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Adventure Aquarium
American Museum of Natural History
Museum Pass
Crayola Experience
Guggenheim Museum
Imagine That!
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Complex
The Jewish Museum
MoMA Museum of Modern Art
Morris Museum
Museum of the Moving Image
Newark Museum
Turtle Back Zoo
Storm King Art Center
Yogi Berra Museum
Museum PassMuseum Pass

* Patrons can check out free Passes and/or purchase Discount Tickets at the Fanwood Memorial Library
* Single-use Discounted Tickets MUST be purchased online through PayPal (see the link below),
    OR by check (made to 'The Friends of the Fanwood Memorial Library'). We do not accept CASH.
* ALL passes and tickets must be picked up at the Fanwood Memorial Library.
* If you paid with PayPal, bring your receipt as proof of purchase.
* Passes MUST be returned to the Circulation Desk at the Fanwood Memorial Library
* Passes CAN NOT be left in the Lobby or returned through the Book Drop
* Fees apply for Passes returned anywhere but to the Circulation Desk.
* Fees apply for late or lost Passes.
BUY Discounted Single-Use
Museum Tickets via PayPal HERE
(Use any Credit Card or your PayPal account)

 Adventure Aquarium
  1 Aquarium Drive, Camden, NJ, 08103
  Phone: 856.365.3300
  Reservations are recommended, but not required, and should be made after ticket purchase.

  Single-use tickets are available for $25.50/adult (age 12+) & $17.50/kids (age 2-11).
  Children under 2 are admitted free with an adult.
  All purchases are final. ** CLICK HERE to PURCHASE TICKETS
 American Museum of Natural History
  Central Park West at 79th St., New York, NY 10024
  Phone: 212.769.5100
  Reservations are required.
  under "Select Tickets" select the second option for Library Pass.

  Single-use tickets cost $13.00 each.
  Also Covers Admission to your choice of:
  one special exhibition; an IMAX film; or a Planetarium show.
  All purchases are final. ** CLICK HERE to PURCHASE TICKETS
 Crayola Experience
  30 Center Square, Easton, PA 18042
  Phone: 610.515.8000
CLICK HERE for a direct link to discounted ticket savings
 Guggenheim Museum
  1071 Fifth Avenue (at 89th Street), New York, NY 10128
  Phone: 212.423.3500
  Pass Admits: Free express admission for 4 adults or students plus half-price admission for 2
  additional guests. Children under 12 are always free.
  Also covers: 10% savings at cafes and shop; 25% during Members' Shopping Weeks
 Imagine That!!!
  4 Vreeland Rd., Florham Park, N.J. 07932
  Phone: 973.966.8000
  No advance reservations needed for MusuemPass holders.
  Pass Admits: 4 people of any age.

 Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum Complex
  Pier 86, West 46th St. & 12th Ave., New York, NY 10036
  Phone: 877.957.SHIP (7447) or 212.245.0072
  No advance reservations needed for Library ticket holders.
  Pass Admits: Up to 6 people (any age) to the Intrepid Museum & Submarine USS Growler.
  Also covers: Access to the Express Members-only line, and Space Shuttle Pavillion.
  PLEASE NOTE: The use of this membership is restricted to cardholders of the Fanwood
  and Scotch Plains libraries ONLY. When you visit the Intrepid with this membership card,
  you MUST also be prepared to show your library card.

 The Jewish Museum
  1109 5th Avenue (at 92nd St.), New York, NY, 10128
  Phone: 212.423.3200
  Admits: 2 Adults; Children under 18 are Free
  ** FREE Additional Adult Single-use tickets are available along with the museum pass if needed. (as supplies last)
 Liberty Science Center
  Liberty State Park, 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ 07305
  Phone: 201.200.1000
  Present your Fanwood or Scotch Plains Library card for a $3 discount!
  ** Each family member must have their own library card in hand to receive the discount.

  11 W 53rd St.,
  New York, NY 10019    
  Phone: 212.708.9400            
     MoMA PS1
  22-25 Jackson Ave.,
  Long Island City, NY 11225   
  Phone: 718.784.2084

  No advance reservations needed for MusuemPass holders.
  Admits: 5 people, and allows the purchase of 3 additional admissions at $5 each.
  Children 16 and under are free at all times.
  Also covers: Free tickets to film programs on day of visit, and 10% discount at the
  MoMAstores and cafes.

