AARP Member Discounts in Connecticut

Posted on 01/1/2016 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

AARP Connecticut has negotiated some terrific special offers on admission to popular area entertainment and attractions. 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.



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.; and CAPITOL STEPS, Saturday Nov. 5, 2016 at 8 p.m. (ticket prices not yet announced).

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 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


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.

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.

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 and use discount code RP1516.

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

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo

1875 Noble Avenue
Bridgeport, CT

Through December 31, 2016

AARP Members can purchase up to four (4) discounted tickets to the Zoo per visit at 15 percent off the regular ticket price.  Tickets can be purchased at the ticket booth located at the entrance to the park. AARP Members must present their AARP membership cards at the time of purchase.

The Hartford Stage

50 Church Street
Hartford, CT

Through June 12, 2016

AARP members will receive 20 percent off full price tickets for matinee and evening performances on Wednesdays and matinee performances only, on Saturdays and Sundays for all  2016 productions.  Members can purchase by phone at 860.527.5151, in person at 50 Church Street, Hartford (check website for hours), or online at using promo code AARP20.  Offer not valid on Super Savers.  Limit 4 tickets per guest.

Mystic Aquarium

55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT

Through December 31, 2016

AARP 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 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 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 for complete show listings.

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.

Garde Arts Center

325 State Street
New London, CT

Through May 30, 2016

AARP Members and their guests will receive a 20 percent discount on tickets to Garde Presented Performances* when they use the discount code “AARP1516”.  *Excludes, Garde Cinema, Summer On Stage, Schooltime Performance Series and Guest Presented Performances.  Discount is not available for use on previously purchased tickets or in combination with other discounts or offers.

The 20 percent off code can be entered online at the bottom of the checkout page, just above where the credit card information is entered. The same code can be used over the phone and/or in person at the box office.

Additional phone handling fees, internet convenience fees and an internet transaction fee may apply. Some restrictions may apply.

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.

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.