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In order to provide patrons access to a wider world, the Friends of the Rochester Public Library make available to card holders free or low-cost passes to the following museums. Click an image below for information specific to that museum.

Available at the Adult Circulation Desk:

     Wright Museum         American Independence Museum  

Available at the Children's Services Desk:

              


     Checking out Museum Passes:

  • Patrons may reserve for a particular day in the calendar.
  • Patrons may reserve passes once a month: one reservation for each museum.
  • Patrons may not check out passes if they owe more than five dollars in fines.

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston



Each pass admits up to two people, for general admission, for $10 per person.
Children 6 and under are admitted free.
Children 7 to 17 are admitted for $6.50 on school days until 3 p.m.
All other times, children 7 to 17 are admitted free.

Tickets for special exhibitions may be purchased for an additional $8.
These tickets cannot be reserved in advance and are subject to availability.

For more information visit the Museum's web site:

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Wright Museum



Each pass admits 2 adults and 4 children under the age of 18.

Museum Hours

For more information, call: (603) 569-1212
or visit the Wright Museum's web site:

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Strawbery Banke



Each pass entitles the bearer to free regular admission for two adults and children under 17.
Some special events and exhibits may require an additional fee.

Museum Hours:

 
(May 1st - October 31st): 10am - 5pm daily,

For more information, call: (603) 433-1106
or visit Strawbery Banke's web site:

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American Independence Museum



Each letter, when dated and signed by a Library representative, serves as an admission pass for up to two (2) adults and their children under age 18, residing at the same home address, to the American Independence Museum.

Museum Hours:

Open June - October
Thursday - Saturday: 10am - 4pm
Guided tours are offered at 10am, noon, and 2 pm

For more information, call: (603) 772-2622
or visit the American Independence Museum web site:

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The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire



Reduced admission of 50% off up to four people.  Additional guests pay the regular admission of $9.00.  All children under the age of one are admitted free of charge.  Some special programs may require an additional fee.

Museum Hours:

Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday, 1-5 p.m.

For more information, call: (603) 436-3853

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New Hampshire Farm Museum



The pass entitles the bearer (and their immediate family) to free admission to the NH Farm Museum.  Additional guests pay the regular admission fees of $7.00 for adults, and $4.00 for children 3-17 years old.  Children under 3 are admitted free of charge.

Museum Hours:

Wednesday through Saturday
10am to 4pm
May 29- October

For more information, call: (603) 652-7840

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The Rochester Public Library is located at 65 S. Main St. Hours are Monday through Thursday 9:00 A.M. to 8:30 P.M., Friday 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. For additional information, call 603.332.1428. For directions to RPL, click here.