Museum Pass Program

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Since many destinations are temporarily closed or have limited hours and restrictions, please contact the destination before reserving or using a pass. We will add more passes to our reservation system as they become available. 

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Museums that are requiring additional reservations

Brooklyn Botanic Garden: 
Starting September 1, patrons visiting the Garden MUST reserve tickets and have the library membership pass to enter. Please choose the “partner ticket” option.
https://www.showclix.com/event/brooklyn-botanic-garden-admission/listing

Holocaust Museum and Tolerance Center:
During this time the HMTC is offering two tours. The first is a self-guided indoor exploration of their permanent exhibit. The second tour is an outdoor, one-hour, guided tour that focuses on the history of the Holocaust. Information on their safety protocols can be found here https://www.hmtcli.org/
To schedule a visit, email rachelcara@hmtcli.org or call (516) 571-8040 ext. 103
Tours are available by appointment only at the following times:
Mondays: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm on the hour
Thursdays: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm on the hour
Sundays: 12:00 pm, 1:30 pm, and 3:00 pm

Intrepid Museum: Patrons must reserve free tickets here www.intrepidmuseum.org/purchase-tickets.aspx?PartnerID=1019 before their visit. You will need to show your Hicksville Public Library along with your tickets to enter the museum.

Old Bethpage Village Restoration:  Due to New York State Covid attendance limitations, you must call Old Bethpage Village Restoration at 516-572-8409 to pre-register. All patrons must be New York State residents and will be required to show proper identification.

Museum Pass Borrowing Policy

The Library offers two types of passes; Print on Demand passes and Pick Up/Return passes.

Print on Demand passes can be printed from home or at the Library. These passes are only valid for the date of the visit listed on the confirmation page so request your pass for the day you wish to use it. Passes must be printed to gain access to the museum.

Pick Up/Return passes are borrowed for three days. There will be a late charge of $20 per day. In the event of a non-return of a pass, the Library will add the replacement cost of the pass to your record. Passes may not be put in the book drop. *Due to Covid precautions, museum passes must temporarily be placed in the AV book drop located in the parking lot.   

Museum passes may be borrowed once every 30 days by Hicksville Public Library cardholders over 18 years of age who are in good standing and are clear of fines $5.00 and over. Only one museum pass kit can be reserved at one time per address or family within a one-month period. There are no renewals for any museum passes. Patrons may not reserve two museum passes for the same day and/or pick up two museum passes on the same day with separate library cards.

Passes are subject to availability, and are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis up to ninety days in advance. The Library has the right to monitor usage to ensure fairness and access for the greatest number of patrons.

Borrowers are responsible for calling the museums directly for hours of operation, parking, or directions. Each museum reserves the right to determine the rules and regulations governing the use of the museum pass. The museum pass may not provide admission to all exhibits at the museum. Passes are not valid for special events. Borrowers are advised to have a back-up plan in case the museum is unexpectedly closed, if the Library must close for emergency, or if a museum pass is not returned on time. The Library is not responsible in case any of these things happen.

 
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 Department of Environmental Conservation including forests, beaches, trails and more. For more information visit the website. 
="parks.ny.gov/admission/empire-passport

 

 
New York Hall of Science - Temporarily closed until 2021

The New York Hall of Science pass allows for free admission for two adults and six children. The benefits include free parking, free coat check, free access to the science playground, gree access to the rocket mark mini golf, and discounted tickets to the 3D theater.
47-01 111th St.
Corona, NY 11368
917-633-1184
Admits two adults and six children.
www.nysci.org

 

 
Brooklyn Botanic Garden 

Starting September 1, patrons visiting the Garden MUST reserve tickets and have the library membership pass to enter. Please choose the “partner ticket” option.
https://www.showclix.com/event/brooklyn-botanic-garden-admission/listing

