To select a museum, click “Details/Reserve”, then select which Pass to reserve.
Boston Children’s Museum
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.
This pass admits 4 people at half price
The Children’s Museum In Easton
Located in an historic old fire station in North Easton, MA, the Children’s Museum in Easton is an educational, cultural, and social learning center for children and families—with a primary focus on children ages 1-8. There are 3 floors of themed interactive exhibits (both indoor and outdoor), a MakerSpace, and more than 100 programs, classes, and special events, focusing on the topics of science, movement and music, healthy living/wellness and creative arts. Check their website for a list of all current activities.
This pass admits 4 people at 50% off admission
The Hall at Patriot Place
The Hall at Patriot Place is an interactive museum and home to the New England Patriots Hall of Fame. Located next to Gillette Stadium, the Hall’s ten galleries tell the story of the team through interactive exhibits, video, and historic artifacts. A feature is the film Patriots Way, which plays on a 45-foot wide panoramic screen in a 150-seat theatre. A shop selling exclusive Patriots merchandise is on the premises.
This pass entitles the bearer to complimentary Hall admission for 2. 15% off at Proshop. 15% off at CBS Sporting Club and 20% off Hall special ticketed events.
Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston
The building that houses the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston on Fan Pier is the first in the US designed by the architectural firm of Diller Scofidio + Renfro. The museum was founded in 1936 as a sister institution to New York’s MoMA, though it had no permanent collection until starting one after moving into the new building on the waterfront in 2006. In addition to the collection, changing exhibitions, music, dance, film, talks, tours, family activities, and teen programming are offered throughout the year.
Pass admits 2 @ $5.00 per admission.
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
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.
The pass admits 4 people with a co-pay of $5 per person.
John F. Kennedy Library & Museum
The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, dedicated to the memory of the nation’s thirty-fifth president, is located on a ten-acre park which overlooks the sea in an building designed by I.M. Pei. The Museum portrays the life, leadership, and legacy of President Kennedy, conveys his enthusiasm for politics and public service, and illustrates the nature of the office of the President, all through permanent and changing exhibits. The Library is available to students and scholars to conduct research using its collection of historical materials chronicling mid-20th century politics and the life and administration of the institution’s namesake.
This pass admits 2 people for a copay of $3.00 per adult over the age of 13.
Massachusetts State Parks (Department of Conservation and Recreation)
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.
This pass entitles the bearer to free parking for one vehicle at over 50 day-use facilities in the state parks system that charge a parking fee. This pass is not valid at Nantasket and Nahant Beaches
Museum of Fine Arts
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.
This pass admits 2 people with a co-pay of $10 per person.
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.
This pass admits 4 people with a co-pay of $10 per person. Pass is for admission to Exhibit Hall only.
**For a limited time with the library pass you can also purchase up to 4 Body World Exhibit tickets for an additional $15/ticket. This temporary exhibit closes 1/5/20.
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.
This pass saves you $5.00 off general admission for up to 4 people.
Peabody Essex Museum
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.
Admits two adults at $12.00 per person. From now until Saturday September 21, 2019 Admits 2 adults at $6.00 per person.
Roger Williams Park Zoo
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.
This pass admits 4 people with $3.00 discount on admission.
Southwick’s Zoo is a seasonal, family-operated, 200-acre zoological park. It is home to 850 animals from around the world shown in naturalistic settings and in the zoo’s EARTH Discovery Center. It features a number of interactive exhibits; pony, camel and kiddie rides; a petting zoo; the Elkhorn Mining Co. (pan for gold, gems, and fossils); the Woodlands Express train; and the Skyfari Skyride. A gift shop and restaurant are on the premises.
Discounted tickets are for sale at the library. The tickets are $20 per ticket (cash or check only). For more information on the Southwicks Zoo visit their website at http://www.southwickszoo.com. You can buy the discounted tickets at the Circulation desk. Call library for availability.
Tower Hill Botanic Garden
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.
This pass admits 2 people at half price.
The USS Constitution Museum
The museum, a part of the Boston National Historical Park, is located in the Charlestown Navy Yard near the ship USS Constitution (“Old Ironsides”) at the end of Boston’s Freedom Trail. The museum provides a detailed look at the history of the ship, information about the war of 1812, and the battle between the ship and HMS Java. Stories are told through interactive exhibits, unique artifacts, archival records, and artwork. The museum also includes a research library which houses a strong collection of manuscripts, books, artifacts, and microfilm of primary source material. The ship itself is maintained by the US Navy, and may be visited free of charge on certain days. (Check website for schedule.)
This pass admits up to 9 people