Durham Public Library


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Museum Passes

DPL offers discount passes to area museums for the use of our patrons. Reserve your museum pass online or browse the museums we offer passes to below:

  • Simply visit the Tixkeeper Museum Pass page
  • Select the museum and day of your visit
  • Click on "Request Pass"
  • Fill in your name, phone, and library card number
  • Pick up your pass at the library

To read our Museum Pass Policy, Click here.

ALL MUSEUM PASSES MUST BE PICKED UP AT THE LIBRARY PRIOR TO YOUR VISIT UNLESS YOU HAVE RESERVED A DIGITAL PASS.

Only one pass will be checked out per museum per day unless otherwise noted. Review museum information below for specific details. All museum passes are sponsored by the Friends of the Durham Public Library.

 


Museum Passes Available with Your DPL Card

 

Castle in the Clouds - Route 171, 455 Old Mountain Road, Moultonborough, NH 03254
603-476-5900 www.castleintheclouds.org

Hours of Operation:
Daily from May 25 through October 27 10am - 5:30pm (last admission 4pm)

  • Valid for for the free admission of one adult and one youth and 50% off regular admission of one adult and one youth.
  • One pass is available per day. 
  • Not valid for programs and special events. 

 

Peabody Essex Museum - East India Square, 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970
978-745-9500www.pem.org

Hours of Operation:
Tuesday - Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed Mondays except holidays

  • Admits 2 adults for $12 per person Tuesday-Friday, $12 on weekend and Monday (Yin Yu Tang House $5 extra)
  • One pass is available per day

 

American Independence Museum - 1 Governor's Lane, Exeter, NH 03833
603-772-2622www.independencemuseum.org

Hours of Operation:

Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
May – November (closed Thanksgiving Day and the Friday after Thanksgiving)

  • Free admission for 2 adults and their children under age 18.
  • One pass is available per day

 

Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine - 142 Free Street, Portland, ME 04101
202-828-1234www.kitetails.org

Hours of Operation:
Tues - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am- 5:00 pm
First Friday admission price $2 per person

  • Admits up to 4 at 50% off
  • One pass is available per day

 

Seacoast Science Center - 570 Ocean Blvd., Rye, NH 03870
603-436-8043www.seacoastsciencecenter.org

Hours of Operation:
Daily 10:00 am - 5:00 pm (February- October)
        10:00 am - 4:00 pm (November - February)

  • Pass admits 2 adults and up to four children or grandchildren into the Seacoast Science Center at 50% off the cost of regular admission.
  • 10% discount in Nature Store
  • We cannot guarantee this library pass includes the State park admission.  Please present this pass at the Park toll booth, but be aware that from April-September a park fee may be imposed.

 

Portland Museum of Art - Seven Congress Square, Portland, ME 04101
207-775-6148 www.portlandmuseum.org

Winter hours (Nov. 1 through May 26):

Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thursday and Friday: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Closed Monday and Tuesday
Summer hours (May 27 through Oct. 31):
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thursday and Friday: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm

  • Free admission for two adults

 

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum - 280 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115
617-566-1401 www.gardnermuseum.org

Hours of Operation:
Open daily from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday until 9:00 pm
Closed Tuesdays.

  • 4 adults for $5 per person. Children under age 18 are admitted free
  • One pass is available per day.
  • The Gardner Museum pass is purchased in conjunction with the libraries in Madbury and Lee and is available to their patrons.

 

Strawbery Banke - 14 Hancock Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801
603-433-1100www.strawberybanke.org

Hours of Operation:
May 1 - Oct 31
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Nov 1 - Dec 31
Thurs - Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 - 2:00 pm
Closed Dec 31 - April 30

A Strawbery Banke pass:

  • Admits 2 adults and up to 4 children to the museum for free.
  • One pass available per day.

 

The Children's Museum of New Hampshire - 6 Washington Street, Dover, NH 03820
603-742-2002 www.childrens-museum.org

Hours of Operation:
Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday Noon - 5:00 pm

The Children's Museum of New Hampshire pass:

  • Admits up to four people to the museum for half price.
  • One pass is available per day.

 

Currier Museum of Art - 150 Ash Street, Manchester, NH 03104
603-669-6144 www.currier.org

Hours of Operation:
Sunday, Monday, Wednesday-Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Closed on Tuesdays.

A pass to the Currier Museum of Art:

  • Admits up to 2 adults for free.
  • Children under 18 are always admitted free.
  • 1 pass per day
  • Not valid for special events.
  • Beginning March 31, 2019, the pass allows for 50% off of general admission for 2 adults and all youth ages 13 and up. Children 12 and younger are free.
  • Not valid for special events, Zimmerman House or Members Shop discounts.

 

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - 465 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02115
617-267-9300 www.mfa.org

Hours of Operation:
Saturday - Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:45 pm
Wednesday - Friday (Thursday & Friday West Wing only after 5:45) 10:00 am - 9:45 pm

A pass to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston:

  • Admits 2 people for $10 per person.
  • One pass is available per day.

 

Boston Children's Museum - 300 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210
617-426-8855 www.bostonkids.org

Hours of Operation:
Daily 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open until 9 pm on Fridays

A pass to the Boston Children's Museum: Admits up to four people to the museum for 1/2 price each. This pass is an E-Pass; you do not have to come to the library to receive it. Once the pass is reserved online an e-mail will be sent with the pass that you can print out or show on your phone when you arrive at the museum.

  • One pass is available per day.
  • The pass is purchased in conjunction with the libraries in Madbury and Lee and is available to patrons of those libraries as well.

 

New England Aquarium - 1 Central Wharf Boston, MA 02110
617-973-2500 www.neaq.org

Hours of Operation:

Fall / Winter Hours  Sep 1 – Jun 30                                                                                                                Monday – Friday     9:00 am – 5:00 pm                                                                                                          Saturday – Sunday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Open at noon on New Year's Day. All times EST zone.

The New England Aquarium, Boston pass is purchased in conjunction with the libraries in Madbury and Lee and is kept at the Lee Public Library.

  • Durham patrons should call Lee at 659-2626 to register.
  • The pass will admit up to 4 people for $10 per person
  • One pass is available per day

 

Museum of Science - Science Park, Rte. 28N, Boston, MA 02115
617-723-2500 www.mos.org

Hours of Operation:
Exhibits Hall Regular Hours
Daily 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fridays 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
During the summer (July 5 - Labor Day), the museum is open until 7:00 pm Saturday - Thursday, and on Friday until 9:00 pm

The Museum of Science, Boston pass is purchased in conjunction with the libraries in Madbury and Lee and is kept at the Lee Public Library.

  • Durham patrons should call Lee at 659-2626 to register.
  • The pass will admit up to 4 people for $10 per person
  • One pass is available per day