The Library will be closed Saturday, August 30th through Monday, September 1st for Labor Day.

       

Museum Pass!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Westfield Memorial Library

 

"The New Jersey Children's Musuem will be forever closing its doors as of Monday, September 1, 2014. We still have passes that can be signed out, just make sure you use them before Labor Day!"

 

Passes to the following attractions are available . .
BEFORE YOU VISIT, CHECK WITH THE MUSEUM FOR ANY UPDATES ON CLOSINGS, HOURS, OR EXHIBITS!!

2 Lincoln Square
(Columbus Avenue at 66th Street)
New York, NY 10023-6214
T  212. 595. 9533

The pass is good for two adults and all children under 18.  20% discount at the museum shop and cafe.

Pass must be returned to the Library

Central Park West at 79th Street

New York, NY 10024

Phone: 212-769-5100

Admits: One adult or one child.

two passes allowed per family

Passes do NOT have to be returned to the library

Also covers: Free special exhibitions, discount for Space Show and IMAX, discount at museum shops and restaurant.

Children's Museum of Manhattan

Tisch Building

212 West 83rd Street

New York, NY 10024

Phone: 212-721-1234

Admits Four: Three adults + one child or two adults + two children.
Also covers: 10% store discount, American Children's Museum Reciprocal Network, including admission to Please Touch Mus. in Philadelphia, Brooklyn Children's Mus., Bucks County Children’s Mus., Staten Island Children’s Mus. and Children’s Mus. of
Southeastern Connecticut in Niantic). 10% restaurant discount.

Pass must be returned to the Library

Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum

2 East 91st Street
New York, NY

Phone: 212-849-8400
  
Admits;  One adult per pass, children under 12 are admitted free.  Pass must be returned to the library.
Also covers:  10% discount at The Shop and Cafe, up to 50% off public programs, and Design discounts.

Museum is closed for renovations in 2014. Check for exhibits at other venues.

1 East 70th Street

New York, NY 10021

Phone: 212-288-0700

Admits: Two passes, one adult per pass. The Frick does not allow children under the age of 10 in their museum. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

This pass is also good for all Art Museum Reciprocal Network museums.

Pass must be returned to the Library.

2040 Springdale Road, Suite 100

Cherry Hill, N.J 08003

Phone: 856-424-1233

Admits: Six People. Pass must be returned to the library.
Also covers: 15% discount at museum store, American Children's Museum Reciprocal Network.

18 Fairgrounds Road

Hamilton, NJ 08619

Phone: 609-586-0616

Admits: Four people (adults or children) admitted.

Pass must be returned to the Library.

1071 Fifth Ave

(at 89th St.)

New York, NY 10128

Phone: 212-423-3500

Admits: Two adults all children under eighteen. Members express admissions line.  Additional adults may visit for half price.  Pass must be returned to the library.
Also covers: 10% store discount, 10% restaurant discount.

Pass must be returned to the Library.

1133 6th Avenue (at 43rd Street)

New York, New York 10036

Phone: 212-857-0000

 

Admits: 1

10% discount at museum shop and cafe.

Pier 86, W 46th St and 12th Ave
New York, NY 10036-4103

Phone: 877-957-SHIP

Admits: Six people through express members line. Must be used in conjunction with your Westfield library card.  No discount at the museum store.

Pass must be returned to the Library.

3 South Mountain Ave

Montclair, NJ 07042

Phone: 973-746-5555

Admits: Two adults, All Children in household. Pass must be returned to the library.

Museum of Arts and Design

2 Columbus Circle

New York, NY 10019

Phone: 212-299-7777

Admits: Two adults, four children and a 10% discount at the museum shop.

This pass allows you to visit any North American Reciprocal Museum Network institution for free.  This includes the Asia Society, Rubin Museum of Art, American Illustration Museum and the Museo del Barrio and the Newark Museum.

Pass must be returned to the Library.

Museum of the City of New York

1220 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10029

Phone: 212-534-1672

Admits: 2 adults, 4 children.

20% discount at museum shop, 10% discount at the museum cafe.

Pass must be returned to the Library.

11 West 53 Street
New York, NY 10019
(212) 708-9840

Admits Five, qualifies you to use the express Members' Line:  Discount of 10% at Museum Store.  Discounted parking at nearby lots. Free admission to the P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center in Long Island City.

Pass must be returned to the Library.

