MUSEUM PASS PROGRAM 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 museum directly for hours of operation, parking, or directions. Each museum reserve 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.

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/

Timed entry tickets are required. To book a ticket in advance online, you will need to login to this site https://cmom.org/packages/ under “Member Tour Reservations”. When prompted to verify your membership, please use the Library Membership number located on the barcode that you will receive once you book your pass. Patrons must bring both the eTicket and the library membership card or printable/digital pass to the Museum. Admissions staff will check for both of these upon arrival. 

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/

Visitors are encouraged to reserve advanced tickets here: https://www.cshwhalingmuseum.org/hours--admission.html (no fee to pass holders; instructions on website). 

This maritime museum is dedicated to exploring the local history and impact of the whaling industry, the maritime heritage of Long Island, and the relationship between people and the ocean.
301 Main St.
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724
(631) 367-3418
www.cshwhalingmuseum.org/
Allows free admission to exhibits for up to 6 individuals in 1 household.

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 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

Harbes Family Farm 
Open May-Oct
Harbes Barnyard Adventure is the paid admission area of Harbes Family Farm in Mattituck. There are 8 acres (the same as 6 football fields put together!) for visitors to explore. At this family-friendly attraction, you’ll discover hands-on learning experiences including farm animals and chicken and bee observatories. There are also fun and games for all ages such as our Gnome Hedge Maze, trike track, Jumbo Jumpers, sports zone, and so much more. 

715 Sound Ave
Mattituck NY 11952
631-482-7641
PASS VALID FOR FOUR (4) FREE ADMISSIONS: Library pass guests receive admission for four guests (4) to Harbes Barnyard Adventure (715 Sound Ave, Mattituck) during the course of our 2021 season. The library pass cannot be used at any other Harbes locations. Children 2 and under are FREE and would not count as a library pass admission. 
harbesfamilyfarm.com

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

 

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

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 2 adults and 2 children under 18.
www.intrepidmuseum.org

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

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/

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
Admits up to four visitors. 
http://www.ncfiremuseum.org

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

This museum is temporarily closed until further notice due to substantial water damage from Hurricane Ida. 

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, free 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

Advanced tickets and masks are required for admission. After reserving the pass through the library's system, please visit nytransitmuseum.org to make a reservation and use the discount code listed on your library system's confirmation page at checkout to reserve your complimentary tickets. The membership is valid for admission for 2 adults and up to 4 children. Upon visiting, you will need to present your digital ticket along with your Print on Demand confirmation for entry. To learn about the new policies and procedures visit nytransitmuseum.org/knowbeforeyouvisit.

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 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

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

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, Mansion Tours, Estate Walk and Talk Tours are not included in the Library Pass Program. Planetarium and tour tickets must be purchased at admissions at the time of arrival.