Museum Passes

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Reserve a Museum Pass for free admission to a variety of museums and gardens on Long Island and in New York City.

* All Museum/Garden passes are valid for at least 2 adults and 2 children.  Some passes allow for more adults and/or children.


To Reserve A Pass: 

  • Reservations for museum passes can be made via our library’s website at
  • Or by telephone (516-746-8488 ext.2);
  • Or in person at the Reference Desk.


A valid Mineola library card must be used at time of reservation. Passes may be reserved up to two months in advance.  Only Mineola Library patrons (age 18+) with no outstanding fines may borrow the Museum Passes.  A limit of 2 passes may be reserved within a 60 day period, and the same museum pass may be reserved only once in a 60 day period.


  • Weekend Loan Period is for three days, pickup on Friday, and return by Sunday night in the drop box.
  • Weekday Loan Period is for four days, pickup on Monday, and return before closing (9PM) Thursday.


To Cancel A Pass: 

  • Patrons must call the Reference Desk (516-746-8488 ext. 2) to Cancel or delay a pickup.
  • Passes not picked up or cancelled in advance may result in the loss of borrowing privileges in the Museum Pass program.


Fines will be strictly enforced:

Overdue fine is $10.00 per day.

A Minimum of $50.00 may be charged for a lost pass (up to the cost of replacement).


We recommend that you call each museum or garden you are planning to visit prior to arriving to verify their hours of operation.


Long Island Children’s Museum
Complimentary admission for up to 4 people. No adults without children or children unaccompanied by an adult will be admitted. Not valid for complimentary admission or discount for theater performances, workshops or special events.
American Airpower Museum
Free admission for 4 people; any combination of adults and children. If the pass is used during an event weekend when higher admission rates are in effect, the visitors may be asked to pay the difference in admission. Open Thursday through Sunday 10:30AM to 4:00PM (June to August till 5:00PM)
Cradle of Aviation Museum
Free admission for 2 adults and up to 2 children, 18 years and younger; Unlimited rides on the X-Ride; 15% discount for the museum store; discount in the Red Planet Cafe, discount on the purchase of Giant-screen, Nunley’s and additional gallery admission tickets.
Old Bethpage Village Restoration
Free admission for 4 visitors during normal museum hours. Not valid for complimentary or discounted admission to special events or programs. Open April through December. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.
Old Westbury Gardens
Free Admission to the House and Gardens for two adults and children; Ten percent discount at the Plant Shop and Gift Shop. Free parking. Evening programs incur additional charges. Open daily (except Tuesdays) late April through October 31.
Vanderbilt Mansion, Planetarium, & Museum
Free admission for 2 adults and 4 children to the museum grounds, exhibits and mansion tours, and all regularly scheduled planetarium astronomy shows and day & evening laser presentations. Also allows for a 10% discount at the gift shop.
Nassau County Museum of Art
Admission for two adults and up to four children for one museum visit. Not valid for Museum Special Events or Public Programs.


New York Botanical Garden


Pass admits 2 adults and children in household under 16 years of age and includes tram rides; A free parking pass will be included while supplies last (limited number available).
Children’s Museum of Manhattan
Free admission for four (4) people.  10% discount off all purchases at the CMOM store.  Up to 20% off local restaurants & entertainment venues.  Closed Mondays.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Free admission for 1 cardholder and three guests. Cardholder & guests may bypass ticket line. Pass also allows for a 10% discount in the museum shop.
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Free admission for six (6) people total once per day.
New-York Historical Society
Free admission for 2 adults and children under 18 to the New-York Historical Society and the DiMenna Children’s History Museum. 10% discount in the Museum Shop and Caffe Storico.