Museum Passes 2018-04-16T10:09:02+00:00

Museum Pass Program

The Friends of the Perth Amboy Free Public Library have generously provided FREE passes to some of the area’s most popular museums! Museum passes offer a great way for family and friends to experience educational and cultural fun.

Picking Up and Returning Passes

Passes can be picked up at the Circulation Desk. Patron must present the library card under whose name the pass was reserved. Only Adult patrons who’s cards are in good standing will be able to check out Museum Passes.  Passes are good for a total of three days and are NOT renewable.  Passes can be returned at the Circulation Desk or at the Book Drop after hours.

Late, Lost or Unreturned Passes

There will be a $5 amount late fee each day the pass is past due. The maximum fine will not exceed $25.00. Passes not returned within 14 days after the due date, will be presumed lost and borrowers charged the full replacement cost.
Replacement costs for items are as follows:
Lost museum pass: Full cost of the pass. Replacement costs vary according to the museum and listed on the catalog record for each museum.
Pass Case: $1

Museum Passes:

American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY |  free admission and 1 free exhibit or show
Battleship New Jersey Museum & Memorial, Camden,NJ | pass admits 2 adults (ages 11+) & 3 children (ages 5-11).
Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton NJ | pass admits 4 people
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, New York, NY | pass admits 6 people
Garden State Discovery Museum, Cherry Hill, NJ |pass admits 6 people. Children 12 and under are free.

Museum Discounts:

Liberty Science Center  Jersey City,NJ | $3.00 discount on admission when you present your Perth Amboy Free Public Library card at purchase

Free Museums:

A number of museums in both NYC and New Jersey have free admission days.  For a complete listing of Free NYC Museums click here.  For local museums see below.

Perth Amboy

Ferry Slip Museum | 300 Front Street
Kearny Cottage | 63 Catalpa Avenue
Proprietary House | 149 Kearny Avenue
Surveyor General’s Office | 260 High Street

New Jersey

Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University | New Brunswick, NJ
Cape May County Park & Zoo | Cape May, NJ
Cornelius Low House/Middlesex County Museum | Piscataway, NJ
Barron Arts Center | Woodbridge, NJ
Princeton University Art Museum | Princeton, NJ
The Center for Contemporary Art | Bedminster, NJ
Drumthwacket | Princeton, NJ
Thomas Warne Museum | Matawan, NJ
New Jersey Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial | Holmdel, NJ