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Museum Passes

PLEASE NOTE: For the most current status of museum openings and hours, we recommend calling or visiting the museum's website prior to reserving a pass. Due to Covid-19, many museums have changed visitor procedures and hours.

Available museum passes

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Martha's Vineyard Museum

  • Each pass admits two (2) adults and up to four (4) children up to age 18. There are no advance reservations required, and entry is based on a first-come first-served system.
  • Pass must be returned to the library.
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Cape Cod Museum of Art

  • Each pass admits two adults for free.
  • Not valid for special events or program admissions.
  • There are no advance reservations required, and entry is based on a first-come first-served system.
  • Pass must be returned to the library.
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New England Aquarium

  • Each pass admits up to four people at half-price admission.
  • As of Friday, July 16, advance reservations and timed-ticketing are no longer required prior to arriving on site.
  • Pass does not need to be returned to the library.
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Museum of Fine Arts Boston

  • Each pass admits two people for $10 each
  • Go to https://www.mfa.org/tickets
  • Select the date of your visit.
  • Select Admission type.
  • Before selecting an entry time, enter the Promo Code IP-1630933 (top right corner of the screen) and click Submit.
  • Select your entry time.
  • Enter 1 or 2 next to library pass.
  • Click on Add to Cart.
  • Click on Go to Order Summary and complete order.
  • Patrons receive an email with their admission ticket(s) and need to present their ticket(s) when they arrive at the museum, preferably on a phone or device, but tickets printed on paper are accepted.
  • Pass does not need to be returned to the library.
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USS Constitution Museum

  • Passes admit up to nine (9) people for free.
  • Limit one pass per party.
  • There are no advance reservations required, and entry is based on a first-come first-served system.
  • Pass must be returned to the library.
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Boston Museum of Science

  • Each pass admits up to four people at half-price admission to the Exhibit Hall.
  • Patrons must reserve timed-entry tickets in advance by calling the museum at 617-723-2500.
  • The museum will then send an email confirmation.
  • Patrons must bring the paper library pass as well as the confirmation email for entry to the museum, and do not need to stop at the Box Office.
  • Pass does not need to be returned to the library.
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Boston Children's Museum

  • The Boston Children's Museum's library pass program is reinstated for Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays in July.
  • Each pass admits up to four (4) people at half-price admission.
  • Library passes may be picked up at the library in person or acquired via email.
  • Patrons must use this link to schedule a visit. Click on Discounted Program Tickets and select the date that matches your library pass.
  • When arriving at the museum, use the Admissions Scanning Station with your online reservation and date-specific library pass. Patrons can present these digitally on a handheld device or as a paper printout.
  • Pass does not need to be returned to the library.
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Other Museum Passes

As you plan your travels around New England, visit this page of the CLAMS catalog. It lists discount tickets to all sorts of destinations, from Battleship Cove to the New Bedford Whaling Museum to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Enjoy!

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