4 Museum / Park Passes

The library currently has membership in four area museums/parks, which allow us to lend our member passes to our library users, which you check out for 7 nights.
  • Storm King Art Center - Admission for 2 adults and 4 children under 18 living at the same address. 
  • Motorcycle Pedia Museum- Admission for 2 to the museum.
  • Empire Pass - Unlimited day-use to most facilities operated by the NYS Office of Parks, recreation and Historic Preservation and the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation as well as boat launch sites, arboretums and park preserves. (Limited to Palisades library cardholders only.)
  • The Frick Collection - 4 individual passes which provide 1 adult admission. No children under 10 are admitted into this museum. You can take up to all 4 for your visit.
Patrons with Palisades Free Library cards may reserve passes in advance.  Passes must be picked up on the day for which they are reserved.

Only one pass per family may be checked out at a time. 

The fine for an overdue pass is $10 per day with a maximum of $20.  Lost passes may incur a replacement charge (depending on museum policy).
Motorcycle Pedia Museum
Considered the #1 out of 17 attractions you can do in Newburgh by TripAdvisor, the museum has over 450 motorcyles in the collection. From Harleys to overseas motorcyles, the musum has something for everyone.

Storm King Art Center

Widely celebrated as one of the world’s leading sculpture parks, Storm King Art Center has welcomed visitors from across the globe for fifty years. It is located only one hour north of New York City, in the lower Hudson Valley, where its pristine 500-acre landscape of fields, hills, and woodlands provides the setting for a collection of more than 100 carefully sited sculptures created by some of the most acclaimed artists of our time.
Empire Pass
The Empire Pass is your key to all-season enjoyment at New York State Parks. It provides unlimited day-use vehicle entry to most facilities operated by New York State Parks and the State Dept. of Environmental Conservation including forests, beaches, trails, campgrounds and more. Visit their website (above link) to find out where you can use this pass.


The Frick Collection

Welcome to The Frick Collection. 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.  Along with special exhibitions and an acclaimed concert series, the Frick offers a wide range of lectures, symposia, and education programs that foster a deeper appreciation of its permanent collection.




New York Museum Bargains

Always free
Garrison Art Center - 23 Garrison's Landing, Garrison, NY. 845.424.3960 www.garrisonartcenter.org
Hispanic Society of America - Audobon Terrace, Broadway between 155th & 156th, New York, NY. 212.926.2234. North & East Galleries & Museum each have different hours. Visit www.hispanicsociety.org
Westchester Arts Council - 31 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, NY. 914.428.4220. Their website has an event calendar by event type, venue or city. www.artswestchester.org
American Folk Art Museum - Branch location at 2 Lincoln Square, NY (Columbus Ave between 65th and 66th). 212.595.9533. www.folkartmuseum.org
Free for kids (Please check individual museums for age limits)
Sometimes free
 New York Historical Society - 170 Central Park West, between 76th & 77th, NYC. 212.873.3400. Free Fridays 6-8pm, free to children under 12. www.nyhistory.org
American Folk Art Museum - 45 W. 53rd between 5th & 6th, NYC. 212.265.1040. Free to all 5:30-7:30pm Fridays and to children 4 and under at all times. www.folkartmuseum.org
Asia Society and Museum - 725 Park Avenue @ 70th St, NYC. 212.288.6400. Free 6-9pm Fridays ; free to children under 16 at all times. www.asiasociety.org
The Bruce Museum of Arts and Science -1 Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT. 203.869.0376. Free 10am-5pm Tuesdays; free to children under 5 at all times. www.brucemuseum.org
The Jewish Museum - 1109 Fifth Avenue @ 92nd Street, NYC. 212.423.3200. Free Saturdays; Thursday 5-8PM (pay as you wish) ; children under 12 free; be sure to check for gallery closings. www.thejewishmuseum.org
Katonah Museum of Art - 134 Jay Street, Route 22 Katonah, NY. 914.232.9555. Free to children under 12 at all times. www.katonahmuseum.org

Museum of Jewish Heritage- 36 Battery Place New York, NY 10280-646.437.4202. Free admission every Wednesday from 4-8pm. Check website for times when museum is closed. http://www.mjhnyc.org
Museum of Modern Art - 11 West 53rd Street, NYC. 212.708.9400. Free 4-8pm Fridays; free to children 16 and under at all times. www.moma.org
Museum of Chinese in America-215 Centre Street New York, NY-212.6194785. Free admission first Thursday of every month. Children under 12 in groups of less than ten are free. http://www.mocanyc.org
Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College - 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY. 914.251.6100.  Free the first Saturday of each month; free to children under 12 at all times. www.neuberger.org

Queens Botanical Garden- 43-50 Main Street (Flushing Main/Dahlla Avenue). Free on Wednesday from 3-6pm and Sunday 9-11am. Children 3 and under free. http://www.queensbotanical.org

Rubin Museum of Art - 150 W. 17th Street, NYC. 212.620.5000. Free 6-10pm Fridays, free to 65+ the first Monday every month and free to children under 12. http://rubinmuseum.org/
Suggested admission
American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West @ 79th Street, NY. 212.769.5100.  www.amnh.org

Bronx Museum of the Arts- 1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY- 718.681.6000. Closed Monday-Tuesday. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Sugeested admission. http://www.bronxmuseum.org/

Brooklyn Museum - 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY. 718.638.5000. Free to all 5-11pm the first Saturday of every month, except September, children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult; otherwise suggested admission. www.brooklynmuseum.org
Edward Hopper House Art Center - 82 North Broadway, Nyack, NY. 845.358.0774. Children 16 and under are free. First Friday of each month is free for all.  www.hopperhouse.org
Metropolitan Museum of Art -  1000 Fifth Avenue @ 82nd Street, NYC. 212.535.7710.; Free to children under 12 w/ an adult. www.metmuseum.org
El Museo del Barrio- 1230 Fifth Avenue @ 104th Street, NYC. 212.831.7272. Free to children under 12 with an adult, free to seniors on Wednesdays and free every third Saturday of the month for Super Sabado.. www.elmuseo.org
The Museum of the City of New York - 1220 Fifth Avenue @ 103rd Street, NYC. 212.534.1672. Ages 19 and under are free. www.mcny.org

The Studio Museum in Harlem - 144 West 125th Street, NYC. 212.864.4500. Always free to children under 12; free to all on Sunday, otherwise suggested admission. www.studiomuseum.org
Pay what you wish
Rockland Center for the Arts - 27 South Greenbush Road, West Nyack, NY. 845.358.0877. Check online or call for current exhibit information. www.rocklandartcenter.org
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum - 1071 Fifth Avenue @ 89th Street, NYC. 212.423.3500. Pay what you wish Saturdays 5:45-7:45pm; Children under 12 free w/ adult. www.guggenheim.org
Museum of Arts & Design - 2 Columbus Circle, NYC. 212.299.2777. Pay what you wish Thursday 6-9pm; Children 18 and under free. www.madmuseum.org
Whitney Museum of American Art - 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014.  2015-212.570.3600. Children under 19 are free. www.whitney.org
Bronx Zoo - 2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10460. 718.367.1010. Admission by donation all day on Wednesdays. https://bronxzoo.com/