To select a museum, click “Details/Reserve”, then select which Pass to reserve.
The Butterfly Place
A winding pathway through an atrium filled with flowers, koi fish, and quail allows visitors to walk among butterflies from all over the world. Staff members are available for questions and “show and tell” demonstrations. A continuously running video explains the butterfly life cycle, and exhibits enable visitors to observe eggs, caterpillars, cocoons and chrysalides with information about each species. A gift shop is on the premises. There is a public picnic area and free parking is available.
Pass admits 1 person for free. This reservation allows up to two free passes.
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are not taking reservations for admission; however, we are limited to the number of people who may be inside at any one time. Face masks are required for everyone’s safety. Social distancing is in place. Hand sanitizer is available. Guests are admitted on a first come, first served basis. If we are at capacity when you arrive, we will be maintaining a waiting list, and you will be admitted as soon as possible. The quieter times are usually weekday afternoons. We suggest you arrive no later than 3:00 PM. Entrance ticket sales end at 3:30 PM, and new customers will not be admitted into the exhibits after 3:30 PM.
Children's Museum of New Hampshire
The Children's Museum of New Hampshire offers opportunities for children and families to explore art, science, and culture through dozens of activities and exhibits. Among these are the Thinkering and Steam Innovation Labs; Dino Detective; Music Matrix & Sound Watch; Naturalist's Study; Cave Explorers; and Post Office. The recently re-opened Dover Adventure Playground features a life-size flat-bottomed vintage gundalow boat; a net climber; swings and slides; a 3-story Garrison tower; a 1,200 pound, 3x8 foot climbable Alewife granite fish sculpture; a splash pad; musical instruments; and a life-sized “whale's tail” sculpture perched on the roof of the Dover Pool. Regularly scheduled special events take place throughout the year, including the Dover Mini Maker Faire; Teddy Bear Clinic + Picnic; Toddlerfest; 5K Road Race + Kid-Venture Course; and Earth Day Celebration; among others. A museum shop is on the premises.
Each pass admits 4 people at 50% off the regular admission price. Currently that is $5.00 for ages 1-64 and $4.50 for 65+.
The museum has reopened with limited day/hours. Now open Thursday-Saturdays and asking visitors to reserve a timed session online: 9-11:30 am or 1-3:30 pm. Visit their website to make a reservation: www.childrens-museum.org
Donated by the Friends of the Sandown Public Library.
Currier Museum of Art
The Currier Museum of Art, located in Manchester, NH, features European and American paintings, decorative arts, photographs and sculpture. The permanent collection includes works by Picasso, Matisse, Monet, O'Keeffe, Calder, John Singer Sargent, Frank Lloyd Wright, Andrew Wyeth, and Sol LeWitt. Special exhibitions provide opportunities to present work by contemporary and/or local artists, as well as take in-depth looks at certain objects or areas of the Museum's collection. Public programs include tours, live classical music and “Family Days” which include activities for all ages. The Museum also offers tours of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Zimmerman House, now listed on the Register of Historic Places (reservations required). There is a museum store on the premises.
Each pass provides 50% general admission to 2 adults (18 and over). Children under 13 are always admitted without charge. Tours of the Zimmerman House are a separate charge and require prepaid reservations.
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Please note our open hours:
Thursdays 10 am to 5 pm
*FREE Art after Work Thursdays 5-8
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 10 am to 5pm
**Library passes will need to be present at the date of entry. Guests no longer need to reserve ahead.
For your safety: Masks are no longer required in the galleries for those fully vaccinated -Capacity is limited - Visitors who are feeling sick, should not enter the museum.
*Frank Lloyd Wright tours are not included with the purchase of museum admission or with the use of a library pass.
For additional assistance, please contact email@example.com or 603.518.4908.
We look forward to seeing you!
***Please note, these precautions are temporary and will be lifted once it is safe to do so. Changes may occur at any time.
