied by an AARP Member at the time of purchase.

Connecticut Forest and Park Association
Through July 1, 2016
AARP members can receive $10 off the price of an Individual or Family membership. Discount restricted to new CFPA memberships only. Purchase online at www.ctwoodlands.org/AARP and use discount code RP1516.

The Downtown Cabaret Theater
263 Golden Hill Street Bridgeport, CT 06604
Through December 31, 2017
AARP members can purchase tickets for any show produced by the Downtown Cabaret Theater at 20 percent off the regular ticket price, subject to availability, during the period January 1, 2016 to January 31, 2017. AARP Members may purchase tickets in person at the Box Office, online at www.dtcab.com or by calling 203-576-1636 and using discount code 06106. Additional fees may apply. This discount cannot be combined with other offers. Not valid for NYE performance. Visit www.dtcab.org for complete show listings.

City Arts on Pearl, 233 Pearl Street Hartford, CT 06103 Through December 31, 2016
AARP members and their guests will receive $10 off any full-priced ticket to any performance in the first three (3) weeks of a production’s run, based on availability. Discount does not apply to prior sales and cannot be combined with other offers. Reservations can be made by calling 860-527-7838 or in-person at the box office, located at 233 Pearl Street, 2nd Floor, Hartford, CT. When making your reservation, please indicate you are an AARP member and be prepared to show your AARP membership card when you arrive at the theater.

Stamford Museum and Nature Center
39 Scofieldtown Road Stamford, CT 06903
Through December 31, 2016
AARP Members and 1 guest will receive $2 off regular admission prices to the Museum during the offer period. Not valid on Family Festival Days. AARP Membership card must be presented at time of purchase.

Chapter 126 Sports and Fitness
An Oak Hill Center 47 Upson Street, Bristol, CT 06010
Through December 31, 2016
AARP members will receive a 20 percent discount on all program fees including membership to the facility, fitness classes, sports leagues, and health and wellness workshops/seminars. AARP members will be required to show their AARP card in order to receive the discount. To sign up for a membership, please contact: Wes Norris at 769-7047 or email adaptedrec@ciboakhill.org

The Klein Memorial Auditorium
AARP members and their guests will receive a 20 percent discount on selected performances at The Klein Memorial Auditorium in Bridgeport, CT. The performances include: Eleanor Roosevelt: Her Secret Journey, Sunday May 1, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.; Footsteps of Peace, Saturday October 22, 2016 at 8 p.m. (ticket prices and ticketing for this program are not yet available; please check back).; and Capitol Steps, Saturday Nov. 5, 2016 at 8 p.m. (ticket prices and ticketing for this program are not yet available; please check back).

To obtain the discount, AARP members may order tickets online and use promo code MEMBER20, over the the phone at (800) 424-0160 x2, or in person Monday-Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. AARP members will need to present their membership cards when picking up tickets.

Albertus Magnus College
700 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT
AARP members who enroll in an Associate’s, Bachelor’s or eligible Master’s degree program offered through Albertus Magnus College Division of Professional and Graduate Studies will receive a 10 percent tuition discount. AARP members must submit a formal application and complete requirements for acceptance into a chosen degree program. PLEASE NOTE: To receive the discount, AARP members must document their membership status by obtaining and submitting a letter from the AARP Connecticut office in Hartford, CT with their application.To obtain a membership verification letter, please contact AARP Connecticut via email at ctaarp@aarp.org or call 860-548-3164. Tuition costs vary by degree/program. For additional information about degree programs, tuition costs and available financial aid, please visit www.albertus.edu.

Stamford Symphony
263 Tresser Blvd. Stamford, CT
Through May 31, 2017 (Please note: All Harman Orchestra Classics performances take place at the Palace Theater in Stamford, CT.)
AARP members will receive a 20 percent discount on tickets for all Harman Orchestra Classics Concerts presented during the 2016-2017 seasons. Discount applies to all ticket levels. AARP members can purchase up to four (4) tickets for each performance at the discounted rate.

AARP members who purchase a season subscription can purchase a second season subscription at 50 percent off the regular price. This discount applies to new subscribers only. Tickets must be purchased by calling the Stamford Symphony Patron Services at 203-325-1407 x10 and request the AARP discount. 

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