Museum Passes

Museum

The library is pleased to offer museum passes for our card holders.

This program is made possible thanks to the Caldwell Public Library Foundation.

We are lending out passes to open museums to Caldwell cardholders on a first-come, first-serve basis. It is your responsibility to check with the museum to confirm hours, to make a reservation if necessary, and to understand current restrictions that might still be in place.

General Information

  • Caldwell Library cardholders ages 18 and above with unexpired cards in good standing (no fines or fees) are welcome to borrow a Museum Pass.

  • There is no fee to borrow the Pass unless it is returned late, damaged or lost.

  • Borrowers must sign our Museum Pass Policy before checking out a pass for the first time to confirm that they have read and agree to abide by these rules.

  • Borrowers may need to present their library card in addition to the Pass or museum membership card at the Museum.

  • Each museum has different pass admission guidelines described on our Museum Pass webpage. Check the museum's website for general and exhibit information.

 

How long may I keep the Pass?

  • Passes may be borrowed for 3 days. PLEASE CHECK OUT WEBSITE FOR CURRENT HOURS.

  • Only one pass can be borrowed at a time.

 

How do I reserve a Pass?

  • A Pass may be reserved either in person, by phone, or through the PALS Plus catalog. Passes may be available on walk-in basis.

  • If you need to cancel or reschedule, please contact us as soon as possible, preferably by calling us at 973-226-2837.

  • Passes may be picked up only by reserving cardholder, who must show their valid library card.

  • A reservation is forfeited if the pass is not picked up on the reserved day by closing time.

 

How do I Pick Up and Return the Pass?

  • Passes must be picked up and returned at the Front Desk. They may not be returned in the book drop.

 

What if I return the Pass late or lose it?

  • There will be a $10 late fee for each day the Pass is overdue. 

  • If the Pass is damaged, the patron will be charged the museum’s fee for a replacement card.

  • If the Pass is lost or stolen, the patron will be responsible for the full cost of a Membership Pass.

  • Replacement costs are as follows: $125 Morris Museum; $500 Intrepid; $165 Montclair Art Museum; $325 Children's Museum of Manhattan, $125 Storm King Art Center.

 

Available Passes:

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Storm King Art Center

About the Museum: Storm King Art Center is a 500-acre outdoor museum located in New York’s Hudson Valley, where visitors experience large-scale sculpture and site-specific commissions under open sky. 

Website: https://stormking.org/

Address: 10 Museum Road, New Windsor, NY 12553

Plan Your Visit

Pass Information

The library pass grants you the ability to contact Storm King Art Center to reserve a ticket for up to 6 people in one vehicle (children under 5 do not need to be counted in the total).

Once you have the library pass, contact Storm King to reserve a timed-entry ticket for your visit. Information on how to do this will be provided when the museum pass is checked out.

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Children's Museum of Manhattan

About the Museum: With five fabulous floors of fun on West 83rd Street, we’re a destination for delight, discovery, and learning! We create experiences at the intersection of the arts, sciences, and humanities to ensure children thrive at home, at school, and in the community. Our hands-on learning environments, programs, and curricula are all produced through an alchemy of fun, research, and museum science.

Website: https://cmom.org/

Address: The Tisch Building, 212 West 83rd St., New York, NY 10024

Plan Your Visit

Pass Information

Pass admits up to 4 people total. 2 adults + 2 children, or 1 adult + 3 children. Also covers: 15% CMOM store discount and discounts at select local restaurants.

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Morris Museum

About the Museum: The Morris Museum creates opportunities for lifelong learning, discovery, and creativity, driven by the contemporary interpretation of its Guinness Collection of Mechanical Musical Instruments and Automata as well as its general collections. The performing arts add further unique perspectives and dimensions of interpretation.

Website: https://morrismuseum.org/

Address: 6 Normandy Heights Rd., Morristown, NJ 07960

Plan Your Visit

Pass Information: Pass admits up to 2 adults and 3 children to exhibits and Family Fun Days

Coming Soon:

Intrepid Museum

Montclair Art Museum

Museum Pass Fundraiser
The Caldwell Public Library Foundation is asking for your support to bring back Museum Passes for Caldwell Library cardholders.
UPDATE!
Our first goal was reached! We will be purchasing the following ASAP:
  • The Intrepid
  • Montclair Art Mueseum
  • Morris Museum
  •      Storm King Art Center
  • Children's Museum of Manhattan
OUR NEW GOAL: 
  • Imagine That! in Florham Park
The Foundation was unable to hold their annual fundraiser in 2020 or 2021 due to the pandemic, but has still been a generous supporter of the library during this time.
Any surplus funds raised will either go towards additional passes, additional museums, or renewal fees so that this program may continue.
To donate via credit card, click on the "Donate" button below:
To donate via cash or check, please drop off or mail to the library to the attention of:
Caldwell Public Library Foundation
Attn: Museums
268 Bloomfield Ave
Caldwell, NJ 07006
Thank you very much for your support! 
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