Museum Passes

We are excited to provide museum passes for our patrons to borrow. Please review all the information below before borrowing one of the passes. Currently, we offer passes to the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, Dia: Beacon/ Dia: Chelsea, Danbury Railway Museum, Empire Pass, Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Intrepid Museum, Katonah Museum of Art, Mohonk Preserve, New York Transit Museum, and Storm King Art Center.

And for cardholders of the Mid-Hudson Library System, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum Pass.

NEW! New York Transit Museum

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

The Marlboro Free Library has 2 Brooklyn Botanic Garden passes in its collection. The pass is available to Marlboro Central School District residents only with a Library card in good standing (no fines due or lost/overdue items). The pass must be picked up and returned to the Marlboro Library. Availability is on a first-come, first-served basis: at this time reservations or requests for specific dates cannot be made. The pass is listed in the catalog. Search “museum pass” in the catalog’s title search box to see if it is currently checked out. Holds/Reserves cannot be placed.

What to know to borrow:

  • The Library membership pass allows for free general admission during public hours for 2 adults and accompanying children ages 17 and under, and also gives a 10% discount at the Garden Shop and BBG’s café.
  • Restrictions on use of the pass are set by the Museum’s membership policies, and it is the borrower’s responsibility to verify the Museum’s hours and operational schedule before visiting.
  • Borrower must be an adult.
  • The loan period for a pass is 3 days. NON-RENEWABLE
  • Late fines will be assessed at $5.00 per day. The Pass will be considered lost if not returned in 7 days.
  • A lost pass will result in a charge of full replacement cost of membership ($125).
  • The Museum may ask to see your Marlboro Library Card, along with the museum pass and a Photo ID.
  • The Library has 2 passes-only 1 may be borrowed per household at a time.

Note: the museum may ask to see your Marlboro or Milton Library card, along with the membership pass and a photo ID.

NEW! Danbury Railway Museum

Danbury Railway Museum

The Library has 1 Danbury Railway Museum pass in its collection. The pass is available to Marlboro Central School District residents only with a Library card in good standing (no fines due or lost/overdue items). The pass must be picked up and returned to the Marlboro Library. Availability is on a first-come, first-served basis: at this time reservations or requests for specific dates cannot be made. The pass is listed in the catalog. Search “museum pass” in the catalog’s title search box to see if it is currently checked out. Holds/Reserves cannot be placed.

What to know to borrow:

  • This pass allows for free general admission for up to six (6) people. Children under 3 receive free general admission.
  • Borrower must be a Marlboro Central School District resident in good standing (no fines due or lost/overdue items).
  • Borrower must be an adult.
  • The loan period for a pass is 3 days. NON-RENEWABLE.
  • Late fines will be assessed at $5.00 per day.
  • Pass will be considered lost if not returned in 7 days.
  • A lost pass will result in a charge of full replacement cost of membership ($100.)

Note: The Museum may ask to see your Marlboro or Milton Library Card, along with the membership pass and a Photo ID.

NEW! Katonah Museum of Art

Dia: Beacon/Dia: Chelsea

The Marlboro Free Library has a Dia pass in its collection and can be used at either the Dia: Beacon or Dia: Chelsea location. The pass is available to Marlboro Central School District residents only with a Library card in good standing (no fines due or lost/overdue items). The pass must be picked up and returned to the Marlboro Library. Availability is on a first-come, first-served basis: at this time reservations or requests for specific dates cannot be made. The pass is listed in the catalog. Search “museum pass” in the catalog’s title search box to see if it is currently checked out. Holds/Reserves cannot be placed.

What to know to borrow:

  • The Library membership pass allows for free general admission during public hours for 1 cardholder and 4 accompanying ADULT guests (5 adults total) and also gives a 10% discount at the DIA: Beacon bookstore. Free admission for children 18 and under accompanied by the cardholder.
  • Restrictions on use of the pass are set by the Museum’s membership policies, and it is the borrower’s responsibility to verify the Museum’s hours and operational schedule before visiting.
  • Borrower must be an ADULT Marlboro Central School District Resident (or non-resident MFL card) cardholder in good standing (no fines due or lost/overdue items).
  • The loan period for a pass is 3 days. Non-renewable.
  • Late fines will be assessed at $5.00 per day. The pass will be considered lost if not returned in 7 days.
  • A lost pass will result in a charge of full replacement cost of membership ($500).
  • The Museum may ask to see your Marlboro Library Card, along with the museum pass and a Photo ID.
  • The Library has 2 passes-only 1 may be borrowed per household at a time.

Note: the museum may ask to see your Marlboro or Milton Library card, along with the membership pass and a photo ID.

Mohonk Preserve

Empire Pass

The Marlboro Free Library has an Empire Pass in its collection. The pass is available to Marlboro Central School District residents only with a Library card in good standing (no fines due or lost/overdue items). The pass must be picked up and returned to the Marlboro Library. Availability is on a first-come, first-served basis: at this time reservations or requests for specific dates cannot be made. The pass is listed in the catalog. Search “museum pass” in the catalog’s title search box to see if it is currently checked out. Holds/Reserves cannot be placed.

