Museum Pass Program

RML is introducing our Museum Pass Lending Program.  Adults with Delaware County Library System cards in good standing are welcome to check out a pass to one of a host of local museums and attractions to use for free admission and more. Passes are available for a 3-day check out from the RML Recollection.  




Available Passes

Click the link to see if the pass is available.

Battleship New Jersey
The Battleship New Jersey, our nation’s most decorated battleship, is an 887-foot long, 45,000-ton living window on the most important half-century in U.S. history.
Pass admits: 2 adults and up to 3 children

Drexel University’s Academy of Natural Sciences
Philadelphia’s natural history museum offers surprises for all ages, from changing interactive science exhibits to a children’s discovery center, a fossil dig, and opportunities to interact with real science experts.
Pass admits: 2 adults and up to 5 children

Elmwood Park Zoo (2 available)
This 80-acre zoo maintains a collection of over 100 species including bald and golden eagles, jaguars, red pandas, Chacoan peccaries, howler monkeys, and gray wolves.
Pass admits: 2 adults and up to 6 children

Hands-on House
Hands-on House in Lancaster offers interactive exhibits, classes and events geared for kids ages 2 to 10.
Pass admits: up to 6 people

Independence Seaport Museum
The ISM is dedicated to the maritime history of the Philadelphia region and other major urban ports along the Delaware River.
Pass admits: 2 adults and up to 4 children

Morris Arboretum
Morris Arboretum, a 92-acre Victorian arboretum in NW Philadelphia, features classical English landscape structures and sculpture gardens.
Pass admits:  2 adults and up to 4 children

Museum of the American Revolution
The Museum of the American Revolution is a Philadelphia Museum that opened in April 2017 dedicated to the history of the American Revolution.
Pass admits:  2 adults and up to 4 children

Mütter Museum  (NEW!)
The Mütter Museum is a medical museum located in Center City.  It
contains a collection of medical oddities, anatomical and pathological specimens, wax models, and antique medical equipment.
Pass admits: up to 4 individuals

National Museum of American Jewish History (NEW!) (2 available)
Through the use of evocative objects, telling moments and state-of-the-art interactive technologies, this museum traces the stories of how Jewish
immigrants became Jewish Americans.
Pass admits: 2 adults and all household children

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts 
Founded in 1805, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts is the first and oldest art museum and art school in the United States.  It is internationally known for its collections of 19th and 20th-century American paintings, sculptures, and works on paper.
Pass admits: 2 adults and up to 4 children

Philadelphia Magic Gardens
Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens is an immersive outdoor art installation and community arts center located on Philadelphia’s South Street.
Pass admits: 2 adults and up to 3 children

Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
The RMP, located in Strasburg, PA, houses one of the most significant collections of historic railroad artifacts in the world.
Pass admits: up to 4 people

Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum (NEW!)
The Simeone Foundation Museum exhibits 60 rare race cars from the
personal collection of Dr. Fred Simeone.
Pass Admits: 2 adults and up to 3 children

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

The Penn Museum features three gallery floors of amazing art and artifacts from ancient Egypt (including mummies), the Bible Lands, Mesopotamia, the Greco-Roman World, Asia, Africa, and the Americas.
Pass admits: 2 adults and all household children

Museum Pass Policy

General Information

  • Delaware County Library cardholders ages 18 and above with no fines or fees on their account are eligible to borrow a Museum Pass.
  • There is no fee to borrow a Museum Pass, however, fees will be assessed if it is returned late, damaged or lost.
  • Borrowers must sign the RML Museum Pass Policy before checking out a pass for the first time.
  • The guidelines for each Museum Pass are different. Please refer to the information included with each pass at check out or see RML’s Museum Pass webpage for details.

Check Out Information

  • Museum Passes may be borrowed for 3 days and are not renewable.
  • Museum Passes may not be placed on hold. However, patrons may call on the day they wish to pick up a pass and, if available, the pass will be held for up to 2 hours or until closing, whichever comes first. If the pass is not checked out within that timeframe, it will be made available to other users.
  • Only one Museum Pass per person may be borrowed at a time.

Pick Up and Return Information

  • All Museum Passes must be picked up at the Radnor Memorial Library.
  • Passes must be returned in person at the Circulation Desk at Radnor Memorial Library. Do not place Museum Passes in the outside book drops.

Late, Lost, or Stolen Museum Passes

  • There is a $5 per day overdue fine for Museum Passes. The maximum fine is the cost of the particular Museum Pass (e.g. $210 for the Academy of Natural Sciences, $110 for Morris Arboretum).
  • If the Museum Pass is damaged, the patron will be charged the museum’s fee for a replacement card.
  • If the Museum Pass is lost or stolen, the patron will be responsible for the full cost of the replacement membership.