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Museum Passes

Print from Home Passes: Valid for the reserved date only. These reservations cannot be cancelled.

Pickup/Return to the Library Museum Passes: North Babylon Library cardholders can make a reservation for a specific date, pick up the pass the day before(after 3 pm) and return it the day after(by 11 am).  A new agreement form must be signed each time a museum pass is checked out and kept at the Reference Desk.

Free Museum Passes are available to NBPL cardholders in good standing. Patron must be 18 years of age or older to reserve and check out museum passes. Only one Museum Pass may be checked out to a patron at a given time. Individual passes can only be reserved once in a 30 day period(excluding school breaks). Passes can be reserved up to two months in advance by phone, online or in person at the Library.

It is the patron's responsibility to check the individual museum’s homepage for any closings or hour changes. Please remember to check their websites or call the museum before visiting.  

Tuesday May 21, 2024

The 9/11 Memorial Museum’s permanent collection is an unparalleled repository consisting of material evidence, first-person testimony, and historical records of response to February 26, 1993 and September 11, 2001 and the ongoing repercussions of these terrorist events. To date, the Museum has acquired more than 74,000 artifacts that document the fate of victims, survivors, and responders.

The Museum pass includes free admission for 2 adults and 2 children.

  • Free, expedited admission to the Museum for two adults and two children (under 18 years old)
  • Complimentary audio guides
  • 20% discount in the Museum Store

The Memorial is  free to the public and open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.  The Museum is open Wednesday to Monday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. (last entry 5:30 p.m.).

   

This pass entitles 2 adults and 2 children(5-18 years) free admission to the museum. Children 4 and under are always admitted for free.
You must print this pass. It serves as your entrance to the venue. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.  
The American Airpower Museum is OPEN Wednesday-Sunday. 
10:30 AM-4 PM
10:30 AM-5 PM (Memorial Day thru Labor Day)

The Museum is closed:  New Years Day, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas.  Passes are not valid:  Memorial Day weekend, Labor Day weekend and other specially priced events.
Please visit the museum's website for updates.
www.americanairpowermuseum.org

   

Brooklyn Botanic Gardens are 52-acre of gardens that include a number of specialty "gardens within the Garden," plant collections, and the Steinhardt Conservatory, which houses the C.V. Starr Bonsai Museum, a glass aquatic plant house, and an art gallery.

The Museum pass includes free admission for 2 adults and children 17 years of age and under. Discounts include the gift shop and the cafe.

April 1–May 12: Brooklyn Botanic Garden in Bloom

  • Open early & late! Tuesday–Thursday: 8 a.m.–8 p.m. (except 4 p.m. close on April 23, 24, 25)
  • Open early! Friday–Sunday: 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • Closed Mondays
  • Note: The Garden closes at 4 p.m. on April 23, 24 & 25 for ticketed Hanami Nights programming. Last entry at 3 p.m. on these days.

May 14–August 1

  • Open late! Tuesday & Thursday: 10 a.m.–8:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
    Members’ Summer Evenings: Wednesdays, May 29–September 4
  • Friday–Sunday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • Closed Mondays (except open Memorial Day, May 27, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.)

Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day

   

The Children’s Museum of the East End opened its current home in Bridgehampton in October 2005. With over 7,000 square feet of exhibition and program space, CMEE has become one of the most visited museums in Eastern Long Island. Children can let their imagination take hold as they sail the seas on a seafaring ship, meet up with some sand puppets, make noise in the Musical Forest, and create a masterpiece in the free Drop-In Art Studio.

This pass entitles 4 people free admission to the museum. At least one must be an adult.  Patrons also have access to special members only events, for more information contact the Museum @631-537-8250.

Hours:  Monday-Wednesday, Friday-Sunday:  9:30 am - 4:30 pm.

Closed Thursdays. Closed New Year's Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

*Patron must book admission on Museum's website before visiting.  Directions to book your tickets at the museum are on the printed pass.

You must print this pass. It serves as your entrance to the Museum. Only valid for the reserved date of visit. Please bring your Library card with you.

   

The Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery is an environmental education center and public aquarium that continues to raise and stock trout. They have the largest living collection of New York State freshwater reptiles, fishes and amphibians. The Hatchery is a fun place for your family to spend an afternoon together. Visitors can tour our two aquarium buildings and eight outdoor ponds, feed the hungry trout, and try our “Catch & Keep” fishing.

The Museum pass includes free admission for 2 adults and 4 children.  Sorry no fishing, gift shop and program discounts.

Open Daily: 10am – 5pm

Closed:Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day & Easter Sunday

June, July & August:

Saturdays & Sundays: 10am – 6pm

   

The Cradle of Aviation Museum is an educational center preserving Long Island’s contribution to aerospace, science and technology by inspiring future generations through learning.  It is located on land once part of Mitchel Air Force Base which, together with nearby Roosevelt Field and other airfields on the Hempstead Plains, was the site of many historic flights.

The Museum pass includes free admission for 2 adults and 2 children(ages 2-12).

This membership allows free admission to museum galleries for the number of people specified above. Discounts are available for the museum store, the cafe, the Planetarium, Nunley's Carousel and additional gallery tickets.

The Library pass is not valid at special vendor events and fundraisers such as the Comic-Con, Hops and Props, Tattoo Expo, SUMAQ, the UCP Festival of Trees, Tabletop Gaming Expo, Retro Gaming Expo and any evening events at the Cradle.

