Museum Passes

Use your Chester County Library System card at Phoenixville Public Library to gain free access to museums and other popular attractions in the Philadelphia area.

The following passes are printable passes:

  • Academy of Natural Sciences
  • African American Museum in Philadelphia
  • American Helicopter Museum
  • Battleship New Jersey
  • Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles
  • Brandywine Conservancy and Museum of Art
  • Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation
  • Eastern State Penitentiary
  • Independence Seaport Museum
  • John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove
  • Lancaster Science Factory
  • Museum of the American Revolution
  • Mutter Museum
  • Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum
  • Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens
  • Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
  • Shofuso Japanese Cultural Center
  • Tyler Arboretum

Printable passes are valid for one day and must be reserved for the date you plan to use them.  You will need to print them out and take them with you to the venue.   

For all other passes, you must reserve the pass for the date you will pick it up at the Library.

Please check the venue’s current hours of operation before you reserve the pass.

Passes are available for:

Physical museum passes are available at the Adult Circulation Desk for FREE 3-day checkout to patrons age 18 or older with an up-to-date library card in good standing (i.e., cannot owe more than $9.99 in fines or fees or have any other restrictions on the card).  Printable passes are valid for only the date the pass is reserved for.

Reservations for passes may be placed online, in person or by phone to 610-933-3013 x121, up to 60 days in advance.

You may borrow only one pass at a time and may reserve a particular pass only one time per month. However, multiple passes may be borrowed in a given month.

Passes are not renewable.

Please call 610-933-3013 ext. 121 to cancel a reservation.

The first time a pass is not picked up, you will be issued a warning. After the second time, you will be unable to reserve a pass for three months.

Phoenixville Public Library’s physical museum passes must be returned to the Adult Library Circulation Desk at Phoenixville Public Library, and may not be placed in the outside book drop. If the due date falls on a Sunday, however, they may be placed in the outside book drop.  Otherwise, a $5.00 fine is incurred if returned to book drop.

Late fee: $20.00 per day. Lost/damaged fee: cost of pass, plus $25.00 processing fee.