Museum Passes

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Connecticut Science Center

Connecticut Science Center

250 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT 06103
860-520-2160   https://www.ctsciencecenter.org/
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The Connecticut Science Center is a science museum located in Hartford, CT, with offerings for all age groups. Noted for its architecture, the nine-story building that houses the museum opened its doors in 2009. Visitors have access to more than 165 hands-on exhibits, a state-of-the-art 3D digital theater, four educational labs, and daily programs and events. All of the electricity required for the building comes from an on-site fuel cell which forces natural gas to undergo an electrochemical process that produces direct current electricity, heat, and water. There is a gift shop and eating opportunities on site.

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Categories: Children, Family, Science, Technology

Pass Benefits

This pass offers 20% off general admission for up to 4 people.

Not valid for Butterfly Encounter exhibit, movies, special programs, events, or traveling exhibits.

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Davis Farmland

Davis Farmland

145 Redstone Hill, Sterling, MA 01564
978-422-6666   https://www.davisfarmland.com/
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Davis Farmland is a seven-generation, working family farm, continuously in operation since 1846 in Sterling, MA. Starting in 1996, Davis Farmland has provided opportunities for discovery and play to families with children 12 years old and younger. It has a Waterspray Park; Imagine-Acres; Adventureland; interactions with farm animals; and a “Mega Maze” in the fall. It is also home to the largest sanctuary of endangered farm animals in North America. Special events include hands-on reptile shows. Hours change with the season. Shop with food and souvenirs on the premises.

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Categories: Children, Family, Nature, Zoo

Pass Benefits

PASS MUST BE SHOWN UPON ARRIVAL AND TICKETS PURCHASED AT THE GATE. If you pre-purchase your tickets online you will not receive the Library discount.

Parks are open from April 13 - Nov. 1, weather permitting. The library pass is not valid with packages, evening events or with other discounts. 

1 pass available each day.

This pass admits up to 4 guests at the rate listed below. 

April 13 - April 24              (M-F) $18.95 per person              (weekend) $20.95 per person

After April 24 price will be a $5.00 discount off the ONLINE price.

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EcoTarium

EcoTarium

222 Harrington Way, Worcester, MA 01604
508-929-2700   http://www.ecotarium.org/
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The EcoTarium is a unique indoor-outdoor museum in Worcester, MA. Set in an urban oasis, the museum offers a chance to walk through the treetops, take a multimedia journey through the galaxy at a digital planetarium, meet wildlife, stroll nature trails, and get hands-on with family-friendly exhibits.

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Categories: Children, Family, Nature, Science

Pass Benefits

50% Discount admission for up to 2 adults and 2 children in one vehicle. Children under 2 are free. 

Not to be combined with other offers, group rates or special event prices. No pets please.

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The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

125 West Bay Road, Amherst, MA 01002
413-559-6300   https://www.carlemuseum.org/
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The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, located in Amherst, MA, is the first sizable institution dedicated to picture books and picture book illustrations from around the world. Its collection encompasses more than 11,000 objects—7,300 of which are illustrations—including art by Eric Carle, Maurice Sendak, and Leo Lionni. On the 40,000 sq. ft. premises are three art galleries, an art studio, a theater, picture book and scholarly libraries, and a gift shop.

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Categories: Art, Children, Family

Pass Benefits

Free admission for 2 Adults and up to 4 children.

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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

4 Adult tickets at $5.00 each.

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Magic Wings

Magic Wings

281 Greenfield Road, South Deerfield, MA 01373
413-665-2805   https://www.magicwings.com/
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Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory & Gardens, opened in 2000, consists of an 18,400-square foot facility with an 8,000-sq. ft. glass conservatory filled with butterflies, moths and tropical vegetation. The conservatory is home to some 4,000 free-flying foreign and domestic butterflies in a tropical environment that includes exotic reptiles, frogs, fish, birds & insects. There is a gift store and food court on the premises.

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Categories: Children, Family, Nature

Pass Benefits

Free admission for 1 visitor. 

Pass is available for pick up at the Adult Circulation desk the day of your museum visit. Please remember to bring your library card. Pass is due back the following day by 8:30 AM. Please use the outside drop box.

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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

Free parking at over 50 Massachusetts State parks. The library has 1 passes available per day to lend.

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Mystic Aquarium

Mystic Aquarium

55 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, CT 06355
860-572-5955   http://www.mysticaquarium.org/
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The Mystic Aquarium features a range of sea creatures, including sea lions, seals, sharks, penguins, and the only Beluga whales in New England, a number of which may be directly encountered in hands-on programs. In addition, they have daily shows at the Foxwoods Marine Center with sea lions, a 4-D theater showing interactive movies, a theater dedicated to films from National Geographic, special exhibits, and regular educational programs designed to instill an understanding of the oceans and foster a commitment to conservation.