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is an urban botanic garden that connects people to the world of plants, fostering delight and curiosity while inspiring an appreciation and sense of stewardship of the environment.
1000 Washington Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225 
(718) 623-7210
Admits two adults and children under 16.
http://www.bbg.org/

 

 
Children’s Museum of Manhattan - Temporarily closed
CMOM inspires children and families to learn about themselves and our culturally diverse world through a unique environment of interactive exhibitions and programs.
212 West 83rd Street
New York, NY 10024
(212) 721-1223
Admits 4
http://www.cmom.org/

 

 
Cradle of Aviation
Explore over 150,000 square feet featuring 75 air and spacecraft from a hot air balloon to an actual Lunar Module and learn about Long Island's role.

Charles Lindbergh Blvd
Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 572-4111
Admits two adults, two children ages 18 and under, offers a 15% discount at the museum store, and a discount on the purchase is IMAX tickets.
www.cradleofaviation.org

 

 
The Heckscher Museum of Art
Museum reopened as of August 1st with temporary procedures in place:
A valid Hicksville library card and reserved ticket is required for entry.
Visit their website to make a reservation directly through the museum's reservation system: 
www.heckscher.org/visit/library-pass-program/
You do not need to reserve the museum pass through the library at this time. You will have to show your valid library card at the door upon entry. 

The Heckscher Museum serves the community of Long Island through the presentation of great art and art education programs. 
2 Prime Avenue
Huntington, NY 11743
(631) 351-3250
Admits two adults and accompanying children under 18.
www.heckscher.org

 

 
Holocaust Museum and Tolerance Center of Nassau County 

During this time the HMTC is offering two tours. The first is a self-guided indoor exploration of their permanent exhibit. The second tour is an outdoor, one-hour, guided tour that focuses on the history of the Holocaust. Information on their safety protocols can be found here https://www.hmtcli.org/
To schedule a visit, email rachelcara@hmtcli.org or call (516) 571-8040 ext. 103
Tours are available by appointment only at the following times:
Mondays: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm on the hour
Thursdays: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm on the hour
Sundays: 12:00 pm, 1:30 pm, and 3:00 pm

The museum presents a detailed and comprehensive chronicle of the Holocaust, and utilizes multimedia displays, artifacts, archival footage, testimonies from local Survivors and Liberators, and encompasses a special gallery for changing exhibits. 

Welwyn Preserve
100 Crescent Beach Road
Glen Cove, NY 11542
(516) 571-8040
Admits two adults.
http://www.hmtcli.org

 

 
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum 

Patrons must reserve free tickets here www.intrepidmuseum.org/purchase-tickets.aspx?PartnerID=1019 before their visit. You will need to show your Hicksville Public Library along with your tickets to enter the museum.
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a non-profit, educational institution featuring the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, the space shuttle Enterprise, the world’s fastest jets and a guided missile submarine.  
Pier 86, W 46th St and 12th Ave
New York, NY 10036-4103
(877) 957-SHIP (7447)
Admits up to six people.
www.intrepidmuseum.org

 

 
The Long Island Children’s Museum 

Long Island Children's Museum invites visitors of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to explore freely, discover their passions, and appreciate the communities and world we share.
11 Davis Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 224-5800
Admits up to four guests (one must be an adult). Adults will not be permitted in the museum without children.
www.licm.org

 

 
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

Founded in 1929 as an educational institution, The Museum of Modern Art is dedicated to being the foremost museum of modern art in the world. 
11 West 53 Street
New York, NY 10019
(212) 708-9400
Admits up to five guests. 10% discount on purchases at the MoMA store.
www.moma.org/

 

  
Nassau Museum of Art
The museum is dedicated to fostering a deeper understanding of the arts, with particular emphasis on the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries; to enhancing and adding to its outdoor sculpture garden, to continuing to improve its historic gardens and to keeping an active schedule of exhibitions and educational programs for people of all ages and backgrounds.
One Museum Drive
Roslyn Harbor, NY 11576
(516) 484-9337
Admits two adults and up to four children.
www.nassaumuseum.org

