Due to increasing levels of COVID19 in our community, contactless pick-up by appointment will resume Monday, Nov. 30. Our buildings will be closed, but staff will be here during regular business hours to answer phones and prepare items for you to pick up at the door.

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MUSEUM PASSES

*Please see the updated list of museum closures HERE. 

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

MUSEUM PASS INFORMATION
A museum pass checks out for seven days.
There are no renewals on a museum pass.
The late fine is $1 per day on a museum pass.
The museum pass must be returned to the library from which it was borrowed and may be dropped in the book drop in its zippered pouch.
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 or check the museum website to verify hours of operation, as these may change due to seasons or holidays.

THE ACADEMY OF NATURAL SCIENCES OF DREXEL UNIVERSITY (Amb & BB)
Admission: 2 adults and up to 5 children in same household (free admission to museum, all special exhibits, and Academy festivals)
Hours: Weekdays 10:00 am-4:30 pm
Weekends/Holidays 10:00 am-5:00 pm
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.

AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM IN PHILADELPHIA (Amb & BB)
Admission: up to 6 people
Hours: Thursday - Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday: 12 pm – 5 pm
Closed: Mondays – Wednesdays, New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day
Address: 701 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Telephone: 215-574-0380
Web Address: www.aampmuseum.org

AMERICA ON WHEELS (BB)
Admission: Up to 4 guests (adults and children age 6-16); children 5 & under free; on weekends, children 12 & under free except on “special weekends” – please call America On Wheels before your visit for more information.
Hours: Sunday: 12 pm - 4 pm
Tuesday-Saturday:10 am - 4 pm
LAST ADMITTANCE AT 3 pm
Address: 5 North Front Street, Allentown, PA  18102
Phone: 610-432-4200
Web Address: http://americaonwheels.org/
Use this card for discounts in the gift shop!

BATTLESHIP NEW JERSEY
The Battleship New Jersey requires patrons who use this museum pass to present their library card as well as the library museum pass at the Battleship ticket window in order to gain entrance tickets.
Library patrons may not attempt to loan the pass they are holding to other Battleship guests in line. This is not allowed.
Any patron who attempts to obtain tickets for resale or attempts to loan the pass to another Battleship guest will have the pass confiscated and it will NOT be returned to the library. The patron will be charged as if it is a lost pass.
Admission: 2 adults and 3 children under 18.
Hours effective October 2020:Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 am - 3:00 pm.
Open for tours of the ship's engine room, boiler room and gun turret.
Walk-ins accepted with library card and museum pass. No appointment needed.
Please check the website below for updates.
Address: 62 Battleship Place, Camden Waterfront, Camden, NJ 08103
Telephone: 856-966-1652
Web Address: www.battleshipnewjersey.org

BOYERTOWN MUSEUM OF HISTORIC VEHICLES (Amb & BB)
Admission: 2 adults and up to 3 children
Hours: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm (7 days a week year round except major holidays. Please check website for seasonal changes.)
Address:     85 South Walnut Street, Boyertown, PA 19512
Telephone: 610-367-2090
Web address: www.boyertownmuseum.org
Discover Pennsylvania's transportation history at the Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles! See vehicles of all types: gasoline, electric and horse-drawn including carriages, wagons and sleighs. You will see 'high-wheelers' and 'safety bicycles', vehicle builder's tools and local historic roadside architecture.

BUCKS COUNTY CHILDREN'S MUSEUM (Amb & BB)
Admission: 6 People
Hours:  Tuesday through Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Closed Mondays
(Please check website for seasonal changes.)
Address: 500 Union Square, New Hope, PA 18938
Telephone: 215-693-1290
Web Address: https://buckskids.org/

CAMDEN CHILDREN’S GARDEN (Amb)
Admission: Up to 6 people admitted for free (adults & children), children under 1 are free
Hours: Open April-December (COVID-19 temporary)
Friday 10 am-3 pm; Saturday & Sunday 10 am-4 pm
Closed Mondays-Wednesdays
Address: 3 Riverside Drive, Camden, NJ 08103
Phone: 856-365-8733
Web address: http://www.camdenchildrensgarden.org/

CHANTICLEER – A PLEASURE GARDEN (Amb & BB)
Admission: 4 people
Hours: Open April through October, Wednesday-Sunday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (until 8:00 pm on Fridays, May-Labor Day)
Garden tours available by reservation
Wheelchair accessible
Location: 786 Church Road, Wayne, PA 19087
Telephone: 610-687-4163
Web Address: www.chanticleergarden.org

EASTERN STATE PENITENTIARY (Amb & BB)
Admission: 6 individuals for daytime general admission
Hours: open daily from 10 am – 5 pm (last entry at 4 pm)
Address: 2027 Fairmount Ave., Phila. PA 19130
Phone: 215-236-5111
Web address: www.easternstate.org
Pass is not valid for special events or store discounts.
Eastern State is not recommended for children under 7 years of age

ELMWOOD PARK ZOO (Amb & BB)
Admission: 2 adults, 6 children
Hours: Hours vary with seasons and holidays; please call or check website
Address: 1661 Harding Blvd, Norristown, PA 19401
Telephone: 610-277-3825
Web Address: www.elmwoodparkzoo.org

FORT MIFFLIN ON THE DELAWARE (BB)
Admission: 2 adults, 2 children     
Hours: Open to the general public March 1 – mid-December; Wednesday – Sunday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
(Monday, Tuesday and mid-December – March1: open by chance or appointment. Please call before your visit during this time.)
Address: Fort Mifflin and Hog Island Roads, Philadelphia, PA 19153
Phone: 225-685-4167
Web Address: www.fortmifflin.us

GLENCAIRN MUSEUM (BB)
Admission: 6 People
Hours: Hours vary with seasons and holidays; please call or check website
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.

