Free Museum Passes

Columbia County Museum Passes

Columbia County Museum Passes are made possible by a grant to the Columbia County Libraries Association from the Ellsworth Kelly Foundation. Columbia County Passes are available to all Columbia County residents with a library account in good standing.

Additional Museum Passes

Thanks to the Friends of the Chatham Public Library for sponsoring these additional museum and parks passes for Chatham and Canaan library patrons with accounts in good standing.



Currently, many museums have timed admissions only. Please check with each museum before checking out a pass or visiting. Links to museum websites and information on pass details available through the reservation system links below.

  • Patrons can reserve passes online at the links below or by calling the library.

  • Passes are good for the day of reservation only.

  • Most passes can now be printed at home using the links below or displayed on a phone.

  • For those museums that require a pass picked up from the library, passes must be returned either at the circulation desk or in the book drop before 10:00 am on the day following their use.

  • One museum pass per family per day.

  • If the pass is lost or stolen, you will be required to pay the full replacement cost.

  • If you are unable to use a reserved pass, please call to let us know, even for the print at home passes. Only library staff can cancel a reservation and make it available to someone else.