Museum Passes

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Boston Children’s Museum

Boston Children’s Museum

308 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210
617-426-6500   http://www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org/
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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.

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Categories: Children, Crafts, Family, Technology

Pass Benefits

Each pass admits up to 4 people at 1/2 price admission.

This is a coupon pass and can be picked up at the Library 3 days in advance. You do not need to return this pass.

You save by using this pass! Admission without this pass is:

Adults: $17

Children (1-15): $17

Children (0-12 months): FREE

Generously donated by the Friends of the Tewksbury Public Library.

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deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum

deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum

51 Sandy Pond Road, Lincoln, MA 01773
781-259-8355   http://www.decordova.org/
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Established in 1950, the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is the largest park of its kind in New England, encompassing 30 acres in Lincoln, MA, 20 miles west of Boston. Providing a constantly changing landscape of large-scale, outdoor, modern and contemporary sculpture and site-specific installations, the Sculpture Park hosts more than 60 works, the majority of which are on loan to the Museum. Inside, the Museum features a robust slate of rotating exhibitions and innovative interpretive programming.

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Categories: Art, Family

Pass Benefits

Pass admits up to 4 people for $5 per person to the museum and sculpture park. Includes 10% discount at the museum store.

This pass must be returned to the Library the next day.

You save by using this pass! Admission without this pass is:

Adults: $14

Seniors (65+): $12

Students: $10

Children 12 and under: FREE

Active Duty Military Personnel and their families receive FREE admission

On the first Wednesday of every month admission is FREE for all visitors

Generously donated by the Friends of the Tewksbury Public Library.

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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

Pass admits up to 3 people at half-price admission to both museums.

This pass must be returned to the Library the next day.

You save by using this pass! Admission without this pass is:

Adult: $14.50

Senior (60+): $13.50

Child: $14.50

Under 1 year old: FREE

Teachers are always FREE

Active duty military personnel or spouses, and up to 3 additional family members: FREE

Generously donated by the Friends of the Tewksbury Public Library

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The House of Seven Gables

The House of Seven Gables

115 Derby Street, Salem, MA 01970
978-744-0991   https://www.7gables.org/
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The House of the Seven Gables, one of the oldest surviving timber-framed mansion houses in continental North America, was the setting of Nathaniel Hawthorne's famous 1851 novel of the same name. The historic site which includes the house (a National Historic Landmark District) includes a guided tour of the Turner-Ingersoll Mansion (the House of the Seven Gables) and visits to the Nathaniel Hawthorne Birthplace, the Colonial Revival seaside gardens, and the Counting House, with a maritime discovery zone called “Kids' Cove at The Gables.” (An audio tour of the gardens, grounds, and waterfront is available through the UniGuide App.) Lectures and seasonal living history labs are scheduled throughout the year, and a changing annual exhibition examines various aspects of the institution's 350 years of history. There is a gift shop on the premises. The website has virtual field trips and interactive exhibitions that can provide helpful background information before a visit.

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Categories: Children, Family, Science

Pass Benefits

Pass admits up to 2 Adults and 2 Children at half price.

This pass must be returned to the Library the next day.

Pass is not available in October.

You save by using this pass! Admission without this pass is:

Adult: $15

Senior (65+): $14

College Students (with id): $14

Young Adults (13-18): $12

Children (5-12): $10

Under 5 year old: FREE

Generously donated by the Friends of the Tewksbury Public Library.

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Massachusetts State Parks (Department of Conservation and Recreation)

Massachusetts State Parks (Department of Conservation and Recreation)

251 Causeway Street, Suite 900, Boston, MA 02114-2104
617-626-1250   http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dcr/massparks/
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The Massachusetts State Parks have locations in all regions of the Commonwealth, from Pittsfield to Boston, and from Gloucester to Provincetown. They include beaches, wooded parks, parkways, and reservoirs, each with its own unique activities and amenities like hiking, biking, swimming and boating, camping, and more.

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Categories: Children, Family, Nature, Recreation

Pass Benefits

Each pass provides free parking for one vehicle at a Massachusetts State Park. June through August, please pick up your Saturday or Sunday pass on Friday.

June through August, the Massachusetts State Parks Pass may be reserved once in a 10-day window.

This pass must be returned to the Library the next day.

Generously donated by the Friends of the Tewksbury Public Library.

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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

This pass admits up to 2 adults, seniors or students at $10 per person.

This pass does not need to be returned.

You save by using this pass! Admission without this pass is:

Adults: $25

Seniors (65+): $23

Students (18+): $23

Youths 6 and under: FREE

Youths 7–17: FREE weekdays after 3 pm, weekends, and Boston public school holidays; otherwise $10.

Generously donated by the Friends of the Tewksbury Public Library.

