Visit a Museum for Free!

Thanks to The Friends of the Hudson Area Library, you can visit a number of museums for free! Just come to the front desk with your Mid-Hudson Library System card and ask our friendly staff for a pass. You can also call us to reserve a pass for a specific date. You can take these passes out for up to 3 days. The museums you can visit are listed below. Click on the museum logo to visit their website for more information, such as hours of operation and special exhibits and events.


The Clark Art Institute
225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267
1 pass for 1 guest


Olana State Historic Site
5720 State Route 9G
Hudson, NY 12534
1 pass for 4 adults



Shaker Museum
202 Shaker Road
New Lebanon, NY 12125
4 passes for 1 person each  


Thomas Cole National Historic Site
218 Spring Street
Catskill, NY 12414
4 passes


Columbia County Historical Society
5 Albany Avenue
Kinderhook, NY 12106
1 pass for 1 person


FASNY Museum of Firefighting
117 Harry Howard Ave.
Hudson, NY 12534
1 pass for 2 adults and 2 children

(Per request of museum, families only)




Mass Museum of Contemporary Art
North Adams, MA 01247
1 pass for 2 adults & 2 children under 16




Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum 4079 Albany Post Rd.
Hyde Park, NY 12538
1 pass for a family