6 Normandy Heights Road

Morristown, NJ 07960

Admits: 2 adults and 3 children under 18, plus 10% off in the museum shop for purchases over $10.00.

Pass must be returned to the Library.

National Academy Museum

1083 Fifth Avenue.

New York, New York 10128

+1 212-369-4880

Admits: 2 or 4 Art Museum Reciprocal Network
(admission to Newark Museum the Frick,
Cooper-Hewitt, and Philadelphia Museum of Art)

 

"The New Jersey Children's Musuem will be forever closing its doors as of Monday, September 1, 2014. We still have passes that can be signed out, just make sure you use them before Labor Day!"

 

599 Valley Health Plaza

Paramus, NJ 07652

Admits Two passes per family. 

Pass must be returned to the Library.

170 Central Park West,

New York, NY 10024

The pass is good for 2 adults and all children under 18.  10% discount at the museum shop and cafe.
Pass must be returned to the Library.

39 Battery Place

New York, NY 10280 212.945.6324 212.732.3039 (fax)

Admits: Pass is good for two adults/all children under 18 10% discount off the Gift Shop Pass must be returned to the library

The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
2352 Rt. 10-West, # 5,
Morris Plains, NJ 07950

Admits: Two adults/two children under 18. Pass must be returned to the Library.

Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum

71 Hamilton Street

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Admits: Two adults and any number of children under 18.

Pass must be returned to the Library.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Museum Pass?

Museum Pass is a new program that lets Westfield card holders and Friends of the Westfield Memorial Library visit nineteen area museums for free!


Who may borrow museum passes?


Westfield Library Cardholders, and members of the Friends of the Library who have a Westfield Library MURAL Card. Cardholders must be in good standing with the library with no outstanding fines or fees.  MURAL 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 to 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. Please read the additional rules posted further down the page.

How long may I keep a pass?

Four days.

Who may use the pass with me?

Every museum has different rules about its pass. Please check the guidelines for each specific pass.

How may I pick up and return a museum pass?

Museum passes are available on a first come first served basis. You cannot reserve a pass in any way. Passes are available at the Westfield Library. Please return the pass in person to the circulation desk.

What will it cost me?

It's free! (Unless it's returned late or lost)

What if I don't return a pass on time?

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 for a new museum pass in the event that is lost.

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 determine the museum's hours.

What are the American Children's Museum reciprocal network and the Art Museum reciprocal network?

The reciprocal networks allow you to use a museum pass at other institutions. For example, the Children's Museum of Manhattan pass and the Garden State Discovery Museum passes are valid for admission at all the institutions in the American Children's Museum reciprocal network. The New-York Historical Society participates in the Empire State Reciprocal Membership program, a museum consortium giving free admission to nearly twenty, mostly upstate, museums.

What is the North American Reciprocal Museums?

The North American Reciprocal Museums is another program that allows you to use a museum pass at another institution.  NJ participants are the Battleship New Jersey, the Jersey City Museum, the Princeton University Museum and eleven more.  There are over thirty participants in New York.

Who pays for the museum pass?

Museum passes have been made possible by a generous donation by the Friends of the Westfield Memorial Library.

Who are the Friends of the Library?

The Friends of the Westfield Memorial Library is a group of volunteers who serve and support the Westfield Memorial Library. Its purpose is to foster interest in the library, to make the public aware of the library's services and needs, and to help the library provide special programs for individuals or groups in the community. The Friends of the Westfield Memorial Library also support the library with funds for the purchase of equipment, programs, and materials.

How do I join the Friends?

If you are intersted in becoming a Friend, membership forms are available at the front desk of the library.
Friend- $50.00-$100.00 or more  Family - $25.00    Individual - $15.00


Museum Pass Rules

*Patrons must be in good standing with the library (no outstanding fines or fees).

*Passes are offered on a first come/first served basis.
One museum pass is allowed per household. 

*A family may take out a pass to the same museum one time in a three month period.

*Passes may be kept for four days. Patrons are asked to return the passes as soon as possible after they are used.

*It is recommended that the passes be returned in person and not in the drop box.

*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 for a new museum pass in the event that it is lost.

*Each museum has its own rules concerning their pass. Please read all guidelines carefully.

For Additional Information, Please Contact Jennifer Schulze at jschulze@wmlnj.org or 908-789-4090

Monday - Thursday, 9:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday: Closed During the Summer