Traditionally sponsored by the Friends of the Nanuet Library

Museum Passes

The Nanuet Public Library loans membership passes to a number of area museums.  The membership passes are available for loan to adult Nanuet Public Library patrons in good standing.  A current adult Nanuet Public Library card is required.  Families and individuals may borrow only one pass at a time.

Passes cannot be reserved in advance but will be held for a maximum of thirty minutes by the library’s clock, provided the desired pass is available in the library at the time the request is made.

Please call 623-4281 x 2 or stop by the reference desk to check on the availability of a pass.


  • Passes circulate for three (3) days.  (ex: a pass borrowed on a Tuesday is due on Friday).
  • Passes must be returned in person to a Nanuet Public Library staff member at the reference desk.
  • A $5.00 fine will be imposed if the pass is returned in the book drop.
  • Passes cannot be renewed.
  • A late fee of $10 per day, up to the cost of museum membership, will be imposed for every day the pass is late.
  • Replacement cost for lost passes is the museum’s membership charge to the Library for a replacement pass.
  • It is the borrower’s responsibility to confirm hours of operation, exhibits, parking fees, etc.
  • Failure to abide by these regulations may result in forfeiture of borrowing privileges.
  • Regulations may be revised at any time.
Please check the website of each museum (links below) before your visit to note current hours, special exhibits and other information. With some museums, parental discretion may be advised.

Due to COVID-19, some museums require timed tickets.  We recommend planning your visit as early as possible.  Please contact Reference staff at 845-623-4281 ext. 2, or inquire in person at the Reference Desk.  

Boscobel House and Gardens

1601 Route 9D, Garrison, NY

Overlooking the Hudson River, Boscobel is considered one of the leading house museums in the United States.

Admission for 4 (must include 1 adult).

Timed tickets are required for Guided House Tours.  Saturday tickets ONLY.  Please request your tickets at least 48 hours ahead of your intended day of visit.  For self-guided GROUNDS tour, you may borrow the pass and visit during open hours.  Please check the Boscobel website before making a trip.  


Children's Museum of Manhattan

212 West 83rd St. New York, NY

A destination for delight, discovery and learning at the intersection of art, science and the humanities. Featuring hands on learning environments and programs.

Admission for 4 (must include 1 adult).

Timed tickets are required.  Please see reference staff for details, or call 845-623-4281, ext. 2.  

DiMenna Children's History Museum

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street)
New York, NY 10024

The DiMenna Children’s History Museum presents 350 years of New York and American history through character-based pavilions, interactive exhibits and digital games, and the Barbara K. Lipman Children’s History Library.

Created for children ages 8-13.

Borrow the New-York Historical Society Pass and visit during open hours.  Timed tickets are NOT required.

Edward Hopper House

Edward Hopper House
82 North Broadway
Nyack, NY 10960

Edward Hopper House is the birthplace and family home of artist Edward Hopper and now operates as a museum presenting early Hopper work and memorabilia, as well as the work of contemporary artists.

Admission for 2 Adults + Children.

Empire Pass
New York State Parks & Recreation Permits unlimited vehicle access to most facilities operated by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.  Visit area highlights including Rockland Lake, Nyack Beach, Tallman Mountain, Bear Mountain, and Harriman Lakes.  Does not include waiver of fees for camping, golf, museum or historic site admission and other special activity fees are not included.

Admission for 1 vehicle.

Borrow the pass for free admission (no special arrangements are required).

Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum

4079 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, NY 12538
1 (800) FDR-VISIT or 1 (845) 486-7770

The pass entitles one “family” of up to 5 individuals to free entry to the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Museum Galleries. 

The pass will not allow access to the President’s home.

Tours of the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt are available every day at 9:30, 11:30, 1:30 and 3:30, and require $10 tickets. See for more information.

Frick Madison

945 Madison Avenue, New York, NY

Internationally recognized as a premier museum and research center and known for distinguished old master paintings, European sculpture, fine furniture and decorative arts.

Admission for 2.

Timed tickets are required.  Please see reference staff for details, or call 845-623-4281, ext. 2.  


1071 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
(between 88th and 89th Streets)

An internationally renowned art museum and one of the most significant architectural icons of the 20th century.

Admission for 4 + $5 admission for 2 additional guests.

Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum

Pier 86, West 46th St. & 12th Ave., New York, NY

An educational and cultural non-profit institution centered on the World War II aircraft carrier Intrepid, a National Historic Landmark. Including the Aircraft Carrier Intrepid, Space Shuttle Pavillion, Submarine Growler and British Airways Concorde.

Admission for 2 Adults and 2 Children.

Timed tickets are required.  Please see reference staff for details, or call 845-623-4281, ext. 2.  

MOMA - Museum of Modern Art

11 West 53rd Street, New York, NY

As one of the largest museums of modern art in the world, MoMA’s collection includes modern and contemporary art, architecture and design, sculpture, photography and electronic media.

Admission for 5.

Borrow the pass as usual (no timed tickets are required).  

New-York Historical Society

170 Central Park West
at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street)
New York, NY 10024

Established in 1804 as New York’s first museum, New-York Historical Society and Museum offers a vast collection of art, objects, artifacts and documents.  Visit to see some of the city’s and nation’s beloved artworks, including those of Thomas Cole, Rembrandt Peale, and Gilbert Stuart, as well as all 435 of John James Audubon’s extant preparatory watercolors for Birds of America. 

Admission for 2 Adults / 4 Children or Students

Stepping Stones Museum for Children

Mathews Park
303 West Avenue
Norwalk, Connecticut 06850

Exhibits are designed to spark children’s curiosity, imagination and interests by engaging them in playful explorations of interactive learning experiences and shared moments of discovery.

One free admission with each admission purchased (3 free maximum per visit).


Storm King Art Center

1 Museum Road, New Windsor, NY

Storm King is an open-air museum on a 500-acre landscape. It contains over 100 sculptures created by acclaimed artists.

Admission for up to 6 people in 1 vehicle.

Storm King will be closed starting December 12 and will reopen on January 14, 2023 for Winter Weekends (Saturday and Sundays ONLY).

*** During Winter Weekends (January 14 – March 19), Library patrons can check out the Museum Pass for the Saturday or Sunday that they wish to visit Storm King Art Center. Simply show the pass at the admissions booth upon arrival for your free 6-person car admission.

Ticketless Admission is limited to one car per day, per Membership with no advance reservation required.

Patrons can also use the pass for entry to Storm Kings grounds during the Member-Only hours: Sundays, 10AM-11AM.

Monday-Thursday 10am-9pm | Friday-Saturday 10am-5pm | Sunday 12pm-5pm