Museum Passes

Thanks to the hard work and generosity of the Friends of the Eldredge Public Library, the EPL offers a variety of museum passes for its patrons. Stop by the library for specific pass information and to reserve and/or pick up your passes. All you need is your library card!

COVID UPDATE:  Many MA cultural institutions and museums are closed,  not accepting library discount passes or have a new procedure.   Please check official websites for up-to-date information such as hours and how to purchase tickets.  See below for which library passes are currently being used.

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Pass Reservation Guidelines:

  • Reservations are recommended and can be made up to 30 days in advance.
  • Call to make a reservation : 508-945-5170 or click the button above and use your CLAMS card.  
  • Coupon passes and Returnable passes have to be picked up at the library prior to your visit.
  • Coupon passes can be picked up at the library at any time prior to your museum visit date.  Returnable passes can be picked up the day before your museum visit, and returned the day after your visit.  If you need a pass longer than 3 days, please call the library.
  • Reminder: The Library opens at 1:00 pm on Tues and Thurs and we are closed on Sundays.  Please plan for pass pick up accordingly.
  • Late charges are $1.00 per day.
  • If you need to cancel, please cancel your reservation online or call the library in advance of the reservation date.
  • A call to the museum to confirm hours and current exhibits is suggested.

 

Plimoth Plantation – Plymouth, MA

A living history museum where 17th century New England is brought to life in the 1627 Pilgrim Village and onboard the Mayflower II.
** July 31, 2020 - Plimouth Plantation is open.  You must purchase tickets online at http://plimoth.org/we-are-open. Call the Library for the Discount Code to use when purchasing tickets. 

http://www.plimoth.org

Roger Williams Park Zoo – Providence, RI

The award-winning Roger Williams Park Zoo is home to hundreds of rare and fascinating animals from around the world. The zoo's population numbers over 1000 animals, with some 139 different species on display at any given time.
** July 16, 2020 - Rogers Williams Park Zoo is open but not currently accepting library discount passes.

http://www.rogerwilliamsparkzoo.org

Boston Museum of Fine Arts – Boston, MA

The MFA is one of the most comprehensive art museums in the world; the collection encompasses nearly 450,000 works of art. The MFA welcomes more than one million visitors each year to experience art from ancient Egyptian to contemporary, special exhibitions, and innovative educational programs.

Closed until August 31, 2020

http://www.mfa.org

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum – Boston, MA

Three floors of galleries filled with paintings, sculpture, tapestries, furniture, and decorative arts from cultures spanning thirty centuries surround a garden courtyard blooming with life in all seasons.

** July 8, 2020 - Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is open.  You must purchase tickets online at https://www.gardnermuseum.org/visit/know-before-you-go.  Call the Library for the Discount Code to use when purchasing tickets. You must also reserve the library discount pass through our website.  Call us to let us know you have reserved the pass, and we can arrange curbside pickup.  Present the library pass when you arrive at the museum.

http://www.gardnermuseum.org

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History – Brewster, MA

A regional museum focusing on the natural history of Cape Cod with exhibits, lectures, live marine animals, and nature trails.

** July 16, 2020 - Cape Cod Museum of Natural History is open but not currently accepting library discount passes.

http://www.ccmnh.org

Cape Cod Museum of Art – Dennis, MA

Seven gallery exhibits along with a sculpture garden celebrate Cape Cod's finest artists.

** July 17, 2020 - The CC Museum of Art is open.  You must reserve the library discount pass through our website.  Call us to let us know you have reserved the pass, and we can arrange curbside pickup.  You will then present the pass at the museum.

 

http://ccmoa.org

Boston Children's Museum – Boston, MA

As an early museum experience for children, the environment is informal, but the purpose is serious. "We want children to grow up feeling secure and self-confident with respect for others and the natural world. We encourage imagination, curiosity, questioning, and realism. We provide opportunities for new insights, involvement with the world and understanding of human differences with world-class exhibits and programs."

