Museum Pass Guidelines

Museum Passes Now Available

Great news for Museum goers in Mahwah! Your library card will now grant you access to some of the best museums in the Tri-State Area. Whether you are into modern art, children's science exhibits, historical exhibits, or art nouveau, we have a pass for you. Borrowing a pass is easy and quick - so don't wait! Reserve a pass using your library card today. Don't forget to use the hashtag #MahwahAtTheMuseum when visiting a local museum with one of our passes to let us know how you're enjoying them!

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Mahwah Public Library Museum Pass Lending Guidelines

The Library is pleased to present our Museum Pass Program. Adult Mahwah Public Library cardholders in good standing may borrow museum passes for three days. All pass reservations are processed via our TixKeeper webpage. Patrons can access this page directly or can call a reference librarian to reserve passes. Please call ahead before visiting museums to verify their hours of operation.


  1.  Reserve passes up to 60 days in advance through our website or by asking any reference librarian in person or by phone.
  2.  Failure to pick up a pass at the reserved time will result in a canceled reservation and the pass being given to the next person in line.
  3.  Patrons who have reserved and not picked up passes after two occurrences will be unable to borrow any museum pass for 6 months.
  4.  American Museum of Natural History vouchers are limited to two vouchers per household every 12 months.


  1.  Pick up museum passes from a librarian at the adult reference desk and fill out a Lending Form.
  2.  Passes are available for a three-day/two-night loan period and are not renewable.
  3. One pass per card holder.


  1.  Return the pass to a reference librarian at the adult reference desk only. Passes may not be returned to another library or in the book drop.
  2.  Passes must be returned in the condition that they are received.


  1.  Library fines are $10 per day. After 7 days, patrons must pay the full replacement cost of the pass.
  2.  If a pass is lost or damaged beyond repair, patrons must pay the full replacement cost of each pass.



Admission Policies & Replacement Costs

Call or check the museum's website for hours of operation and exhibits.




American Museum of Natural History

Provides one general admission plus one exhibit or show.


Children's Museum of Manhattan

Provides admission for four guests, adult or children.


Frick Collection

Pass is good for one adult admission. Children under 10 not admitted.


Guggenheim Museum

Provides admission for four adults/students. Additional adults are half-price. Children under 12 are free.


Intrepid - Sea, Air & Space Museum

Provides admission for six adults or children.


New York Historical Society

Provides admission for two adults and any children from the same household.


Stickley Museum

Provides admission for two adults and four children under 18 living at the same address.


Storm King Art Center

Provides admission for two adults and any children from the same household.


Maritime Aquarium

$2 off Aquarium admission for up to 6 people.


100 Ridge Road, Mahwah, NJ, 07430 201.529.READ