Summer is fast approaching. Soon the kids will be out of school. Wondering what would make an easy day trip. How about checking out one of Museum Passes. We have a wide variety of passes offering different discounts available each day during the summer. These are available to any Manchester City Library card holder who is 18 years and older with a fine free card. These passes that are available on the Main Library:
American Independence Museum – Exeter, NH Admits 2 adults and 2 students for free. Children 6 years and under are free.
Canterbury Shaker Village – Canterbury, NH Admits adults at a cost of $6.00, children’s 6-17 years at a cost of $3.00. Limit 2 people per pass.
Children’s Museum of New Hampshire – Dover, NH Admits 4 people at $2.00 each.
Currier Museum of Art – Manchester, NH Admits 2 adults for free. Children’s under 17 years are free.
Manchester Millyard Museum – Manchester, NH Admits 4 adults for free. Children under 6 years are free.
McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center – Concord, NH Admits 4 people for free, up to a maximum value of $36.00. Good for exhibit only. Planetarium shows are an extra $3.00. Not valid for special events.
Museum of New Hampshire History – Concord, NH Family pass which allows 4 adults or 2 adults w/children or grandchildren.
Peabody Essex Museum – Salem, MA Admits 2 adults at a cost of $5.00. Children 16 years and under are free.
SEE Science Center – Manchester, NH Admits 2 adults and 2 children.
Strawbery Banke – Portsmouth, NH Family pass that admits 2 adults and 4 children.
Sports Museum – Boston, MA Admits 6 people per visit.
Zoo New England – Boston, MA Admits 2 adults at the cost of $2.00, 4 children at the cost of $2.00. Can be used at either Stone Zoo or the Franklin Park Zoo.
These passes are available at West Manchester Community Library:
Museum of Fine Arts – Boston, MA This pass admits two people for a general admission fee of $5.00 per person. It also allows an upgrade to a special exhibition ticket for an additional $8.00 per person, on the same day only, subject to availability.
Museum of Science – Boston, MA This pass admits up for four people at a cost of $5.00 per person. It is good for general admission to the museum only, not for admission to the Omni Theater, the Planetarium, or combination tickets.
New England Aquarium – Boston, MA This pass admits up to four people at a cost of $8.00 per person. Normal admission fees are $19.95 for adults, and $10.95 for children 3-11 years old. Children under 3 are admitted free. Pass not available during July and August.
You can either make a reservation through our website www.manchester.lib.nh.us or call the Children’s Room at 624-6550 ext. 314 or the West Manchester Community Library at 624-6560. We are always adding new museum passes to our collection. Keep checking back on a regular basis.