** July 24, 2020 - To reserve a visit using a Library Membership Discount Coupon for Boston children’s Museum patrons should:

  • Visit https://www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org/ticketing 
  • Review the directions for timed tickets
  • Click on the "Discount Programs"
  • Click on “Discount Program Tickets”
  • Click on "Half Price Library Timed Ticket " to book
  • Patrons must reserve our epass online through our website
  • The date on the Library Discount epass must match the date of the patron’s visit.
  • Once arriving at the Museum, visitors will proceed to the Admissions Scanning Station with their online reservation and the date specific Library Discount epass received from the library online pass program. Patron can present these digitally on a hand held device or as a paper print out.
  • Patrons with questions about the online ordering system should contact Orders@BostonChildrensMuseum.org

http://www.bostonkids.org

Heritage Museums and Gardens - Sandwich, MA

The Museum is famous for its Dexter rhododendrons that bloom late May into early June. The beautifully landscaped grounds are a naturalized woodland park on the edge of upper Shawme Pond. A Shaker round barn houses the J. K. Lilly III Antique Automobile Collection with its stunning display of antique automobiles. The American History Museum exhibits military miniatures, antique toys, Native American artifacts and the Cape Cod Baseball League Hall of Fame. An operating hand-carved carousel and many of America’s most distinguished artists’ works are on exhibit in the Art Museum. There are many activities and programs planned throughout the year.
** June 22, 2020 - Heritage Museums and Gardens is open.  You must purchase tickets online at heritagemuseums.org/tickets.  Call the Library for the Discount Code to use when purchasing tickets. 

http://www.heritagemuseumsandgardens.org

The Museum of Science - Boston, MA

The Museum of Science inspires lifelong learning and an appreciation of science. The main exhibit halls are always changing but usually include both natural and physical science exhibits. The Museum also offers a Butterfly Garden, Omni films, Planetarium show, 3-D cinema, live presentations and so much more. Fun for all ages.

** July 17, 2020 - The Museum is open but not accepting library discount passes.

http://www.mos.org

USS Constitution Museum - Boston, MA

The USS Constitution Museum serves as the memory and educational voice of USS CONSTITUTION, by collecting, preserving, and interpreting the stories of "Old Ironsides" and the people associated with her. They seek to create a positive, memorable experience for both children and adults by inspiring within them a love for the freedom that CONSTITUTION symbolizes. At the USS Constitution Museum, they have created a wonderful place for your family to learn and explore together.
** June 22, 2020 - USS Constitution boat is open.  No pass required.

http://www.ussconstitutionmuseum.org

New England Aquarium - Boston, MA

The New England Aquarium is a global leader in ocean exploration and marine conservation. They combine education, entertainment and action to address the most challenging problems facing the ocean. Check out their website to see current exhibits and showtimes.

**July 17, 2020 - Aquarium is open.   Reserve the library discount pass  through our website.  Call us to let us know you have reserved the pass, and we can arrange curbside pickup. You will then need to contact the aquarium (617-973-5200) with the barcode on the library pass to reserve your tickets and receive your discount.

http://www.neaq.org

New Bedford Whaling Museum- New Bedford, MA

The New Bedford Whaling Museum offers complete coverage of 19th and 20th century whaling history and technology. Among its displays is a half-scale whale ship, whale bones, whaling tools, and many other artifacts. The museum offers many educational programs and activities that will engage both children and adults.

** July 17, 2020 - The  Whaling Museum is open.  Tickets must be purchased online at https://www.whalingmuseum.org/tickets/. They have a “pay what you can” rate so you can use that to receive your library discount.  The library pass discount is admit 4 ppl at 50% off regular price admission.  No need to reserve a library pass.

http://www.whalingmuseum.org

Whydah Pirate Museum - West Yarmouth, MA

Experience Cape Cod's newest interactive science museum featuring real pirates and real treasure.  A must see attraction for all ages where you will touch, see and interact with the world's only authenticated pirate treasure.  The Whydah Pirate Museum combines artifacts from the slave trade and the pirate's life, early maps of the Atlantic and the Caribbean, and imagery of the 18th century world.  

** July 24, 2020 - The Whydah Museum is open.  Call the museum at 508-534-9571 to reserve your tickets.  You need to tell the museum that you have the library pass, and you will receive a discounted price. You can reserve the library pass through our website.  Call us to let us know you have reserved the pass and we can arrange curbside pickup.  You must bring the pass with you when you visit the museum.

https://www.discoverpirates.com

MassParks Pass  

The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) has generously provided the library with two Massparks passes as part of their Use Nature As Your Library Program.  The pass entitles the bearer to free parking for one vehicle (excluding vans or buses) at over 50 facilities in the Massachusetts State Park system that charge a day-use parking fee.  This includes Nickerson State Park in Brewster.  Check out their website for information on parks, recreational activities and programs in Massachusetts.  Valid only on vehicles with Massachusetts license plates.

**July 15, 2020 - The MassParks Pass is available and can be reserved through our website.  Call us to let us know you have reserved the pass, and we can arrange curbside pickup.

https://www.mass.gov/dcr