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MAP Passes to Museums, Attractions, and Parks

MAP Passes are available to Poughkeepsie Public Library District library card holders * who are 18 years of age or older, have a valid email address, and have no outstanding fines. *Passes to FDR Presidential Library & Museum are available to all Mid-Hudson Library System card holders.

Book up to two (2) passes on same day to combine visits to nearby venues.  These may be local places or destinations on getaway trips to the Adirondacks, Albany, Berkshires, Boston, CT coastline, Danbury or Hartford, NYC, Springfield, and Vermont.

Always confirm hours and visiting information on destination’s website.

Failure to cancel a pass you do not use may result in suspension of pass privileges.

Pass Types: Printable passes, called Print on Demand. Physical passes, called Pick up/Return.

Print on Demand passes: Reserve for day of visit and marked “Closed” when Destination is closed. Always check their hours. Print pass when reserving at home or contact the Library to print it for you after reserving pass. Take the printed pass to entrance on specific date printed on the pass.

Pick Up/Return passes: Reserve for day of pick up and marked “Closed” when Library is closed. On holidays a venue may be open, but Library closed, so reserve a day early. Check out pass (inside pouch) for three (3) days including pick-up date, day to use pass, and day to return.

  • Library card barcode must match reservation at check-out.
  • Return to library branch where checked out, and you may use Book Drop to return.
  • A $5.00 per day fine if returned after due date (okay to use drop box after closing time).
  • If not returned within one week, pass is considered lost, and a replacement cost fined.

When Reserving: Reserve up to 60 days in advance. Under the date, find destination and request. You’ll need library card’s barcode. Follow the prompts. You’ll receive confirmation email and a reminder email 2 days before a reservation. You may add a Text reminder. For Print on Demand passes, select “Print Pass” to print from home and bring to destination on date printed on pass.

Cancelling a Pass Reservation: Use “My Passes” button by logging in with library card barcode, and clicking on pass to cancel, or call the Library. If reservation is in 24 hours or less, “My Passes” directs you to call the Library to cancel for you. Failure to cancel a pass, so that others may use it, may result in a suspension of reservation privileges.

Questions? Call the Reference Desk at (845) 485-3445 x 3702.

Sunday April 21, 2024

Guided Mansion Tours with Pass: May 1- Oct. 31 (Fri. - Mon.); Gardens & Grounds (no Pass needed) April – Dec. 30, 10 am - 5 pm.; Visitor's Center & Museum Shop (no Pass needed) Jan. - Dec. 30, 10 am - 5 pm. 

Admits: Two adults and up to four children, 18 years and under, to Guided Mansion Tours. Display your printed PPLD Locust Grove Pass at the Museum Gift Shop in the Visitor Center. If your family is larger than what the pass admits, admission is $20 per person. The Pass is not good for special events, or fundraising events, including Holiday Mansion events, which require the purchase of tickets. 

Locust Grove Mansion Tours: Tours are offered first come, first served, May 1 – Oct. 31, Fri., Sat., Sun. and Mon.  Tour size is usually 8 people.Tour times are 10:15 am, 11:30 am, 12:45 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:15 pm.  Holiday Mansion Tours are special fund-raising events and have a ticket price, and no Library Pass is available.

Visitor Center, Museum Shop, Galleries, Gardens, and Grounds: These areas do not require a fee or Library Pass, but you must check in and out at the Visitor Center. The Visitor Center and Museum Shop is open Jan. - Dec., 10 AM - 5 PM.  The Gardens, Grounds and Galleries are open April – Dec., 10 AM – 5 PM, daily for free.  Donations are encouraged and greatly appreciated to assist in maintaining the Gardens & Grounds. 

Accessibility: The Mansion does not have wheelchair access, but the gravel path to the Mansion is level. Stairs on Tour include: 7 steps to front door, 17 to second floor, and 10 to ground floor. Handicapped parking is available, and the Visitor center has an accessible restroom. Level gravel path to Visitor Center (100 ft), and to Mansion (300 ft.), and throughout the gardens and grounds.

Hiking Trails Map: Five miles of 19th century carriage roads and trails wind through forests and meadows. River beautiful views along Sawmill Trail, Cascade Trail or Shady Lane Loop.

Policies: All guests must check in and out at the Museum Shop in Visitor’s Center; Keep pets leashed and remove waste; Do not collect plants, flowers, wildlife, or artifacts; Picnic in designated areas only and remove all trash; No alcoholic beverages; No motorized vehicles or bicycles; No hunting or shooting; No sunbathing; No sports; No fires or barbecues; Purchase of a photography permit for any family, wedding or event photography is required. 

Hours:  Mansion Tours with Library Pass: May 1 - Oct. 31, Fri.- Mon. Visitor Center & Museum Shop:  Jan. - March, M-F; AND April - Dec. 30 daily, 10 AM - 5PM.  Galleries, Grounds & Gardens: April - Dec. 30, daily, 10 AM - 5 PM.  

Closed: Visitor Center closed weekends Jan. - March; Gardens & Grounds closed Jan. - March and Dec. 31; Holidays closed are Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day and Easter.

Print pass when reservation is made. To re-print pass: Login to "My Passes" with Library's barcode. Click on "Pass Info Center" and click on "View Pass Info" to display. To print, right click mouse,  select print.

   

Monday April 22, 2024

Guided Mansion Tours with Pass: May 1- Oct. 31 (Fri. - Mon.); Gardens & Grounds (no Pass needed) April – Dec. 30, 10 am - 5 pm.; Visitor's Center & Museum Shop (no Pass needed) Jan. - Dec. 30, 10 am - 5 pm. 