INDEPENDENCE SEAPORT MUSEUM (Amb & BB)
Admission: 2 adults and 4 children
Hours:  Jan. – March: Tues. through Sunday 10 am-5 pm
April-Dec.: Mon. through Sunday 10 am-5 pm
(For extended hours and holiday closures, visit www.phillyseaport.org)
Address: 211 S. Columbia Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-413-8655
Web Address: www.phillyseaport.org

MERCER MUSEUM & FONTHILL CASTLE (Amb & BB)
Admission: 4 people to both Museum & Castle

MERCER MUSEUM:
Hours: Monday-Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm, Sunday: 12 pm – 5 pm
Library Hours: Tues-Thurs 1 pm-5 pm, Fri & Sat 10 am-5 pm, Closed Sundays
Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years’ Day; Close at 3pm on Christmas Eve
Address: 84 South Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901
Telephone: 215-345-0210
Web Address: https://www.mercermuseum.org

FONTHILL CASTLE:
Hours: Monday-Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm, Sunday: 12 pm – 5 pm
Tours every 15 minutes until one hour before close; first tour Mon-Sat at 10:30 am, Sun 12:00 pm
Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years’ Day; Close at 3pm on Christmas Eve
Address: East Court St & Route 313, Doylestown, PA 18901
Telephone: 215-348-9461
Web Address: https://www.mercermuseum.org

MORAVIAN POTTERY AND TILE WORKS (Amb & BB)
Admission: 2 adults, all children under age 18
Hours: Daily, 10:00 am – 4:45 pm (Last Tour at 4:00 pm)
Address: 130 East Swamp Road, Doylestown, PA 18901
Telephone: 215-348-6098
Web Address: http://www.buckscounty.org/government/MoravianPotteryTileworks/MoravianPotteryandTileWorks
Parking: Free

MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION (Amb & BB)
Admission: 2 adults and 4 youth (6 – 17 years old), Children 5 and under are always free
Reserved tickets: The card must be presented and will reserve patron tickets for the first available time slots on that same day.  The guest may not reserve tickets to the museum for dates in the future.
Hours: Open daily from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, except for major holidays. Please note that the last timed ticket is sold one hour before closing. (Closed Thanksgiving, December 25, January 1 / Check website for other closures and special events)
Address: 101 S. Third Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: 215-253-6731
Web Address: www.amrevmuseum.org

MUTTER MUSEUM OF THE COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS OF PHILADELPHIA (Amb & BB)
Admission: 4 People
Hours: 10:00 - 5:00 pm daily Closed Thanksgiving, December 24 & 25, January 1.
Address: 19 South 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Telephone: 215-560-8564
Web address: www.muttermuseum.org
The Mutter Museum is a medical museum located in the Center City area of Philadelphia. It contains a collection of medical oddities, anatomical and pathological specimens, wax models and antique medical equipment. The museum is part of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. The original purpose of the collection, donated by Dr. Thomas Dent Mutter in 1858, was for biomedical research and education.

NATIONAL CONSTITUTION CENTER (Amb & BB)
Admission: 2 adults and up to 4 children or grandchildren
Hours: Weekdays:9:30 am – 5:00 pm, Saturday:9:30 am – 6:00 pm, Sunday: 12:00 – 5:00 pm (Check website for seasonal and holiday extended hours)
Address: Independence Mall, 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Telephone: 215-409-6700
Web Address: www.constitutioncenter.org

NATIONAL LIBERTY MUSEUM (BB)
Admission: 6 people
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
Telephone: 215-925-2800
Web address: libertymuseum.org
Parking: Pay (available along Second Street between Market and Walnut Streets)

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY (BB)
Admission: 2 adults and all children up to age 21 living in household
Hours: Tuesday-Friday: 10:00am-5:00pm, Saturday-Sunday: 10:00am-5:30pm, Monday: CLOSED. Check website for special holiday hours
Address: 101 S. Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (corner of 5th and Market Streets)
Telephone: 215-923-3811
Parking: Bourse Garage
Web Address: www.nmajh.org

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF INDUSTRIAL HISTORY (BB)
Admission: 2 adults and up to 4 children per visit
Hours: CLOSED MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Wednesday-Sunday: 10 am -5 pm
Address:    602 E Second Street, Bethlehem, PA  18015
Phone:    610-694-6644 x108
Web Address: www.nmih.org
Use this pass to get 10% off at the gift shop!

