Patrons can reserve passes for:

  • Children’s Museum of Manhattan
  • Montclair Art Museum
  • Newark Museum
  • Aviation Hall of Fame of New Jersey

Museum passes are only available for Hackensack residents. The borrower must hold a valid Adult Johnson Public Library card and be 18 years of age or older. Courtesy cards are not accepted. Each borrower can only make 1 reservation at a time. Passes are borrowed for 3 days at a time: the day of checkout (reservation day), the next day and the day the pass is due. Reserved passes must be picked up no later than half hour before the library closes.

Reservations can be made in-person at the Reference Desk, over the phone by calling 201-343-4781, or online.

Please check the museum website prior to making a reservation, as well as the day of visit, for any changes in opening hours or closures. 

Reserve a Museum Pass Online

American Museum of Natural History Tickets

The library now offers tickets to the American Museum of Natural History.
*Due to the limited supply of tickets, conditions apply.*

Unlike the other museum passes we lend, tickets are for one time use and are not returned. The American Museum of Natural History tickets serve as general admission for one person, plus entry for one of the following: a special exhibition, film, planetarium show, or the Butterfly Conservatory. Please check with the museum for details on special exhibits and shows.

Tickets are limited to 2 per Hackensack household per year while supplies last. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis and cannot be reserved online.
To claim your ticket, visit the reference desk with your valid adult Hackensack library card. Courtesy & Pay cards are not accepted.

For questions or for more information, please speak with the Reference Desk in person or contact the Reference Dept. at 201-343-4169 x11.


Rules and Conditions for Museum Pass Borrowing

If you make a reservation and then change your mind, you must cancel the reservation. Users with more than two no show reservations will be blocked from making any future reservations. If the pass is not returned on time, a five dollar ($5) late fee will be charged per day. If the pass is stolen or lost, the borrower assumes responsibility for the replacement cost: fifty dollars ($50.00). Museum passes can ONLY be returned in person to the Johnson Public Library Reference Desk. They cannot be returned in the book drop or at any other library.