Museum pass program

Visit a museum virtually through our list of online resources for kids and families. 

 

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 reservations, 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 and Art*

125 Washington Avenue, Albany NY 12210
518-463-4478
Library pass admits two adults and two children under 18.
Pass

Arkell Museum at Canajoharie*

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

Berkshire Botanical Garden*

Routes 102 & 183, Stockbridge, MA 01262
413-298-3926
Pass admits two adults. Children 12 and under are free.
Pass

Children’s Museum of Saratoga*

65 South Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
518-584-5540
Pass admits four family members.
Pass

Corning Museum of Glass*

One Museum Way, Corning, NY 14830
607-937-5371
Pass admits two adults. Children 17 and under are free. Must pre-register online: https://home.cmog.org/. COVID guidelines are in place.
Pass

Crailo State Historic Site*

9 1/2 Riverside Ave., Rensselaer, NY
518-463-8738
Pass admits four adults. Children age 12 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 on the Schenectady County Airport
518-377-2191
Pass admits family of four.
Pass

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art*

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

FASNY Museum of Firefighting*

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

Fenimore Art Museum and Farmers’ Museum*

5798 State Highway 80, Cooperstown, NY 13326
607-547-1400 (Fenimore Art Museum)
607-547-1450 (Farmers’ Museum)
Pass admits two adults and children under 18 (total 4 people) to the Fenimore Art Museum and to Farmers’ Museum.
Pass

Greene County Historical Society and Bronck Museum*

90 County Route 42, Coxsackie, NY 12051
518-731-6490
Pass admits two adults and two children.
Pass

Hancock Shaker Village*

Route 20 & 41, POB 927, Pittsfield, MA 01202
413-443-0188 or 800-817-1137
Pass admits two adults and two youths (13-17). Children 12 and under are always free.
Pass

Hildene*

1500 Hildene Road, Manchester, VT 05254
802-362-1788
Each pass admits one adult and two children aged 16 and younger. Two passes are included to admit two adults. Children under 5 are free.
Pass

Historic Cherry Hill*

523 1/2 South Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12202
518-434-4791
Pass admits four people.
Pass

The Hyde Collection*

Art Museum and Historic House, 161 Warren Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-792-1716
Each pass admits two adults and children under 18.
Pass

Iroquois Museum*

324 Caverns Rd., Howes Cave, NY 12092
518-296-8949
Pass admits two adults and up to five children to museum and nature trail.
Pass

Mabee Farm and Schenectady County Historical Society*

11 Main Street, Rotterdam Junction, NY 12150 / 32 Washington Ave., Schenectady, NY 12305
518-887-5073 / 518-374-0263
Pass admits two adults and minor children to both sites with tours, exhibitions, and programs included.
Pass

MASS MoCA*

1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA 01247
413-662-2111
Pass admits two adults and two children under 16 to the galleries.
Pass

National Museum of Racing*

191 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
518-584-0400
Pass admits four people.
Pass

Olana*

5720 Route 9G, Hudson, NY 12534
518-751-0344
Pass admits two people to free guided outdoor walking tours and free access into the house. Tours must be reserved in advance by cardholders by calling (518) 751-0344. COVID guidelines in place.
Pass

Schuyler Mansion*

32 Catherine Street, Albany NY 12202
518-434-0384
Pass admits four adults. Children aged twelve and under are free.
Pass

Storm King Art Center*

1 Museum Road, New Windsor, NY 12553
845-534-3115
Pass admits a vehicle with a limit of six people. Children under 5 are not counted.
Pass

Thomas Cole National Historic Site*

218 Spring Street, Catskill, NY 12414
518-943-7465
Pass admits four people.
Pass

US Grant Cottage National Historic Landmark*

1000 Mt. McGregor Road, Wilton, NY 12831
518-584-4353
Pass admits two people ages 6 and up. Children under 6 are free.
Pass

USS Slater*

Broadway and Quay Streets, Albany, NY 12202
518-431-1943
Pass admits two adults and two children from the same household on tours Wednesday – Sunday and holiday Mondays from 10am – 4pm through the end of November.
Pass

Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum*

104 Walker Street, Lenox, MA 01240
413-637-3206
Pass admits two adults. Children under 18 are free.
Pass

Wild Center*

45 Museum Drive, Tupper Lake, NY 12986
518-359-7800
Each pass admits two adults and four children aged 5 to 17. Children 4 and under are free. Visitors must reserve tickets online or by phone by using one of these options: Library adult – no co-pay : Library youth complimentary.
Pass

World Awareness Children’s Museum*

89 Warren Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-793-2773
Pass admits five people. Children 3 and under are free.
Pass

 

* Compliments of Friends of Bethlehem Public Library

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

    • Albany Institute of History & Art $100
    • Arkell Museum at Canajoharie $85
    • Berkshire Botanical Garden $120
    • Children’s Museum of Saratoga $150
    • Corning Museum of Glass $150
    • Crailo Historic Site $25
    • Empire Pass $80
    • Empire State Aerosciences Museum $60
    • Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art $125
    • FASNY Museum of Firefighting $50
    • Fenimore Art Museum and Farmer’s Museum $115
    • Greene County Historical Society Bronck Museum $25
    • Hancock Shaker Village $250
    • Hildene $200
    • Historic Cherry Hill $25
    • The Hyde Collection $50
    • Iroquois Museum $50
    • Mabee Farm and Schenectady County Historical Society $25
    • MASS MoCA $250
    • National Museum of Racing $150
    • Olana $150
    • Schuyler Mansion $25
    • Storm King Art Center $125
    • Thomas Cole National Historic Site $100
    • US Grant Cottage National Historic Landmark $100
    • USS Slater $65
    • Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum $100
    • The Wild Center $220
    • World Awareness Children’s Museum $99

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