Museum Pass Policy:
Passes can be reserved one month in advance. We can usually only offer each pass once or twice per day. Please call 603-536-2616 or stop in to find out if the pass is available on the date you'd liked to visit. You must have a valid library card in good standing in order to borrow our museum passes. One pass may be used per day per family.
Some locations require that you make an appointment or schedule a tour in advance, so please make sure to call ahead to make sure you can visit on your intended date.
Museum passes are generously provided by funding from the Young Ladies Library Association.
Canterbury Shaker Village
The village grounds are open daily from dawn to dusk free of charge. Guided tours & exhibit hours: Tuesday - Sunday, 10:00 - 5:00. Click here for additional information on store hours, exhibits, and tours. All exhibits, guided tours, self-guided tours, craft demonstrations, and access to the Village grounds are included in the price of admission.
Our pass provides half prices admission for one family of up to 2 adults and 2 children. It does not provide admission for special events.
Contact at 603-783-9511 or visit them online at shakers.org
Castle in the Clouds
Open Thursday-Monday, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM PM, May 28 through October 23. Find full admission and hours information here.
Our pass provides FREE admission for 1 adult/senior and 1 youth AND 50% off admission for 1 adult/senior and 1 youth. Not valid for special events or programs. Hours are amended on days when the Castle hosts a wedding - please call in advanced to confirm open hours.
Contact at 603-476-5900 or visit them online at castleintheclouds.org
Children's Museum of New Hampshire
Open Tuesdays 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Wednesdays-Saturdays 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM or 1:00PM to 4:00 PM, and Sundays 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. For information on visiting the museum, click here.
Our passes provides 50% reduced admission price for up to 4 people. Admission is good for one timed play session. Reservation must be made on the museum's website before visiting. The discount will be applied at the museum's admission desk.
Contact at 603-968-7194 or visit them online at childrens-museum.org
Currier Museum of Art
Hours: Closed Monday & Tuesday; open Thursdays from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM; open on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Click here for more information on visiting.
Our pass provides half-price general admission for 2 adults and all youth family members (ages 13-17). Children 12 and under always get in free.
Contact at 603-669-6144 or visit them online at currier.org
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Click here for information on hours, additional discount information, current exhibits, events, and more. Visitors 17 and under always get in free, as do active US Military members and their families, along with anyone named Isabella, and everyone on their birthday.
Our pass provides up to 4 people with a discounted admission rate of $5 per person.
Contact at 617-566-1401 or visit them online at gardnermuseum.org
McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center
Click here for all hours and additional information, including admission costs.
Our pass provides free admission for up to 4 visitors. Children 2 and under always get in free. Library passes are not accepted during special events and member only events. Planetarium Show tickets are NOT included in the library pass and are $5/person.
Contact at 603-271-7827 or visit starhop.com
Montshire Museum of Science
Open daily, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Click here for additional information on hours, events, and admission costs.
Our pass provides free admission for 1 person. Due to overwhelming popularity, the library may only distribute 1 pass per family per every 6 months.
Contact at 802-649-2200 or visit montshire.org
Museum of Fine Arts
Click here for additional information on hours, admission costs, discounts, exhibits, and special events. Please note that additional admission costs may be associated with certain exhibits. Contact the museum for more information.
Our pass provides up to 2 visitors with a discounted admission of $10 each.
Contact at 617-267-9300 or visit them online at mfa.org
Museum of New Hampshire History
Click here for information on hours, directions, and more. Click here for admission costs. Children age 18 and under are admitted free of charge. Full-time students and active military personnel and their families also are admitted free of charge with a valid ID.
Our pass provides free admission to exhibitions and research library for 4 adults per visit.
Contact at 603-228-6688 or visit them online at nhhistory.org
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
Open daily, 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM through November 1. Final trail admission at 3:30 PM. Find full admission and hours information here.
Our pass provides discounted admission of $12 each for up to four people. Not valid for special events or programs or for Lake Cruise admission.
Contact at 603-968-7194 or visit them online at nhnature.org