Hours
Tuesday-Sunday, 10AM -5:00PM

Closed Christmas

 

   

Pass includes free tower tour admission for 2 adults and up to 4 children. Children must be 42" to climb. Not valid for special programs and events. Other restrictions may apply. Park in Field #5 of the Robert Moses State Park and take the boardwalk to the lighthouse.   Sorry, parking is not included.  Face masks are now REQUIRED in all buildings.  FOOTWEAR REQUIRED.

The Museum is open

from 10 am to 4 pm

 Lens Building is  open

from 10 am to 3:30pm

 

You must print this pass. It serves as your entrance to the venue. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

   

The Museum is a center for research on Long Island geology and a valued resource in the study of the Island's Native American archaelogy. Reference collections of original archaeological artifacts and geological phenomena are maintained. These are used in exhibits and Museum educational programs and are available for special research purposes. A giftshop provides materials and publications related to the exhibits and educational programming, with emphasis on the natural history of Long Island.
The Museum pass includes free admission/parking for 4 adults or 2 adults and up to 4 children(5-12 yrs). 10% discount on merchandise at the Gift Shop. 
Free entry to major events: Geology Day (Saturday February 24), Dinosaur Daze (Saturday April 6 and Sunday April 7), Garvies Point Museum Day (Saturday August 3) and our Native American Festival (weekend before Thanksgiving).  Not valid on craft fees or any other special event day.

Hours:
Tues-Sat from 10 AM - 4 PM

Closed:  Independence Day, Election Day (Tuesday), Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day (Thursday), Day after Thanksgiving (Friday).

You must print this pass. It serves as your entrance to the venue. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

   

 The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is one of America's leading historic, cultural and educational institutions. The Museum is centered on the aircraft carrier Intrepid, one of the most successful ships in US history, and now a national historic landmark and one of the most unique attractions in New York City. The Museum features a range of interactive exhibits and seeks to provide a powerful visitor experience.  

This pass alllows free admission for 2 adults and 2 children. Free Access to the Intrepid Museum, Space Shuttle Pavilion, and the submarine Growler.  Access to the express, Members-only admission line. Discounted guest tickets: $18 adult, $13 child. 10% discount on Family Memberships for library patrons. 

SPRING AND SUMMER HOURS

(APR 1 - SEP 30)
Monday - Friday:
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (last entry at 4:00 PM)
Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays: 
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (last entry at 5:00 PM

Closed Christmas Day & Thanksgiving.

You must print this pass and present it along with your North Babylon Library card and id. Only valid for the reserved date of visit. 

   

The Long Island Maritime Museum is committed to the research, preservation and interpretation of our region’s rich nautical heritage and the role of Long Island in our national maritime story. 

General Admission for up to 2 adults and 6 children (12 and under) (excludes festivals/educational programs) as well as 10% of entire gift shop order.  Festivals include:

  • Keels & Wheels, 6/10 (rain date 6/11)
  • Seafood Festival, 8/19 and 8/20
  • Halloween Boat Burning, 10/27 (rain date TBD)

Winter Hours:

The Museum is open every day. Monday-Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm.  Sunday 12-4 pm.

   

Science in your backyard!

Discover over 450 exhibits, events, and workshops designed to engage ages 1 to 100. With over 100,000 square feet of indoor exhibition space, plus 60,000 square feet of outdoors, you’ve got room to explore!

This pass admits 2 adults and 4 children for free. Also provides free parking. The playground, theater and golf are add ons but we will provide a $2 discount per person. There is no discount for the shop or cafe.   Not valid during special events (World Maker Faire, MineFaire, etc.). This pass must be presented at the time of admission to claim member benefits. Membership can only be used by patrons of member library. Not valid for group admission.

Hours: 

Wednesday - Sunday | 10am - 5pm

You must print this pass as it serves as your entrance to the New York Hall of Science.

   

The annual EMPIRE PASS is your key to all- season enjoyment at New York State Parks.   It provides unlimited day-use vehicle access to most facilities operated by the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation  and the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, as well as boat launch sites, arboretums and park preserves. Hike, picnic, swim, bike, and enjoy the trails, forests, sea­shores and beaches in your state parks.

Free admission for one vehicle at entry.   Fees may vary by location and season. 

Pass cannot be used for special events including Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach.

 

 

Old Westbury Gardens, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is a magnificent Charles II-style mansion nestled amid 200 acres of formal gardens, landscaped grounds, woodlands, ponds and lakes. Westbury House is furnished with fine English antiques and decorative arts from the Phipps residence. Westbury Gardens welcomes visitors of all ages for guided tours of the grounds.
The Museum pass includes free admission/parking for 2 adults and children to the mansion and gardens. 

Library pass visitors do not need to make an advance reservation to visit.

Hours

April 1 - October 30:
10am-6pm Every Day Except Tuesday. 

Library Garden Passes cannot be used for special events requiring registration or fees (e.g.: workshops, concerts, teas, or non-OWG events etc. ).  Library Garden Passes may be used for the Picnic Pops and the LI Scottish Highland Games, for two adults and children, with the applicable “member rate” admission fee per person.
You must print this pass. It serves as your entrance to the venue. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

   

Planting Fields is a dynamic and vibrant site that features numerous historic structures, Olmsted Brothers-designed landscapes, and world class art and horticultural collections. As a former Gold Coast estate, it is preserved today as a celebration of art, architecture, landscape, and the people that resided on its land. Planting Fields is one of only a few surviving estates on Long Island with its original land intact, as well as its buildings, including Coe Hall, a 65-room Tudor Revival mansion designed by architects Walker & Gillette.

The Museum pass includes free parking for 1 car, up to 6 tickets for a tour of Coe Hall, and a 10% discount on items in our gift shop. To redeem free parking all you will have to do is have a printed copy of this pass visible on the car's dashboard when parked. The park is open every day from 9:00am to 5:00pm (closed December 25). The Visitor Center at Coe Hall is opened Wednesday – Sundays from 9:00am – 5:00pm, and is closed on Mondays, Tuesdays  and major holidays. Coe Hall is opened for guided tours March – December, Wednesdays – Friday, 10:00am – 3:00pm, and Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00am to 1:00pm.  Coe Hall is also opened for self-guided tours Saturdays and Sundays from 2:00pm – 4:00pm.   Coe Hall is closed on Mondays, Tuesdays and major holidays. Both the Main and Camellia Greenhouse are open 10:00am to 4:00pm 6 days a week – closed to the public on Tuesdays for routine maintenance.

You should book Coe Hall tours ahead of time. To do so, forward a copy of your pass to tours@plantingfields.org with your preferred  time for the tour. You must print this pass. It serves as your entrance to the venue. Only valid for the reserved date of visit. Please present this printed pass to the membership desk upon arrival.

   

Sagtikos Manor is a unique historic jewel on the South Shore of Suffolk County on Long Island, New York. Sagtikos is a Native American word meaning "head of the hissing snake" and is derived from the sound of a small stream that flows through the neck of land upon which the Manor lies.  In 1790 George Washington spent the night of April 21st at Sagtikos Manor. President Washington recorded this in the diary he kept of his tour of Long Island.

Robert David Lion Gardiner owned the property from 1935 to 1985 when he deeded it to the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation. In 2002 Suffolk County purchased the remaining 10 acre property from the Foundation to keep it from being sold to a developer. The Sagtikos Manor Historical Society provides tours, educational programs and research.

The Museum pass includes one free admission/tour per day for 2 adults and 2 children.  Tours leave every hour.  It is highly recommended to book online.

June
Saturday-Sunday-11:30 am -2:30 pm(Tours available)

July-August
Friday-Saturday-Sunday-11:30 am -2:30 pm(Tours available)

September
Saturday-Sunday-11:30 am -2:30 pm(Tours available)

The Antique and Collectibles Show, 6/18 and the Antique Car Show, 7/16 are include with the pass. New this year- "Gilded Age Tour of Sagtikos". These tours are given the last Sunday of each month. Museun Pass participants can reserve a tour online (via museum pass level)** b. Or they can come to the Manor front entry on the day of, and present a library museum pass (Your library provides a museum pass or we can provide one for you).

   

The Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium is a unique combination of mansion, marine/natural history museum, planetarium and park. Exhibits include photography, fine arts, furnishing and much more. The 43 acre estate is the former estate of William K. Vanderbilt II known as "Eagle's Nest".
The Museum Pass includes free admission for 2 adults and 4 children 18 years of age and under.   
Picnics are allowed on the grounds. 

The Mansion living quarters and the Reichert Planetarium are no longer free of charge.
Planetarium tickets can be purchased for an additional $6 per person at admissions.
Mansion Tours can be purchased for an additional $6 per person at admissions.

The week of 4/22

Monday - Sunday from 11:00AM - 5:00PM each day. The Mansion, Marine Museum, Planetarium, and Estate Grounds will all be open during that time.

The Museum and Planetarium will be open Friday through Sunday, 11 am - 5 pm.
The Planetarium also offers shows on Fridays and Saturdays at 7 and 8 pm.

Holiday Closures
New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve & Christmas Day.

You must print this pass. It serves as your entrance to the venue. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

   

Wednesday May 22, 2024

The 9/11 Memorial Museum’s permanent collection is an unparalleled repository consisting of material evidence, first-person testimony, and historical records of response to February 26, 1993 and September 11, 2001 and the ongoing repercussions of these terrorist events. To date, the Museum has acquired more than 74,000 artifacts that document the fate of victims, survivors, and responders.

The Museum pass includes free admission for 2 adults and 2 children.

  • Free, expedited admission to the Museum for two adults and two children (under 18 years old)
  • Complimentary audio guides
  • 20% discount in the Museum Store

The Memorial is  free to the public and open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.  The Museum is open Wednesday to Monday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. (last entry 5:30 p.m.).

   

This pass entitles 2 adults and 2 children(5-18 years) free admission to the museum. Children 4 and under are always admitted for free.
You must print this pass. It serves as your entrance to the venue. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.  
The American Airpower Museum is OPEN Wednesday-Sunday. 
10:30 AM-4 PM
10:30 AM-5 PM (Memorial Day thru Labor Day)

The Museum is closed:  New Years Day, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas.  Passes are not valid:  Memorial Day weekend, Labor Day weekend and other specially priced events.
Please visit the museum's website for updates.
www.americanairpowermuseum.org

   

Brooklyn Botanic Gardens are 52-acre of gardens that include a number of specialty "gardens within the Garden," plant collections, and the Steinhardt Conservatory, which houses the C.V. Starr Bonsai Museum, a glass aquatic plant house, and an art gallery.

The Museum pass includes free admission for 2 adults and children 17 years of age and under. Discounts include the gift shop and the cafe.

April 1–May 12: Brooklyn Botanic Garden in Bloom

  • Open early & late! Tuesday–Thursday: 8 a.m.–8 p.m. (except 4 p.m. close on April 23, 24, 25)
  • Open early! Friday–Sunday: 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • Closed Mondays
  • Note: The Garden closes at 4 p.m. on April 23, 24 & 25 for ticketed Hanami Nights programming. Last entry at 3 p.m. on these days.

May 14–August 1

  • Open late! Tuesday & Thursday: 10 a.m.–8:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
    Members’ Summer Evenings: Wednesdays, May 29–September 4
  • Friday–Sunday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • Closed Mondays (except open Memorial Day, May 27, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.)

Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day

   

The Children’s Museum of the East End opened its current home in Bridgehampton in October 2005. With over 7,000 square feet of exhibition and program space, CMEE has become one of the most visited museums in Eastern Long Island. Children can let their imagination take hold as they sail the seas on a seafaring ship, meet up with some sand puppets, make noise in the Musical Forest, and create a masterpiece in the free Drop-In Art Studio.

This pass entitles 4 people free admission to the museum. At least one must be an adult.  Patrons also have access to special members only events, for more information contact the Museum @631-537-8250.

Hours:  Monday-Wednesday, Friday-Sunday:  9:30 am - 4:30 pm.

Closed Thursdays. Closed New Year's Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

*Patron must book admission on Museum's website before visiting.  Directions to book your tickets at the museum are on the printed pass.

You must print this pass. It serves as your entrance to the Museum. Only valid for the reserved date of visit. Please bring your Library card with you.

   

The Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery is an environmental education center and public aquarium that continues to raise and stock trout. They have the largest living collection of New York State freshwater reptiles, fishes and amphibians. The Hatchery is a fun place for your family to spend an afternoon together. Visitors can tour our two aquarium buildings and eight outdoor ponds, feed the hungry trout, and try our “Catch & Keep” fishing.

The Museum pass includes free admission for 2 adults and 4 children.  Sorry no fishing, gift shop and program discounts.

Open Daily: 10am – 5pm

Closed:Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day & Easter Sunday

June, July & August:

Saturdays & Sundays: 10am – 6pm

   

The Cradle of Aviation Museum is an educational center preserving Long Island’s contribution to aerospace, science and technology by inspiring future generations through learning.  It is located on land once part of Mitchel Air Force Base which, together with nearby Roosevelt Field and other airfields on the Hempstead Plains, was the site of many historic flights.

The Museum pass includes free admission for 2 adults and 2 children(ages 2-12).

This membership allows free admission to museum galleries for the number of people specified above. Discounts are available for the museum store, the cafe, the Planetarium, Nunley's Carousel and additional gallery tickets.

The Library pass is not valid at special vendor events and fundraisers such as the Comic-Con, Hops and Props, Tattoo Expo, SUMAQ, the UCP Festival of Trees, Tabletop Gaming Expo, Retro Gaming Expo and any evening events at the Cradle.

Hours
Tuesday-Sunday, 10AM -5:00PM

Closed Christmas

 

   

Pass includes free tower tour admission for 2 adults and up to 4 children. Children must be 42" to climb. Not valid for special programs and events. Other restrictions may apply. Park in Field #5 of the Robert Moses State Park and take the boardwalk to the lighthouse.   Sorry, parking is not included.  Face masks are now REQUIRED in all buildings.  FOOTWEAR REQUIRED.

The Museum is open

from 10 am to 4 pm

 Lens Building is  open

from 10 am to 3:30pm

 

You must print this pass. It serves as your entrance to the venue. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

   

The Museum is a center for research on Long Island geology and a valued resource in the study of the Island's Native American archaelogy. Reference collections of original archaeological artifacts and geological phenomena are maintained. These are used in exhibits and Museum educational programs and are available for special research purposes. A giftshop provides materials and publications related to the exhibits and educational programming, with emphasis on the natural history of Long Island.
The Museum pass includes free admission/parking for 4 adults or 2 adults and up to 4 children(5-12 yrs). 10% discount on merchandise at the Gift Shop. 
Free entry to major events: Geology Day (Saturday February 24), Dinosaur Daze (Saturday April 6 and Sunday April 7), Garvies Point Museum Day (Saturday August 3) and our Native American Festival (weekend before Thanksgiving).  Not valid on craft fees or any other special event day.

Hours:
Tues-Sat from 10 AM - 4 PM

Closed:  Independence Day, Election Day (Tuesday), Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day (Thursday), Day after Thanksgiving (Friday).

You must print this pass. It serves as your entrance to the venue. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

   

 The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is one of America's leading historic, cultural and educational institutions. The Museum is centered on the aircraft carrier Intrepid, one of the most successful ships in US history, and now a national historic landmark and one of the most unique attractions in New York City. The Museum features a range of interactive exhibits and seeks to provide a powerful visitor experience.  

This pass alllows free admission for 2 adults and 2 children. Free Access to the Intrepid Museum, Space Shuttle Pavilion, and the submarine Growler.  Access to the express, Members-only admission line. Discounted guest tickets: $18 adult, $13 child. 10% discount on Family Memberships for library patrons. 

SPRING AND SUMMER HOURS

(APR 1 - SEP 30)
Monday - Friday:
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (last entry at 4:00 PM)
Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays: 
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (last entry at 5:00 PM

Closed Christmas Day & Thanksgiving.

You must print this pass and present it along with your North Babylon Library card and id. Only valid for the reserved date of visit. 

   

The Long Island Maritime Museum is committed to the research, preservation and interpretation of our region’s rich nautical heritage and the role of Long Island in our national maritime story. 

General Admission for up to 2 adults and 6 children (12 and under) (excludes festivals/educational programs) as well as 10% of entire gift shop order.  Festivals include:

  • Keels & Wheels, 6/10 (rain date 6/11)
  • Seafood Festival, 8/19 and 8/20
  • Halloween Boat Burning, 10/27 (rain date TBD)

Winter Hours:

The Museum is open every day. Monday-Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm.  Sunday 12-4 pm.

   

Science in your backyard!

Discover over 450 exhibits, events, and workshops designed to engage ages 1 to 100. With over 100,000 square feet of indoor exhibition space, plus 60,000 square feet of outdoors, you’ve got room to explore!

This pass admits 2 adults and 4 children for free. Also provides free parking. The playground, theater and golf are add ons but we will provide a $2 discount per person. There is no discount for the shop or cafe.   Not valid during special events (World Maker Faire, MineFaire, etc.). This pass must be presented at the time of admission to claim member benefits. Membership can only be used by patrons of member library. Not valid for group admission.

Hours: 

Wednesday - Sunday | 10am - 5pm

You must print this pass as it serves as your entrance to the New York Hall of Science.

   

The annual EMPIRE PASS is your key to all- season enjoyment at New York State Parks.   It provides unlimited day-use vehicle access to most facilities operated by the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation  and the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, as well as boat launch sites, arboretums and park preserves. Hike, picnic, swim, bike, and enjoy the trails, forests, sea­shores and beaches in your state parks.

Free admission for one vehicle at entry.   Fees may vary by location and season. 

Pass cannot be used for special events including Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach.

 

 

Old Westbury Gardens, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is a magnificent Charles II-style mansion nestled amid 200 acres of formal gardens, landscaped grounds, woodlands, ponds and lakes. Westbury House is furnished with fine English antiques and decorative arts from the Phipps residence. Westbury Gardens welcomes visitors of all ages for guided tours of the grounds.
The Museum pass includes free admission/parking for 2 adults and children to the mansion and gardens. 

Library pass visitors do not need to make an advance reservation to visit.

Hours

April 1 - October 30:
10am-6pm Every Day Except Tuesday. 

Library Garden Passes cannot be used for special events requiring registration or fees (e.g.: workshops, concerts, teas, or non-OWG events etc. ).  Library Garden Passes may be used for the Picnic Pops and the LI Scottish Highland Games, for two adults and children, with the applicable “member rate” admission fee per person.
You must print this pass. It serves as your entrance to the venue. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

   

Planting Fields is a dynamic and vibrant site that features numerous historic structures, Olmsted Brothers-designed landscapes, and world class art and horticultural collections. As a former Gold Coast estate, it is preserved today as a celebration of art, architecture, landscape, and the people that resided on its land. Planting Fields is one of only a few surviving estates on Long Island with its original land intact, as well as its buildings, including Coe Hall, a 65-room Tudor Revival mansion designed by architects Walker & Gillette.

The Museum pass includes free parking for 1 car, up to 6 tickets for a tour of Coe Hall, and a 10% discount on items in our gift shop. To redeem free parking all you will have to do is have a printed copy of this pass visible on the car's dashboard when parked. The park is open every day from 9:00am to 5:00pm (closed December 25). The Visitor Center at Coe Hall is opened Wednesday – Sundays from 9:00am – 5:00pm, and is closed on Mondays, Tuesdays  and major holidays. Coe Hall is opened for guided tours March – December, Wednesdays – Friday, 10:00am – 3:00pm, and Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00am to 1:00pm.  Coe Hall is also opened for self-guided tours Saturdays and Sundays from 2:00pm – 4:00pm.   Coe Hall is closed on Mondays, Tuesdays and major holidays. Both the Main and Camellia Greenhouse are open 10:00am to 4:00pm 6 days a week – closed to the public on Tuesdays for routine maintenance.

You should book Coe Hall tours ahead of time. To do so, forward a copy of your pass to tours@plantingfields.org with your preferred  time for the tour. You must print this pass. It serves as your entrance to the venue. Only valid for the reserved date of visit. Please present this printed pass to the membership desk upon arrival.

   

Sagtikos Manor is a unique historic jewel on the South Shore of Suffolk County on Long Island, New York. Sagtikos is a Native American word meaning "head of the hissing snake" and is derived from the sound of a small stream that flows through the neck of land upon which the Manor lies.  In 1790 George Washington spent the night of April 21st at Sagtikos Manor. President Washington recorded this in the diary he kept of his tour of Long Island.

Robert David Lion Gardiner owned the property from 1935 to 1985 when he deeded it to the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation. In 2002 Suffolk County purchased the remaining 10 acre property from the Foundation to keep it from being sold to a developer. The Sagtikos Manor Historical Society provides tours, educational programs and research.

The Museum pass includes one free admission/tour per day for 2 adults and 2 children.  Tours leave every hour.  It is highly recommended to book online.

June
Saturday-Sunday-11:30 am -2:30 pm(Tours available)

July-August
Friday-Saturday-Sunday-11:30 am -2:30 pm(Tours available)

September
Saturday-Sunday-11:30 am -2:30 pm(Tours available)

The Antique and Collectibles Show, 6/18 and the Antique Car Show, 7/16 are include with the pass. New this year- "Gilded Age Tour of Sagtikos". These tours are given the last Sunday of each month. Museun Pass participants can reserve a tour online (via museum pass level)** b. Or they can come to the Manor front entry on the day of, and present a library museum pass (Your library provides a museum pass or we can provide one for you).

   

The Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium is a unique combination of mansion, marine/natural history museum, planetarium and park. Exhibits include photography, fine arts, furnishing and much more. The 43 acre estate is the former estate of William K. Vanderbilt II known as "Eagle's Nest".
The Museum Pass includes free admission for 2 adults and 4 children 18 years of age and under.   
Picnics are allowed on the grounds. 

The Mansion living quarters and the Reichert Planetarium are no longer free of charge.
Planetarium tickets can be purchased for an additional $6 per person at admissions.
Mansion Tours can be purchased for an additional $6 per person at admissions.

The week of 4/22

Monday - Sunday from 11:00AM - 5:00PM each day. The Mansion, Marine Museum, Planetarium, and Estate Grounds will all be open during that time.

The Museum and Planetarium will be open Friday through Sunday, 11 am - 5 pm.
The Planetarium also offers shows on Fridays and Saturdays at 7 and 8 pm.

Holiday Closures
New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve & Christmas Day.

You must print this pass. It serves as your entrance to the venue. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

   

Thursday May 23, 2024

The 9/11 Memorial Museum’s permanent collection is an unparalleled repository consisting of material evidence, first-person testimony, and historical records of response to February 26, 1993 and September 11, 2001 and the ongoing repercussions of these terrorist events. To date, the Museum has acquired more than 74,000 artifacts that document the fate of victims, survivors, and responders.

The Museum pass includes free admission for 2 adults and 2 children.

  • Free, expedited admission to the Museum for two adults and two children (under 18 years old)
  • Complimentary audio guides
  • 20% discount in the Museum Store

The Memorial is  free to the public and open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.  The Museum is open Wednesday to Monday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. (last entry 5:30 p.m.).

   

This pass entitles 2 adults and 2 children(5-18 years) free admission to the museum. Children 4 and under are always admitted for free.
You must print this pass. It serves as your entrance to the venue. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.  
The American Airpower Museum is OPEN Wednesday-Sunday. 
10:30 AM-4 PM
10:30 AM-5 PM (Memorial Day thru Labor Day)

The Museum is closed:  New Years Day, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas.  Passes are not valid:  Memorial Day weekend, Labor Day weekend and other specially priced events.
Please visit the museum's website for updates.
www.americanairpowermuseum.org

   

Brooklyn Botanic Gardens are 52-acre of gardens that include a number of specialty "gardens within the Garden," plant collections, and the Steinhardt Conservatory, which houses the C.V. Starr Bonsai Museum, a glass aquatic plant house, and an art gallery.

The Museum pass includes free admission for 2 adults and children 17 years of age and under. Discounts include the gift shop and the cafe.

April 1–May 12: Brooklyn Botanic Garden in Bloom

  • Open early & late! Tuesday–Thursday: 8 a.m.–8 p.m. (except 4 p.m. close on April 23, 24, 25)
  • Open early! Friday–Sunday: 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • Closed Mondays
  • Note: The Garden closes at 4 p.m. on April 23, 24 & 25 for ticketed Hanami Nights programming. Last entry at 3 p.m. on these days.

May 14–August 1

  • Open late! Tuesday & Thursday: 10 a.m.–8:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
    Members’ Summer Evenings: Wednesdays, May 29–September 4
  • Friday–Sunday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • Closed Mondays (except open Memorial Day, May 27, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.)

Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day

   

The Children’s Museum of the East End opened its current home in Bridgehampton in October 2005. With over 7,000 square feet of exhibition and program space, CMEE has become one of the most visited museums in Eastern Long Island. Children can let their imagination take hold as they sail the seas on a seafaring ship, meet up with some sand puppets, make noise in the Musical Forest, and create a masterpiece in the free Drop-In Art Studio.

This pass entitles 4 people free admission to the museum. At least one must be an adult.  Patrons also have access to special members only events, for more information contact the Museum @631-537-8250.

Hours:  Monday-Wednesday, Friday-Sunday:  9:30 am - 4:30 pm.

Closed Thursdays. Closed New Year's Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

*Patron must book admission on Museum's website before visiting.  Directions to book your tickets at the museum are on the printed pass.

You must print this pass. It serves as your entrance to the Museum. Only valid for the reserved date of visit. Please bring your Library card with you.

   

The Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery is an environmental education center and public aquarium that continues to raise and stock trout. They have the largest living collection of New York State freshwater reptiles, fishes and amphibians. The Hatchery is a fun place for your family to spend an afternoon together. Visitors can tour our two aquarium buildings and eight outdoor ponds, feed the hungry trout, and try our “Catch & Keep” fishing.

The Museum pass includes free admission for 2 adults and 4 children.  Sorry no fishing, gift shop and program discounts.

Open Daily: 10am – 5pm

Closed:Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day & Easter Sunday

June, July & August:

Saturdays & Sundays: 10am – 6pm

   

The Cradle of Aviation Museum is an educational center preserving Long Island’s contribution to aerospace, science and technology by inspiring future generations through learning.  It is located on land once part of Mitchel Air Force Base which, together with nearby Roosevelt Field and other airfields on the Hempstead Plains, was the site of many historic flights.

The Museum pass includes free admission for 2 adults and 2 children(ages 2-12).

This membership allows free admission to museum galleries for the number of people specified above. Discounts are available for the museum store, the cafe, the Planetarium, Nunley's Carousel and additional gallery tickets.

The Library pass is not valid at special vendor events and fundraisers such as the Comic-Con, Hops and Props, Tattoo Expo, SUMAQ, the UCP Festival of Trees, Tabletop Gaming Expo, Retro Gaming Expo and any evening events at the Cradle.

Hours
Tuesday-Sunday, 10AM -5:00PM

Closed Christmas

 

   

Pass includes free tower tour admission for 2 adults and up to 4 children. Children must be 42" to climb. Not valid for special programs and events. Other restrictions may apply. Park in Field #5 of the Robert Moses State Park and take the boardwalk to the lighthouse.   Sorry, parking is not included.  Face masks are now REQUIRED in all buildings.  FOOTWEAR REQUIRED.

The Museum is open

from 10 am to 4 pm

 Lens Building is  open

from 10 am to 3:30pm

 

You must print this pass. It serves as your entrance to the venue. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

   

The Museum is a center for research on Long Island geology and a valued resource in the study of the Island's Native American archaelogy. Reference collections of original archaeological artifacts and geological phenomena are maintained. These are used in exhibits and Museum educational programs and are available for special research purposes. A giftshop provides materials and publications related to the exhibits and educational programming, with emphasis on the natural history of Long Island.
The Museum pass includes free admission/parking for 4 adults or 2 adults and up to 4 children(5-12 yrs). 10% discount on merchandise at the Gift Shop. 
Free entry to major events: Geology Day (Saturday February 24), Dinosaur Daze (Saturday April 6 and Sunday April 7), Garvies Point Museum Day (Saturday August 3) and our Native American Festival (weekend before Thanksgiving).  Not valid on craft fees or any other special event day.

Hours:
Tues-Sat from 10 AM - 4 PM

Closed:  Independence Day, Election Day (Tuesday), Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day (Thursday), Day after Thanksgiving (Friday).

You must print this pass. It serves as your entrance to the venue. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

   

 The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is one of America's leading historic, cultural and educational institutions. The Museum is centered on the aircraft carrier Intrepid, one of the most successful ships in US history, and now a national historic landmark and one of the most unique attractions in New York City. The Museum features a range of interactive exhibits and seeks to provide a powerful visitor experience.  

This pass alllows free admission for 2 adults and 2 children. Free Access to the Intrepid Museum, Space Shuttle Pavilion, and the submarine Growler.  Access to the express, Members-only admission line. Discounted guest tickets: $18 adult, $13 child. 10% discount on Family Memberships for library patrons. 

SPRING AND SUMMER HOURS

(APR 1 - SEP 30)
Monday - Friday:
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (last entry at 4:00 PM)
Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays: 
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (last entry at 5:00 PM

Closed Christmas Day & Thanksgiving.

You must print this pass and present it along with your North Babylon Library card and id. Only valid for the reserved date of visit. 

   

The Long Island Maritime Museum is committed to the research, preservation and interpretation of our region’s rich nautical heritage and the role of Long Island in our national maritime story. 

General Admission for up to 2 adults and 6 children (12 and under) (excludes festivals/educational programs) as well as 10% of entire gift shop order.  Festivals include:

  • Keels & Wheels, 6/10 (rain date 6/11)
  • Seafood Festival, 8/19 and 8/20
  • Halloween Boat Burning, 10/27 (rain date TBD)

Winter Hours:

The Museum is open every day. Monday-Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm.  Sunday 12-4 pm.

   

Science in your backyard!

Discover over 450 exhibits, events, and workshops designed to engage ages 1 to 100. With over 100,000 square feet of indoor exhibition space, plus 60,000 square feet of outdoors, you’ve got room to explore!

This pass admits 2 adults and 4 children for free. Also provides free parking. The playground, theater and golf are add ons but we will provide a $2 discount per person. There is no discount for the shop or cafe.   Not valid during special events (World Maker Faire, MineFaire, etc.). This pass must be presented at the time of admission to claim member benefits. Membership can only be used by patrons of member library. Not valid for group admission.

Hours: 

Wednesday - Sunday | 10am - 5pm

You must print this pass as it serves as your entrance to the New York Hall of Science.

   

The annual EMPIRE PASS is your key to all- season enjoyment at New York State Parks.   It provides unlimited day-use vehicle access to most facilities operated by the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation  and the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, as well as boat launch sites, arboretums and park preserves. Hike, picnic, swim, bike, and enjoy the trails, forests, sea­shores and beaches in your state parks.

Free admission for one vehicle at entry.   Fees may vary by location and season. 

Pass cannot be used for special events including Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach.

 

 

Old Westbury Gardens, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is a magnificent Charles II-style mansion nestled amid 200 acres of formal gardens, landscaped grounds, woodlands, ponds and lakes. Westbury House is furnished with fine English antiques and decorative arts from the Phipps residence. Westbury Gardens welcomes visitors of all ages for guided tours of the grounds.
The Museum pass includes free admission/parking for 2 adults and children to the mansion and gardens. 

Library pass visitors do not need to make an advance reservation to visit.

Hours

April 1 - October 30:
10am-6pm Every Day Except Tuesday. 

Library Garden Passes cannot be used for special events requiring registration or fees (e.g.: workshops, concerts, teas, or non-OWG events etc. ).  Library Garden Passes may be used for the Picnic Pops and the LI Scottish Highland Games, for two adults and children, with the applicable “member rate” admission fee per person.
You must print this pass. It serves as your entrance to the venue. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

   

Planting Fields is a dynamic and vibrant site that features numerous historic structures, Olmsted Brothers-designed landscapes, and world class art and horticultural collections. As a former Gold Coast estate, it is preserved today as a celebration of art, architecture, landscape, and the people that resided on its land. Planting Fields is one of only a few surviving estates on Long Island with its original land intact, as well as its buildings, including Coe Hall, a 65-room Tudor Revival mansion designed by architects Walker & Gillette.

The Museum pass includes free parking for 1 car, up to 6 tickets for a tour of Coe Hall, and a 10% discount on items in our gift shop. To redeem free parking all you will have to do is have a printed copy of this pass visible on the car's dashboard when parked. The park is open every day from 9:00am to 5:00pm (closed December 25). The Visitor Center at Coe Hall is opened Wednesday – Sundays from 9:00am – 5:00pm, and is closed on Mondays, Tuesdays  and major holidays. Coe Hall is opened for guided tours March – December, Wednesdays – Friday, 10:00am – 3:00pm, and Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00am to 1:00pm.  Coe Hall is also opened for self-guided tours Saturdays and Sundays from 2:00pm – 4:00pm.   Coe Hall is closed on Mondays, Tuesdays and major holidays. Both the Main and Camellia Greenhouse are open 10:00am to 4:00pm 6 days a week – closed to the public on Tuesdays for routine maintenance.

You should book Coe Hall tours ahead of time. To do so, forward a copy of your pass to tours@plantingfields.org with your preferred  time for the tour. You must print this pass. It serves as your entrance to the venue. Only valid for the reserved date of visit. Please present this printed pass to the membership desk upon arrival.

   

Sagtikos Manor is a unique historic jewel on the South Shore of Suffolk County on Long Island, New York. Sagtikos is a Native American word meaning "head of the hissing snake" and is derived from the sound of a small stream that flows through the neck of land upon which the Manor lies.  In 1790 George Washington spent the night of April 21st at Sagtikos Manor. President Washington recorded this in the diary he kept of his tour of Long Island.

Robert David Lion Gardiner owned the property from 1935 to 1985 when he deeded it to the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation. In 2002 Suffolk County purchased the remaining 10 acre property from the Foundation to keep it from being sold to a developer. The Sagtikos Manor Historical Society provides tours, educational programs and research.

The Museum pass includes one free admission/tour per day for 2 adults and 2 children.  Tours leave every hour.  It is highly recommended to book online.

June
Saturday-Sunday-11:30 am -2:30 pm(Tours available)

July-August
Friday-Saturday-Sunday-11:30 am -2:30 pm(Tours available)

September
Saturday-Sunday-11:30 am -2:30 pm(Tours available)

The Antique and Collectibles Show, 6/18 and the Antique Car Show, 7/16 are include with the pass. New this year- "Gilded Age Tour of Sagtikos". These tours are given the last Sunday of each month. Museun Pass participants can reserve a tour online (via museum pass level)** b. Or they can come to the Manor front entry on the day of, and present a library museum pass (Your library provides a museum pass or we can provide one for you).

   

The Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium is a unique combination of mansion, marine/natural history museum, planetarium and park. Exhibits include photography, fine arts, furnishing and much more. The 43 acre estate is the former estate of William K. Vanderbilt II known as "Eagle's Nest".
The Museum Pass includes free admission for 2 adults and 4 children 18 years of age and under.   
Picnics are allowed on the grounds. 

The Mansion living quarters and the Reichert Planetarium are no longer free of charge.
Planetarium tickets can be purchased for an additional $6 per person at admissions.
Mansion Tours can be purchased for an additional $6 per person at admissions.

The week of 4/22

Monday - Sunday from 11:00AM - 5:00PM each day. The Mansion, Marine Museum, Planetarium, and Estate Grounds will all be open during that time.

The Museum and Planetarium will be open Friday through Sunday, 11 am - 5 pm.
The Planetarium also offers shows on Fridays and Saturdays at 7 and 8 pm.

Holiday Closures
New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve & Christmas Day.

You must print this pass. It serves as your entrance to the venue. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.