Museum & Park Passes

Would you like to borrow a museum or park pass?

The Library offers Lithgow cardholders several museum & park passes in the greater Augusta area and around State of Maine. Browse the list below, and check their websites for current hours and details.

Policies:

  • Passes may be requested 30 days in advance.
  • Cardholders are limited to 1 pass per day, per person, per location. Per location means that cardholders are able to get passes to different locations in the same day. The Farnsworth Museum is the only location which allows 2 passes per day.
  • The Maine State Park Pass and the Coastal Maine Botanical Garden may only be used once per month, per person during the months of July and August. All other passes may be used more than once a month.

Once you’re ready to reserve a pass on the Lithgow booking calendar, you can:

Click HERE to access the online booking calendar or phone the Library (626-2415) for help reserving your pass.


Passes include:

The Children’s Museum + Theater of Maine

The Children’s Museum pass is good for free admission for up to 6 people. Check their website for current hours and details.
 


Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

The Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens pass is good for free admission for 2 adults & accompanying children. Note: Tickets are for specific times (every half-hour from 9 am – 3 pm.) After reserving your pass online, you must phone the Library (207.626.2415) for staff to process your timed ticket. Please plan a few days ahead for your visit so your timed ticket is ready for pickup at the Lithgow Circulation Desk. Check their website for current hours and details.


The Farnsworth Museum

The Farnsworth Art Museum pass is good for free admission for 1 adult & accompanying children or grandchildren. Up to 2 passes may be borrowed for couples/friends who want to go together. Check their website for current hours and details.

 


The Maine Maritime Museum

The Maine Maritime Museum pass allows general admission, once per day, for a maximum number of 8 individuals in a single-family group. Children 17 and under always receive free museum admission and do not count towards the 8-person total. The Museum is open daily 9:30-5, except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day. Check their website for current hours and details.


The Maine State Park Pass

The Maine State Park pass is for a 7-day checkout, with no renewal. The pass is available first come, first served, with no advanced reservations. This vehicle pass includes all occupants up to a 17-passengers for day-use access; it does not include camping. The pass is not valid at the following locations: Acadia National Park, Allagash Wilderness Waterway, Baxter State Park, Maine Wildlife Park, Swan Island, Penobscot Narrows Observatory, Penobscot river Corridor, Peacock Beach, or Scarborough Beach. The Maine State Park Pass is for day-use only & does not include camping. Library users are limited to borrowing the pass once per month. (Overdue fines are $1/day. If the pass is lost or not returned after 7 days there is a $105 replacement cost.)


The Maine Wildlife Park

Patrons must book an appointment on the Maine Wildlife Park website for the same day the pass is issued. Each member of the group (3-years-old and up) will be charged a $5.00 admission fee when they present this Community Pass at the park gatehouse. Check their website for current hours and details.

 


Portland Museum of Art

The Portland Museum of Art pass is good for free admission for up to 2 people per day.  Check their website for current hours and details.


Southworth Planetarium

The Southworth Planetarium pass is good for free admission for up to 6 people. Check their website for current hours and details.