Admits: Two adults and up to four children, 18 years and under, to Guided Mansion Tours. Display your printed PPLD Locust Grove Pass at the Museum Gift Shop in the Visitor Center. If your family is larger than what the pass admits, admission is $20 per person. The Pass is not good for special events, or fundraising events, including Holiday Mansion events, which require the purchase of tickets. 

Locust Grove Mansion Tours: Tours are offered first come, first served, May 1 – Oct. 31, Fri., Sat., Sun. and Mon.  Tour size is usually 8 people.Tour times are 10:15 am, 11:30 am, 12:45 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:15 pm.  Holiday Mansion Tours are special fund-raising events and have a ticket price, and no Library Pass is available.

Visitor Center, Museum Shop, Galleries, Gardens, and Grounds: These areas do not require a fee or Library Pass, but you must check in and out at the Visitor Center. The Visitor Center and Museum Shop is open Jan. - Dec., 10 AM - 5 PM.  The Gardens, Grounds and Galleries are open April – Dec., 10 AM – 5 PM, daily for free.  Donations are encouraged and greatly appreciated to assist in maintaining the Gardens & Grounds. 

Accessibility: The Mansion does not have wheelchair access, but the gravel path to the Mansion is level. Stairs on Tour include: 7 steps to front door, 17 to second floor, and 10 to ground floor. Handicapped parking is available, and the Visitor center has an accessible restroom. Level gravel path to Visitor Center (100 ft), and to Mansion (300 ft.), and throughout the gardens and grounds.

Hiking Trails Map: Five miles of 19th century carriage roads and trails wind through forests and meadows. River beautiful views along Sawmill Trail, Cascade Trail or Shady Lane Loop.

Policies: All guests must check in and out at the Museum Shop in Visitor’s Center; Keep pets leashed and remove waste; Do not collect plants, flowers, wildlife, or artifacts; Picnic in designated areas only and remove all trash; No alcoholic beverages; No motorized vehicles or bicycles; No hunting or shooting; No sunbathing; No sports; No fires or barbecues; Purchase of a photography permit for any family, wedding or event photography is required. 

Hours:  Mansion Tours with Library Pass: May 1 - Oct. 31, Fri.- Mon. Visitor Center & Museum Shop:  Jan. - March, M-F; AND April - Dec. 30 daily, 10 AM - 5PM.  Galleries, Grounds & Gardens: April - Dec. 30, daily, 10 AM - 5 PM.  

Closed: Visitor Center closed weekends Jan. - March; Gardens & Grounds closed Jan. - March and Dec. 31; Holidays closed are Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day and Easter.

Print pass when reservation is made. To re-print pass: Login to "My Passes" with Library's barcode. Click on "Pass Info Center" and click on "View Pass Info" to display. To print, right click mouse,  select print.

   

Tuesday April 23, 2024

Guided Mansion Tours with Pass: May 1- Oct. 31 (Fri. - Mon.); Gardens & Grounds (no Pass needed) April – Dec. 30, 10 am - 5 pm.; Visitor's Center & Museum Shop (no Pass needed) Jan. - Dec. 30, 10 am - 5 pm. 

Admits: Two adults and up to four children, 18 years and under, to Guided Mansion Tours. Display your printed PPLD Locust Grove Pass at the Museum Gift Shop in the Visitor Center. If your family is larger than what the pass admits, admission is $20 per person. The Pass is not good for special events, or fundraising events, including Holiday Mansion events, which require the purchase of tickets. 

Locust Grove Mansion Tours: Tours are offered first come, first served, May 1 – Oct. 31, Fri., Sat., Sun. and Mon.  Tour size is usually 8 people.Tour times are 10:15 am, 11:30 am, 12:45 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:15 pm.  Holiday Mansion Tours are special fund-raising events and have a ticket price, and no Library Pass is available.

Visitor Center, Museum Shop, Galleries, Gardens, and Grounds: These areas do not require a fee or Library Pass, but you must check in and out at the Visitor Center. The Visitor Center and Museum Shop is open Jan. - Dec., 10 AM - 5 PM.  The Gardens, Grounds and Galleries are open April – Dec., 10 AM – 5 PM, daily for free.  Donations are encouraged and greatly appreciated to assist in maintaining the Gardens & Grounds. 

Accessibility: The Mansion does not have wheelchair access, but the gravel path to the Mansion is level. Stairs on Tour include: 7 steps to front door, 17 to second floor, and 10 to ground floor. Handicapped parking is available, and the Visitor center has an accessible restroom. Level gravel path to Visitor Center (100 ft), and to Mansion (300 ft.), and throughout the gardens and grounds.

Hiking Trails Map: Five miles of 19th century carriage roads and trails wind through forests and meadows. River beautiful views along Sawmill Trail, Cascade Trail or Shady Lane Loop.

Policies: All guests must check in and out at the Museum Shop in Visitor’s Center; Keep pets leashed and remove waste; Do not collect plants, flowers, wildlife, or artifacts; Picnic in designated areas only and remove all trash; No alcoholic beverages; No motorized vehicles or bicycles; No hunting or shooting; No sunbathing; No sports; No fires or barbecues; Purchase of a photography permit for any family, wedding or event photography is required. 

Hours:  Mansion Tours with Library Pass: May 1 - Oct. 31, Fri.- Mon. Visitor Center & Museum Shop:  Jan. - March, M-F; AND April - Dec. 30 daily, 10 AM - 5PM.  Galleries, Grounds & Gardens: April - Dec. 30, daily, 10 AM - 5 PM.  

Closed: Visitor Center closed weekends Jan. - March; Gardens & Grounds closed Jan. - March and Dec. 31; Holidays closed are Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day and Easter.

Print pass when reservation is made. To re-print pass: Login to "My Passes" with Library's barcode. Click on "Pass Info Center" and click on "View Pass Info" to display. To print, right click mouse,  select print.