Museum Passes

The Patten Free Library offers free or reduced rate passes to the museums listed below.

Children’s Museum & Theater of Maine

The Children’s Museum and Theater of Maine re-opens on June 24 with a timed admission system.  The Children’s Room issues passes to Library patrons for a specific date; we can only issue one pass per day.  Passes are good for 50% off regular admission price for up to 4 people.  Once you have your pass, you will need to reserve a time for your play session via the museum’s website (www.kitetails.org) before you arrive. 

Maine Historical Society Museum

One pass issued for each day the Museum is open. Pass is good for free admission to the Museum for up to 4 people, $5.00 tickets to the Wadsworth-Longfellow House, $5.00 day-use fee to the Research Library, and 10% off in the Museum Store. Visit the Library or call 443-5141 x11 to reserve a pass for a specific date.  These passes can be checked out at the main circulation desk.

Maine Maritime Museum

One pass issued for each day the Museum is open. Pass is good for free admission for up to 4 people. Visit the Library or call 443-5141 x11 to reserve a pass for a specific date. 

Portland Museum of Art

One pass issued for each day the Museum is open. Pass is good for free admission for up to 2 adults and 6 children. Visit the Library or call 443-5141 x11 to reserve a pass for a specific date.

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

One pass issued for each day the Museum is open.  Pass is good for two adults and any number of children/grandchildren under the age of 18.  Please download, print, and fill out this form and submit it to the main circulation desk.  You can also fill out the form at the Library. You will need to have several options for the date and the time you wish to visit in case some days are already booked. Start times can be booked between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.   We will process requests within 24 hours of receipt (excluding Sundays).

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