To select a museum, click “Details/Reserve”, then select which Pass to reserve.
American Heritage Museum
568 Main Street, Hudson, MA 01749
The American Heritage Museum, located in Hudson, MA, is dedicated to military history. Exhibits examine conflicts from the Revolutionary War through 9/11 and the “War on Terror.” A good portion of the museum is focused on the sizable Littlefield collection, which includes many rare items from the U.S. and other countries. Among other artifacts, visitors to the museum will encounter aircraft, tanks, guns, and automobiles, some dating from the beginning of the 20th century.
Categories: Family, History, Military
This pass admits six visitors for half price to the American Heritage Museum. Valid on General Admission only. Cannot be used for special event weekends or driving or ride experiences.
Advance tickets are strongly recommended by the museum. Please refer to the Museum website for hours and tickets: https://www.americanheritagemuseum.org/plan-your-visit/hours-admission/
Patrons must bring the library pass to the museum along with your tickets to be admitted with the discount.
This pass can be picked up the day before (if available) or day of reservation. This pass must be returned to the library by opening the day after use.
Boston by Foot
87 Mount Vernon Street, Boston, MA 02108
Boston By Foot has presented walking tours of Boston since 1976. Dedicated to promoting public awareness and appreciation of Boston's rich history and architectural heritage, their guided tours and programs are conducted by a dedicated corps of over 200 volunteer tour guides. Check their website for a list of available tours, most of which take 90 minutes.
Categories: Children, Family, History, Tours
Each pass provides free admission for groups of up to four on Boston By Foot's Classic Tours:
* Back Bay *Boston by Little Feet *Beacon Hill *Dark Side of Boston *Heart of the Freedom Trail *Hub of Literary America *North End: Gateway to Boston *Reinventing Boston: A City Engineered *Road to Revolution
Pre-registration is required for all tours. Reserve pass for discount code.
Please consult www.bostonbyfoot.org for tour details.
Currently there is no coupon to pick up for Boston by Foot.
Harvard Museum of Natural History
26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
The Harvard Museum of Natural History was established in 1998 as the public face of three separate research museums at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA: the Harvard University Herbaria, the Mineralogical & Geological Museum, and the Museum of Comparative Zoology. The museum is home to the famous “Glass Flowers” collection and a collection of “Sea Creatures in Glass,” made by the same artists (a father and son); a collection of meteorite, mineral and gemstone specimens; and various exhibits on life both big and small: from microbes to dinosaurs—and everything in between. There is a gift shop on the premises.
Categories: Children, Family, History, Science
This pass allows four patrons into the library at 50% off the regular admission rate.
For the most current Covid-19 safety protocols, visit the museum website here: https://hmnh.harvard.edu/
Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
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.
Categories: Art, Family, History
Each pass allows admission for 2 adults at $10 each (general admission and special exhibition) and up to 4 children ages 7–17 at $10 each (special exhibition only). There is no discount for children 7–17 for general admission, currently $10. Children 6 and under are admitted free.
The Museum of Fine Arts strongly encourages you to reserve your tickets online in advance—check mfa.org for the most up-to-date availability. Special ticketed exhibitions still require a timed-entry ticket.
To reserve discounted tickets online, patrons must visit Tickets, select the date and type of ticket, and enter the promo code on the top right corner of the next page, which will activate the reduced admission rate.
Currently there is no coupon to pick up for Museum of Fine Arts.
Museum of Science
1 Science Park, Boston, MA 02114
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.
Categories: Children, Family, History, Nature, Science, Technology, Sky
* 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.
*Your Library pass can only be used on the date printed on the pass.
*Please bring your library pass confirmation (printed or displayed on a phone) when you visit.
* When you arrive at the Museum, stop at the Box Office to exchange your library pass and purchase your Exhibit Halls tickets at the discounted rate. If you have any questions or would like to reserve your Exhibit Halls passes in advance to avoid waiting in line the day of your visit, please call 617-723-2500 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily).
*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.
399 Lexington Road, Concord, MA 01742
Categories: Children, Family, History, Tours
Valid for a 50% discount for up to 2 Adults/Seniors/College Students and up to 4 Youths per pass.
Peabody Essex Museum
161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970-3783
The Peabody Essex Museum grew out of the collection of East India Marine Society, an organization of Salem captains whose charter called for acquisition of “natural and artificial curiosities.” Its permanent collection contains art and artifacts of Africa, Asia, India, China (with a Qing Dynasty house brought from the Huizhou region), Japan, Korea, Pacific Islands, and features objects of maritime art and history that include paintings, drawings, ship models, marine decorative arts, tools, weapons, navigational instruments, and ship and yacht plans. It also has a thriving changing exhibition schedule that sometimes includes important traveling shows.
Categories: Art, Family, History, Ocean
This pass admits two people at a discounted price.
You must first reserve your library pass to receive your promotional code to purchase PEM tickets.
Salem Witch Museum
19 1/2 Washington Square, Salem, MA 01970
Based on actual trial documents and using life-size stage sets with figures, lighting, and narration, the museum's principle exhibit examines the 1692 Salem witch trials. In a second exhibit, “Witches: Evolving Perceptions,” guides take you through changing interpretations of witches, the truth behind the stereotypes, witchcraft practice today, and witch hunting. A gift shop is on the premises.
Categories: Children, Family, History
Pass allows a discounted admission rate for up to six visitors.
Tickets for the Museum are available online ONLY and are sold ONLY for same day. Please check the museum site at https://salemwitchmuseum.com/ for current hours and ticket availibity.
This pass can be picked up the day before (if available) or day of reservation. This pass must be returned to the library by opening on the day after use.