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Museum of Russian Icons

Museum of Russian Icons

203 Union Street, Clinton, MA 01510
978-598-5000   http://www.museumofrussianicons.org/
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Housed in a 150-year-old former mill building in Clinton, MA, the Museum of Russian Icons is the largest collection of icons outside of Russia, and the only one solely dedicated to them in the USA. Three floors of galleries display the permanent collection, with another gallery dedicated to special exhibitions, ranging from contemporary Russian art to icons from other Orthodox cultures. There is a museum shop and a tea room on the premises.

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Categories: Art, Family, History

Pass Benefits

Each pass admits 6 people free of charge.

This pass must be returned to the Library the next day.

You save by using this pass!

Admission without this pass is:

Adults $7

Seniors (59 and over) $5

Students (with ID) & children (3-17) $2

Children under 3 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

Each pass admits up to 4 people at a cost of $10 per person.

Discounted entry does not apply to ticketed offerings such as the Mugar Omni Theater, Planetarium, 4-D Digital Cinema, Butterfly Garden, or separately ticketed exhibits.

This is a coupon pass and can be picked up at the Library 3 days in advance. You do not need to return this pass.

You save by using this pass! Admission without this pass is:

Adult (12+): $23

Senior (60+): $21

Child (3-11): $20

Generously donated by the Friends of the Tewksbury Public Library

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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

Each pass admits up to 4 people at $10 per person.

Children under the age of 3 are free. This pass is not available July and August.

This is a coupon pass and can be picked up at the Library 3 days in advance. You do not need to return this pass.

You save by using this pass! Admission without this pass is:

Adult: $27.95

Child (3-11): $18.95

Senior (60+): $25.95

Child under age 3: Free

Generously donated by the Friends of the Tewksbury Public Library.

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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

Pass admits 2 to general museum admission at a reduced fee of $12 per person. Access to Yin Yu Tang, the Chinese House, costs an additional fee. Access to Phillips Library and special ticketed exhibitions require a separate fee.

You save by using this pass! Admission without this pass is:

Adults: $20

Seniors: $18

Students: $12

Youth (16 and under) and Salem, Mass. residents: FREE (does not apply to youth in student/tour groups)

Generously donated by the Friends of the Tewksbury Public Library

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Public Health Museum

Public Health Museum

297-321 East Street, Tewksbury, MA 01876
978-851-7321   https://www.publichealthmuseum.org/
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The Public Health Museum was opened in 1994 in the old administration building on the grounds of Tewksbury Hospital. The Museum's collection consists of records and artifacts from the nation's public health history. Permanent and temporary exhibits focus on the history of public health hospitals, infectious diseases (tuberculosis, smallpox, and polio), patent medicines, mental health, public health nursing and education, and dental health, among other topics. The building contains a number of WPA murals from the 1930s. Walking tours of the 800-plus acres of the campus, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, are available.

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Categories: Family, History, Science

Pass Benefits

Each pass admits 2 people free of charge.

This pass must be returned to the Library the next day.

You save by using this pass! Admission without this pass is:

$5 per person

Generously donated by the Public Health Museum in Massachusetts.

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UMass Lowell River Hawks

UMass Lowell River Hawks

300 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Lowell, MA 01852
https://www.goriverhawks.com/
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The River Hawks are UMass Lowell's NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletics teams. This library pass provides ticket discounts for ALL home games played at the Tsongas Arena by three of them—the Ice Hockey team, and the Men's and Women's Basketball teams.

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Categories: Children, Family, Sports

Pass Benefits

The pass entitles the holder to purchase up to 10 tickets at 50% off.

Pass must be presented at the Tsongas Center Box Office to purchase tickets at the discounted rate. Call the Box Office at 866-722-8780 for further information.

The pass does not need to be returned to the library.

Generously donated by the Friends of the Tewksbury Public Library.

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Zoo New England

Zoo New England

1 Franklin Park Road, Boston, MA 02121
617-541-5466   http://www.zoonewengland.org/
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Zoo New England operates Franklin Park Zoo, a 72-acre site nestled in Boston’s historic Franklin Park, and the Stone Zoo, located on a 26-acre site near Spot Pond reservoir in Stoneham, MA. In addition to animals, both zoos are engaged in wildlife and conservation programs, research, and education.

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Categories: Family, Zoo

Pass Benefits

This pass admits 6 people at $9 per adult and $6 per child.

This is a coupon pass and doesn't need to be returned to the Library. You may pick up this pass from the Library up to 3 days in advance.

You save by using this pass! Admission without this pass is:

Franklin Park Zoo ...

Adults: $17.95

Senior (62+): $14.95

Child (ages 2-12): $11.95

Children under 2: Free

Stone Zoo ...

Adults: $14.95

Senior Admission (62+): $12.95

Child Admission (ages 2-12): $10.95

Children under 2: Free

Generously donated by the Friends of the Tewksbury Public Library.

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