Museum Passes

Museum Categories

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Boston Children’s Museum

Boston Children’s Museum

308 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210
617-426-6500   http://www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org/
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Founded in 1913 by the Science Teachers’ Bureau, the Boston Children’s Museum is the second oldest children’s museum in the world and one of the few that maintain a collection. Designed for both children and families, the Museum exhibits focus on science, culture, environmental awareness, health & fitness, and the arts, emphasizing hands-on engagement and learning through experience, and employing play as a tool to spark the inherent creativity, curiosity, and imagination of children.

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Categories: Children, Crafts, Family, Technology

Pass Benefits

Library Membership Discount Coupon: Admission is HALF price for up to four (4) people

Boston Children's Museum is open for two pre-registered time slots per day. Please choose only one time slot for your visit, either in the morning (9:00am-12:00pm) or the afternoon (1:30pm-4:30pm) time slot. Space is limited! Operating hours are subject to change; please see www.BostonChildrensMuseum.org for updates.

This pass is good ONLY for the date listed. It cannot be used on another date. Present this pass upon entry to the Museum. Passes can be printed at home or shown to the museum on a mobile device. Your confirmation email will have a link to print the pass. Tickets are not valid without pass.

Please have your library pass available when you make your reservation.

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Massachusetts State Parks (Department of Conservation and Recreation)

Massachusetts State Parks (Department of Conservation and Recreation)

251 Causeway Street, Suite 900, Boston, MA 02114-2104
617-626-1250   http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dcr/massparks/
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The Massachusetts State Parks have locations in all regions of the Commonwealth, from Pittsfield to Boston, and from Gloucester to Provincetown. They include beaches, wooded parks, parkways, and reservoirs, each with its own unique activities and amenities like hiking, biking, swimming and boating, camping, and more.

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Categories: Children, Family, Nature, Recreation

Pass Benefits

Each pass admits one passenger vehicle for free.

This pass must be returned to the Dracut Library by 9:00 AM the next day the library is open. Late passes will be charged a $5.00 a day fine. If the library is closed, this pass can be returned in the blue bag in the Book Drop to the right of the front door. There is a $10 fee for lost blue bags.

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Museum of Science

Museum of Science

1 Science Park, Boston, MA 02114
617-723-2500   http://www.mos.org/
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The Museum of Science in Boston is located on a piece of land that extends the width of the Charles River, connecting Boston and Cambridge. Dedicated to promoting and educating visitors about science and technology, the museum includes a planetarium, the world’s largest open-air Van de Graaff generator, an IMAX theatre, a butterfly garden, and permanent and changing exhibits on birds, insects and animals; space; dinosaurs; engineering; nanotechnology; math; biology; and more.

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Categories: Children, Family, History, Nature, Science, Technology, Sky

Pass Benefits

This pass will admit up to 4 people at a 50% discount on tickets to the Museum’s Exhibit Halls. Children under 3 are not included in the count of 4 and are always admitted for free but must have a timed ticket.

Your Library pass can only be used on the date printed on the pass.

YOU MUST ALSO CALL THE MUSEUM TO RESERVE A TIMED TICKET. Call 617-723-2500 (daily, 9am – 5pm). Please call at least 1-2 days ahead to reserve your time slot otherwise the Museum might be fully booked.

After you make your timed reservation with the Museum, they will send you an email confirmation with your reservation time.

Please bring both your library pass confirmation (printed or displayed on a phone) and your email confirmation from the Museum when you visit. Show both confirmations at the gate to enter. You do not need to stop at the Box Office.

If you are unable to show your Library confirmation on a phone, you may print out a copy using the link in the confirmation email or request a paper copy from the library.

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New England Aquarium

New England Aquarium

1 Central Wharf, Boston, MA 02110
617-973-5200   http://www.neaq.org/
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The New England Aquarium is home to thousands of aquatic animals, from the giant Pacific octopus to Northern fur seals to little blue penguins. They offer a wide range of exhibits, including a shark and ray touch tank and the Giant Ocean Tank, a four-story coral reef featuring hundreds of Caribbean animals. In addition, they have an IMAX theatre and run whale watch boat excursions in partnership with Boston Harbor Cruises from April through November.

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Categories: Children, Family, Nature, Science, Ocean

Pass Benefits

Each library pass admits up to 4 people at 50% off full-priced admission. You may find current rates by viewing https://www.neaq.org/visit/tickets.

Library pass holders no longer need to make advance reservations.  Library coupons may not be used in conjunction with school or group visits, nor be applied toward Aquarium programs, Simons Theatre tickets, Whale Watch tickets, or combination tickets.  Hours of operation are subject to change without notice. Before leaving home, we encourage you to visit the aquarium's website, www.neaq.org, for details about hours, exhibits, schedules, prices, directions, parking, and safety guidelines.

Passes can be printed at home or shown to the museum on a mobile device. Your confirmation email will have a link to print the pass. The barcode must be included when printing the pass.

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USS Constitution Museum

USS Constitution Museum

Charlestown Navy Yard, Building 22, Charlestown, MA 02129
617-426-1812   https://ussconstitutionmuseum.org/
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The museum, a part of the Boston National Historical Park, is located in the Charlestown Navy Yard near the ship USS Constitution (“Old Ironsides”) at the end of Boston’s Freedom Trail. The museum provides a detailed look at the history of the ship, information about the war of 1812, and the battle between the ship and HMS Java. Stories are told through interactive exhibits, unique artifacts, archival records, and artwork. The museum also includes a research library which houses a strong collection of manuscripts, books, artifacts, and microfilm of primary source material. The ship itself is maintained by the US Navy, and may be visited free of charge on certain days.

Categories: Art, Family, History, Ocean

Pass Benefits

The USS Constitution Museum and the USS Constitution (the Ship) are not operated by the same organization and are not always open at the same time. See the USS Constitution website for up-to-date information about the hours it is open.

This pass is good for free admission for up to 9 persons.

Passes can be printed at home or shown to the museum on a mobile device. Your confirmation email will have a link to print the pass.

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Zoo New England

Zoo New England

1 Franklin Park Road, Boston, MA 02121
617-541-5466   http://www.zoonewengland.org/
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Zoo New England operates Franklin Park Zoo, a 72-acre site nestled in Boston’s historic Franklin Park, and the Stone Zoo, located on a 26-acre site near Spot Pond reservoir in Stoneham, MA. In addition to animals, both zoos are engaged in wildlife and conservation programs, research, and education.

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Categories: Family, Zoo

Pass Benefits

This pass is good for both the Franklin Park and the Stone Zoo during regular daytime hours; it is not valid for Zoolights or Boston Lights.

The pass is good for 6 people. The cost is $9 per adult and $6 per child, payable at the Zoo. Children under 2 are free.

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