Museum Pass

Free Museum Admission Passes are available to
Island Trees School District residents only.

General Rules:

1) Museum passes are available to Island Trees School District residents only.

2) The Borrower must hold an Adult (18+ years of age) Island Trees Public Library Card and be in good standing. Neither expired library cards nor cards owing more than $5.00 in fines can be used to reserve a museum pass. It is the Borrower’s responsibility to renew expired library cards, which must be done in-person at the Circulation Desk.

3) Reservations can be made up to three (3) weeks’ in advance.

4) Only one pass may be reserved per day.

5) Each museum’s pass may be reserved ONCE in a one-month period.

6) The Island Trees Public Library has the right to limit the use of the passes for individual families as a result of misuse or abuse of passes.

7) It is the Borrower’s responsibility to call the museum directly for information, hours of operation, parking and/or directions. Passes do not always cover special events; Borrowers need to contact the museum directly to determine if there are any extra fees required to gain entrance to an event.

Rules for Print-On-Demand (POD) Passes:

  • Print-on-Demand (POD) passes may be reserved up to three (3) weeks’ in advance (21 days) and can be printed from home or at the library.
  • POD passes are only valid for the date of the visit printed on the confirmation page. The confirmation page must be clearly printed out and brought by the visitor to the museum to ensure entrance to the museum.

Pick Up/Return Passes:

Several museums/parks do not offer POD as an option for Borrowers. Therefore, the following museum passes must be picked up at the library in-person only:

  • Cradle of Aviation
  • Empire Pass
  • Long Island Children’s Museum
  • Museum of the Moving Image
  • Planting Fields Arboretum and Coe Hall
  • NY Transit Museum

Rules for Pick Up/Return Passes:

  • Borrowers must pick up pass on the reservation date.
  • Passes must be returned to the Circulation Desk one hour before closing on the due date.
  • Passes will be loaned for two (2) days only.

Ex): Monday=Reservation date, Tuesday=Day 1, Wednesday=Day 2, Due Date.

  • Under no circumstances should passes be returned in the book drop.
  • Failure to return passes in a timely manner will result in a $10.00 per day per late fee, with a maximum fine of $50.00. In event of loss or mutilation of a pass, a fee of $50.00 will be charged for a replacement of the Museum Pass.
  • In the event that a pass is not returned on time, causing the Library to pay the entrance fee for the next user, that fee will be attached to the delinquent borrower’s record.
Revised by the Board of Trustees, May 26, 2015
Amended by the Board of Trustees, June 23, 2015

Revised by the Board of Trustees, September 26, 2019.

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American Airpower Museum
1230 New Highway
Farmingdale, NY 11735
TEL: 631-293-6398
Hours: Thursday-Sunday, 10:30am-4:00pm
Closed: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays

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Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
1660 New York 25A
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724
TEL: 516-692-6768
Hours: Open daily 10:00am-5:00pm; Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and Easter Sunday.

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Cradle of Aviation Museum & Education Center
Charles Lindberg Blvd.,
Garden City, NY 11530
TEL: 516-572-4111
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday: 9:30am-5:00pm. Open Mondays that fall on holidays and school breaks.

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The New York State Empire Pass (NEW!!) 
New York State Parks
Albany, NY 11238
TEL: 518-474-0458
Please note:
This pass covers 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 and more.

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Intrepid, Sea, Air and Space Museum Complex
Pier 86, W 46th St and 12th Ave
New York, NY 10036-4103
TEL: 212-245-0072
Hours: Fall/Winter: Tuesday – Sunday: 10:00am-5:00pm
Spring/Summer:
Monday-Friday: 10:00am-5:00pm, Saturday, Sunday & Holidays: 10:00am-6:00pm

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Long Island Children’s Museum
11 Davis Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530
TEL: 516-224-5800
Hours: July-August: Monday-Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm
September-June: Tuesday-Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm

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Nassau County Firefighters Museum and Education Center
1 Davis Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530
TEL: 516-572-4177
Hours: Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00am to 5:00pm; open Mondays that fall on holidays and school breaks. From July until the end of August, the Museum is open 7 days a week!

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Nassau County Museum of Art
One Museum Drive
Roslyn Harbor, NY 11576
TEL: 516-484-9338
Hours: Tuesday through Sunday: 11:00am – 4:45pm

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New York Transit Museum
Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Downtown Brooklyn
TEL: 718-694-1600
Hours: Tuesday – Friday: 10:00am-4:00pm
Saturday – Sunday: 11:00am-5:00pm
Closed: Mondays and Holidays

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Old Westbury Gardens
60 Post Road
Old Westbury, NY  11568
TEL: 516- 333-0048
Hours: Monday, Wednesday-Friday: 10:00am-5:00pm
*Saturday-Sunday: 10:00am-5:00pm (*Opens first week in April)

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Old Bethpage Village Restoration
1303 Round Swamp Rd.
Old Bethpage, NY 11804
TEL: 516-572-8400
Hours: Wednesday-Sunday only; 10:00am-4:00pm April-December
Closed: January, February, and March

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Planting Fields Arboretum and State Park and Coe Hall
1395 Planting Fields Rd.
Oyster Bay, NY 11771
TEL: 516-854-5579
Arboretum: 9am-5pm daily; *Coe Hall: 11:30am-3:30 daily (*April thru September, Weekends in October only)

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Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium
180 Little Neck Road
Centerport, NY 11721
TEL: 631-854-5579
Please note: This pass does not cover entrance to the Mansion. 
Hours: Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays 11:00am-5:00pm
Sundays: 12:00pm-5:00pm
Closed: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday