Museum Passes

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Bedrock Gardens

Bedrock Gardens

19 High Road, Lee, NH 03861
603-659-2993   https://www.bedrockgardens.org/
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Originally an historic farm and private garden, Bedrock Gardens is now a public garden that features unusual botanical specimens and sculpture by co-founder Jill Nooney. The 37-acre site is home to over a thousand different plant species, an 18th century farmhouse, various gardens, a wildlife pond, two miles of woodland paths, a Japanese tea house, and many structural elements that contribute to the uniqueness of the landscape. They are typically closed during the winter months, so check the website for details on the schedule.

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Categories: Art, Nature

Pass Benefits

Pass must be picked up at the library.

Admits two adults and their children and/or grandchildren free

Not applicable for special events

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Currier Museum of Art

Currier Museum of Art

150 Ash Street, Manchester, NH 03104
603-669-6144   http://currier.org/
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The Currier Museum of Art, located in Manchester, NH, features European and American paintings, decorative arts, photographs and sculpture. The permanent collection includes works by Picasso, Matisse, Monet, O'Keeffe, Calder, John Singer Sargent, Frank Lloyd Wright, Andrew Wyeth, and Sol LeWitt. Special exhibitions provide opportunities to present work by contemporary and/or local artists, as well as take in-depth looks at certain objects or areas of the Museum's collection. Public programs include tours, live classical music and “Family Days” which include activities for all ages. The Museum also offers tours of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Zimmerman House, now listed on the Register of Historic Places (reservations required). There is a museum store on the premises.

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Categories: Architecture, Art, Family, History

Pass Benefits

These passes provide patrons 50% off general admission to the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, NH for 2 adults and all youth family members (13-17 years). Ages 12 and under are always free. This is just a reservation!, pick up the physical pass at the library.

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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

25 Evans Way, Boston, MA 02115
617-566-1401   http://www.gardnermuseum.org/home/
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The Gardner Museum houses the collection of Isabella Stewart Gardner, a local patron of the arts who died in 1924, in a building she commissioned to look like a 15th century Venetian palazzo. The center of the original building showcases courtyard plantings that reflect the seasons as they evolve throughout the year. In addition to her collection, which remains displayed exactly she arranged it per her will, there are changing exhibitions, concerts, lectures, family events, and an artist-in-residence program. In 2012, the museum opened an addition designed by Renzo Piano that houses a space for their concert series.

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Categories: Art, Family, Music

Pass Benefits

Discount pass which allows access for up to 4 people for $5 each. Children (17 years and under) are always admitted free. This is just a reservation.

You must pick up this pass at the library.

In addition to the Library Museum Pass, you must reserve timed tickets on the museum website.

You will receive a promo code when you pick up your pass.

Please check their website for more information!

The museum recommends 48 hours advance reservation.

The museum requests that you review their health and safety requirements on their website at isgm.org/welcome before visiting the museum.

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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

$10 admission for up to 2 people.

1. You must request the pass from the library for the date you plan to visit.

2. You will  get the promo code you will need to reserve your timed entry tickets with the museum in the confirmation email from the library.

3. The promo code is assigned to the date on the museum pass - it will only be active for the day you have reserved.

4. You do not need to pick up a paper pass from us.

PLEASE NOTE: You need to request the library pass AND contact the museum to reserve a time to visit.

The museum recommends at least 48 hours advance reservation.

Hours: Please refer to museum website https://www.mfa.org/visit

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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

Please visit the Museum's Code of Conduct page for the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 vaccine and mask requirements: https://www.mos.org/visit/code-of-conduct.

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.

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

2. YOU MUST ALSO CALL THE MUSEUM TO RESERVE A TIMED TICKET. Call 617-723-2500 (daily, 9am – 5pm).

3. Please call at least 1-2 days ahead to reserve your time slot otherwise the Museum might be fully booked.

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

5. 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.

6. If you are not able to show your Library confirmation on a phone, request a paper copy of your confirmation at 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

• Reserving our pass is not your ticket to the Aquarium; our pass is a discount coupon good for the date printed on it. Pick up the pass at the library and present it at the box office. 

• The library pass is a coupon that allows 50% off admission for 4 people to the New England Aquarium. Children under 3 are always free.

• This library pass is for general admission only. It does not provide any discounts for parking or special events, and it cannot be applied to combo tickets.

Note: The Covid protocol has been discontinued; library pass holders no need to make advanced reservations. Review the Aquarium’s website at https://www.neaq.org/visit/reopen/ ahead of your visit to ensure a safe and accessible experience.