PEARL S. BUCK INTERNATIONAL (BB)
Admission: Guided tours for 2 adults and children under age 18
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
Telephone: 215-249-0100
Web address: www.psbi.org
Parking: Free

PENNSYLVANIA ACADEMY OF THE FINE ARTS (BB)
Admission: 2 adults, 4 children under age 18
Hours: Tuesday - Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00, 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.

PHILADELPHIA’S MAGIC GARDENS (Amb & BB)
Admission: 2 adults and 3 children under the age of 18
Hours: Wednesday-Monday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm (closed on Tuesdays)
Address: 1020 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Telephone: 215-733-0390
Web Address: www.phillymagicgardens.org
Parking: Metered and two-hour parking in the immediate vicinity is available along South and Bainbridge Streets, and along numbered streets. Free untimed parking is available on streets farther south.  Several parking garages are located nearby. The closest garage is at 11th and South Streets.
Please Note: The majority of PMG is outdoors. In the event of light to moderate rain the outdoor portion remains open, but umbrellas are prohibited to protect the artwork. If conditions become unsafe, such as in the case of lightning, snow, or ice, then the outdoor portion will close.
Wheelchair Accessibility: The indoor galleries at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens and parts of the outdoor sculpture garden are accessible to people in wheelchairs and strollers. Both the basement (open for guided tours only) and the sculpture garden have stairways and narrow passageways that are not equipped with ramps, elevators, or railings. Visitors with disabilities are encouraged to further explore the work of Isaiah Zagar through tours that lead visitors through PMG and down the sidewalks and alleys of the surrounding neighborhood. Please call us at (215) 733-0390 or email education@phillymagicgardens.org with questions about accessibility and we will try to accommodate your needs.

READING PUBLIC MUSEUM (BB)
Admission: 2 adults and up to 4 children. Pass is valid for general admission to the Museum and for $1 per person off any Planetaruim show.
Hours: 11 am - 5 pm daily (museum and store) except major holidays
Planetarium shows: 2, 3, 4 pm
Arboretum: open every day from sunrise to sunset
Address: 500 Museum Rd, Reading, PA 19611
Telephone: 610-371-5850
Web address: www.readingpublicmuseum.org

SHOFUSO GARDEN (Amb & BB)
Admission: Up to two adults and 5 children, children 4 years and younger are free
Hours:
April through October: Wednesday through Thursday, 11 am to 5 pm, Friday through Sunday, 11 am to 7 pm
November through December: Open on weekends only
November 4th - December 15th, 10 am to 4 pm
Address: 100 N Horticultural Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19131
Shofuso is located on the grounds of the Horticulture Center, in West Fairmount Park, Philadelphia.
Lansdowne and Horticultural Drives
Phone: 215-878-5097
Web address: https://japanphilly.org/shofuso

SIMEONE AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM (BB)
Admission: unlimited general admission
Hours: Tuesday-Friday: 10 am – 6 pm
Saturday, Sunday: 10:00 am – 4 pm
Closed Mondays
Address: 6825-31 Norwitch Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19153
Telephone: 215-365-7233
Web address: www.simeonemuseum.org

SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM (Amb & BB)
Admission: 4 adults or students, plus half price admission for up to two additional guests. Children under 12 are free.
Hours: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 10 am-5:30 pm
Tuesday, Saturday: 10 am - 8 pm
Address: 1071 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY  10128
Phone: 212-423-3500
Web Address: www.guggenheim.org
Loan period: 7 days to compensate for travel time and planning.
Use the pass to get 10% off at the gift shop!

TYLER ARBORETUM (Amb & BB)
Admission: 4 individuals for general admission
Hours: November-February: Monday - Friday: 9 am - 4 pm; Saturday, Sunday: 9 am - 5 pm
March-October: Monday-Friday: 9 am - 5 pm; Saturday, Sunday: 9 am - 6 pm
Closed Thanksgiving, December 24, Christmas Day. Check the website for other closures and special events.
Address: 1515 Painter Road, Media, PA
Telephone: 610-566-9134
Website: www.tylerarboretum.org

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY (Amb & BB)
Admission: 2 adults and their children under 18
Hours: Tuesdays through Saturday 10 am – 4:30 pm, Sunday 1 pm – 5 pm
Address: 3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Telephone: 215-898-4001
Web address: www.penn.museum
Parking: Pay
(Note: There may be an extra charge for special events.)

WINGS OF FREEDOM AVIATON MUSEUM (Amb & BB)
Admission: up to 4 individuals
Hours: Wednesday-Friday: 10:30 am – 3:00 pm, Saturday & Sunday: 10:30 am – 4:00 pm, Closed Monday & Tuesday   
Address: 1155 Easton Road, Horsham, PA 19044
Telephone: 215-672-2277
Web Address: www.wingsoffreedommuseum.org

WOODMERE ART MUSEUM (Amb & BB)
Admission: FAMILY PASS
Discount: 10% at gift shop, reduced rates for lectures, free admission to special exhibitions
Hours: Tuesday-Thursday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am – 8:45 pm, Saturday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, Sunday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm   
Address: 9201 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19118 (Located at Bells Mill Road in Chestnut Hill)
Telephone: 215-247-0476
Web Address: www.woodmereartmuseum.org