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Library Passes

Please send an email to librarian@watervillelib.org if you wish to borrow the VT State Park Pass or VT Historic Sites Pass.

VT State Park Pass
The Library pass admits one vehicle holding up to eight people to a Vermont state park for one day.
Vermont State Parks

VT Historic Sites Pass
The Library pass admits one family or group up to eight persons for one day.
Vermont Historic Sites

Shelburne Museum Pass--closed to public 2020, visit virtually online, reopening July 30

Admission and Ticketing

Dates and Hours

Thursday through Sunday

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Advance Ticketing Required. Before arriving at the Museum, please make sure to reserve a timed ticket online. Advance tickets are required for ALL visitors, including members

Two time periods. 10am-1pm or 1pm-4pm

Because tickets are limited each day, we ask you to please arrive on time with your ticket, either printed out on paper or available on your smartphone, to ensure a prompt check-in.


From July 30 through September 6, admission is FREE for ALL visitors.

September 10 through Sunday, October 11, tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 5-17 and free for children under 5. Admission for Museum members will remain free.

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Shelburne Museum

Echo Lake Aquarium & Science Center Pass
On July 10th, ECHO will open with summer hours -  Friday through Monday from 10am to 3pm. Timed tickets are required and available for two slots:
10 am – 12 pm or 1 – 3 pm for fast and contactless entry. More information can be found at https://www.echovermont.org/plan-your-visit/reopening-information/

There are two ways to use the Echo Library pass
1) If you are interested in checking out the ECHO pass, please contact ECHO at guestservices@echovermont.org or 802-864-1848.
2) You can visit the ticketing website and use the code VTLib2020 to receive the discount

In terms of pricing, the structure has changed for the summer hours: ages 0-17 are free and adults 18+ are $12. With the library discount, adults 18+ are $6 per person.
Please remember that you need to register for timed ticketing ahead of time as the Echo Lake Aquarium & Science Center has a limit on the number of people who can
be in the building at one time.
Echo Lake Aquarium and Science Center

Shelburne Farms 
Ten miles of walking trails are open with COVID-19 restrictions in place; all other onsite programs remain closed.