Yonkers Public Library logoFree Access, Engaging Activities, Exhibits and Programs at the Best Museums with your Yonkers Library Card

Yonkers, N.Y. (July 10, 2017) – New York’s best museums and cultural attractions can be visited for free through Yonkers Public Library’s Museum Adventure Program -- all you need is a library card and a little curiosity. The Museum Adventure Program offers residents, with a valid library card, free admission to 11 different museums and cultural centers, including American Museum of Natural History, Cooper Hewitt Museum, El Museo del Barrio, Frick Collection, Guggenheim Museum, Hudson River Museum, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Katonah Museum of the Arts, MOMA, Neuberger Museum of Art, and Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture.

"Our patrons have spoken and we listened,” said Susan Thaler, deputy director of Yonkers Public Library. “We're delighted to offer the residents of Yonkers free access to some of the finest museums in the world. Your Yonkers Public Library card is now your passport to incredible opportunities for enrichment and enjoyment."


To check out a pass, you may reserve online at www.ypl.org or visit any branch and select the attraction of choice. Each museum has unique admission policies that are noted when you reserve online.


Museum Pass Rules:

  • To check out a pass, you must have a valid Yonkers Public Library, which can be obtained for free at any branch with a photo ID and proof of residency.
  • Passes are valid for two days from the time of check out.
  • Passes must be returned to the branch where they were picked up or a $10 fee will be incurred. 
  • A $10 per day overdue fine will be charged for passes returned late.
  • Only one pass may be checked out at a time.

Each institution may apply restrictions, blackout dates or separate admission for special events and exhibitions. For more event information visit www.ypl.org.


Yonkers Public Library Locations

Riverfront Library

1 Larkin Center

Yonkers, NY 10701

(914) 375-7940


Will I. Grinton Branch

1500 Central Park Avenue

Yonkers, NY 10710

(914) 771-9616


Crestwood Branch

16 Thompson Street

Yonkers, NY 10707

(914) 779-3774


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MEDIA CONTACT: Shauna Porteus

TELEPHONE: (914) 375-7952

EMAIL: sporteus@ypl.org

WEBSITE: www.ypl.org