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

Pass admits up to 4 visitors at half-price admission.

Regular admission rates are $17.00 for adults, $17.00 for children 1-15, Children under one year old are free.

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deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum

deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum

51 Sandy Pond Road, Lincoln, MA 01773
781-259-8355   http://www.decordova.org/
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Established in 1950, the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is the largest park of its kind in New England, encompassing 30 acres in Lincoln, MA, 20 miles west of Boston. Providing a constantly changing landscape of large-scale, outdoor, modern and contemporary sculpture and site-specific installations, the Sculpture Park hosts more than 60 works, the majority of which are on loan to the Museum. Inside, the Museum features a robust slate of rotating exhibitions and innovative interpretive programming.

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Categories: Art, Family

Pass Benefits

Passes admit up to four guests with a $5 fee per person. Children age 12 and under are admitted free of charge.

Regular Admission
:

Adults: $14
/ Seniors (65+): $12 / Students: $10 

Children 12 and under: FREE*

Members, Lincoln Residents, and Active Duty Military Personnel and their families receive free admission.

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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 three (3) people at half price. Additional people in your party pay the regular admission price: Adult: $14.50
; Senior (60+): $13.50 ; Child: $14.50 ; Under 1 year old: Free ; Teachers are always free!

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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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Einstein’s Workshop

Einstein’s Workshop

25 Adams Street, Burlington, MA 01803
781-202-5645   https://www.einsteinsworkshop.com/
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Einstein’s Workshop provides hands-on STEAM Learning (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics) for children K-8 at weekly classes and a drop-in exploration space. The drop-in space has a variety of tools and toys, which include LEGOs, K’nex, Zome, Snap Circuits, Kapla blocks, Anker blocks, MagnaTiles, and more. Access to innovative tools, such as 3D printers and a laser cutter, is provided through classes and workshops on such topics as robotics, electronics design, Minecraft engineering and architecture, and 3D design and programming.

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Categories: Children, Science, Technology

Pass Benefits

Pass admits up to 2 children free for 2 hours. Regular admission prices are $12 per child, each child may be accompanied by one adult for free.

Regular Drop-In Hours: Wednesday - Friday 3-6pm
  / Saturday and Sunday 10am-6pm  

Please see website for information on summer hours, holidays and Einstein After Dark: www.einsteinsworkshop.com

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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

Good for 4 visitors. A $5.00 admission will be charged at the door for all library pass users, general admission only. Regular admission prices are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, $5 for college students with current ID; free for anyone under 18 or anyone named "Isabella".

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Mass Audubon (Drumlin Farm)

Mass Audubon (Drumlin Farm)

208 South Great Road, Lincoln, MA 01773
781-259-2200   http://www.massaudubon.org/
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Mass Audubon maintains about 100 wildlife sanctuaries in Massachusetts, more than half of which may be visited for walks on trails and visits to nature centers and museums. Among these is Drumlin Farm in Lincoln, a working farm with animals and crops, plus exhibits that include native wildlife, such as owls, foxes and deer. A shop on the premises sells items related to nature, such as bird feeders and binoculars.

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Categories: Children, Family, Nature

Pass Benefits

This pass is valid for up to four people at one time (adults, seniors or children age two or older; children under two are admitted free). Each person will be charged a $2.00 admission fee for entry into any Mass Audubon wildlife sanctuary. Regular admission for Drumlin Farm is $9 for adults and $6 for children 2-12 and senior (65+).

Museums passes are for the use of Billerica residents or members of the Family Friends only. If you have reserved this pass in error please contact the Library Reference Desk to have it removed from your account.

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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

The MassParks Pass is your passport to adventure! Explore mountain tops, inland and coastal beaches and scenic areas across the Commonwealth by using the library park pass to obtain free parking at MassParks facilities that charge a parking fee. (Pass is not valid for camping).

For a list of park locations go to www.mass.gov/dcr

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Merrimack Repertory Theatre

Merrimack Repertory Theatre

50 East Merrimack, Lowell, MA 01852
978-654-4678   http://www.mrt.org/
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The Merrimack Repertory Theatre is a non-profit, professional theatre company located in Lowell, Massachusetts. Begun in 1979, it has a seven-show season that runs from September through May, which is focused on contemporary plays. The theatre has 279 seats and free parking.

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Categories: Family, Theatre

Pass Benefits

What The Pass Does
- The Pass entitles the holder to $10 off each ticket purchased for
any performance in the current season (subject to availability)
- A maximum of six tickets can be purchased using the pass for any given performance.
- Tickets reserved using the pass will be held at the Box Office and
can be picked up the day of the performance, up until the start of the
show.
- You must present the pass , in
person, to receive your tickets. Even if you have reserved using the
redemption code, please bring the pass with you to the theatre.

