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Museum Passes
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.

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.
Available at the Main Desk:

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.

465 Huntington Ave Boston MA

Museum Hours: Mon-Tues 10-4:45pm, Wed-Sun 10-9:45pm

(617) 267-9300
museum of science
Museum of Science

Each pass admits up to 4 people for $10 per person.

1 Science Park, Boston MA 02114

Museum hours:
January 1st-July 4th and September 6th-December 31st
Sat-Thurs 9am - 5pm
Fri 9am - 9pm
July 5th-September 4th
Sat-Thurs 9am - 7pm
Fri 9am - 9pm

(617) 723-2500

Seacoast Science Center

Each pass allows two adults and their children or grandchildren (under age 18) from the same household, plus two additional guests, half price admission to the Seacoast Science Center.  Be sure to present your pass to the Odiorne Point State Park tollbooth attendant and the Center greeter for potential free entry into the Odiorne Point parking area (there is generally a parking fee May-October). Membership privileges include a 10% discount in the Nature Store.

570 Ocean Blvd, Rye NH

Summer hours (March-October) open 7 days a week, 10am-5pm

Winter hours (November-February)
Saturday-Monday and school vacations 10am-5pm, and in addition passholders can contact the Center with 2 hours notice to visit the Center during the week!

(603) 436-8043

Wright Museum

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

77 Center St Wolfeboro, NH

Museum Hours:
(May 1st - Oct. 31st): Mon-Sat 10am - 4pm, Sun 12-4pm

(603) 569-1212

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.

14 Hancock St Portsmouth NH

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

(603) 433-1106

Woodman Museum

Each pass admits 2 for the price of 1.
Adults: $13
Seniors (65+): $10
Active Military: $9
Students (13-college): $9
Children (4 - 12): $7
Children (3 and under): Free
Families of deployed military: Free

182 Central Ave, Dover NH 03820

Museum Hours:
(April through November): Weds-Sun 10am - 5pm.

(603) 742-1038

Currier Museum of Art

Each pass provides free general admission for up to 2 adults (18 years and over) and all youth family members (ages 13-17); children 12 years and under are always admitted without charge.

150 Ash Street, Manchester NH 03104

Museum hours:
Sun-Fri 11am-5pm (Tues CLOSED)
Sat 10am-5pm
Open until 9pm on the first Thursday of the month

(603) 669-6144

New Hampshire Historical Society

Each pass provides free daily admission to any exhibition at the Historical Society for up to four adults and any accompanying children (ages 18 and under) during public open hours.

30 Park Street Concord NH

Museum Hours:
Tues-Sat 9:30am - 5:00pm.

(603) 228-6688
Available at the Children's Desk:

The Children's Museum of New Hampshire

Reduced admission of 50% off up to four people. Additional guests pay the regular admission of $10. All children under the age of one are admitted free of charge. Some special programs may require an additional fee.

6 Washington St. Dover NH

Museum Hours:
Tues-Sat 10am-5pm
Sun 12-5pm

(603) 742-2002

New Hampshire Farm Museum

The pass entitles the bearer (and their immediate family) for free. Additional guests pay the regular admission fees of $7 for adults, and $4 for children 4-17 years old.  Children under 4 are admitted free of charge. Seniors/Students are $6.

1305 White Mountain Highway Milton NH

Museum Hours:

Open for school & group tours by reservation May 10th thru November
May 28th to mid-June: Weekends only 10am-4pm.
June 22 to Labor Day: Weds-Sun 10am-5pm.
Labor Day to October 30th: Fri-Sun 10am-4pm

Check the Farm Museums' website for information on off-season events.
The last farmhouse tour leaves at 3:30 pm

(603) 652-7840
The Rochester Public Library is located at 65 S. Main St.
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