Museum and Park Passes

The Utica Public Library has museum and park passes available for checkout!

The passes will be available on a first come, first served basis. Renewals and holds are not available.

Passes must be returned to our Utica location, not to any other library in the MidYork Library System. If a pass is not returned the cardholder will be responsible for the replacement fee associated with the lost pass.

For further information please contact the Utica Public Library at (315) 735-2279. 

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Adirondack Experience






Present your library card with the pass and receive a 50% discount on family admissions: up to 4 adults, OR 2 adults & all children 17 and under. Children under 5 are free. 



Masks are required for all visitors (including vaccinated visitors) indoors and at identified outdoor locations where there is interaction with others.

For everyone’s safety please practice social distancing between you and others who are not in your party at all times.

Timed tickets recommended. Purchase timed tickets with your pass at

View Adirondack Experience Availability

7 Days

Replacement Fee: $75

Empire Pass

 Empire Pass

Present pass and receive admission for 1 vehicle to a New York State Park for day use. 

View Empire Pass Availability

 7 Days

Replacement Fee: $80 

Everson Museum of Art

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 Present your library card and the pass for free admission for the pass holder.

View Everson Museum Availability

 3 Days

Replacement Fee: $60

Fort Rickey Children's Discovery Zoo

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 Present your library card and this pass for 50% off admission for up to 4 adults and 6 children.

View Fort Rickey Availability

7 Days

Replacement Fee: $100

The MOST Museum Pass


Present pass for free admission for two adults and their children/grandchildren under 18. 

* Library passes cannot be used to access other locations in the ASTC network of museums. 

View MOST Availability

 7 Days

Replacement Fee: $85

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute 


Present pass for unlimited free admission to all Museum of Art exhibitions for two adult members and children 18 and under in the same household.

Also Enjoy:

Member pricing at the Museum Shop.


Reciprocal privileges through the Empire State Museum Reciprocal Program.

View MWPAI Availability

7 days

Replacement Fee: $85

Onondaga Parks Pass

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Present pass at the front desk/ticket booth and receive free admission for: 


Beaver Lake Nature Center: One Personal Vehicle

Highland Forest & Rosamond Gifford Zoo: 4 Visitors

Oneida Shores Park and Jamesville Beach: One Personal Vehicle

Pratt's Falls Park: 4 Visitors

 *Carpenter's Brook Fish Hatchery and Onondaga Lake Park do not charge admission. 

*Fees for programs, rentals, amenities, boat launches, etc. are not included.


View Onondaga Parks Availability

3 Days

Replacement Fee: $55

The Wild Center

Present pass and receive $10 admission each for up to 2 adults and free admission for up to 4 children through age 17.



Face coverings are optional but encouraged for unvaccinated visitors or anyone who would like to wear one.

Please maintain 6 feet of distance from others

The Wild Center’s indoor portion including exhibits (except the Flammer Theater) are now open

Reservations are required by phone, email, or online at

Cashless options preferred, including credit and debit cards. 



View The Wild Center Availability

 7 Days

Replacement Fee: $90