museum pass program

Free passes to several area museums are available for loan to Bethlehem Public Library cardholders.
Check availability with staff at the Information Desk.


  • 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.
  • For overdue fees and replacement costs, see below.



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
Family pass,admits 3 adults,all children and grandchildren under age 18.

Arkell Museum *
2 Erie Boulevard, Canajoharie NY 13317
518-673-2314
Free regular admission for members of a household

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

Children's Museum at Saratoga *
69 Caroline Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
518-584-5540
Open all year.
Pass admits 4 people.

Children's Museum at Saratoga *
69 Caroline Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
518-584-5540
Open all year.
Pass admits 4 people.

Clark Art Institute
225 South Street, Williamstown, MA 01267
413-458-2303
Pass admits one adult.

CNSE Children's Museum of Science and Technology *
250 Jordan Road, Troy, NY 12180
518 235- 2120
Open all year.
Pass admits 2 adults and dependent children under 18

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art *
125 West Bay Road, Amherst, MA 01002
413-658-1100
Open all year
Pass admits 2 adults and 4 children

FASNY Museum of Firefighting *
117 Harry Howard Avenue, Hudson, NY 12534
518-822-1875
Admits family of four (2 adults & 2 children)

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

INTREPID Sea, Air & Space Museum Complex *
One Intrepid Square, 12th Avenue and 46th Street
646-381-5030
Free admission for six people per day.

MASS MoCA *
87 Marshall Street, North Adams, MA 01247
413-662-2111
Open all year
Pass admits 2 adults and 2 children under 16
For gallery admission only

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.

Old Stone Fort Museum
145 Fort Road, Schoharie, NY 12157
518-295-7192
Open May - October
Pass admits 2 adults and 2 children
Pass cannot be used for Special Events

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.

* Compliments of Friends of Bethlehem Public Library

Overdue fees are $5 a day.
Museum pass replacement costs for 2015 are:
  • Albany Institute of History & Art $85
  • Arkell Museum $75
  • Berkshire Museum $100
  • Children's Museum at Saratoga  $110
  • Clark Art Institute $100
  • CNSE Children's Museum of Science and Technology $100
  • Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art $100
  • FASNY Museum of Firefighting $50
  • Hyde Collection $
  • Hyde Collection $50
  • INTREPID Sea, Air & Space Museum Complex $100
  • MASS MoCA $150
  • Museum of Innovation and Science (miSci) $130
  • Old Stone Fort Museum $50
  • USS Slater Destroyer Escort Historical Museum $
  • USS Slater Destroyer Escort Historical Museum $50



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last updated on Tuesday, April 28, 2015
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