Museum of Fine Arts
The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, in existence since July 4, 1876, is one of the most comprehensive art museums in the world, with a collection of almost 500,000 works of art, ranging from ancient Egyptian artifacts to contemporary painting, sculpture and video. In addition, there are always special exhibitions on view, opportunities to take advantage of educational programs—some right in the galleries—and a contemplative Japanese garden.
$10 Admission fee per person for up to 2 people.
Museum of Fine Arts is open five days a week: Wednesday–Sunday, 10 am–5 pm. See Visit for information about health, safety, and what’s on view.
· All visitors need to reserve a timed-entry ticket in advance, available online. There are no on-site ticket sales at the Museum.
· A library pass will not be accepted for admission into the Museum. Patrons need to reserve the pass to get the promo code. Then use the code to get discounted admission tickets ahead of the reservation date.
Information needed to Reserve time slot:
Organization name: Sandown Public Library
Membership level: Flex Pass
Remember, all visitors need to reserve timed-entry tickets in advance, including members. Some areas of the Museum are temporarily closed, but there are plenty of galleries to explore. No ticket sales at the Museum.
The Museum of Science in Boston is located on a piece of land that extends the width of the Charles River, connecting Boston and Cambridge. Dedicated to promoting and educating visitors about science and technology, the museum includes a planetarium, the world’s largest open-air Van de Graaff generator, an IMAX theatre, a butterfly garden, and permanent and changing exhibits on birds, insects and animals; space; dinosaurs; engineering; nanotechnology; math; biology; and more.
This pass will admit up to 4 people at a 50% discount on tickets to the Museum’s Exhibit Halls. Children under 3 are not included in the count of 4 and are always admitted for free but must have a timed ticket.
Your Library pass can only be used on the date printed on the pass.
YOU MUST ALSO CALL THE MUSEUM TO RESERVE A TIMED TICKET. Call 617-723-2500 (daily, 9am – 5pm).
Please call at least 1-2 days ahead to reserve your timeslot otherwise the Museum might be fully booked.
After you make your timed reservation with the Museum, they will send you an email confirmation with your reservation time.
Please bring both your library pass confirmation (printed or displayed on a phone) and your email confirmation from the Museum when you visit. Show both confirmations at the gate to enter. You do not need to stop at the Box Office.
If you are not able to show your Library confirmation on a phone or print it from home, request a paper copy at the library.
New England Aquarium
The New England Aquarium is home to thousands of aquatic animals, from the giant Pacific octopus to Northern fur seals to little blue penguins. They offer a wide range of exhibits, including a shark and ray touch tank and the Giant Ocean Tank, a four-story coral reef featuring hundreds of Caribbean animals. In addition, they have an IMAX theatre and run whale watch boat excursions in partnership with Boston Harbor Cruises from April through November.
Each dated pass will admit up to 4 people into the Aquarium with a 50% off per person admission fee. Children under 3 are admitted free. This pass does not include discounts on tickets to the Imax Theater or other special programs.
Tickets Available with a Library Pass: Your library's patrons will have the opportunity to purchase up to four discounted admission tickets in advance by phone (617-973-5200) or onsite at the Box Office.
A library pass does not guarantee entry to the Aquarium on the date of the pass.
YOU MUST ALSO CALL THE MUSEUM TO RESERVE A TIMED TICKET.
We encourage booking as far in advance as possible. Please refer your patrons to the Aquarium Offers and Discounts page for instructions.
We also encourage patrons to review the museum reopening page ahead of their visit to ensure a safe and accessible experience.
Your Library pass can only be used on the date printed on the pass.
Zoo New England
Zoo New England operates Franklin Park Zoo, a 72-acre site nestled in Boston’s historic Franklin Park, and the Stone Zoo, located on a 26-acre site near Spot Pond reservoir in Stoneham, MA. In addition to animals, both zoos are engaged in wildlife and conservation programs, research, and education.
Franklin Park Zoo in Boston and Stone Zoo in Stoneham, MA. Admits 6 people at $9.00 per adult and $6.00 per child. (Up to 6 tickets) Children 2 years and younger are admitted for free.
To reserve tickets with the library discount: Visit Zoo New England web page to find out more information about Franklin Park Zoo, and to buy your tickets.