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 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 only. A patron may borrow or reserve up to 2 passes at any one time. The cardholder must be present with the library card at the time of checkout. It is the borrower’s responsibility to verify museums’ hours, closing days, directions and parking, etc. through their websites.
Museum passes are loaned for 3 days, non-renewable, starting with the reserved date. The pass may be returned in the book drop when the library is closed. Passes returned late will be assessed a late fee of $10 per day. Fee for a lost pass is whatever the museum charges for a replacement plus a $25 processing fee.
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Free admission for 2 adults and children under 16.
“Growing from its humble beginnings as an ash dump in the late 1800s, Brooklyn Botanic Garden has come to represent today the very best in urban gardening and horticultural display.”
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.”
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Free admission for 2 adults & children under 18.
Founded in 1897, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum is the only museum in the nation devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design.
Grounds For Sculpture
Free admission for 4 people. Library pass holders do NOT require timed tickets to visit Grounds for Sculpture.
“Grounds For Sculpture is situated on the former New Jersey State Fairgrounds and includes three of its major historic buildings, restored for a variety of purposes.”
The Frick Collection
Free admission for 2 adult.
“Internationally recognized as a premier museum and research center, the Frick is known for its distinguished Old Master paintings and outstanding examples of European sculpture and decorative arts.”
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.”
Imagine That!!! Children’s Museum
Free admission for up to 4 people.
“At Imagine That!!!, children are encouraged to touch, discover, learn and explore in our 16,000 square foot space, featuring over 50 unique exhibits. Embracing a learning-through-play model, Imagine That!!! Is a safe environment where young children can stretch their legs and their imagination. Children will discover interesting exhibits while absorbing and cementing important concepts as they go. Our exhibits are specifically designed to stimulate the child’s imagination and intellect while providing them with a fun and exciting day!”
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Free admission for up to 6 people.
“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.”
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.”
Montclair Art Museum
Free admission for 2 adults + all children under 18
After 100 years of service, MAM is recognized as the leading American art museum and community art school in Northern New Jersey.
The Newark Museum
Admis 2 adults + 4 children under 16.
“The Newark Museum is the state’s largest museum. It holds fine collections of American art, decorative arts, contemporary art and arts of Asia, Africa, the Americas and the ancient world.”
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 2 adults & up to 4 children under 18.
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.
Discount for Using Your Library Card at Liberty Science Center
Save $3.00 on the ticket to Liberty Science Center when you show your Teaneck Library Card at the box office.