Museum Passes

Thanks to the Friends of the Highland Public Library, you can check out passes offering free or reduced admission to a wide variety of museums, historic sites, and aquariums. Below is a description of each institution, with a link to their website.

We suggest you confirm hours, and directions online or by phone.

Passes are available on a first-come basis at the library check out desk. If you would like to reserve a pass for a specific day call the check out desk at 845-691-2275;10.

All passes must be returned inside the library building.

"Bethel Woods Center for the Arts inspires, educates, and empowers individuals through the arts and humanities. The Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is a not-for-profit performing arts center and museum located at the site of the 1969 Woodstock festival."

The Highland Public Library offers one day admission for a family of 4 and discount at the museum shop.

All passes are for Highland Public Library residents only.

"Boscobel is a restored Federal-period house built between 1804-1808 with magnificent period interiors and gardens. The site is recognized nationally for its quality as a historic house museum, its exquisite collection of furniture and decorative arts, and its breathtaking views."

The Highland Public Library offers free admission for 1 adult and 3 guests to gardens, grounds, woodland trail as well as a house tour. Also a 10% discount in the gift shop.

All passes are for Highland Public Library residents only.

"The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum is America's first presidential library -- and the only one used by a sitting president. It was conceived and built under President Roosevelt's direction and opened to the public in 1941. The Library's mission is to foster research and education on the life and times of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, and their continuing impact on contemporary life. Our work is carried out by four major areas: Archives, Museum, Education and Public Programs."

The Highland Public Library offers unlimited free passes for one day family admission.

All passes are for Highland Public Library residents only.

"Historic Huguenot Street encompasses 30 buildings across 10 acres that was the heart of the original settlement, including seven stone houses that date to the early eighteenth century."

The Highland Public Library offers a pass to free guided tours, special invitations, discounts to programs, tours and events plus memebrship to the North American Reciprocal Museum Association.

All passes are for Highland Public Library residents only.

Hudson River Museum is the home to a newly renovated Andrus Planetarium, the only public planetarium in Westchester County, Riverama, an environmental teaching gallery that explores the Hudson River, and permanent collection galleries as well as a rotating series of special exhibitions. It also features Glenview, a historic river home built in 1876 for the Trevor Family.

The Highland Public Library offers free admission for 2 adults and all children or grandchildren, free planetarium tickets and a 15% discount in museum shop.

All passes are for Highland Public Library residents only.

The Mid-Hudson Children's Museum is the ideal destination for families with children ages 0-6. They offer exhibits and educational programs that get kids moving, exploring, building, pretending, collaborating, creating and discovering.

The Higland Public Library offers one day admission for a family of 4 and discount at the museum shop.

All passes are for Highland Public Library residents only.

"Olana is the home, studio and designed landscape of Hudson River School painter Frederic Edwin Church, one of the major figures of the Hudson River School of landscape painting. The site is open to the public and includes over 700 works by Church as well as thousands of works of art by other artists."

The Highland Public Library offers 2 membership cards for admission. Children under 12 are free of charge. 

All passes are for Highland Public Library residents only.

The Maritime Aquarium inspires people of all ages to appreciate and protect the Long Island Sound ecosystem and the global environment through living exhibits,marine science, and environmental education. Visitors can explore 34 exhibits featuring more than 1,200 marine animals of 259 species, and attend viewings in Connecticut's largest IMAX Theater. 

The Highland Public Library offers 3 cards-each good for $2.00 off per person up to 6 people for admission to aquarium and IMAX.

All passes are for Highland Public Library residents only.