Museum Passes

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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

Admission is HALF PRICE per person, up to four (4) people, to be paid at the museum.

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Discovery Museum

Discovery Museum

177 Main Street, Acton, MA 01720
978-264-4200   http://www.discoveryacton.org/
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Acton's Discovery Museum, located on a 4-acre campus, is aimed at providing an environment in which play becomes a conduit for learning about science, technology, and nature. The museum’s building contains a number of galleries dedicated to teaching scientific concepts in a fun, hands-on environment, as well as themed play spaces for younger visitors. Outdoors, Discovery Woods includes a nature playscape with a cargo net climb, nest swing and beaver lodges, as well as a treehouse with an observation deck and a bouncy bridge. There are opportunities to practice orienteering with provided maps and instructions on trails on the property. A museum shop is on the premises. The museum building is fully ADA compliant, with exhibits based on Universal Design principles.

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Categories: Children, Family, Science

Pass Benefits

This pass admits 3 people at half-price to be paid at the museum. Children under 1 year old are 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 Book Drop to the right of the front door.

A patron who has not picked up the pass by 10 a.m. on the day of use will forfeit the reservation. The pass will then be checked out on a first come, first served basis. (Special arrangements can be made for late pickup).

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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.

A patron who has not picked up the pass by 10:00 AM on the day of use will forfeit the reservation. The pass will then be checked out on a first come, first served basis. (Special arrangements can be made for late pickup).

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Museum of Fine Arts

Museum of Fine Arts

465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
617-267-9300   http://www.mfa.org/
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The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, in existence since July 4, 1876, is one of the most comprehensive art museums in the world, with a collection of almost 500,000 works of art, ranging from ancient Egyptian artifacts to contemporary painting, sculpture and video. In addition, there are always special exhibitions on view, opportunities to take advantage of educational programs—some right in the galleries—and a contemplative Japanese garden.

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Categories: Art, Family, History

Pass Benefits

Each pass admits up to 2 people at $10 per person to be paid at the museum.

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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

Each pass admits up to 4 people at $10 per person to be paid at the museum. This pass does not cover admissions to special exhibits.

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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 pass admits up to 4 people at 50% off full-priced admission.

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The USS Constitution Museum

The 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. (Check website for schedule.)

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.

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 Book Drop to the right of the front door.

A patron who has not picked up the pass by 10 a.m. on the day of use will forfeit the reservation. The pass will then be checked out on a first come, first served basis. (Special arrangements can be made).

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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.

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

A patron who has not picked up the pass by 10:00 AM on the day of use will forfeit the reservation. The pass will then be checked out on a first come, first served basis. (Special arrangements can be made for late pickup).

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