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.
The library’s pass admits up to 4 people at half price. (Regular admission prices: Adults, $17; Children aged 1-15, $17; Children under 12 months, free.)
LOAN INSTRUCTIONS: This pass may be picked up at the reference desk as early as 6 days before the day of use, and need not be returned.
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.
The pass admits 2 people at half price. (Regular admission prices: Adults, $16; Seniors 65+, $11; Youth aged 6–18, $6; Children 5 and under, free; Massachusetts EBT Cardholders, $2; Military Personnel, Veterans, and Military Families: 20% off general admission year-round with a valid Military ID or Dependent ID).
LOAN INSTRUCTIONS: This pass may be picked up at least one day before the date of use and must be returned to the library before library opens on its next scheduled day.