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American Museum of Natural History Vouchers Update
In an effort to make vouchers more readily available to more patrons at a time, vouchers to the American Museum of Natural History will be sold for $5 on a first come, first serve basis. Subject to availability. Effective 8/21/2020.
The library has FREE passes to 19 area museums and attractions around Long Island and New York City. Please read the following rules and choose “I ACCEPT” at the bottom, then make a reservation from the provided list of available passes and dates.
**Please check with each institution for guidelines before you embark on your trip. It is the patron’s responsibility to inquire about any limited hours/services or reservations needed to be made directly with the venue before their visit.**
Adult Sachem Library cardholders, 18 and over. Keep in mind each museum reserves the right to determine the rules and regulations governing usage.
On the pass list page next to each destination, it will state either “Pick Up/Return at Library” or “Print from Home.”
You are responsible for planning your trip. Be sure to check the destination’s hours before you reserve a Museum Pass. When requesting a pass, you can click on the museum’s name which will then display admission details and a link to the museum’s website.
You can make two reservations in a 30-day period. Reservations can be made 60 days in advance.
No, not all events/exhibits are covered by a Museum Pass and additional fees are the patron’s responsibility. Please contact the museum directly for more information.
Each participating museum sets its own limits which are listed on the reservation page under “pass details.”
No, Museum Passes cannot be renewed.
Yes. You may view your reservations online at My Passes on our Museum Pass page.
Print-from-Home passes must be reserved for the day you plan to use them and an email address is required for the reservation. These passes can be reserved online, by phone, or in-person at the Welcome Desk, up to 60 days in advance. Passes can be printed from home at any time or at the library (during normal business hours).
Print-from-Home museum passes are only valid for the reservation date listed on the printed pass. They do not need to be returned to the library.
You must bring your printed museum pass. After reserving a Print-from-Home pass you MUST print the confirmation page and bring it with you to the museum. This will serve as your pass. Electronic versions—on smartphones or tablets—will not be accepted by museums. The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum requires you to bring your library card in conjunction with the printed pass.
No. Print-from-Home passes are only valid for the date listed on the printed pass. They may only be used once.
Call the Welcome Desk to cancel your Print-from-Home Museum Pass reservation.
Museum Passes can be reserved online, by phone, or in person at the Welcome Desk. All reservations should be made for the actual date of your intended visit and can be made up to 60 days in advance. If a pass has already been reserved, you will see “RESERVED” or “BOOKED”.
The pass may be picked up on the day before your visit to the museum and will be checked out on the Sachem Library card used to make the reservation. The pass is due back to the library the day after your scheduled visit, with the following exceptions: Passes are not due on Sundays, New Year’s Eve, the day before Thanksgiving, or any day the library is closed. The due date will be indicated on the slip given to you at checkout.
A $20 per day fee will be charged to your library card if the pass is returned late.
A replacement fee equal to the full value of the missing pass will be charged to your card.
Yes, you may, as long as the pass is returned by the due date. This only applies to the Pick Up/Return at Library passes.
Go to the Welcome Desk to pick up your Museum Pass.
The pass must be returned in person at the Welcome Desk in its original folder. Under no circumstances should the pass be left in any of the book returns or on a counter.