MUSEUM PASSES

Museum passes are listed in the on-line catalog under "museum passes".

The Main Library in Blue Bell has the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, American Helicoptor Museum, Elmwood Park Zoo, Glencairn Museum, Moravian Pottery and Tile Works, Morris Arboretum, National Liberty Museum, Pearl S. Buck International, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Simeone Automotive Museum and University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology.

Ambler has passes for Academy of Natural Sciences, Moravian Pottery and Tile Works, Morris Arboretum, and University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology.


MUSEUM PASS INFORMATION
A museum pass checks out for three days.
There are no renewals on a museum pass.
The late fine is $1 / day on a museum pass.
The museum pass must be returned to the library from which it was borrowed and handed to a library staff member.
If the museum pass is lost, you must pay the replacement cost.
Museum passes may not be reserved nor have holds placed upon them.
Please call the museum to verify hours of operation, as these may change due to seasons or holidays.

THE ACADEMY OF NATURAL SCIENCES OF DREXEL UNIVERSITY
Admission: 2 adults and up to 5 children in same household (free admission to museum, all special exhibits, and Academy festivals)
Replacement Cost: $150
Discount: 10% discount in the Academy Shop and Academy Café
Hours: 10:00am-4:30pm Weekdays
10:00am-5:00pm Weekends/Holidays
Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day
Address: 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-299-1022
Web Address: www.ansp.org
Parking: There is metered parking near the Academy, some of which is free on Sunday.
(look for signs that say “Except Sunday”). There are also parking garages in the area.

AMERICAN HELICOPTOR MUSEUM
Admission: 2 adults, 3 children under age 18
Replacement Cost: $75
Discount at gift shop: 10%
Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (Last admission at 4:00 pm)
Sunday, 12:00 pm (noon) – 5:00 pm. (Last admission at 4:00 pm)
Address: 1220 American Blvd, West Chester, PA 19380
Phone: 610-436-9600
Web Address: www.helicoptermuseum.org
Amenities: The Museum is easily accessible for the disabled and has one wheelchair for visitor’s use. Convenient, ample parking for cars and buses. Restrooms. Gift Shop. Snacks & beverages available.

ELMWOOD PARK ZOO
Admission: 2 adults, 4 children
Discount: 10% at shop and café
Hours: Hours vary with seasons and holidays; please call or check website
Address: 1661 Harding Blvd, Norristown, PA 19401
Phone: 610-277-3825
Web Address: www.elmwoodparkzoo.org

GLENCAIRN MUSEUM
Admission:                  6 guest passes of any age to concerts, lectures, guided tours and annual festivals
Replacement Cost:      $20
Discount at gift shop:  10%
Hours:                         Tuesday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; Weekends 12:30-4:30 pm
Address:                      1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009
Telephone:                 267-502-2990
Web Address:             www.glencairnmuseum.org

The first floor, including the rotating exhibition, is open for self-guided tours on weekends from 1:00 to 4:30 pm. However, there are occasional closings due to public and private events. Call 267.502.2990 before your visit to see if there are any closings. Tours of Glencairn Museum are available Tuesdays through Sundays. Tour reservations are strongly recommended, as tour space is limited. Call 267.502.2990 or book online through the website.  Glencairn Museum is a National Historic Landmark. Because of its status as a historic home, Glencairn has limited accessibility for visitors with mobility impairments. Strollers and backpack-style baby carriers are not permitted beyond the front entrance. During the Sacred Arts Festival and Medieval Festival wheelchairs are not permitted beyond the Great Hall. For more information and to discuss your specific needs, please call 267.502.2993 in advance of your visit.

MORAVIAN POTTERY AND TILE WORKS
Admission: 2 adults, all children under age 18
Replacement Cost: $50
Discount at gift shop: 10%
Hours: Daily, 10:00 am – 4:45 pm (Last Tour at 4:00 pm)
Address: 130 East Swamp Road, Doylestown, PA 18901
Phone: 215-348-6098
Web Address: http://209.200.83.150/government/departments/Tileworks/index.aspx
Parking: Free

MORRIS ARBORETUM
Admission: 2 adults and 4 children
Replacement Cost: $85
Discount at gift shop: 10% (also on plant sales)
Hours: 10:00 – 4:00 Monday through Friday; 10:00 – 5:00 Saturday/Sunday (June-August: Thursdays, open until 8:30 pm)
Address: 100 Northwest Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118
Phone: 215-247-5777
Web address: http://www.business-services.upenn.edu/arboretum/index.shtml
Parking: Free

NATIONAL LIBERTY MUSEUM
Admission: 6 people
Replacement Cost: $60
Discount at gift shop: 10% (also at participating local restaurants)
Hours: 10:00 – 5:00 Tuesday through Saturday; 12:00 – 6:00 on Sunday (open 7 days a week for summer schedule from Memorial Day until Labor Day)
Address: 321 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: 215-925-2800
Web address: https://libertymuseum.org/
Parking: Pay (available along Second Street between Market and Walnut Streets)

PEARL S. BUCK INTERNATIONAL
Admission: Guided tours for 2 adults and children under age 18
Replacement Cost: $50
Discount at gift shop: 10%
Hours: Tour times: Tuesdays – Saturdays 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm
Sundays 1:00 pm & 2:00 pm
Address: 520 Dublin Road, Perkasie, PA 18944
Phone: 215-249-0100
Web address: www.psbi.org
Parking: Free

PENNSYLVANIA ACADEMY OF THE FINE ARTS
Admission: 2 adults, 4 children under age 18
Replacement Cost: $150
Hours: Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00, Wednesday, 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Closed Mondays and legal holidays
Address: 118-128 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Telephone: 215-972-7600
Web Address: www.pafa.org
Amenities: PAFA’s galleries are accessible for wheelchairs and strollers through the Broad Street entrance of the Hamilton Building. Visitors can access this entrance using the button on the front of the building; staff or security will greet visitors and assist them. Passenger elevators in both buildings move between floors of galleries.
Parking: Discounted visitor parking is available at the Parkway Corporation Garage at the southwest corner of Broad and Race streets, and at their outdoor lot at the northeast corner of 15th and Cherry Streets. Be sure and get your ticket validated before you leave PAFA.

SIMEONE AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM
Admission: 2 adults and 3 children
Replacement Cost: $75
Discount at Gift Shop: 10%
Hours: Tuesday-Friday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday, Sunday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Closed Mondays
Address: 6825-31 Norwitch Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19153
Telephone: 215-365-7233
Web address: www.simeonemuseum.org

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA MUSEUM OF ARCHEOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY
Admission: 2 adults and their children under 18
Replacement Cost: $55
Discount at gift shop: 10%
Hours: Tuesdays through Saturday 10:00 – 4:30, Sunday 1:00 – 5:00
Address: 3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-898-4001
Web address: http://www.penn.museum/
Parking: Pay
(Note: There may be an extra charge for special events.)

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