Temporary Hours:
Toms River, Barnegat, Berkeley, Brick, Jackson, Lacey, Lakewood, Little Egg Harbor, Long Beach Island, Manchester, Plumsted, Point Boro, Stafford and Upper Shores branches will be open:
Monday through Thursday 10am – 2pm, and 3pm to 7pm
Friday and Saturday 10am – 2pm


Bay Head, Beachwood, Island Heights, Point Beach, Tuckerton, Waretown and Whiting branches will be open:
Monday 10am – 2pm, and 3pm – 7pm
Tuesday through Saturday 10am – 2pm


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Museum Pass Program

 

The Ocean County Library’s Museum Pass Program provides Ocean County residents, with a library card, the opportunity to visit a variety of cultural and educational attractions in our area. Providing a way for Ocean County Library patrons to visit important cultural institutions, for free, helping us achieve our mission to connect people, build community, and transform lives.

Due to COVID-19 many museums have limited hours and new rules in place. Please call or check the museum's website before booking passes.

Please check our FAQs for any questions and concerns.



Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel

1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215)-299-1000

Pass Information:

  • Each pass admits 2 adults and 5 children.
  • Cannot be used for special events or exhibits.

African American Museum in Philadelphia

701 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215)-574-0380

Pass Information:

  • Each pass admits up to 4 adults and 8 children.

Children's Museum of Manhattan

The Tisch Building, 212 West 83rd St, New York, NY 10024
(212)-721-1223

Pass Information:

  • Each pass admits 4 guests.

The Frick Collection

1 E 70th St, New York, NY 10021
(212)-288-0700

Pass Information:

  • Each pass admits 4 people.
  • Children under 10 are not admitted.

Imagine That!!!

4 Vreeland Rd, Florham Park, NJ 07932
(973)-966-8000

Pass Information:

  • Each pass admits 4 people.

Insectropolis

1761 Lakewood Rd, Toms River, NJ 08755
(732)-349-7090

Pass Information:

  • Each pass admits 2 people.
  • Cannot be used for special events.

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Pier 86, W 46th St, New York, NY 10036
(212)-245-0072

Pass Information:

  • Each pass admits up to 6 people.

Morven Museum & Garden

55 Stockton St, Princeton, NJ 08540
(609)-924-8144

Pass Information:

  • Each pass admits 4 people.

Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

19 S 22nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215)-560-8564

Pass Information:

  • Each pass admits 4 people.
  • Cannot be used for special events or lectures.

National Museum of American Jewish History

101 S Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215)-923-3811

Pass Information:

  • Each pass admits 2 adults and any children under 21.

New York Transit Museum

99 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718)-694-1600

Pass Information:

  • Each pass admits 2 adults and up to 4 children under age 18.

Tuckerton Seaport

120 W Main St, Tuckerton, NJ 08087
(609)-296-8868

Pass Information:

  • Each pass admits 2 adults and any children under 18.

WheatonArts

1501 Glasstown Rd, Millville, NJ 08332
(856)-825-6800

Pass Information:

  • Each pass admits 2 adults and children under 18 years old.

How the Museum Pass Program Works (FAQs)

How do I reserve a museum pass?

You can come in, call, or reserve your pass online.

How far in advance can I book a museum pass?

A museum pass may be booked 45 days in advance.

Is there a charge to borrow a pass?

No, museum passes are free to borrow with any Ocean County Library Card in good standing. Borrower’s library card must have less than $25 in fees in order to borrow a pass.

How do I get the pass?

All passes are available through our reservation software TixKeeper. Once you sign into your account, you will be able to view your reserved passes as well as print them.

Don't have a printer? No problem! Stop into any of our 21 locations, during normal hours of operation, and we will print your pass for free!

What is ‘Day of Use’?

‘Day of Use’ is the day you plan on visiting the museum.

Can I cancel my reservations?

No. Due to the nature of Print on Demand passes and our agreement with the participating institutions, reservations cannot be canceled.

How many people are admitted per pass to a museum?

It depends on the pass. Each museum has its own admission rules. Check above or with the Library for more information.

Who can reserve a pass?

Ocean County residents, 18 years and older, with an active library card in good standing (fines and fees cannot exceed $25) may reserve a pass.

Do museum passes count as one of the 30 items I can have checked out on my library card?

No, museum passes do not count against your 30 item limit.

How many passes can I reserve a day?

You can reserve one (1) pass per day per library card.

What determines the admission rules and requirements?

Each museum has its own set of admission rules and requirements. The Library is required to follow those rules, or risk losing privileges with the museum. Check above or with the Library for more information.