Area Attraction Passes

Use your library card to borrow passes to the following attractions for free or reduced admission to regular museum exhibits

Please check directly with the museum by phone or through their website for hours, special events or policies.  There may be changes due to holidays, etc.

Passes may be reserved ahead for a specific day in person or by phone (413-467-3320).  Feel free to drop in the day of your visit as there is often last minute availability. 

In most cases, the passes are due back by 11:00am the next library business day.  Extended loans may be available upon advanced request.  The borrower is responsible for late or lost passes.  

 
Massachusetts Parks Pass
Department of Conservation and Recreation
(617) 626-1250
www.mass.gov/dcr for a full listing of MassParks locations OR get their new app! http://www.pocketranger.com/apps/Massachusetts



 
Cost:  Free parking for one vehicle at over 50 day-use facilities in the state parks system that charge a parking fee. 
Children’s Museum at Holyoke 
Heritage State Park

444 Dwight Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
(413) 536-7048
www.childrensmuseumholyoke.org



 
Cost:  1/2 Price admission for up to 6 people.  

Children under 12 months are free. 
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002
(413) 658-1100
www.carlemuseum.org



 
Cost:  Free admission for 2 adults and up to 4 children. 
The Zoo in Forest Park & Education Center
293 Sumner Ave
Springfield, MA 01108
(413) 733-2251
www.forestparkzoo.org
Cost: Free admission for up to 5 visitors. 10% discount on shop items.
 
Other local area libraries have passes that may be available for you to borrow.  
Click here to search for them in the Western Massachusetts library catalog. 
Passes must be reserved in person or by phone, and cannot be requested through the catalog.