The Museum Pass program allows any Merrimack Valley Library Consortium Library (MVLC) card holder to reserve discounted or free admission to many museums and area attractions! The Museum Pass Program is made possible by a grant from the Barbara Perley Scholarship Fund.
Online Registration Makes it Easy!
Anyone with a valid MVLC Library card may reserve a pass: reservations are taken up to 2 weeks in advance.
Click here to view available passes for any given date and book online!
Click here to view a spreadsheet listing what Museum Passes other MVLC Libraries subscribe to and their availability.
Examples of the great museum and area attractions with links to the pass program benefits: Click on the Museum/Attraction name to visit their website.
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum: The library pass admits 4 people at a cost of $5 each. General admission is usually $15 per adult. Admission is $12 for seniors 65+ and free for anyone named Isabella!
Museum of Fine Arts: The Library pass admits two people for $10 each. Adult general admission tickets are $25! General admission for children aged 7 to 17 is free after 3pm, on weekends, and on Boston public school holidays. At all other times, the charge is $10. Children aged 6 and under are always free.
Museum of Science: The library pass allows up to four people to visit the Museum for $10 each. General admission tickets are $20 for children ages 3-11, $25 for adults 12 and over and $21 for senior citizens.
New England Aquarium: The library pass admits four people for $10 each. General admission tickets are $27.95 for each adult, $18.95 for each child aged 3-11 and $25.95 for each senior. Not available during the summer.
Peabody Essex Museum: The library pass admits two adults for $6 each on weekdays, and $12 per person on weekends. General admission is $20 for adults and $18 for seniors. Youth aged 16 and under are always admitted free.
Zoo New England: The library pass admits 6 people to either the Franklin Park Zoo or the Stone Zoo. The pass reduces the price of admission to $9.00 per adult and $6.00 per child. General admission is $19.95 per adult at the Franklin Park zoo (children 2-12 are $13.95) or $16.95 per adult at the Stone Zoo (children 2-12 are $11.95).