Museum & Park Passes

Museum & Park Passes are available to Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library and Desmond - Fish Library cardholders* who are 18 years of age or older, have a valid email address, and have no outstanding fees or overdue materials. *Passes to FDR Presidential Library & Museum are available for all Mid-Hudson Libraries Card Holders.

Passes are limited to one (1) pass per day per family. We strongly recommend that you call or visit the destination’s website to confirm their policies and hours prior to your visit. Passes typically exclude special exhibits or events.

Pick Up/Return at Library Passes are reserved for the day of pick up and can be borrowed for three (3) days (including pick up date)

Guidelines for Pick Up/Return at Library passes:

  • Library Card must be presented at check-out and the barcode must match reservation.
  • Pass and pouch must be returned inside the library. 
  • Pass returned after the due date will limit your future use of museum passes.
  • Pass will be considered lost if not returned within one (1) week.
  • Lost pass will result in a charge to replace pass.
  • Failure to pick up reserved pass without prior notice may prevent future use.

If you are unable to use your pass, please cancel your reservation and make it available for someone else to use.

Questions?  Call the Front Desk at (845) 265-3040.

Boscobel House and Garden

Admits: 1 adult plus 3 guests of any age to include a guided tour of the Historic House Museum, access to the grounds and seasonal exhibitions.

Closed: Tuesdays, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and January – mid-April.

1601 Route 9D
Garrison, NY, 10524


Danbury Railway

Danbury Railway Museum

Pick Up and Return Inside Library

Admits: 6 people. Children under 3 are free.

Restrictions: Not valid for free admission on days there are special events at a special price. On special event days, the pass holder will receive $1 off Event Admission for each member in their party. Note: Train rides, when available, are an additional charge.

Closed: Mondays and Tuesdays from Sept 1 – May 31. Closed on these holidays: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, President’s Day, Easter, July 4th, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day.

120 White Street
Danbury, CT 06810


Empire Pass

Empire Pass to New York State Parks

Pick Up and Return Inside Library

Admits: Valid for the pass holder and their occupants in one vehicle. The Empire Pass is valid at many New York State Parks.

For NYS Park Information, click here.


The Putnam History Museum

Admits: Admits 2 adults and their children. Free admission for exhibitions and lecture series; 10% discount for library and genealogy research services and at the Museum Store

Hours: Open Wednesday- Sunday, 12pm-4pm.

The research library is open on Wednesday from 11am – 3pm.

You can email our research librarian staff at:, or call and leave a message: 845-265-4010, ext. 17.

3 Chestnut St, Cold Spring, NY 10516

(845) 265-4010


The Guggenheim

Pick Up and Return Inside Library

Admits: 2 cardholders, plus 3 guests and any children under the age of 18. Also includes 10% discount in museum store and cafe.

Visit the Calendar  for tours, performances, and other events.

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Pick Up and Return Inside Library

Admits: up to six people to Intrepid Museum, Submarine Growler, and Space Shuttle Pavilion. 10% discount on Family Membership for library patrons.

Closed: Thanksgiving and Christmas. Check Intrepid’s “Plan Your Visit” web page for notice of dates with early closure due to special event or closure of exhibitions.

Pier 86, West 46th St & 12th Ave.
New York, NY 10036


Mohonk Preserve

Pick Up and Return Inside Library

Admits: up to four cardholders; children under 12 are free.

Hours:  The Visitor Center is open year-round, free-of-charge, 9am-5pm daily. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve after 12 noon, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. Preserve lands are open 365 days a year, sunrise to one hour after sunset.

Visitor Center, 3197 State Route 55
Gardiner, NY

Mailing Address: PO Box 715
New Paltz, NY 12561

Phone (845) 255-0919

The Museum of Natural History

Pick Up and Return Inside Library

Admits: one cardholder and four guests

Hours: Open daily from 10 am–5:45 pm Closed: We are closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024-5192


Putnam History Museum

Pick Up and Return Inside Library

Admits: admission for up to 4 adults and a 10% discount at the museum store; children under 12 are free.

Hours: The Museum is open Wednesday- Sunday, 12pm-4pm
The research library is open on Wednesday from 11am – 3pm.
You can email the research librarian staff at:, or call and leave a message: 845-265-4010, ext. 17.

63 Chestnut Street
Cold Spring, NY 10516


Storm King Art Center

Pick Up and Return Inside Library

Admits: 2 adults and 4 children under age 18, living at the same address.

Closed: Days and hours open will vary by season, April 3 – December 9, so please check website.  December 10 to April 2,  closed with exception of scheduled winter weekends.

218 Spring Street
Catskill, NY 12414


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