Museum pass program

Passes to several area museums are available for loan.

  • Passes may be borrowed for three days.
  • Passes are first-come, first-served; there are no requests or renewals.
  • Return passes only at Bethlehem Public Library.

Check museum websites for hours and current exhibit information. Some museums may require you to show your library card with your pass when you arrive.

Albany Institute of History & Art *

125 Washington Avenue, Albany NY 12210
518-463-4478
Pass admits 2 adults and 2 children under age 18.
Pass

Arkell Museum at Canajoharie *

2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie NY 13317
518-673-2314
Family pass, admits all patrons residing in the same household. Children under 11 years of age are always free.
Pass

Berkshire Botanical Garden *

Routes 102 & 183, Stockbridge, MA 01262
413-298-3926
Open May thru October
Pass admits 2 people. Children 12 and under are free.
Pass

Berkshire Museum *

39 South Street (Route 7), Pittsfield, MA 01201
413-443-7171
Open all year
Pass admits 2 adults and 2 children under 18.
General admission only.
Pass

Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park *

185 Park Avenue, Binghamton NY 13903
607-724-5461
Pass admits 2 adults and their children under 18 years old.
Pass

Bronck Museum *

90 County Route 42, Coxsackie, NY 12051
518-731-6490
Pass admits 2 adults and 2 children on tours during regular hours only. Not valid on group tours or special events.
Pass

Children’s Museum at Saratoga *

69 Caroline Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
518-584-5540
Open all year.
Pass admits 4 people.
Pass

CNSE Children’s Museum of Science and Technology *

250 Jordan Road, Troy, NY 12180
518-235- 2120
Open all year.
Family Explorer Membership pass admits 2 parents, 2 grandparents and all dependent children under 18. Free guest pass may be available.
Pass

Crailo State Historic Site *

9 1/2 Riverside Ave., Rensselaer, NY 12144
518-463-8738
Pass admits 4 adults/seniors.
Children 12 and under are free.
Pass

Empire Pass *

New York State Parks
Valid for pass holder and their occupants in one personal vehicle. Day use only. Not valid for special events.
Pass

Empire State Aerosciences Museum *

250 Rudy Chase Drive, Glenville, NY 12302 at the Schenectady County Airport
518-377-2191
Family pass admits family of 4.
Pass

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art *

125 West Bay Road, Amherst, MA 01002
413-559-6300
Open all year.
Pass admits 2 adults and 4 children.
Pass

FASNY Museum of Firefighting *

117 Harry Howard Avenue, Hudson, NY 12534
518-822-1875
Admits family of four (2 adults and 2 children).
Pass

Fenimore Art Museum and Farmers’ Museum *

State Highway 80, Cooperstown, NY 13326
607-547-1400 (Fenimore Art Museum)
607-547-1450 (Farmers’ Museum)
Pass admits 2 adults and 2 children under 18 to the Fenimore Art Museum and Farmers’ Museum. Includes some special events.
Pass

Hancock Shaker Village *

Route 20 & 41, Pittsfield, MA 01202
413-443-0188 or 800-817-1137
Open April through October.
Pass admits 2 adults and 2 youths (13-17 years).
Children 12 and under are free.
Pass

Hildene *

1005 Hildene Road, Manchester, VT 05254
802-362-1788
Pass admits one family of four: 2 adults and 2 children/grandchildren under 18.
Pass

Historic Cherry Hill *

523 ½ South Pearl Street, Albany NY 12202
518-434-4791
Call ahead for current hours.
Pass admits four people ages 6 and up.
Pass

Hyde Collection *

161 Warren Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-792-1761
Open all year
Pass admits cardholder and family
(2 adults and children under 18)
Not valid for special events
Pass

INTREPID Sea, Air & Space Museum Complex *

W. 46th Street and 12th Avenue, New York, NY 10036-4103
646-381-5030
Pass provides free general admission for 6 people to the aircraft carrier Intrepid, submarine Growler, and Space Shuttle Pavilion. Children under 5 are free. Patrons must show library card. Pass may be used once per day.
Pass

