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All Passes (unless otherwise noted) are funded by the Friends of the Concord Free Public Library and may be used for free or reduced admission at the following locations: Acton Discovery Museum, Annual ParksPass (funded by Mass DCR), Boston Children's Museum, Concord Museum, DeCordova Museum, Fruitlands Museum, Harvard Art Museums, Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of Science, New England Aquarium (Sept.-June), Orchard House, Peabody Essex Museum, Tower Hill Botanic Garden and Zoo New England.

Reservations may be made up to 60 days in advance. Each museum has its own policy for use of its pass. Check with the Circulation desk.

Passes that must be returned to us are due back at the lending library by opening time of the business day following use of the pass.  If a pass is returned late a $10.00 fee will be assessed.

Friends memberships and proceeds of Friends book sales help fund museum passes, children's programs, concerts, poetry readings, author talks, DVD movies, music CDs and audiobooks.

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Museum & Museum Pass Information

Acton Discovery Museum

The Museum's exhibits and programs emphasize hands-on engagement and learning through experience.

Each pass admits 3 people at half off the regular admission price.  [Reserve a Pass]



Annual MassParks Pass

The pass is funded by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation.

Pass valid for free parking for one passenger vehicle at over 50 MA State Parks that charge a parking fee. [Reserve a Pass]




Boston Children's Museum

Boston Children's Museum is a children's museum in Boston, Massachusetts, dedicated to the education of children. 

Each pass offers half price per person, up to 4 people.  [Reserve a Pass]




Concord Museum

The Concord Museum is the one place where all of Concord’s remarkable past is brought to life through an inspiring collection of historical, literary, and decorative arts treasures.

Each pass admits 4 people at $5 off.  [Reserve a Pass]




DeCordova Museum

DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is a 30-acre sculpture park and contemporary art museum in Lincoln, Massachusetts.  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.

Each pass admits 4 people for $5 each.  [Reserve a Pass]


Fruitlands Museum

Fruitlands Museum is home to five collections on 210 majestic acres of meadows and woods, located in Harvard, MA.

Each pass admits 1 adult and 3 children OR
2 adults and 2 children.  [Reserve a Pass]


Harvard Art Museums

The Harvard Art Museums are part of Harvard University and comprise three museums: the Fogg Museum, the Busch-Reisinger Museum  and the Arthur M. Sackler Museum and four research centers: the Archaeological Exploration of Sardis, the Center for the Technical Study of Modern Art, the Harvard Art Museums Archives, and the Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies.

Pass valid for free admission for 2 adults. Youths 18 and under are always complimentary.  [Reserve a Pass]


Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA)

The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) is an art museum and exhibition space located in Boston, Massachusetts.

Each pass admits 2 people at $5 per person.  [Reserve a Pass]


Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum displays a collection of more than 2,500 objects—paintings, sculpture, furniture, textiles, drawings, silver, ceramics, illuminated manuscripts, rare books, photographs and letters—from ancient Rome, Medieval Europe, Renaissance Italy, Asia, the Islamic world and 19th-century France and America.

Weekday pass admits 4 people at $5 each. Weekend pass admits 2 people at $5 each. [Reserve a Pass]


Museum of Fine Arts (Boston)

The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston is the 4th largest museum in the United States.  It contains more than 450,000 works of art, making it one of the most comprehensive collections in the Americas.

Each pass admits 2 people at $10 per person.

Pass entitles each visitor to upgrade to a special exhibition ticket for an additional cost, same day only, subject to availability. [Reserve a Pass]


Museum of Science (Boston)

Along with over 700 interactive exhibits, the museum features a number of live presentations throughout the building every day, along with shows at the Charles Hayden Planetarium and the Mugar Omni Theater, the only domed IMAX screen in New England. 

Each pass admits 4 people at $10 per person. [Reserve a Pass]


New England Aquarium

The New England Aquarium in Boston includes the main aquarium building, the Simons IMAX Theatre and the New England Aquarium Whale Watch, which operates from April through November. The aquarium is home to 22,000 marine animals.

Each pass admits 4 people at $10 per person. [Reserve a Pass]


Orchard House

Orchard House is a historic house museum in Concord, MA.  It was the longtime home of Amos Bronson Alcott (1799–1888) and his family, including his daughter Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) who wrote and set her novel Little Women (1868–69) there.

Each pass admits 2 adults and 4 youths for FREE. [Reserve a Pass]


Peabody Essex Museum

The Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Mass. has more than 840,000 works of art and culture featuring maritime art and history; American art; Asian, Oceanic, and African art; Asian export art; two large libraries with over 400,000 books, manuscripts.[

Each pass allows admission for 2 people for $5.00 per person Tuesday through Friday and $10 per person Saturdays, Sundays and holiday Mondays.[Reserve a Pass]


Tower Hill Botanic Garden

A nature-lover's paradise featuring 15 Gardens, an historic apple orchard, a restaurant, gift shop, library, and galleries as well as year-round programs for all ages.

Pass valid for 2 guests at half-price.  [Reserve a Pass]


Zoo New England

Zoo New England includes Franklin Park Zoo in Boston and Stone Zoo in Stoneham, Massachusetts.

Pass valid for admission for up to 6 people at $9 per adult and $6 per child at the Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo.  [Reserve a Pass]