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The Library offers passes for free or discounted admission to several museums and other attractions. You may make your musem pass reservations online. Remember, you must pick up the actual museum pass at the Information Desk in the Library's Reference Department. You will need your library card to make a reservation and to pick up the pass.

For assistance, call the Reference Department at 766-1720.

New Hampshire

CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF NEW HAMPSHIRE  (Dover) (www.childrens-museum.org)
One pass, admitting up to four persons at half the regular admission price. 

SEACOAST SCIENCE CENTER (Odiorne Point State Park, Rye)  (www.seacoastsciencecenter.org)
Two family passes, providing free admission to the Science Center only. Check on special vacation week hours.

CURRIER MUSEUM OF ART (Manchester)  (www.currier.org )
Two passes, each admitting up to two persons; children under 18 admitted free.

NEW HAMPSHIRE HISTORICAL SOCIETY (Concord) (www.nhhistory.org)
One pass admitting up to four adults or two adults and their children or grandchildren.

STRAWBERY BANKE MUSEUM (Portsmouth) (www.strawberybanke.org)
Two passes admitting two adults and four children, plus discounted admission to special programs. Winter schedule Nov-Apr, Summer schedule May-Oct.

Massachusetts

MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS (Boston) (www.mfa.org)
One pass, admitting two adults at $10 each; additional charge for some special exhibitions.

MUSEUM OF SCIENCE  (Boston) (www.mos.org)
One pass, admitting up to four persons to the Exhibit Halls at a charge of $7 per person.  Turn in pass at Non-members window.  Does not include admission to Omni Theater or Planetarium.

NEW ENGLAND AQUARIUM  (Boston) (www.neaq.org)
One pass, admitting up to four persons at a charge of $10 each.  Not available from July 1 through Labor Day.

PEABODY ESSEX MUSEUM  (Salem) (www.pem.org)
One pass, admitting two adults at $5 each; children 16 and under admitted free.

Maine

CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF MAINE  (Portland) (www.childrensmuseumofme.org)
One pass, admitting up to four persons at half the regular admission price.

PORTLAND MUSEUM OF ART  (www.portlandmuseum.org)
One family pass that admits two adults and up to six children under the age of 18.

It is a good idea to reserve passes in advance, especially for weekend and vacation-week use.  You may make reservations in person or over the phone by calling the Reference Department at 766-1720, or you may make a reservation by museum or by date.

 

 

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