Museum Passes

Museum Categories

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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

The MFA Library Pass admits 2 adults per day with a $10.00 co-pay per person, redeemable at the MFA ticket desk. Sun-Sat Children 6 years and under are free

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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

Discounted Library Pass. 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.

Please check with the Museum of Science for their most updated hours of operation. 

  • Your Library pass can only be used on the date reserved.
  • YOU MUST ALSO CALL THE MUSEUM TO RESERVE A TIMED TICKET. Call 617-723-2500 (daily, 9am – 5pm).
  • After you make your timed reservation with the Museum, they will send you an email confirmation with your reservation time.
  • 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.
  • If you are not able to show your Library confirmation on a phone, request a paper copy of your confirmation at the library. Please call at least 1-2 days ahead to reserve your timeslot otherwise the Museum might be fully booked.
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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

    Each pass admits 2 visitors for $12.00 per person. The museum is open Mondays, Thursdays , Saturdays, & Sundays 10-5, and Fridays 10-7. Children 16 and under are admitted free. Not valid for admission to Yin Yu Tang Chinese House (additional $6.00). 

    *Paid for with a grant from the Newbury Cultural Council

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    USS Constitution Museum

    USS Constitution Museum

    Charlestown Navy Yard, Building 22, Charlestown, MA 02129
    617-426-1812   https://ussconstitutionmuseum.org/
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    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.

    Categories: Art, Family, History, Ocean

    Pass Benefits

    Vaccine Requirement: Effective January 15, all visitors ages 12+ are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination (at least one dose) to enter the Museum, in accordance with the City of Boston mandate. For more information, including the phased expansions of this requirement, please visit boston.gov/b-together.

    Pass holders will receive free admission to the museum. Each pass may be used by one party per day. Parties are limited to 9 or fewer guests. There are no advanced tickets or reservations required for entry. Admission will be on a first-come first-served basis.

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