These museum passes are provided to local patrons through a generous grant from the Town of Hurley Recreation Program. We are pleased to offer passes to select local attractions available for borrowing by local Mid-Hudson Library System Card Holders, ages 18 years or older, with a valid library card in good standing.
Print from Home: Passes can be printed from home or at the library
Pick Up/Return Pass: Please reserve a pass on the day that you wish to pick it up.
FDR Museum (FDR Museum)
The FDR Presidential Library and Museum and the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Admits: 4 adults. Children 15 and under are free.
Restrictions: Pass does not provide access to the Presidential Library’s Archives or Research Room, nor does it provide access to the National Park Service sites (Springwood/FDR Home, Top Cottage, or Eleanor Roosevelt’s Valkill).
Empire Pass to NYS Parks
DEC Parks Covered by Empire Pass
The EMPIRE PASS allows entry of any vehicle occupied by the pass holder to most New York State parks, Department of Environmental Conservation forest preserve areas, boat launch sites, arboretums and park preserves. Day Use Only (no camping). Areas include:
- North-South Lake in Haines Falls (40 minute trip)
- Beaverkill in Roscoe (90 minute trip)
- Devil’s Tombstone in Hunter (40 minute trip)
- Kenneth L. Wilson in Mount Tremper (15 minute trip)
- Little Pond in Andes (75 minute trip)
- Woodland Valley in Phoenicia (35 minute trip)
- Franny Reese (40 minute trip)
- Minnewaska State Park Preserve (40 minute trip)
- Lake Taghkanic (60 minute trip)
- Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park (40 minute trip)
- Bear Mountain (includes zoo) (70 minute trip)
Hudson River Maritime (20 minute trip)
Located on the historic Rondout waterfront, the Hudson River Maritime Museum was established in 1980 to collect, preserve, research, exhibit, and interpret a collection of historical artifacts related to the maritime heritage of the Hudson River and its tributaries
Mohonk Preserve Day Pass (45 minute trip)
New York’s largest nonprofit nature preserve. Come to the Visitor Center for recreation suggestions, directions, and information on local wildlife and geology. Note: the Mohonk Nature Preserve and the Mohonk Mountain House are two separate places.
Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome (30 minute trip)
America’s. first museum of antique aircraft
2 adults and 2 children (5 – 17), and children under 5 free with the printed Library Pass on the date of your Library Pass Reservation. Library Pass users do not need to call in advance or need advance tickets. Library Pass includes special events, and Sat. or Sun. Air Shows, when scheduled. A gift shop discount of 10% with Library Pass. Biplane Rides information and cost on website.
Olana Museum (45 minute trip)
Take a tour of the home of the Hudson Valley School painter Frederick Church.
The pass admits 2 adults. Children 12 years or under are free. Card holders are required to book tours in advance by calling (518) 751-0344. The pass entitles you to free admission for house tours and guided landscape walks, plus a 15% discount in the Olana Museum Store.
Storm King Sculpture Park (1 hour trip)
1 Museum Rd, New Windsor, NYMore than 100 sculptures are carefully placed on their grounds. Storm King provides trams for visitors with limited mobility and young children, who may be given priority over other visitors. Trams run approximately every 30 minutes from 11am to 4:30pm.