Museum Passes

The Teaneck Public Library and the Friends of the Library of Teaneck are pleased to offer a Museum Pass Program to Teaneck residents. This exciting program allows residents who have a valid Teaneck library card to visit local museums in New Jersey and New York for free or at a discounted rate.


How to Borrow a Museum Pass

  • Teaneck residents, 18 and older, with a valid Teaneck Public Library card in good standing, can reserve museum passes up to 30 days in advance on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Passes are reserved online.
  • Each patron may borrow or reserve up to 2 passes every 14 days.
  • Borrowers are responsible for verifying museum hours, closure days, directions, and parking details via museum websites.
  • IMPORTANT UPDATE: Some passes must be printed at home and others must be picked up at the library. This will be detailed during the online reservation process.

Print-from-home:

  1. Print-from-home passes are available for one-day use only and do not require return to the library.
  2. If you’re not able to print from home, you may come to the library to use our printer.

Pick up at the library:

  1. These passes must be picked up on the reserved day and returned within 3 days, non-renewable.
  2. For pass pickup, the cardholder must be present with their library card at checkout.
  3. Late returns incur a $10 per day fee, while a lost pass will result in replacement charges determined by the museum, plus a $25 processing fee.

Click Here to Reserve Pass


Museum Passes Offered:

9/11 Memorial Museum
Free admission for 2 adults and 2 children (under 17)

“The 9/11 Memorial Museum invites visitors to learn about the history of the 9/11 attacks and 1993 World Trade Center bombing at the site where the Twin Towers once stood. The Museum’s dynamic blend of architecture, archaeology, and history creates an unforgettable encounter with the story of the attacks, their aftermath, and the people who experienced these events.”

AKC Museum of the Dog
Free admission for 2 adults and 2 children.
$5.00 off additional tickets.

“The AKC Museum of the Dog preserves, interprets and celebrates the role of dogs in society and educates the public about the human-canine bond through its collection of art and exhibits that inspire engagement with dogs.”

Aviation Hall of Fame & Museum of NJ
Free admission for 6 people.

“Founded in 1972, it preserves New Jersey’s aviation and space heritage. The museum displays historic aircraft, space equipment, artifacts, photographs, art and an aircraft model collection.”

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Free admission for 2 adults and children under 16.

“Brooklyn Botanic Garden is an urban botanic garden that connects people to the world of plants, fostering delight and curiosity while inspiring an appreciation and sense of stewardship of the environment.”

Children’s Museum of Manhattan
Free admission for up to 4 people (2 adults and 2 children, or 1 adult and 3 children).

“CMOM inspires children and families to learn about themselves and our culturally diverse world through a unique environment of interactive exhibitions and programs.”

Guggenheim Museum
Free admission for 4 adults or students, plus half-price tickets for additional guests. Children under 12 are always free.

“An internationally renowned art museum and one of the most significant architectural icons of the 20th century, the Guggenheim Museum is at once a vital cultural center, and educational institution, and the heart of an international network of museums.”

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Free admission for up to 2 adults and 2 children.

“The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is dedicated to the exhibition and interpretation of history, science and service as related to its home aboard the aircraft carrier Intrepid, a National Historic Landmark. As you explore the Museum you will be able to examine original artifacts, view historic video footage and explore interactive exhibits.”

Jewish Museum
Free admission for 2 adults and all children under 18.

“The Jewish Museum was the first institution of its kind in the United States and is one of the oldest Jewish museums in the world. The Museum maintains a unique collection of nearly 30,000 works of art, ceremonial objects, and media reflecting the global Jewish experience over more than 4,000 years. Located on New York City’s Museum Mile, in the landmarked Warburg mansion, the Jewish Museum is a welcoming home to an ever-changing and dynamic range of opportunities for exploring multiple facets of the global Jewish experience.”

Montclair Art Museum
Free admission for 2 adults and all children under 18 in 1 household.

“The Montclair Art Museum, together with its Vance Wall Art Education Center, engages our diverse community through distinctive exhibitions, educational programs, and collections of American and Native American art. Our mission is to inspire and engage people of all ages in their experience with art, including the rich inter-cultural and global connections throughout American history, and the continuing relevance of art to contemporary life.”

Morris Museum
Free admission for 2 adults and 3 children.

“The Morris Museum creates opportunities for lifelong learning, discovery, and creativity, driven by the contemporary interpretation of its Guinness Collection of Mechanical Musical Instruments and Automata as well as its general collections. The performing arts add further unique perspectives and dimensions of interpretation.”

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Free admission for 5 people.

“The Museum of Modern Art is a place that fuels creativity, ignites minds, and provides inspiration. With extraordinary exhibitions and the world’s finest collection of modern and contemporary art, MoMA is dedicated to the conversation between the past and the present, the established and the experimental. Our mission is helping you understand and enjoy the art of our time.”

Museum of the City of New York 
Free admission for 2 adults and up to 4 children.

“The Museum of the City of New York is a history and art museum in Manhattan, New York City, New York. It was founded by Henry Collins Brown, in 1923 to preserve and present the history of New York City, and its people.”

New York Historical Society Museum & Library and the DiMenna Children’s History Museum
Free admission for a Family.

“The New-York Historical Society’s museum is the oldest in New York City and predates the founding of the Metropolitan Museum of Art by nearly seventy years. Its art holdings comprise more than 1.6 million works.”

“The DiMenna Children’s History Museum at the New-York Historical Society presents 350 years of New York and American history through character-based pavilions, interactive exhibits and digital games, and the Barbara K. Lipman Children’s History Library. The DiMenna Children’s History Museum encourages families to explore history together through permanent installations targeted for children 8-13 and a wide range of family learning programs for toddlers, children and preteens.”

Storm King Art Center
Free admission for two adults and all children living in one household.

“Located only one hour north of New York City, in the lower Hudson Valley, its 500 acres of rolling hills, woodlands, and fields of native grasses and wildflowers provide the setting for a collection of more than 100 carefully sited sculptures created by some of the most acclaimed artists of our time.”


Discounted Tickets

Liberty Science Center
Save $3.00 on tickets to Liberty Science Center when you show your Teaneck Library Card at the box office.

Wildlife Conservation Society Parks
Use the access code TPL to get 20% off admission tickets to WCS parks, such as Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Queens Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, and New York Aquarium. You must click this link, then type TPL to purchase your discounted tickets.

Every Kid Outdoors Program
Did you know that Fourth Graders & their families can get free access to hundreds of national parks, lands, and waters through the Every Kid Outdoors National Park Service program? Visit everykidoutdoors.gov to learn more.