Admission Programs

Mt. Cuba Center partners with the following organizations to offer discounted or free general admission to those who are eligible.

ACCESS Delaware is an Art-Reach program that empowers individuals and families from low-income households and those with disabilities to engage with arts and culture in Delaware at a rate they can afford. By simply showing an ACCESS Card and photo ID when purchasing general admission tickets, guests pay a deeply discounted rate ($2 per person for up to four people). ACCESS discount is not valid for ticketed events, classes, or online purchases. Find out more here.

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Blue Star Museums provides free general admission to active military personnel and up to five (5) family members per visit. This benefit is valid for onsite general admission ticket purchases between Armed Forces Day and Labor Day, with a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), DD FORM 1173 ID card (dependent ID), or a DD Form 1172-1 ID card.

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Museums for All is a national program that encourages individuals of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum habits. Through this program, guests receiving food assistance (SNAP benefits) can gain deeply discounted admission ($2 per person) for up to 4 people per visit simply by presenting their SNAP EBT (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Electronic Benefit Transfer) card at ticketing. This benefit is available for onsite general admission ticket purchases.

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The 2024 Mt. Cuba Center Library Pass is available at several Delaware and Pennsylvania libraries beginning on April 3, 2024. The pass can be checked out with a library card and provides free general admission for up to two adults and four children, children under 5 are always free. Guests may use a library pass up to twice a year.

Due to high demand for Mt. Cuba library passes, you may need to reserve the pass in advance. Each library has their own guidance for check out periods and late or lost fees, which you can find out by contacting the library directly.

Check out a library pass at the following libraries:

Wilmington Public Library

New Castle Public Library

Kennett Library

West Chester Public Library

Delaware City Library