Meander through a Museum … on Us

Residents of Chester do not have to travel far to visit important historical, cultural, and scientific sites.  To encourage you to explore our region, the Crozer Library now has museum passes for patrons to borrow.    Museum passes may be borrowed for five days.  All of the passes admit both adult and youth visitors.  We will be expanding our collection of passes in the coming months.  Call the Library at 610-494-3454 for more information and to reserve the passes.  Thanks to the Library Foundation of Delaware County for underwriting several of these passes. 

1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA ~ “Founded in 1812, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is a leading natural history museum dedicated to advancing research, education, and public engagement in biodiversity and environmental science.”  Pass admits 2 adults and 5 children.  Members-only hours are 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays; ticket reservations are required.  Find out more information at the Academy’s website.
This pass is funded by The Library Foundation of Delaware County Museum Pass Grant.


701 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA ~ ​“The African American Museum in Philadelphia is the first institution built by a major United States city to house and interpret the life and work of African Americans. Our doors are open for your enjoyment and enlightenment. Visit us and experience the richness and vibrancy of African American heritage and culture come alive in four magnificent exhibition galleries filled with exciting history and fascinating art.” Pass admits up to 8 adults and 4 children. Please check the Museum’s website for more information.
This pass is funded by The Library Foundation of Delaware County Museum Pass Grant.


1001 N. Park Drive, Wilmington, DE ~ “The Brandywine Zoo is located along the Brandywine River in beautiful Brandywine Park in Wilmington, Delaware. It is one of over 200 accredited zoos and aquariums in North America, a distinction that marks its commitment to providing excellent care for animals!”  Pass admits 2 adults and 4 children under 18. Children under 3 are free. Please check the Zoo’s website for hours.
This pass is funded by The Library Foundation of Delaware County Museum Pass Grant.


786 Church Road, Wayne, PA ~ “Chanticleer has been called the most romantic, imaginative, and exciting public garden in America. The garden is a study of textures and forms, where foliage trumps flowers, the gardeners lead the design, and even the drinking fountains are sculptural. It is a garden of pleasure and learning, relaxing yet filled with ideas to take home.” Pass allows 4 people unlimited access during open hours. Gardens open March 31, 2021 through October 31, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday. Parking reservations will be required in 2021. Please check the website in mid-March to make parking reservations and plan your visit. This pass is donated by Chanticleer.


101 S. Third Street, Philadelphia, PA ~ “The Museum of the American Revolution uncovers and shares compelling stories about the diverse people and complex events that sparked America’s ongoing experiment in liberty, equality, and self-government.” Pass admits 2 adults and 4 youth (6-17). Children 5 and under are free. Be sure to call the museum and/or check its website for hours. This pass is funded by The Library Foundation of Delaware County Museum Pass Grant.


525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA ~ “The National Constitution Center serves as America’s leading platform for constitutional education and debate, fulfilling our congressional charter ‘to disseminate information about the United States Constitution on a nonpartisan basis in order to increase awareness and understanding of the Constitution among the American people.’” Pass admits 2 adults and 4 children. Be sure to call the museum and/or check its website for hours


300 Gap Road (PA Route 741) Strasburg, PA ~ “The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania educates the public regarding the Commonwealth’s rich railroad history, discovering the relevance of railroads in building the nation and the role of today’s railroads in our lives.” Pass admits 4 people. Call for price for additional guests.