Library Museum Pass Program

With the Woodbury Public Library’s Museum Pass Program, adult cardholders who reside in Woodbury can check out passes to several local institutions.  These passes circulate without charge for 7 days at a time. For more information about how this program works, please see our Museum Pass Program Policy.  To place a pass on hold, call or stop in the Library.

Below you’ll find information on the museum passes currently available to our cardholders. We’re also expanding this program, so watch this space for more offerings! 

 

NEW FOR 2017! Mutter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

“America’s finest museum of medical history, the Mütter Museum displays its beautifully preserved collections of anatomical specimens, models, and medical instruments in a 19th-century “cabinet museum” setting. The museum helps the public understand the mysteries and beauty of the human body and to appreciate the history of diagnosis and treatment of disease. Today, the Museum enjoys a steadily rising reputation with annual attendance exceeding 130,000 visitors. Enjoying international popularity, the Museum has been featured on countless TV programs and specials and is the subject of two best-selling books. The Museum Education program is geared toward middle school and high school students of diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and partners with area schools to expose students to the wide variety of careers in health care and biosciences, as well as to introduce them to the history and culture of medicine.” 

This pass is valid for 4 individuals per card, per day. Located at 19 S 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Hours: Sunday through Saturday 10 AM to 5 PM. For more information, visit muttermuseum.org.

 

The Battleship New Jersey

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Battleship New Jersey 62 Battleship Place Camden, NJ 08103 www.battleshipnewjersey.org

Each pass admits up to two adults and up to 3 children free of charge. Berthed at the Camden waterfront, the Battleship New Jersey is great for all ages. From the moment you step on board you will understand that this is a museum where visitors take an active role. Not only do you see artifacts from the ship’s past, but you are put into the exhibit as you go through the tour route. Sit in the chair from which Admiral Halsey commanded the fleet. Stretch out on the bunks where the sailors slept. Climb into the 16” gun turret and learn how the projectiles were loaded. Each step brings you closer to understanding what life was like for a sailor on the Battleship New Jersey.  Battleship New Jersey is located at 100 Clinton Street, Camden, NJ 08103. The Battleship is open 7 days a week, but operating hours vary seasonally. Please go to the Battleship New Jersey’s website at www.battleshipnewjersey.org for current hours, driving directions, information about parking, and more. 

 Garden State Discovery Museum 

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Garden State Discovery Museum 2040 Springdale Road Cherry Hill, NJ 08003 www.discoverymuseum.com

This pass admits up to six people free of charge. Located in Cherry Hill, The Garden State Discovery Museum is one of South Jersey’s largest attractions for family fun.  It’s ideal for kids ages infant through 10 years old, and features over 20 giant kid-powered hands-on exhibits. Whether your children love to explore science, get down & dirty making arts and crafts, be the hero of their own story, or wear the chef’s coat for a day, the GSDM is the place to be! The Garden State Discovery Museum is located at 2040 Springdale Road in Cherry Hill. It’s open 7 days a week; operating hours vary seasonally. Please check their website at www.discoverymuseum.com or call (856)424-1233 for current hours, driving directions and more information about the Museum.

 

 The Academy of Natural Sciences

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Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103 www.ansp.org

At the Academy of Natural Sciences, you can wander among towering dinosaur skeletons, discover an indoor tropical butterfly garden, explore the world through our historic dioramas, or be transported to the great outdoors through our hands-on discovery center for children. The Academy is located at 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia PA 19103. Their operating hours are 10 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday, and 10 am to 5:00 pm on weekends and holidays.  This library museum pass includes free general admission to the Academy for two adults and up to 5 children. It also includes a 10% discount in the Academy Shop and Academy Café.  [There may be a fee for admission to special exhibits within the Academy.]  Please their website at www.ansp.org for more information about planning your visit.

 

 

The Gloucester County Historical Society Library/Hunter-Lawrence-Jessup House Museum 

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Gloucester County Historical Society Museum & Library 58 N. Broad Street Woodbury, NJ 08096 www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njgchs/

Each pass admits up to two adults and up to 3 children free of charge. The Gloucester County Historical Society’s Hunter-Lawrence-Jessup House Museum hosts a collection of artifacts relating to the history of the area. Tour the museum and view military artifacts, textiles, furniture, glass and much more. The Hunter-Lawrence-Jessup House Museum is located at 58 N. Broad St. in Woodbury, and their phone number is (856) 848-8531. Hours are: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1 to 4 pm, and the last Sunday of each month from 2 to 5 pm. 

The Gloucester County Historical Society Library is the repository of one of the largest genealogical collections in Southern New Jersey. Visit the library to search for the history of your town, home or family. Peruse their newspaper collection, genealogical manuscripts, family papers, photographs and maps. The Historical Society Library is located behind the Museum, at 17 Hunter Street. Their hours are Tuesday from 6 to 9:30 pm; Wed. thru Fri. from 10 am to 4 pm; the first Saturday of each month (Oct. thru May) from 10 am to 4 pm; and the last Sunday of each month from 2 to 5 pm. Please their website at www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njgchs for more information.