Museum & Park Passes

Planning a family vacation? Looking to explore new territory? “Check out” our selection of NYS Museum and park passes at discounted prices. All of these experiences are right in our own backyard. The Clayville Library offers The Empire Pass, Ft. Rickey Discovery Zoo Pass, the MOST (Museum of Science & Technology), MWPAI library pass on Genesee St. in Utica, Onondaga County Park Pass(includes Rosamond Gifford Zoo), The Wild Center Discovery Pass in Tupper Lake and our newest offering-the Utica Zoo Membership Pass.

These passes are quite popular and cannot be placed for online holds. It is best to contact us @ 315-839-5893 if you’re interested in a specific pass for a specific week; we will try to accommodate the scheduling but cannot guarantee availability. See the following for more information on each pass.

The MOST is a hands-on learning museum located in Armory Square at 501 So. Franklin St. Syracuse, NY 13202

Thursday 9:30 AM-5PM

Friday 9:30 AM–5 PM

Saturday 9:30 AM–5 PM

Sunday 9:30 AM–5 PM

Monday 9:30 AM–5 PM

CLOSED Tuesday & Wednesday

Address: 500 S. Franklin St. Syracuse, NY 13202
Pass holder benefits: Free Admission for 2 adults and all children under 18
Loan duration: One week

Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute

The Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute is a regional fine arts center founded in 1919 and located in Utica, New York. 

Tuesday 10 AM–5 PM

Wednesday 10 AM–5 PM

Thursday 10 AM–5 PM

Friday 10 AM–5 PM

Saturday 10 AM–5 PM

Sunday 12–5 PM

Monday Closed

Address: 310 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13502
Pass holder benefits: Free Admission for 2 adults and all children under 18
Loan duration: One week

This pass provides discounted access to Beaver Lake Nature CenterHighland ForestJamesville Beach ParkOneida Shores ParkPratt’s Falls Park & the Rosamond Gifford Zoo.

Pass holder benefits: Free Admission for pass holder/vehicle occupants. Varies by location.
Loan duration: One week

The Empire Pass is your key to all-season enjoyment at New York State Parks. It provides unlimited day-use vehicle entry to most facilities operated by New York State Parks and the State Dept. of Environmental Conservation including forests, beaches, trails and more

Pass benefits: Free vehicle-entry to eligible NY State Parks
Loan duration: One week

Explore The Wild Center, the Adirondack Park’s leading natural history museum and its new Wild Walk—an elevated trail across the Adirondack treetops.

Address: 45 Museum Drive Tupper Lake, NY 12986
Pass holder benefits: 2 adults pay a discounted ticket price of $10 each and four children (<17 y/o) free of charge. Children <4 admitted free.
Loan duration: One week

Utica Zoo is a regional zoo in Utica, New York, situated in a section of Roscoe Conkling Park. It consists of a mixture of outdoor and indoor animal enclosures, a petting zoo, nature trails, and other amenities.

Address: 1 Utica Zoo Way, Utica, NY 13501

HoursTuesday10 AM–4:30 PM

Wednesday10 AM–4:30 PM

Thursday10 AM–4:30 PM

Friday10 AM–4:30 PM

Saturday10 AM–4:30 PM

Sunday10 AM–4:30 PM

Monday10 AM–4:30 PM

Pass benefits: 50% discount up to 4 adults & 6 children-admission only

Loan Duration: One week

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