Museum Passes

Museum Categories

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To select a museum, click “Details/Reserve”, then select which Pass to reserve.

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

PLEASE NOTE: This is a returnable pass that must be picked up at and returned to the library. You must reserve tickets at https://www.discoveryacton.org/, and show both your ticket and the library pass.

The library’s pass admits 3 people to both the Discovery Museum and Discovery Woods at half price per person (Regular admission prices: Adults, $15.50; Seniors, $14.50; Children, $15.50, Children under 1, free; teachers, 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

PLEASE NOTE: This is a coupon pass that must be picked up at the library.  You may then bring it to the Ecotarium to purchase discounted tickets.

50%  off discount admission for up to 2 adults and 2 children in one vehicle. Children under 2 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

PLEASE NOTE: This is an electronic pass that you will receive in your email.  You may then use the code on the pass to purchase advance tickets online. 

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.

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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

PLEASE NOTE: This is an electronic pass that you will receive in your email.  You may then present the code (digital or printed) to purchase same-day tickets at the Aquarium. 

The library’s pass provides general admission for up to 4 people at half price. (Regular admission prices: Adults,  $32; Children aged 3-11, $22; Seniors 60+, $30; Children under 3, free.)

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