Museum Passes


The Museum Pass Program, funded in part by the Friends of the Library, offers the opportunity to explore distinctive and dynamic cultural institutions without incurring the cost of admission or waiting in long lines for entry.

Allendale residents may pick up vouchers for FREE general admission to nine of New York City and New Jersey’s most exciting museums:

The American Museum of Natural HistoryThe Aviation Hall of Fame, The Brooklyn Botanic Garden, The Children’s Museum of Manhattan, The Frick Collection, The Guggenheim, Grounds for Sculpture, The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art.

Please see the chart below for detailed information regarding each museum pass. Be sure to double check the museum website before visiting for any closings. 

Who is eligible to check out museum passes? 

  • Allendale card holders age 18+ who are in good standing (no fines).
  • Museum passes are restricted to one per family during a check out period.

What is required to check out a museum pass? 

  • A valid library card.
  • All passes, except for the American Museum of Natural History, require a $40 cash deposit.

*The deposit is refunded when the pass is returned on time and in good condition during normal library business hours. Passes may NOT be returned in the book drop. If the pass is returned late, the entire $40 deposit will be forfeited. 

How can I reserve a pass?

  • Passes are available on a first-come, first-served basis. 
  • Patrons must reserve a museum pass online through TixKeeper.
  • Click on “Reserve Pass” below for the date you want to PICK UP the pass.
  • Input your library card number.
  • Fill out the required information.
  • On the date you have reserved the pass, stop by the library and visit the circulation desk to collect it. Please notify the library if you cannot pick up the pass.

Reserve Pass

Museum Passes