Thanks to the Friends of South Orange Public Library, we have passes to the following museums available for checkout.
Museum passes are available for checkout to South Orange Library cardholders for one week; one pass checked out at a time.
Due to the pandemic, some museums require advance appointments before arrival. Make sure to follow directions for each museum.
Available for checkout
Brooklyn Botanic Garden (Brooklyn, NY)
Admits two adults and children 17 and under, plus a 10% discount at the Garden Shop and cafe. Advance tickets required; please choose Affiliated Organization Tickets.
Cooper Hewitt (New York, NY)
Admits two adults and children under 18, plus at 10% discount at cafe and store.
Frick Madison (New York, NY)
Admits two adults, plus a 20% discount in store and 10% in cafe. The Frick Collection is under renovation; the museum's temporary location is at 945 Madison Ave. at 75th St.
Montclair Art Museum (Montclair, NJ)
Pass admits 2 adults and children. Advance registration not required.
Morris Museum (Morristown, NJ)
Pass admits 2 adults and 3 children. Advance registration not required but can be booked at 973-971-3700.
Newark Museum (Newark, NJ)
Pass admits 2 adults and all children in household. Advance registration is required.
New York Historical Society (New York, NY)
Pass admits two adults and up to four children under 18. Museum requires both online registration and physical library pass; please read instructions when you receive library pass.
Storm King Art Center (New Windsor, NY)
Pass provides free six-person car admission to Storm King. Advance appointments are not required.
Also available (free/low-cost options)
Afro-American Historical and Cultural Society (Greenville Public Library, Jersey City)
Center for Jewish History (West 16th St., NYC)
Free admission, Free Zoom events
Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County (Freehold Township, Monmouth County)
$5 admission (Open by appt. only)
Liberty Science Center (Jersey City, NJ)
Library does not have a pass, but patrons can receive $3 off admission by showing SOPL library card on site.
Museum of Early Trades & Crafts (Madison, NJ)
Rubin Museum of Art (West 17th St., NYC)
Free Friday nights – 6 to 10pm