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NYC library cardholders can now visit dozens of museums for free

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Brooklyn Children's Museum (Courtesy Culture Pass)
Brooklyn Children's Museum (Courtesy Culture Pass)

This summer, New York City is launching a new program to explore the city and save money. If you are a Brooklyn, New York, or Queens Public Library Cardholder aged 13 or older, you can reserve a Culture Pass to gain free access to more than 30 cultural institutions, including “museums, historical societies, heritage centers, public gardens and more.” Reservations should be made ahead of time, and a limited number of passes are available on each date.

Here is a list of participating organizations:

Brooklyn: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn Museum, New York Transit Museum

Intrepid Sea Air and Space Museum (Courtesy Culture Pass)

Museum of Chinese in America (Courtesy Culture Pass)

Society of Illustrators (Courtesy Culture Pass)

Manhattan: Children’s Museum of the Arts, Children’s Museum of Manhattan, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, The Drawing Center, The Frick Collection, Historic Richmond Town, International Center of Photography, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, The Jewish Museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Morgan Library & Museum, Museum of the City of New York, Museum of Chinese in America, Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, Museum of Modern Art, Rubin Museum of Art, Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, Society of Illustrators, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art and Storytelling, Whitney Museum of American Art

Bronx: Wave Hill

Noguchi Museum (Courtesy Culture Pass)

Queens: Louis Armstrong House, Noguchi Museum, Queens Historical Society, Queens Museum, SculptureCenter

Staten Island: Historic Richmond Town, Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

Check out this link for more details.

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