To select a museum, click “Details/Reserve”, then select which Pass to reserve.
145 Redstone Hil, Sterling, MA 01564
Davis Farmland is a seven-generation, working family farm, continuously in operation since 1846 in Sterling, MA. Starting in 1996, Davis Farmland has provided opportunities for discovery and play to families with children 12 years old and younger. It has a Waterspray Park; Imagine-Acres; Adventureland; interactions with farm animals; and a “Mega Maze” in the fall. It is also home to the largest sanctuary of endangered farm animals in North America. Special events include hands-on reptile shows. Hours change with the season. Shop with food and souvenirs on the premises.
Categories: Children, Family, Nature, Zoo
Pass admits up to 4 guests at $5.00 of regular admission. Please see website for current rates.
177 Main Street, Acton, MA 01720
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.
Categories: Children, Family, Science
Pass admits 3 visitors at half the regular admission price
The Pass admits users to the Discovery Museum and the Discovery Woods.
AFTER RESERVING THE LIBRARY PASS, PLEASE CONTACT THE DISCOVERY MUSEUM TO COORDINATE THE PURCHASE OF YOUR TIMED TICKET.
222 Harrington Way, Worcester, MA 01604
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.
Categories: Children, Family, Nature, Science
50% Discount Admission for up to 2 adults and 2 children in one vehicle.
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
125 West Bay Road, Amherst, MA 01002
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.
Categories: Art, Children, Family
Pass provides free admission for two adults and up to four children.
Fitchburg Art Museum
185 Elm Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420
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.
Categories: Art, Children, Family, History
Admits 2 adults or Household Family Members. Children under 12 are free.
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
25 Evans Way, Boston, MA 02115
The Gardner Museum houses the collection of Isabella Stewart Gardner, a local patron of the arts who died in 1924, in a building she commissioned to look like a 15th century Venetian palazzo. The center of the original building showcases courtyard plantings that reflect the seasons as they evolve throughout the year. In addition to her collection, which remains displayed exactly she arranged it per her will, there are changing exhibitions, concerts, lectures, family events, and an artist-in-residence program. In 2012, the museum opened an addition designed by Renzo Piano that houses a space for their concert series.
Categories: Art, Family, Music
General admission only. Pass admits: 4 visitors.
DATED PASS REQUIRED ALONG WITH LIBRARY PASS
A CODE is required to purchase tickets online. This code is available on your coupon pass.
Please visit the website: gardnermuseum.org/visit to purchase tickets
PLEASE CALL THE GARDNER AT 617-278-515
Massachusetts State Parks (Department of Conservation and Recreation)
251 Causeway Street, Suite 900, Boston, MA 02114-2104
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.
Categories: Children, Family, Nature, Recreation
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
Museum of Science
1 Science Park, Boston, MA 02114
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.
Categories: Children, Family, History, Nature, Science, Technology, Sky
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.
New England Aquarium
1 Central Wharf, Boston, MA 02110
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.
Categories: Children, Family, Nature, Science, Ocean
Admits up to 4 people at 50% off regular ticket price.
Timed ticketing is in place. Visit the Aquarium website to purchase.
Old Sturbridge Village
1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge, MA 01566
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.
Categories: Children, Crafts, Family, History
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 email@example.com
or call 508-347-0213 in advance to reserve your entry
USS Constitution Museum
Charlestown Navy Yard, Building 22, Charlestown, MA 02129
The museum, a part of the Boston National Historical Park, is located in the Charlestown Navy Yard near the ship USS Constitution (“Old Ironsides”) at the end of Boston’s Freedom Trail. The museum provides a detailed look at the history of the ship, information about the war of 1812, and the battle between the ship and HMS Java. Stories are told through interactive exhibits, unique artifacts, archival records, and artwork. The museum also includes a research library which houses a strong collection of manuscripts, books, artifacts, and microfilm of primary source material. The ship itself is maintained by the US Navy, and may be visited free of charge on certain days.
Categories: Art, Family, History, Ocean
Pass admits groups of up to 9 people FREE.
Please Check the Museum website for specific hours.
The museum and the ship are operated by two different groups.
For information specific to the ship:
Worcester Art Museum
55 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609
The Worcester Art Museum is recognized for its 35,000-piece collection of paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, photography, prints, drawings and new media created over the last 5 millennia. Works include those by El Greco, Monet, Rembrandt, Gauguin, van Gogh, Renoir, Cézanne, Picasso, Copley, Gilbert Stuart, Paul Revere, and Nam June Paik. Special exhibitions showcase the masterworks, seldom-seen gems, and important works on loan—including some contemporary art. Of note are the floor mosaics from the ancient city of Antioch (Syria) in the entrance, the Japanese print collection, and the “Arms and Armor” collection. There is a café, museum shop, and library on the premises.
Categories: Art, Family, History, Military
Admits 2 adults and/or 2 children at half price.
Children 17 and Under Free
PLEASE VISIT THE WORCESTER ART MUSEUM WEBSITE FOR INFORMATION ON TIMED TICKETS.