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 a number of museums.  The library also offers free or low-cost passes to four local theaters.

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.


  • Free tickets may be booked twice in a calendar year.

  • Discounted tickets may be booked with no yearly limit, and may be requested repeatedly.  

All passes are subject to availability.  Reserve by calling 603-332-1428 ext. 2.

Museum Passes

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston *Available

Each pass admits up to 2 people with $10 admission per person.

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 + Tuesday 10am-5pm Wed- Fri 10am-10pm Sat + Sun 10am-5pm
(617) 267-9300

Museum of Science *Available

Call the Museum of Science at 617-723-2500 (daily, 9am – 5pm) to reserve your timed tickets. 1. Please call at least 1-2 days ahead of time to reserve your time otherwise the Museum might be fully booked. Payment is due when you make your reservation. 2. Your pass can only be used on the date printed on the pass. 3. Up to 4 people are admitted at a 50% discount off of Exhibit Hall admission prices. Children under 3 are always free but must have a timed ticket. 4. After you make a reservation, the Museum will send you an email confirmation. 5. Please bring both this library pass and your email confirmation from the Museum. Show both at the gate to enter. You do not need to stop at the Box Office. Each pass admits up to 4 people for 50% off Exhibit Halls admission per person. Regular admission for Adults (12+) $29.00. Seniors (60+) $25.00. Child (3-11) $24.00. Children under 3 years old do not require ticket entry if sitting in the same seat as their guardian.

1 Science Park, Boston MA 02114

Museum hours:
Sat- Thur 9-5pm Fri 9-9pm

(617) 723-2500

Seacoast Science Center *Available

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

Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10am-4pm

(603) 436-8043

Wright Museum *Available

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:
(June 19th - October 31st): 10am - 5pm daily,

(603) 433-1106

Currier Museum of Art *Available

Each pass provides 50% off 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 *Available

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

The Children's Museum of New Hampshire -*Passes are located in the Children's Room

Reduced admission of 50% off up to four people. Additional guests pay the regular admission of $11. 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-*Passes are located in in the Children's Room

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:

MId Ma-June: Sat + Sun 10am-4pm.
June 21 to Aug 30th : Weds-Sun 10am-5pm
Aug 31st-Oct 20th Sat + 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

USS Constitution Museum (NEW)

Each pass admits up to 9 people for free. Building 22, Charlestown Navy Yard, Charlestown, MA 02129 Museum Hours: Daily 10am-5pm * Effective January 15, 2022 all visitors ages 12+ are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination (at least one dose) to enter the Museum, in accordance with the City of Boston mandate. For more information, including the phased expansions of this requirement, please visit 617-426-1812

Theater Passes

Seacoast Repertory Theatre

Free and buy one get one passes are available to Mainstage and PAPA productions. 603-433-4472

Rochester Opera House

This pass allows free admission to theater productions only. (603) 335-1992

Hackmatack Playhouse

This pass allows two admissions for any production for $20 each. (207) 698-1807