Please visit https://www.neaq.org/visit/tickets/offers-discounts/ for details about the library's discount and other discounted admission offers. 

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Peabody Essex Museum

Peabody Essex Museum

161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970-3783
978-745-9500   http://www.pem.org/
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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.

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Categories: Art, Family, History, Ocean

Pass Benefits

Admits 2 adults at discounted rate of $12 each.

1. You must request the pass from the library online or by phone for the date you plan to visit.

2. We will email you the promo code you will need to preorder timed-entry tickets with the museum.

3. The promo code is assigned to the date on the museum pass - it will only be active for the day you have reserved.

4. You do not need to bring a paper pass with you to the museum.

PLEASE NOTE: You need to request the library pass AND contact the museum to reserve a time to visit.

The museum recommends 48 hours advance reservation.

The museum requests that you review their health and safety requirements on their website at isgm.org/welcome before visiting the museum.

Hours: Please refer to museum website https://www.pem.org/

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Seacoast Science Center

Seacoast Science Center

570 Ocean Boulevard, Odiorne Point State Park, Rye, NH 03870
603-436-8043   http://www.seacoastsciencecenter.org/
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Located within Odiorne Point State Park in Rye, NH, the Seacoast Science Center has been providing educational experiences on behalf of New Hampshire State Parks since 1992. The center includes hands-on science exhibits (undersea exploration to marine debris), live animal exhibits which feature creatures that live in the rapidly changing Gulf of Maine ecosystem; and many special events, like “Music-by-the-Sea” concerts and “Sippin' for Seals” (dancing and drinks to support the Marine Mammal rescue Program).

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Categories: Children, Family, Nature, Science, Ocean

Pass Benefits

50% off admission up to 4 people (still have to pay NH State Park parking fee)

 You must request the pass from the library for the date you plan to visit. Pass must be picked up at the library

PLEASE NOTE: Odiorne Park charges a separate fee for parking and use of the park.

Hours: Please refer to museum website https://www.seacoastsciencecenter.org/

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SEE Science Center

SEE Science Center

200 Bedford Street, Manchester, NH 03101
603-669-0400   http://www.see-sciencecenter.org/
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Open 7 days a week, the SEE Science Center in Manchester, NH, is an interactive learning center established to promote the understanding, enjoyment and achievements of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Visitors (ages 3+) encounter hands-on exhibits covering topics such as forces, light, sound electricity, simple machines and more; daily demonstrations; and the LEGO® Millyard Project (Manchester's Amoskeag Millyard as it might have looked circa 1900—including City Hall and the Notre Dame bridge—and all built with commercially-available LEGO bricks). A seasonally scheduled family workshop on weekends may be attended as a drop-in. A science gift shop is on the premises.

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Categories: Children, Family, Science, Technology

Pass Benefits

Pass admits up to 2 people (ages 3 and up) for free. Children under age 3 are admitted at no charge. 

Pass must be picked up at the library.

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Strawbery Banke Museum

Strawbery Banke Museum

14 Hancock Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801
603-433-1100   http://www.strawberybanke.org/
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Strawbery Banke Museum is located in the South End Historic District of Portsmouth, NH, on a 10-acre campus that features more than 37 restored buildings built between the 17th and 19th centuries. Visitors may visit the historic buildings, some with staff in period dress engaged in traditional crafts such as boat-building, coopering, and wood-working; enjoy interactive exhibits about the history of the neighborhood and its preservation; and stroll and appreciate the heritage gardens and orchards, various heirloom breeds, and beehives. Themed centers provide different pathways for understanding the history. A museum store and a couple of restaurants are on the premises.

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Categories: Architecture, Children, Crafts, Family, History

Pass Benefits

DEAR PATRONS! PLEASE CHECK THE STRAWBERY BANKE SCHEDULE BEFORE BOOKING! http://www.strawberybanke.org/

SKATING November to March -- schedule is weather permitting. The library pass allows half-price public skating tickets to Labrie Family Skate at Puddle Dock Pond  https://www.strawberybanke.org/skate/schedule.cfm

November/December -- hours change to weekend-only guided tours.

Thanksgiving weekend -- Saturdays, Sundays and the Friday, 90-minute guided tours starting 10 am to 2 pm (last tour starts at 2 pm). Interactive tour "Three Centuries of Thanksgiving" recommended for ages 5 and up.

May through October -- The historic houses are staffed and open for touring 10 am to 5 pm, 7 days a week

This outdoor museum illustrates the rich history of a real neighborhood from the Seventeenth Century to the present.

The pass normally provides free admission to the museum for (2)two adults and (4)four children (may be different for special events).

Pass must be picked up at the library.

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