 

Nassau County Firefighters Museum
The Nassau County Firefighters Museum and Education Center is a nearly 10,000 square foot interactive facility where individuals, families and groups can experience first hand the proud tradition of firefighting in our communities . Visitors can also trace the history of firefighting in Nassau County with hands-on exhibits that feature antique and contemporary fire apparatus and gear.
1 David Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 572-4177
http://www.ncfiremuseum.org

 

New York Transit Museum - Temporarily closed

Founded in 1976, the New York Transit Museum is dedicated to telling and preserving the stories of mass transportation – extraordinary engineering feats, workers who labored in the tunnels over 100 years ago, communities that were drastically transformed, and the ever-evolving technology, design, and ridership of a system that runs 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
The Transit Museum is located in a decommissioned subway station at the corner of Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street in Downtown Brooklyn and accessible by over 20 bus and subway lines. The entrance to the Museum is down two flights of stairs. A second, wheelchair-accessible entrance is located on the corner of Schermerhorn and Court Streets.
Admits two adults and up to two children.
www.NYTransitMuseum.org

 

 
Old Bethpage Restoration
In addition to booking a museum pass, you must call Old Bethpage Village Restoration at 516-572-8409 to pre-register due to NYS Covid attendance limitations. 

A mid 19th-century colonial village comes to life at the Old Bethpage Village Restoration. Blacksmiths and farm workers, a general store and mill, colonial homes and churches, Civil War reenactments, and more than 50 pre-Civil War buildings, each with historical significance, come together to make the 209- acre village a must-see landmark for any family or American history buff.
1303 Round Swamp Road (Exit 48, Long Island Expressway)
Old Bethpage, NY
(516) 572-8400
Admits four visitors during normal museum hours. Not valid for complimentary of discounted admission to special events or programs held at Old Bethpage Village Restoration.
http://www.visitnassaucounty.com/OBVR

 

 
Old Westbury Gardens

Old Westbury Gardens seeks to inspire appreciation and knowledge of the best qualities exemplified in the American Country estate of the early 20th century through faithful preservation of its landscape and gardens, architecture and collections.
71 Old Westbury Road
Old Westbury, NY 11568
(516) 333-0048
Admits two adults, their children and provides free parking.
www.oldwestburygardens.org

 

 
The Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium

Spend a fascinating day at the Eagle’s Nest estate of William K. Vanderbilt II, heir to one of America’s greatest fortunes. Drive through the elegant iron gates and view the same stunning panorama of Northport Bay and Long Island Sound that delighted Mr. Vanderbilt when he arrived each summer.
180 Little Neck Road
Centerport, NY 11721 
(631) 854-5555
This pass entitles 2 adults and 4 children under the age of 18 free admission to the Estate grounds and Museum. Planetarium shows are not included as a benefit. 
www.vanderbiltmuseum.org

 

 

 

Virtual Play Hooray at 11:00 AM

Music and Fun for your little one!

Come on and sing, dance and Play Hooray with your baby.

This 25-minute program is a lively introduction to nursery rhymes, books, music and

Virtual Creative Art at 4:30 PM

Students will join Tina Geller for a winter art project. They will create a winter squirrel using a variety of techniques.

Materials: heavy paper for background, brown and white

Virtual Yoga at 5:30 PM

Join Joe for virtual yoga class on Tuesdays from December 1 through January 26th at 5:30 p.m.

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/

Virtual Studio Art at 7:00 PM

Students will join Tina Geller for an intresting drawing lesson entitled "Moon Behind Tree".

Materials: white drawing paper or cardstock, charcoal or dark drawing pencil, chalk pastels,

Wed, Dec 2, 2020 Virtual Event Jump for Joy at 10:15 AM

Joyce Oddo is inviting you to a scheduled Virtual Zoom meeting. Music, dancing, singing, and exercise with an educational theme. Bring your favorite stuffed animal and musical instruments.