- The pass can be used for day-of-show tickets without a reservation, if available.

Reserving Tickets Online
- Go to mrt.org/box-office
-Enter the library's redemption code (LPBIL) in the PromoCode Box
(you will still have to have the physical pass to pick up the tickets).
- Reserve and purchase your tickets using the online order form.

Reserving Tickets By Phone
- Call 978-654-4678
- Speak with a Box Office representative and indicate you'll be using a library pass with the redemption code (LPBIL).

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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

Limit two people per pass.

Pass entitles each visitor to $10 MFA general admission, redeemable at any ticket desk.

Regular admission for adults is $25, seniors (65+) is $23, students (18+) is $23. *Children aged 6 and under are admitted free at all times. Youth ages 7-17 are admitted for $10 on school days until 3:00pm. At all other times, youth 17 and under are admitted free. Applicable price adjustments will be made upon admission.

Pass does not allow for discounts on shopping, parking, dining, films, concerts, lectures/seminars, or courses.

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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

Pass admits up to 4 visitors at $10.00 each. Valid only for exhibit halls; does not include admission to Omni Theater, Planetarium/Laser, 3D Digital Cinema, Butterfly Garden, or special exhibits. Regular admission prices are $23 for adults (12+), $21 for seniors (60+), and $20 for children (3-11). 

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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

Pass allows for $10.00 admission per person for up to 4 visitors.

Regular admission rates are $26.95 for ages 12+, $17.95 for ages 3-11 and $24.95 for seniors (60+); children under age 3 are free.

Please be aware the NEAQ has instituted a timed ticketing system and during busy days, such as school vacation week, there may be a wait to get in or ticket buyers are given the option to return later in the day. For more information go to www.neaq.org

Museums passes are for the use of Billerica residents or members of the Family Friends only. If you have reserved this pass in error please contact the Library Reference Desk to have it removed from your account. 

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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 two (2) adults at $6.00 per person for general admission, Tuesday through Friday. $12.00 per person on Saturday, Sunday and Monday Holidays. Regular admission rates are $20 for adults, $17 for seniors, and $12 for students; children under 16 and residents of Salem, MA are admitted free. There is an additional $5.00 admission for the tour of the Yin Yu Tang Chinese House.

Patrons must bring pass with them to receive reduced admission, no other forms are accepted. Lost or misplaced cards can not be replaced.

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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

This pass offers a $3 discount on admission for up to four guests.

This pass may be used towards general daytime zoo admission. It is not valid for fundraising exhibits or special events. For exact times and a calendar of events please visit their website at rwpzoo.org.

Daily General Admission
: Adults.. $17.95 / Children (ages 2-12)... $12.95  / Seniors (ages 62+).. $15.95  / 

Toddlers one & younger... FREE
/ Zoo Members... FREE

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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

Pass admits up to 6 visitors at a discounted rate, $7.25 for adults and $5.25 for children (6-18). Regular admission prices are $11.00 for adults and $8.00 for children (6-18). Museums passes are for the use of Billerica residents or members of the Family Friends only.

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Tower Hill Botanic Garden

Tower Hill Botanic Garden

11 French Drive, Boylston, MA 01505-0598
508-869-6111   http://www.towerhillbg.org/
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Located in Boylston, MA, and open year-round, the Tower Hill Botanic Garden 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

Pass admits 2 guests at half-price. Regular admission rates are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors, $5 for children 6-18, free for members and children under 5.

Pass discount does not apply to Winter Reimagined (runs 4p-9p Wed-Sun 11/25-01/08)

Museum passes are for the use of Billerica residents or members of the Family Friends only. If you have reserved this pass in error please contact the Library Reference Desk to have it removed from your account.

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UMass Lowell River Hawks

UMass Lowell River Hawks

300 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Lowell, MA 01852
https://www.goriverhawks.com/
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The River Hawks are UMass Lowell's NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletics teams. This library pass provides ticket discounts for ALL home games played at the Tsongas Arena by three of them—the Ice Hockey team, and the Men's and Women's Basketball teams.

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Categories: Children, Family, Sports

Pass Benefits

Present voucher at the Tsongas Center Box Office and received up to 10 tickets at %50 off regular tickets prices. Seating is subject to availability. Not replaceable if lost or stolen.

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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

Pass admits up to 6 people at $9 per adult and $6 per child

Pass is accepted at both Franklin Park Zoo in Boston and Stone Zoo in Stoneham.

Regular admission rates for Franklin Park Zoo:  $19.95 for Adults,
$16.95 for Seniors (62+), $13.95 for Children (2-12); children under age
2 admitted free.

Regular admission rates for Stone Zoo:  $15.95 for Adults, $13.95 for
Seniors (62+), $11.95 for Children (2-12); children under age 2 admitted
free.

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