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Categories: Children, Family, Nature, Science

Pass Benefits

Save 15% off membership.

Offer not valid towards admission tickets.

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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

Passes are print on demand and do not need to be picked up or returned to the library. Once you reserve your library pass, it will be sent to your email. Passes can be scanned directly off the phone or other device OR may be printed. Barcode must be included.

This coupon can be redeemed for 50% off general admission for up to 4 people.

Each coupon is valid for Aquarium admission ONLY on the date printed on the coupon.

Only applies to adult and child pricing.

This is not a ticket.

Redeem this coupon in the General Admission line at the Aquarium’s ticket booth for discounted admission for up to 4 people.

Please visit neaq.org/coupons for details.

Review the Aquarium’s website at www.neaq.org/safety ahead of your visit to ensure a safe and accessible experience.

Valid only for Aquarium admission.

This coupon does not provide any other discounts and cannot be applied to combo tickets.

Library coupons or tickets obtained with library coupons may not be sold.

Void if altered or copied. No cash value.

Hours of operation are subject to change. 

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New England Botanic Garden at Tower Hill

New England Botanic Garden at Tower Hill

11 French Drive, Boylston, MA 01505-0598
508-869-6111   https://www.nebg.org/
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Located in Boylston, MA, and open year-round, the New England Botanic Garden at Tower Hill features carefully planned gardens and collections of ornamental, edible and native plants, with a number of trails that traverse the 132-acre property. In addition, there are many programs and events, including classes, lectures, art exhibits and concerts. The Garden is run by the Worcester County Horticultural Society, the third oldest active horticultural society in the United States.

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Categories: Art, Crafts, Family, Nature

Pass Benefits

Admits 2 guests at half price. Adult tickets will cost $10.00 per person.

The physical library membership card is required at the gate.

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Old Sturbridge Village

Old Sturbridge Village

1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge, MA 01566
800-733-1830   https://www.osv.org/
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Old Sturbridge Village, the largest outdoor history museum in the Northeast, depicts a rural New England town of the 1830s. Situated on more than 200 scenic acres are more than 40 original buildings, including homes, meetinghouses, a district school, country store, bank, working farm, three water-powered mills, and trade shops. Visitors can see heritage breed farm animals and interact with authentically costumed staff. Special events take place through the year. A gift shop and bookstore are located on the premises.

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Categories: Children, Crafts, Family, History

Pass Benefits

Valid for (4) half-price general daytime admissions. Cannot be combined with other offers. Special events or performances  may not be eligible. 

This pass is print on demand. You do not need to pick up the pass at the library.

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Roger Williams Park Zoo

Roger Williams Park Zoo

1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI 02907
401-785-3510   http://www.rwpzoo.org/
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Founded in 1872, the 40-acre zoo is one of the nation’s oldest. It’s home to over 100 species of rare and interesting animals from all over the world presented in naturalistic settings, including many endangered species. Themed programs and events are offered throughout the year, some of them focused on hands-on conservation. Nearby, within the park, is an operational Victorian-style carousel.

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Categories: Children, Family, Zoo

Pass Benefits

$3 off regular admission per person.  Admits up to 4 people per pass in any combination.

Adults (13-61)

Seniors (62+)

Children (2-12)

Children under 2 are free.

NOT valid during Winter Wonder Days, January 1 - February 29 or special events

Reserve the pass with us (Library) first to receive the discount code.  This must be done ONLINE, the code cannot be redeemed in person. After purchase is complete, the e-tickets are automatically emailed to the buyer.

How to redeem the code:

1. Navigate to the Ticket Purchasing Page on the zoo’s website.

2. Select the date and timeslot of their daytime general admission visit. Enter the proper quantities of

adult, child, senior, and toddler tickets.

3. Type in the supplied discount code. Click apply.

4. Proceed to the next page (the discount will deduct your savings once you are on the next page)

5. Complete the transaction with payment information, and then your e-tickets are emailed over shortly

after purchase!

Do you need help placing an online order? Please feel free to reach out to Visitor Services at 401-375-3510 ext. 316. Please note there is limited availability during peak hours, so we recommend patrons purchase their tickets in advance. The discount can only be applied online, and the discount must be redeemed at time of purchase, the discount code cannot be retroactively applied.

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Salem Witch Museum

Salem Witch Museum

19 1/2 Washington Square, Salem, MA 01970
978-744-1692   http://www.salemwitchmuseum.com/
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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.

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Categories: Children, Family, History

Pass Benefits

The pass allows the bearer a discounted admission rate for up to 6 visitors.

Adult/senior rate: $13.50/ea

Child (3-14) rate: $11.25/ea

Not valid for the month of October 

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