Museum Passes

Museum Categories

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

Harvard Museums of Science and Culture

Harvard Museums of Science and Culture

11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
617-496-1638   https://hmsc.harvard.edu/
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The Harvard Museums of Science & Culture is a partnership of museums on the Harvard University Cambridge campus dedicated to the natural world, science, and human cultures. They include the Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, the Harvard Museum of Natural History (comprised of the Harvard University Herbaria, Mineralogical and Geological Museum, and Museum of Comparative Zoology), the Harvard Semitic Museum, and the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, all located between Oxford St./Divinity Ave area. Of particular note are the famous glass flowers, models commissioned by Harvard in 1886 to aid in the teaching of botany (and made in Germany over the course of more than eight decades), on display in the Harvard Museum of Natural History.

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Categories: Children, Family, History, Nature, Science

Pass Benefits

One pass admits up to four (4) visitors at no charge to all four of the Harvard Museums of Science and Culture.

Redeem this pass at the Harvard Museum of Natural History or the Peabody Admission desks to receive free admission.

- FREE admission for up to four (4) visitors per coupon

- One (1) member of the party must be a MA resident

- Not for group, institutional, or corporate visits

- May not be combined with other offers

- Nontransferable

Free admission provided on behalf of the Saul Family Library Fund.

This pass must be picked up at the Library and presented at the museum to redeem the discount.

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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

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.

PLEASE BE AWARE:

Your Library pass can only be used on the date printed on the pass.

After you reserve the pass, you must also call the Museum to reserve a timed ticket.

After you make your timed reservation with the Museum, they will send you an email confirmation with your reservation time.

Please bring both your library pass confirmation (printed or displayed on a phone) and your email confirmation from the Museum when you visit. Show both confirmations at the gate to enter.

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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 coupon admits up to four people for 50% off regular admission per person at the New England Aquarium. Children under the age of 3 are always admitted free.

This is a virtual pass that does not need to be picked up at the library.

Please visit neaq.org/coupons for details. Review the Aquarium’s website at www.neaq.org/safety ahead of your visit to ensure a safe and accessible experience.

PLEASE BE AWARE:

· This is not a ticket.

· Valid only for Aquarium admission, and only on the date printed on the coupon.

· This coupon does not provide any other discounts and cannot be applied to combo tickets.

· Library coupons or tickets obtained with library coupons may not be sold.

· Void if altered or copied. No cash value.

· Hours of operation are subject to change.

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