Museum Pass Program
Why a "Museum Pass" program?
A Museum Pass program enables library patrons to visit several area museums and gardens providing opportunities for learning, leisure, cultural enrichment, and fun.
Due to COVID-19, some museums may be closed or have visits scheduled by appointment. Please call the museum or check the museum website prior to your visit in order to verify open hours and comply with each museum's individual safety protocols.
List of Museums and Gardens:
- Academy of Natural Sciences: admits up to 2 adults and 5 children
- African American Museum of Philadelphia: admits up to 2 adults and up to 4 children
- Battleship New Jersey: admits up to 2 adults and 3 children
- Eastern State Penitentiary: admits up to 6 people
- Elmwood Park Zoo: admits up to 2 adults and 6 children
- Independence Seaport Museum: admits up to 2 adults and 4 children (Vouchers for discounted parking are available when you park in the Hilton multi-level parking garage directly next to the Museum.)
- Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle: admits up to 4 people
- Morven Museum & Garden: admits up to 4 people
- Museum Of The American Revolution: admits up to 2 adults and 4 children
- Mutter Museum: admits up to 4 people
- National Liberty Museum: admits up to 6 people
- Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology: admits up to 2 adults and all children under 18
- Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts: admits up to 2 adults and 4 children
- Philadelphia Insectarium & Butterfly Pavilion: admits up to 2 adults and 4 children
- Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge: admits up to 2 adults and 3 children
Who can check out a museum pass?
All Pennsauken Library full-service cardholders in good standing are eligible to check out a museum pass. Passes are on a first-come, first served basis. Patrons can have one pass per family out at a time.
Where can I pick up a museum pass?
Museum passes must be picked up and returned only at the Pennsauken Library Circulation Desk.
Can I reserve a museum pass for pick-up?
Yes. If a pass is available for check out, you may reserve it for up to one hour only by calling the Pennsauken Library Circulation Desk, at 856-665-5959, extension 3. Museum passes are NOT holdable via the Library online catalog.
Where can I return a museum pass?
Museum passes must be returned to the Pennsauken Library Circulation Desk. Please hand the plastic case directly to a staff member. Please be sure that the museum pass is returned with the case.
How long can I keep a museum pass?
A museum pass may be checked out for four (4) days.
What if I don't return the pass on time?
A late fee of $5.00/day will apply with a maximum late fine of $25.00. There will be a $4.00 fee for losing or damaging the case. The museum pass lost fee is the cost of the pass. This fee varies, depending on the pass.
Does the pass cover anything besides the cost of admission?
No. All parking, tolls, and transportation costs are the responsibility of the pass holder.