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Animal Adventures

Animal Adventures

336 Sugar Road, Bolton, MA 01740
978-779-8988   http://www.animaladventures.net/
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Begun in 1997, Animal Adventures is a an exotic animal rescue center located in Bolton, MA. These animals are the basis of educational programs and a family-run zoo. Live animal shows take place daily, and private tours of different types of animals may be booked. For more information, please visit the website.

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Categories: Children, Family, Nature

Pass Benefits

DUE TO LIMITED NUMBER OF PHYSICAL PASSES, THIS PASS MAY ONLY BE PICKED UP ON THE DAY OF USE.

Passes MUST be returned by 10:00 a.m. the day following use and may be deposited in Book Return slot.

Pass admits up to 4 guests for $7.00 per person.

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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

50% Discount Admission for up to 2 adults and 2 children in one  vehicle. 

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The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

125 West Bay Road, Amherst, MA 01002
413-559-6300   https://www.carlemuseum.org/
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The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, located in Amherst, MA, is the first sizable institution dedicated to picture books and picture book illustrations from around the world. Its collection encompasses more than 11,000 objects—7,300 of which are illustrations—including art by Eric Carle, Maurice Sendak, and Leo Lionni. On the 40,000 sq. ft. premises are three art galleries, an art studio, a theater, picture book and scholarly libraries, and a gift shop.

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Categories: Art, Children, Family

Pass Benefits

Pass provides free admission for two adults and up to four children.

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Fitchburg Art Museum

Fitchburg Art Museum

185 Elm Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420
978-345-4207   http://www.fitchburgartmuseum.org/
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The Fitchburg Art Museum is located in the downtown area of Fitchburg, MA. It was founded in 1925 through a bequest of the artist, collector, and educator Eleanor Norcross. Exhibitions are drawn from both its own collections (paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings, and decorative arts from the Colonial Period to the present, photography, African art, and ancient Egyptian art) and special loans which primarily focus on regional contemporary art. Important artists represented in the collection include John James Audubon, Thomas Hart Benton, Mary Cassatt, John Singleton Copley, Thomas Eakins, Georgia O'Keeffe, John Singer Sargent, Charles Sheeler, Joseph Stella, and William Zorach.

In 2013, FAM embarked upon an initiative to become New England's first fully bilingual (English/Spanish) art museum.

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Categories: Art, Children, Family, History

Pass Benefits

Admits 2 adults or Household Family Members. Children under 12 are free.

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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

Pass entitles bearer to free parking for one vehicle (excluding buses or vans) at over 50 facilities in the Massachusetts state parks system that charge day-use parking fees. 

Please visit www.massparks.org for information on parks and recreation areas in Massachusetts 

PASS MUST BE RETURNED BY 10 AM THE MORNING FOLLOWING USE

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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

Admits up to 4 people for 50% off. Passes must be picked up from the Lunenburg Public Library

Call the museum at 617-723-2500 to reserve timed tickets after reserving library pass.

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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

Admits up to 4 people at 50% off regular ticket price.

Timed ticketing is in place. Visit the Aquarium website to purchase.


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Old Sturbridge Village

Old Sturbridge Village

1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge, MA 01566
800-733-1830   https://www.osv.org/
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Old Sturbridge Village, the largest outdoor history museum in the Northeast, depicts a rural New England town of the 1830s. Situated on more than 200 scenic acres are more than 40 original buildings, including homes, meetinghouses, a district school, country store, bank, working farm, three water-powered mills, and trade shops. Visitors can see heritage breed farm animals and interact with authentically costumed staff. Special events take place through the year. A gift shop and bookstore are located on the premises.

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Categories: Children, Crafts, Family, History

Pass Benefits

Valid for admission at half price for up to 4 people.

Please visit website for rates and hours.

PLEASE NOTE: OLD STURBRIDGE VILLAGE IS OFFERING A KIDS FREE SUMMER. THIS OFFER CANNOT BE COMBINED WITH THE LIBRARY PASS. PLEASE VISIT THEIR VISITOR PAGE AT https://www.osv.org/plan-your-visit/ TO DETERMINE WHICH PLAN IS MORE ECONOMICAL FOR YOU. 

To use a pass email visitorcenter@osv.org

or call 508-347-0213 in advance to reserve your entry

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