Iroquois Indian Museum *

324 Caverns Rd., Howes Cave, NY 12092
518-296-8949
Pass admits 2 adults and children under 18. Not applicable for special events/festivals.
Pass

MASS MoCA *

1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA 01247
413-662-2111
Open all year.
Pass admits 2 adults and 2 children under 16.
For gallery admission only.
Pass

Museum of Innovation and Science (miSci) *

15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady, NY 12308
518-382-7890
Open all year.
Pass admits 2 adults and all children under 18 living in the same household for General admission and Planetarium admission.
Pass

National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame *

191 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
518-584-4574
Pass admits 4 people. Pass cannot be used for special events.
Pass

Olana State Historic Site *

5720 Route 9G, Hudson, NY 12534
518-828-0135
Pass admits 4 people.
Pass

Old Stone Fort Museum *

145 Fort Road, Schoharie, NY 12157
518-295-7192
Pass admits 2 adults and 2 children.
Pass

Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site *

32 Catherine Street, Albany, NY 12202
518-434-0834
Pass admits 4 adults. Children 12 and under are free.
Pass

Springfield Museums *

21 Edwards Street, Springfield, MA 01103
413- 263-6800
Pass admits 4 visitors.
Pass

Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence – Underground Railroad History Project *

194 Livingston Avenue, Albany, NY 12210
518-432-4432
Pass admits 4 people. Children 5 and under are free.
Calling in advance of coming for a tour is encouraged.
Pass 

Storm King Art Center *

1 Museum Road, New Windsor, NY 12553
845-534-3115
Each card admits 1 adult and children under 18 living in the same household. Two cards are included.
Two cards must be presented to admit 2 adults. Includes special public programs, exhibits, tours and lectures.
Pass

Thomas Cole National Historic Site

218 Spring Street, Catskill, NY 12414
518-943-7465
Pass admits up to 4 people to museum and to guided house tour. Children under 16 are free.
Pass

USS Slater Destroyer Escort Historical Museum

Broadway and Quay Streets, Albany, NY 12202
518-431-1943
Family pass admits 2 adults and 2 children on tours during regular hours only.
Pass

Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum *

104 Walker Street, Lenox, MA 01240
413-637-3206
Pass admits 2 people for a free tour of Ventfort Hall. Children under 5 are free. Not valid for special events, lectures, and other programs.
Pass

Vermont Institute of Natural Science *

6565 Woodstock Rd., Route 4, PO Box 1281, Quechee, VT 05059
802-359-5000
Pass admits 2 people. Children under 4 are free.
Pass

World Awareness Children’s Museum *

89 Warren Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-793-2773
Pass admits 2 people. Children 2 and under are free. Some free workshops and programs.
Pass

* Compliments of Friends of Bethlehem Public Library

Overdue fees are $5 a day.
Museum pass replacement costs are:

  • Albany Institute of History & Art $85
  • Berkshire Botanical Garden $100
  • Berkshire Museum $100
  • Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park $65
  • Bronck Museum $25
  • Children’s Museum at Saratoga $110
  • CNSE Children’s Museum of Science and Technology $100
  • Crailo State Historic Site $25
  • Empire State Aerosciences Museum $50
  • Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art $125
  • FASNY Museum of Firefighting $50
  • Hancock Shaker Village $250
  • Hildene $40
  • Historic Cherry Hill $25
  • INTREPID Sea, Air & Space Museum Complex $100
  • MASS MoCA $150
  • Museum of Innovation and Science (miSci) $130
  • National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame $100
  • Olana State Historic Site $100
  • Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site $25
  • USS Slater Destroyer Escort Historical Museum $45
  • Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum  $100
  • Vermont Institute of Natural Science $75
  • World Awareness Children’s Museum $99

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