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.
Mission
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
(845)265-3638
www.boscobel.org

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.  Please request your tickets at least 48 hours ahead of your intended day of visit.  

 

Bruce Museum

1 Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT
(203)869-0376
www.brucemuseum.org

The museum has permanent exhibits focusing on art, science, geology, paleontology, archaeology, local Native Americans and natural local history.

Family Pass.

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

Children's Museum of Manhattan

212 West 83rd St. New York, NY
(212)721-1223
www.cmom.org

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
(212)873-3400
www.nyhistory.org/childrens-museum

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, then book tickets for the DiMenna Children’s History Museum.  See Reference Staff for assistance with tickets.  

Timed tickets are required, along with the Library Pass.  

Empire Pass

https://parks.ny.gov/admission/empire-passport/
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).

Frick Madison

945 Madison Avenue, New York, NY
(212)288-0700
www.frick.org

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.  

Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum

Pier 86, West 46th St. & 12th Ave., New York, NY
(212)245-0072
www.intrepidmuseum.org

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 up to 6.  

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

Katonah Museum of Art

134 Jay Street, Katonah, NY 10536
(914)232-9555
www.katonahmuseum.org

Katonah Museum of Art presents three to four exhibitions annually, covering a broad range of art and humanities topics.

Timed tickets are required, along with the Library Pass.  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
(212)708-9400
www.moma.org

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 4 – Additional guests – $5 each (limit 3). 

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
(212)873-3400
www.nyhistory.org

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. 

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

Storm King Art Center

1 Museum Road, New Windsor, NY
(845)534-3115
www.stormking.org

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

2 Adults and up to 4 children (under 18 – same household). 

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

Monday - Thursday 11am - 8pm | Friday - Saturday 11am - 4pm | Sunday Closed