The library is closed, but the Digital Library is always open.

Museum passes DO NOT include parking or other fees.

Please utilize museum websites to help plan your trip, as many close for various events throughout the year, and admission procedures may have changed.

As of 2020, the Grounds for Sculpture will no longer offering a library pass.

The Grounds for Sculpture library pass will expire on January 15, 2020.

  • Vouchers may only be distributed to patrons 18 and older whose accounts have no fines and are in good standing.
  • Each household may be given a maximum of 4 vouchers per year.
  • Each voucher admits 1 person.
  • Admission is free for children under the age of 2.
  • Vouchers are a one-time use and do not need to be returned.
  • Vouchers cannot be replaced if lost or stolen.

  • Passes may be checked out to patrons 18 and older whose accounts have no fines and are in good standing.
  • Passes circulate for 3 days and must be returned directly to a staff member during library business hours and may not be returned in the book drop due to liability claims.
  • The library pass admits 2 adults and all children under the age of 18.
  • Fines for overdue passes are $5.00 per day up to a maximum fine of $50.00.
  • A fine of $5.00 may be charged for a lost case.
  • If the museum pass is lost or damaged beyond repair, the borrower owes the $125 replacement price of the pass.
  • Patrons may not place holds on these passes, but are dealt at a first-come-first-serve basis.

Children under 10 are not admitted to the Frick Collection. 

  • Passes may be checked out to patrons 18 and older whose accounts have no fines and are in good standing.
  • Passes circulate for 3 days and must be returned directly to a staff member during library business hours and may not be returned in the book drop due to liability claims.
  • The library pass admits 4 people.
  • Fines for overdue passes are $5.00 per day up to a maximum fine of $50.00.
  • A fine of $5.00 may be charged for a lost case.
  • If the museum pass is lost or damaged beyond repair, the borrower owes the $200 replacement price of the pass.
  • Patrons may not place holds on these passes, but are dealt at a first-come-first-serve basis.

  • Passes may be checked out to patrons 18 and older whose accounts have no fines and are in good standing.
  • Passes circulate for 3 days and must be returned directly to a staff member during library business hours and may not be returned in the book drop due to liability claims.
  • The library pass admits 4 people.
  • Admission is free for children under the age 5 .
  • Fines for overdue passes are $5.00 per day up to a maximum fine of $50.00.
  • A fine of $5.00 may be charged for a lost case.
  • If the museum pass is lost or damaged beyond repair, the borrower owes the $500 replacement price of the pass.
  • Patrons may not place holds on these passes, but are dealt at a first-come-first-serve basis.

  • Passes may be checked out to patrons 18 and older whose accounts have no fines and are in good standing.
  • Passes circulate for 3 days and must be returned directly to a staff member during library business hours and may not be returned in the book drop due to liability claims.
  • The library pass admits 6 people.
  • Patrons may be asked to present their library card along with the library pass for admission.
  • Admission is free for children under the age of 4.
  • Fines for overdue passes are $5.00 per day up to a maximum fine of $50.00.
  • A fine of $5.00 may be charged for a lost case.
  • If the museum pass is lost or damaged beyond repair, the borrower owes the $500 replacement price of the pass.
  • Patrons may not place holds on these passes, but are dealt at a first-come-first-serve basis.

  • Passes may be checked out to patrons 18 and older whose accounts have no fines and are in good standing.
  • Passes circulate for 3 days and must be returned directly to a staff member during library business hours and may not be returned in the book drop due to liability claims.
  • The library pass admits 2 adults and up to 4 children under the age of 18.
  • Admission is free for children under the age of 4.
  • Fines for overdue passes are $5.00 per day up to a maximum fine of $50.00.
  • A fine of $5.00 may be charged for a lost case.
  • If the museum pass is lost or damaged beyond repair, the borrower owes the $150 replacement price of the pass.
  • Patrons may not place holds on these passes, but are dealt at a first-come-first-serve basis.

Free New Jersey Museums

Please utilize museum websites to help plan your trip, as many close for various events throughout the year, and admission procedures may have changed.

Grover Cleveland birthplace

The Grover Cleveland Birthplace State Historic Site is the only house museum in the country dedicated to the interpretation of President Cleveland’s life.

HERITAGE GLASS MUSEUM

The Museum has exhibits of historic glass, bottles and animal glass art figurines. It has an extensive library on glass blowing and education.

HIRAM BLAUVELT ART MUSEUM

Hiram Blauvelt was a philanthropist, conservationist and collector. Through the contribution of his private wildlife art and big game collections, he hoped to promote the cultural value of wildlife art and the need for conservation of its subjects and their habitats.

LONG POND IRONWORKS

Ironworking village with 18th and 19th century structures as well as ruins of the industrial complex that produced iron for both the Continental Army during both the American Revolution and the Union Army during the Civil War. Today, the ruins of three furnaces and other unique structures remain.

MARINE MAMMAL STRANDING CENTER

The Marine Mammal Stranding Center is dedicated to responding to marine mammals and sea turtles in distress along all of New Jersey’s waterways and to the rehabilitation of these animals for release back into the wild.

MIlLVILLE ARMY AIR FIELD MUSEUM

The Millville Army Air Field Museum is dedicated to telling the stories of those who trained here, died here, and those who went on to serve our country in WWII, and other wars throughout our history.

NATIONAL GUARD MILITIA MUSEUM

The National Guard Militia Museum of New Jersey tells the story of the state’s Militia and National Guard. The museum has one of the largest collections of New Jersey related Civil War research material in the country.

NEW JERSEY MUSEUM OF BOATING

The mission of the New Jersey Museum of Boating is to celebrate our state’s rich maritime history. We are committed to educating, preserving, interpreting, and presenting the boats built in New Jersey and the related marine equipment and materials traditionally used in the process.

PATERSON MUSEUM

Founded in 1925, it is owned and run by the city of Paterson and its mission is to preserve and display the industrial history of Paterson.

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM

The Princeton University Art Museum seeks to bring the visual arts to the heart of the Princeton University experience for students, scholars, and visitors of all kinds as one of the world’s greatest comprehensive museums in an academic setting.

RUTGERS GEOLOGY MUSEUM

The Rutgers Geology Museum is dedicated to educating the public through its exhibits, collections, public lectures, tours and other programs. We strive to provide a wide range of unique learning experiences that will enhance our visitors' understanding of the natural world.

THOMAS EDISON CENTER

You can view original artifacts, listen to 100+ year old Edison Phonographs, and learn about the wonders that took place at Thomas Edison’s historic Menlo Park.

ZIMMERLI ART MUSEUM

The Zimmerli is a teaching museum with diverse collections and dynamic programming which offer something for everyone.