MUSEUM PASSES AT MIDDLETOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Check out a museum pass just like you would a book to visit several area museums & gardens providing opportunities for learning, leisure, cultural enrichment & fun. Users are responsible for checking the museum’s website for the most current information. Go here for a list of free museums in NJ that don’t require passes.
PLEASE NOTE: THE MUSEUMS LISTED BELOW MAY BE CLOSED OR HAVE LIMITED HOURS OF OPERATION DUE TO COVID-19. PLEASE GO TO THEIR WEBSITE TO VERIFY FOR THEIR HOURS OF OPERATION.
Our List of Museums:
Battleship New Jersey, Camden, NJ: Each pass admits 2 adults & 3 children. 2 passes.
Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, Pa. : Each pass admits 6. Children under 7yrs. not recommended.
The Frick Collection, NYC: Each pass admits 2 adults. 2 passes.
Guggenheim Museum, NYC: Each pass admits 4 adults & any kids under 12. Pass has reciprocal privileges at other museums. Check their website for details.
Insectropolis Bug Museum, Toms River, NJ: Each pass admits 2.
Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ: One pass admits two adults and two children.
NJ State Parks: Pass permits free parking to the bearer visiting state parts/forests.
U.S.S. Intrepid, NYC: Each pass admits 2 adults and 2 children. Must show MTPL library card. 2 passes.
American Museum of Natural History, NYC: Single-use tickets are available at the cost of $10 each (our cost). Tickets from the museum are normally priced at $27 for adults & $16 for kids. All purchases are final. Additionally, each ticket is also good for admission to your choice of: 1 special exhibition: IMAX film or Planetarium show.
Jenkinson’s Aquarium, Point Pleasant, NJ: Single-use tickets are available at the cost of $7.50 each (our cost). Tickets from the museum are normally priced at $16/adults & $10/kids. All purchases are final.
THE FOLLOWING TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED DIRECTLY WITH OUR LIBRARY DISCOUNT CODE
Liberty Science Center, Jersey City, NJ: Show your library card to get $3 off admission
MUSEUM PASSES FAQ
Who can check out a museum pass?
Middletown Public Library cardholders (adults only), in good standing, are eligible to check out one museum pass per card.
Where can I pick up a museum pass?
Museum passes must be picked up & returned only at Circulation.
Can I reserve a museum pass for pick-up?
No. Passes are on a first come, first served basis. The passes cannot be renewed or placed on hold.
Where can I return a museum pass?
Museum passes must be returned to the Circulation desk. Please hand the plastic case directly to a staff member & be sure that the museum pass is returned with the case. If returned in the book drop, a $10 fee will be added to your account.
How long can I keep a museum pass?
A museum pass may be checked out for 3 days.
What if I don’t return the pass on time?
A late fee of $5/day will apply with a maximum late fine of $50. After 10 days late, the full replacement cost of the pass will be charged to user’s account. There will be a $5 fee for lost/damaged case &/or lanyard. Replacement fee for each museum pass varies, depending on the museum.
The museum pass program is made possible thanks to the generosity of Joan and Robert Rechnitz, Senator Joseph Kyrillos, Marrone Family and the Friends of the Library.