Thu, Dec 3, 2020 Virtual Simply Stronger at 11:00 AM

11:00 A.M. - This is a virtual version of Mindy Vasta's Simply Stronger low impact strength training classes through Zoom. Mindy Vasta is a certified group fitness instructor and personal trainer

Thu, Dec 3, 2020 Virtual Event: Winter Wellness at 7:00 PM

Feel great this winter season. Keep yourself healthy with natural products, lots of self care and essential oils. Janice Imbrogno will give you tips to improve overall wellness, skin care,

Fri, Dec 4, 2020 Virtual Event: Family Fun at 10:00 AM

Enjoy an interactive class with your preschooler featuring, singing, dancing,storytelling, arts and crafts and more After registering you will be sent a link. please join us.

Mon, Dec 7, 2020 Virtual Tai Chi at 9:30 AM

Mondays at 9:30 a.m.

Tai Chi is a moving meditation, a flowing dance, a system of self-healing and self-defense. Practicing this ancient Chinese art form regularly brings many benefits to

Mon, Dec 7, 2020 Virtual Dance Fitness at 6:00 PM

Class Dates: Mondays, December 7 - January 25 at 6:00 p.m. with no class on January 18.

Join Stefanie Perretta for a dance fitness class. Dance fitness is an hour of high intensity,

Tue, Dec 8, 2020 Virtual Play Hooray at 11:00 AM

Music and Fun for your little one!

Come on and sing, dance and Play Hooray with your baby.

This 25-minute program is a lively introduction to nursery rhymes, books, music and

Tue, Dec 8, 2020 Virtual Yoga at 5:30 PM

Join Joe for virtual yoga class on Tuesdays from December 1 through January 26th at 5:30 p.m.

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/

Tue, Dec 8, 2020 VIRTUAL BOHO CHIC PHONE HOLDER at 7:00 PM

VIRTUAL BOHO CHIC PHONE HOLDER

Date: Tuesday, December 8th

Time: 7:00 P.M.

Class Size: No Limit

Fee: Free

Let's create a fun and colorful place to rest your

Wed, Dec 9, 2020 Virtual Event Jump for Joy at 10:15 AM

Joyce Oddo is inviting you to a scheduled Virtual Zoom meeting. Music, dancing, singing, and exercise with an educational theme. Bring your favorite stuffed animal and musical instruments.

Thu, Dec 10, 2020 Virtual Simply Stronger at 11:00 AM

11:00 A.M. - This is a virtual version of Mindy Vasta's Simply Stronger low impact strength training classes through Zoom. Mindy Vasta is a certified group fitness instructor and personal trainer

Fri, Dec 11, 2020 Virtual Event: Family Fun at 10:00 AM

Enjoy an interactive class with your preschooler featuring, singing, dancing,storytelling, arts and crafts and more After registering you will be sent a link. please join us.

Sat, Dec 12, 2020 Virtual Barre Fitness at 9:30 AM

Barre Fitness with Stefanie Perretta
Saturdays, December 12 through January 30 at 9:30 a.m.

Barre fitness Is a full body workout inspired by elements of ballet, yoga and Pilates that

Mon, Dec 14, 2020 Virtual Tai Chi at 9:30 AM

Mondays at 9:30 a.m.

Tai Chi is a moving meditation, a flowing dance, a system of self-healing and self-defense. Practicing this ancient Chinese art form regularly brings many benefits to

Mon, Dec 14, 2020 Virtual Dance Fitness at 6:00 PM

Class Dates: Mondays, December 7 - January 25 at 6:00 p.m. with no class on January 18.

Join Stefanie Perretta for a dance fitness class. Dance fitness is an hour of high intensity,

Tue, Dec 15, 2020 Virtual Play Hooray at 11:00 AM

Music and Fun for your little one!

Come on and sing, dance and Play Hooray with your baby.

This 25-minute program is a lively introduction to nursery rhymes, books, music and

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