Borrowing Information

The Museum Pass Program enables patrons to visit New England Attractions. It’s a great way for friends and family to be life long learners by visiting places that provide culture, history and other opportunities to learn.  It is with many thanks to the Friends of Abbott Library we have a new Museum Pass Program. The Friends of Abbott Library will reimburse admission charges to any museum in New England. We also have Museum passes for local museums such as : The Fells, the Vermont Institute for Natural Science (VINS), and the Currier Museum. These passes are a physical passes that you can reserve online or over the phone. Then you pick these passes up at the Library.


Get Your Pass or Reimbursement Now

Check out a Museum Passes via this link.

Download your Reimbursement form here.

Museum pass guidelines and FAQ

Who may Reserve a museum or get a reimbursement?

Anyone who has a valid, Library Card from the Abbott Library. Only one museum pass may be booked per family for that specific day of use. Physical museum passes can be picked up at the circulation desk of the library. The reimbursement is limited to $25.00 (not to exceed the admission fees) per reimbursement per family. Families may take advantage of this program twice a year.


How do I reserve a museum pass or get a reimbursement?

To reserve a museums please check out our passes via this link. You will need your library card number, name, phone number, and email to reserve a pass. To be reimbursed for your museum visit:  bring your receipt and fill our our quick reimbursement form.


How often may I reserve a museum pass or get a reimbursement?

For our physical museum passes you may check them out as often as you wish. To be reimbursed for a museum visit is twice a year per family.


When may I pick up a museum pass?

You may pick up a museum pass the day of or three days before.


 How do I get my reimbursement?

The Friends of the Abbott Library will mail you a check. Based on the information that you filled out on the reimbursement form.


What counts as a “Museum”?

Museums are any institutions of higher learning. These include: traditional museums, gardens, aquariums, historic homes and estates, science centers or planetariums.