Attraction and Museum Passes

Brownell Library has the following passes available for residents of the Village of Essex Junction.

Remember to check museum and park hours before heading there.

Check out the map below to see all the locations.

We do not reserve passes-but Brownell cardholders can call or email and if it's in we can check it out to them.
Max of 2 passes checked out per family.


American Precision Museum


Free family admission for 2 adults and children under 18, and 10% off in the museum's gift shop.

Birds of Vermont Museum


Good for free admission for 1 family.

Billings Farm and Museum


With card, free General Admission for up to 4 people (ages 3 & up)

ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain


Provides reduced admission of $4 per person for family of up to 2 adults and 3 children. Some special exhibits require an additional admission fee.


St. Johnsbury
Free admission to Fairbanks Museum and to Planetarium shows

Hildene-The Lincoln Family Home


Free admission for one adult and two children.

Shelburne Farms


Free family admission up to 2 adults and the children of one household. Includes walking trails, children's farmyard, an environmental education center and working farm on the shores of Lake Champlain. Open daily year-round with seasonal hours.

Shelburne Museum


Discounted admission with pass and library card.

Vermont History Museum


Free admission for 1 family.

Vermont State Parks Day Use Areas

Across the state

Free entry for up to 8 people in 1 vehicle into any state park day use area.

Vermont State Historic Sites

Across the state

Free entry for up to 8 people in 1 vehicle to any state historic site.

VINS (Vermont Institute of Natural Science)


With card, discounted $5 fee per person


With card, 1 free adult, 1 free child, and up to 4 more at $5/adult and $2.50/child