What to know to borrow:

  • The Pass allows entry to the pass holder and their occupants in one vehicle when the card is presented at most New York State parks, Department of Environmental Conservation forest preserve areas, boat launch site, arboretums and park preserves.
  • Borrower must be a Marlboro Central School District resident in good standing (no fines due or lost/overdue items).
  • Borrower must be an adult.
  • The loan period for a pass is 3 days. NON-RENEWABLE.
  • Late fines will be assessed at $5.00 per day.
  • Pass will be considered lost if not returned in 7 days.
  • A lost pass will result in a charge of full replacement cost of membership ($80.00)

Note: the museum may ask to see your Marlboro or Milton Library card, along with the membership pass and a photo ID.

DIA: Beacon/DIA: Chelsea

Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

The Marlboro Free Library has a Hudson Highlands Nature Museum pass in its collection. The pass is available to Marlboro Central School District residents only with a Library card in good standing (no fines due or lost/overdue items). The pass must be picked up and returned to the Marlboro Library. Availability is on a first-come, first-served basis: at this time reservations or requests for specific dates cannot be made. The pass is listed in the catalog. Search “museum pass” in the catalog’s title search box to see if it is currently checked out. Holds/Reserves cannot be placed.

What to know to visit the museum:

Cardholders will receive free admission to Grasshopper Grove at the outdoor discovery center in Cornwall and the wildlife education center in Cornwall-on-Hudson. Member pricing for weekend programs and special events. Member discount (10%) at hhnm gift shops. Cardholders are not eligible for members-only events, or pre-registration for summer camp or young naturalists preschool.

What to know to borrow:

  • Pass will admit a family of two (2) adults with their children (under age 18.)
  • Borrower must be a Marlboro Central School District resident in good standing (no fines due or lost/overdue items).
  • Borrower must be an adult.
  • The loan period for a pass is 3 days. Non-renewable.
  • Late fines will be assessed at $5.00 per day.
  • Pass will be considered lost if not returned in 7 days.
  • A lost pass will result in a charge of full replacement cost of membership ($100.00)

Note: the museum may ask to see your Marlboro or Milton Library card, along with the membership pass and a photo ID.

Paley Center for Media

Intrepid Museum

The Marlboro Free Library has an Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Family pass in its collection. The pass is available to Marlboro Central School District residents only with a Library card in good standing (no fines due or lost/overdue items). The pass must be picked up and returned to the Marlboro Library. Availability is on a first-come, first-served basis: at this time reservations or requests for specific dates cannot be made. The pass is listed in the catalog.

Search “museum pass” in the catalog’s title search box to see if it is currently checked out. Holds/Reserves cannot be placed.

What to know to borrow:

  • The Library membership pass allows for free general admission during public hours for six (6) people total once per day.
  • Restrictions on use of the pass are set by the Museum’s membership policies, and it is the borrower’s responsibility to verify the Museum’s hours and operational schedule before visiting.
  • Borrower must be an adult.
  • The loan period for a pass is 3 days. NON-RENEWABLE.
  • Late fines will be assessed at $5.00 per day. The Pass will be considered lost if not returned in 7 days.
  • A lost pass will result in a charge of full replacement cost of membership ($500).
  • The Museum may ask to see your Marlboro Library Card, along with the membership pass and a Photo ID.

Note: the museum may ask to see your Marlboro or Milton Library card, along with the membership pass and a photo ID.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Katonah Museum of Art

The Library has 2 passes to the Katonah Museum of Art in its collection. The pass is available to Marlboro Central School District residents only with a Library card in good standing (no fines due or lost/overdue items). The pass must be picked up and returned to the Marlboro Library. Availability is on a first-come, first-served basis: at this time reservations or requests for specific dates cannot be made. The pass is listed in the catalog. Search “museum pass” in the catalog’s title search box to see if it is currently checked out. Holds/Reserves cannot be placed.

What to know to borrow:

  • The library membership allows admission for 2 adults and children under the age of 12.
  • Borrower must be a Marlboro Central School District resident in good standing (no fines due or lost/overdue items).
  • Borrower must be an adult.
  • The loan period for a pass is 3 days. NON-RENEWABLE.
  • Late fines will be assessed at $5.00 per day.
  • Pass will be considered lost if not returned in 7 days.
  • A lost pass will result in a charge of full replacement cost of membership ($60.)
  • The Library has 2 passes-only 1 may be borrowed per household at a time.
  • Complimentary admission to all 7 museums in the Fairfield / Westchester Museum Alliance: The Barnum Museum (Bridgeport, CT), Bruce Museum (Greenwich, CT), Hudson River Museum (Yonkers, NY), Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art (Peekskill, NY),
  • Katonah Museum of Art (Katonah, NY), Neuberger Museum of Art (Purchase, NY), Wave Hill (Bronx, NY).

Note: The Museum may ask to see your Marlboro or Milton Library Card, along with the membership pass and a Photo ID.