 Morris Museum
  6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown, NJ 07960
  Phone: 973.971.3700
  No advance reservations needed for MusuemPass holders.
  Pass Admits: 2 adults + up to 3 children under 18 years of age.
  Also covers: Admission to Family Fun Days
 Museum of the Moving Image
  36-01 35th Avenue, Astoria, NY, 11106
  Phone: 718.777.6800
  FREE Single-Use tickets admit 1 person of any age.
  [and are valid for one gallery admission & one same-day screening ticket (up to $15)]
  TICKETS must be requested at the Circulation Desk
  Patrons are limited to 5 tickets at a time.

 Newark Museum
  49 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102
  Phone: 973.596.6550
  Pass Admits: 2 adults + all children through age 17.
  Also covers: 15% discount at the museum store.
 Storm King Art Center
  1 Museum Road, New Windsor, NY, 12553
  Phone: 845.534.3115
  Pass Admits: One free six-person car admission
  Also covers: 10% discount at museum store.
 Turtle Back Zoo
  560 Northfield Ave., West Orange, New Jersey, 07052
  Phone: 973.731.5800
  No advance reservations needed for Library ticket holders.
  Single-use tickets are available at the cost of $10.00/per adult or child (age 2+).
  Children under 2 are admitted free
  All purchases are final. ** CLICK HERE to PURCHASE TICKETS
 Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
  8 Yogi Berra Drive, Little Falls, NJ, 07424 (On the campus of Montclair State University)
  Phone: 973.655.2378
  No advance reservations needed for Library ticket holders.
  Pass Admits: 2 adults + 2 children under 18 years of age.
  Also covers: 10% discount at museum store.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is MuseumPass?
MuseumPass is a popular program sponsored jointly by the Friends of the Fanwood Memorial and Scotch Plains Public Libraries that lets cardholders and Friends of both Libraries visit area museums for free or at a minimal cost!

Who may borrow museum passes?
Scotch Plains and Fanwood Library adult cardholders, and members of the Friends of either Library who have a MURAL or a Courtesy Card. Cardholders must be in good standing. MURAL and Courtesy cardholders who are not members of the Friends are not eligible.

Are there other rules about borrowing the passes?
Yes, there are several. Only one museum pass can be checked out per household. Once a museum pass has been checked out for a particular museum the household members must wait three months before taking out that same pass. These rules help everybody get a chance to visit the museums.

How long may I keep a pass?
Three (3) days.

Can I reserve a museum pass?
Museum passes are available on a first-come/first-served basis. You cannot reserve a pass.

Are museum passes free?
Yes, but late and lost fees apply. Discounted tickets are available to some museums. Prices vary.

What if I don't return a pass on time?
Passes MUST BE RETURNED IN PERSON to the Fanwood Memorial Library circulation desk, NOT in the book drop!
Failure to return the pass will result in a fine of $10.00 per day (with a maximum fine of $200.00). Failure to return the pass container will result in a fine of $5.00. Patrons will be charged $25 for a new museum pass in the event it is lost, unless otherwise specified in museum descriptions above.

Which museum passes are available?
Please see the list at the top of the page - and of course we welcome your suggestions!

Do all the passes work the same way?
Each museum has different guidelines for its pass. Please respect the guidelines. It is up to the patron to check the museum hours and closures due to special events.

Who pays for the MuseumPass program?
MuseumPass is made possible by the generous joint support of the Friends of the Fanwood Memorial Library and the Scotch Plains Public Library.

Who are the Friends of the Library?
Both Libraries' Friends groups are contributors and volunteers who are committed to supporting the health and well being of their local libraries. They work to foster interest in the libraries, make the public aware of the libraries' services and needs, and help the libraries provide special programs for individuals or groups in the community. The Friends also support the libraries with funds for the purchase of equipment, programs, and materials.

How do I join the Friends?
If you are interested in becoming a Friend, membership forms are available at the front desk of each library.

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