Museum and Park Passes
Museum and park passes are purchased with funds from the Narragansett Number One Foundation summer reading program grant.
Passes are available at Hollis Center Public Library, Salmon Falls Library, West Buxton Public Library, Berry Memorial Library and Waterboro Public Library.
The Brick Store Museum is open, but requests advanced reservations. For more information, please visit http://brickstoremuseum.org/.
Historic New England is located in numerous locations across New England. The Library provides two membership cards for admission to Historic New England properties, Library and Archives, and the Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History. Enjoy free tours of twenty-eight historic sites and free or discounted tickets to in-person and virtual programs and events. For more information, please visit https://www.historicnewengland.org/.
Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum is not available for the 2021 season. This museum is open 9:30-4 daily. For more information, please visit https://mainenarrowgauge.org/.
The Maine State Park Vehicle Pass is located at the Waterboro Public Library. Call the Waterboro Public Library to reserve this pass. This pass goes out for 3 days, and you need to have it with you to get in to the various parks.
Maine Wildlife Park is open by reservation only. To schedule a reservation, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/o/maine-wildlife-park-30534427204. For general information about the Park, please visit https://www.maine.gov/ifw/wildlife-park/index.html.
Seashore Trolley Museum is open Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays 10-5. For more information, please visit https://trolleymuseum.org/.
Strawbery Banke Museum is open 10-5 daily. For more information, please visit https://www.strawberybanke.org/.
Reserve a pass by doing the following:
Check the museum or park pass websites to check when the organizations are open.
Call or visit one of the five libraries - Hollis Center Public Library, Salmon Falls Library, West Buxton Public Library, Berry Memorial Library, or Waterboro Public Library - to find out if the pass is available on the desired day.
Pick up the pass from either Hollis Center Public Library, Salmon Falls Library, West Buxton Public Library, Berry Memorial Library, or Waterboro Public Library. Note: All passes are available at every library mentioned above except for the Maine State Park Pass, which is only at the Waterboro Public Library.
Brick Store Museum
Located in Kennebunk, Maine
Open Tuesday - Friday, 10am-5pm, Saturday 10am-4pm, and Sunday Noon-4pm
Free admission for up to 5 people, twice a day
2 passes per day
Does not include admission to special programs or events
Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine
Located in Portland, Maine
Open Tuesday - Sunday, as well as several holidays and Maine school vacation week Mondays
4 people each day
50% discount on the $10 admission for those over 18 months (a year and a half) old
Historic New England
Located in numerous locations across New England
Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum *not available for 2021 season*
Located in Portland, Maine
Free admission for 2 adults and up to 2 dependent children under the age of 18
Free train tickets for regular service trains (normal daily operating trains) throughout the season
Special Event tickets are discounted 50% of regular pricing for the following: Spring Aboard, Ice Cream Trains, Train Days, Independence Day, and Pumpkin Trains
Any events priced above our regular ticket rates are not included as a benefit of membership (The Polar Express TM Train-Ride, First Class upgrades, Cork and Rail Limited, Rails and Ales)
$2 off train tickets for guests
10% discount in the museum gift shop
Maine State Park Vehicle Pass
Locations in Maine
A few locations where this is not valid
Admits the pass holder who signed the pass and occupants of the pass holder's vehicle
Up to a 17 passenger maximum
For day-use of Maine State Parks and Historic Sites
Only available at the Waterboro Public Library
Call the Waterboro Public Library to reserve this pass
Patron must have physical pass in hand; photocopies not allowed
The pass must be returned or the borrowing patron is charged $105
The Maine State Park Pass has to be replaced if it is lost
Maine Wildlife Park
Located in Gray, Maine
Open April 14 - November 11 from 9:30am-4:30pm
Visitors can stay at the park until 6pm
Park and admission gate closing time set back 1 hour from October 15 - November 11
Up to 7 people per day
$3.50 admission fee for each member 4 years old and up
Discount price of $3 (cash) per person
Seashore Trolley Museum
Located in Kennebunkport, Maine
Open Memorial Day - Columbus Day
Free admission for up to 2 designated adults & up to 3 children under age 16
Strawbery Banke Museum
Located in Portsmouth, NH
Open May - October
Free admission for 2 adults and up to 4 children
Free admission to special events, including Candlelight Stroll, Ghosts on the Banke, July 4th: An American Celebration, Baby Animals and New Hampshire Fall Festival
After October 31, reserve a guided tour of 5 buildings in order to gain admission
Free admission to guided tours in November and December
Half price ice skating tickets at Labrie Family Skate at Puddle Dock Pond at Strawbery Banke Museum
2 passes per day
Maine's Virtual Library
A searchable database of thousands of magazines, newspapers, and reference books available anywhere in Maine
Get Ready to Read!
This site focuses on the development of early literacy skills before kindergarten. The resources given on this site promote skill-building, communication between adults, and ways to address concerns.