Mohonk Preserve

The Library has 4 Mohonk Preserve passes in its collection. The pass is available to Marlboro Central School District residents only with a Library card in good standing (no fines due or lost/overdue items). The pass must be picked up and returned to the Marlboro Library. Availability is on a first-come, first-served basis: at this time reservations or requests for specific dates cannot be made. The pass is listed in the catalog. Search “museum pass” in the catalog’s title search box to see if it is currently checked out. Holds/Reserves cannot be placed.

What to know to visit the Preserve:

  • Bring the pass to the Mohonk Preserve Visitor Center or any of the Monhonk Preserve Trailheads to obtain a free day-use wristband. All cardholders must obtain a wristband to access the Preserve.
  • Pass is not valid for parking or entry to the Mohonk Mountain House or Minnewaska State Park. Restrictions on use of the pass are set by the Preserve’s membership policies, and it is the borrower’s responsibility to verify the Preserve’s hours and operational schedule before visiting.

What to know to borrow:

  • Each pass will admit ONE person 13 years and older. Children 12 years old and under are free and must be accompanied by an adult pass holder. All minors under 17 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. *One adult patron can check out multiple passes for their household.*
  • Borrower must be a Marlboro Central School District resident in good standing (no fines due or lost/overdue items).
  • Borrower must be an adult.
  • The loan period for a pass is 3 days. NON-RENEWABLE.
  • Late fines will be assessed at $5.00 per day.
  • Pass will be considered lost if not returned in 7 days.
  • A lost pass will result in a charge of full replacement cost of the pass ($95.)

Note: You may be asked to present your Marlboro or Milton Library Card, along with the membership pass to obtain the day-use wristband.

Storm King Art Center

New York Transit Museum

The Library has 2 New York Transit Museum passes in its collection. The pass is available to Marlboro Central School District residents only with a Library card in good standing (no fines due or lost/overdue items). The pass must be picked up and returned to the Marlboro Library. Availability is on a first-come, first-served basis: at this time reservations or requests for specific dates cannot be made. The pass is listed in the catalog. Search “museum pass” in the catalog’s title search box to see if it is currently checked out. Holds/Reserves cannot be placed.

What to know to borrow:

  • The library membership pass allows for free general admission for two (2) adults and up to four (4) children.
  • Borrower must be a Marlboro Central School District resident in good standing (no fines due or lost/overdue items).
  • Borrower must be an adult.
  • The loan period for a pass is 3 days. NON-RENEWABLE.
  • Late fines will be assessed at $5.00 per day.
  • Pass will be considered lost if not returned in 7 days.
  • A lost pass will result in a charge of full replacement cost of membership ($150.)
  • The Library has 2 passes-only 1 may be borrowed per household at a time.

Note: The Museum may ask to see your Marlboro or Milton Library Card, along with the membership pass and a Photo ID.

Storm King Art Center

The Marlboro Free Library has a Storm King Art Center museum pass in its collection. The pass is available to Marlboro Central School District residents only with a Library card in good standing (no fines due or lost/overdue items). The pass must be picked up and returned to the Marlboro Library. Availability is on a first-come, first-served basis: at this time reservations or requests for specific dates cannot be made. The pass is listed in the catalog. Search “museum pass” in the catalog’s title search box to see if it is currently checked out. Holds/Reserves cannot be placed.

What to know to borrow:

  • The Library membership pass allows for patrons to receive admission for 2 adults and all children in the same household.
  • Restrictions on use of the pass are set by the Museum’s membership policies, and it is the borrower’s responsibility to verify the Museum’s hours and operational schedule before visiting.
  • Borrower must be an adult.
  • The loan period for a pass is 3 days. NON-RENEWABLE
  • Late fines will be assessed at $5.00 per day. The Pass will be considered lost if not returned in 7 days.
  • A lost pass will result in a charge of full replacement cost of membership ($125).

The Museum may ask to see your Marlboro Library Card, along with the membership pass and a Photo ID.

Available to card holders of the Mid-Hudson Library System, this pass entitles one family to free admission to the Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park. Visit the museum website below for more information.

http://www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu/

Here’s how it works:

  • There is one pass available for use any day the Presidential Library and Museum is open. This is NOT a pass into the other properties (the Mansion, Val-Kill, Top Cottage)
  • Call the reference desk at the Poughkeepsie Public Library District to reserve the pass. Call (845) 485-3445 x 3702 with your library card and email address readily available and the day and date for which you wish to have the pass.
  • Staff will take your library card barcode and email address over the phone and email you the pass. You may only request the pass for one day at a time.
  • Go to the Presidential Library on the day and date of the pass and present ID, your library card, and the pass for entry into the site.

(Made possible by the generous support of the Dyson Foundation)

PLEASE NOTE: Museum of Natural History

The Marlboro Free Library no longer has American Museum of Natural History vouchers in its collection.
 
Visit the Natural History museum website for regular ticket information.
 
PLEASE NOTE: Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum
 
PLEASE NOTE:  We are sad to announce that as of April 30, 2019, the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum discontinued their Library Museum Pass Program. As a result, this pass is no longer available for checkout.
 
Visit the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum website for regular ticket information.
 
PLEASE NOTE: Guggenheim
 
PLEASE NOTE: The Marlboro Free Library no longer has museum passes for the Guggenheim in its collection.