Museum Pass Program

Museum Pass Program

Through the generosity of the Friends of the Lee Library, we offer discounted admission to the following Museums:

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New England Aquarium


Open Monday-Friday 9 am-5 pm

Saturday & Sunday 9 am – 6 pm

July 5 thru Labor Day 9 am – 7 pm

Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, open at noon on New Year’s Day

Regular admission is $27.95 for adults, children 3-11 $18.95, children under 3 free and seniors (60+)$25.95

Passes may be reserved for the current month and the next. One pass per day.
PASS ADMITS: Up to 4 people per day at half price.
TELEPHONE: 617-973-5200


Strawbery BankeStrawbery Banke
LOCATION:  Portsmouth, NH
May 1 – October 31
Daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
November 6- 28 Open Saturdays and Sundays

Thursday-Saturday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Sunday 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Closed December 31-April 30
Passes may be reserved for the current month and the next. One pass per day.
PASS ADMITS: 2 Adults, 4 children
(Regular admission fee: Adults $17.50, Ages 5 – 17 $10,
4 yrs. & under Free, Family Rate $40)
Puddledock Pond Ice Skating
The rink is open from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Sunday.
Ticket Price: $7 for adults, $5 for children
With the library pass, there is a $1 discount/person
Check the website for ice time as activities may be booked for ice use.
TELEPHONE:  433-1100
Seacoast Science Center
Seacoast Science Center
LOCATION: 570 Ocean Blvd, Rye NH 03870
Daily 10-5pm (April-October)
Saturday-Monday 10-5pm (November-March)
PASS ADMITS: A single family (2 adults and up to 4 children) at a 50% discount, per pass.  2 passes can go out per day but only one pass per family.  Please note that there is a fee to enter and park in Odiorne State Park, generally from April through September.
TELEPHONE: (603) 436-8043
Boston Museum of ScienceMuseum of Science – Boston
LOCATION: Science Park, Rt. 28N, Boston, Ma.
Exhibit Halls Regular Hours:
Daily 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Fridays 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
*******UPDATE April 2021********** Call the Museum at 617-723-2500 (daily, 9am – 5pm) to reserve your timed tickets. Library pass holders must call 1-2 days ahead of time to reserve your time to visit the Museum.

  1. 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. 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.

During the summer (July 5-Labor Day), Saturday through Thursday the museum is open until 7 p.m., and on Friday until 9 p.m.
CLOSED:  Thanksgiving & Christmas (Closes early at 2:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve.)
Passes may be reserved for the current month and the next. One pass per day.
PASS ADMITS: 4 people at 50% discount each regular admission. (no discounts on Omni Theater, Planetarium or parking)
(Regular admission fee is $29/Adults, Senior (60+) $25, $24/Children ages 3 – 11)
Phone: (617)723-2500
MFA Boston
Museum of Fine Arts – Boston
More than one pass can go out each day, but passes are limited to one per person.
LOCATION:  465 Huntington Ave., Boston, Ma

Monday -Tuesday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Wednesday-Friday: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
CLOSED: New Year’s Day, Patriot’s Day, July 4th, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas
PASS ADMITS:  2 People for $10.00 each
(Regular admission fee is $25/Adult ,$23/Seniors & Students age 18 and older, Students ages 7-17 are admitted for $10 on school days until 3 p.m. & are free at any other time, Youths 6 and under are always free)
Pass allows two patrons to obtain a reduced price ticket of  $10.00 each for admission to the museum.  No reservations are accepted.
Telephone: 617-267-9300

Currier Museum of ArtCurrier Museum of Art
Two passes can go out per day.  Only one pass per library patron. Lee Library patrons only. 
LOCATION: Manchester, NH
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday: 11am – 5pm
First Thursday of Each Month: 11am – 9 pm
Subsequent Thursdays: 11am-5pm
2nd Saturday of each month: 10am – 5pm (NH residents who arrive between 10 a.m.-12 p.m. get in free for the day).
CLOSED: Tuesdays, New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Easter, July 4th
PASS ADMITS: Free General Admission up to 2 Adults (18 & over), Children under 18 are free.  (Regular admission: $15 adults, $13 seniors & $10 students, children 13-17 $5, children under 13 are free).
Pass not valid for “Just-for-Members” events, member discount at Museum Shop, admission to the Zimmerman House or special ticketed events.  Reservations are required for admission to the Zimmerman House.
TELEPHONE: 669-6144 ( ext. 108 or 120)

Peabody Essex Museum
LOCATION: 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA
HOURS OF OPERATION: Thursday through Sunday, 9-5
PASS ADMITS: Thursday-Sunday 2 people reduced admission $12, youths 16 and under are always free. There is an additional $6 fee for admission to the Yin Yu Tang Chinese House.

Patrons need to call the Durham Library to reserve this pass and then log into PEM’s ticket page to reserve a date and time to visit PEM.  Visit, enter the promo code LIB83120 and then selectyour discounted admission tickets. 

At this time  there are no paper passes, please use the promo code to reserve passes online or call PEM’s reservation line at 978-542-1511.

Regular admission fee is adults $20, seniors (65+) $18, students with ID $12, youth 16 & under are free.

TELEPHONE: 978-542-1619
Children's Museum of NH Children’s Museum of New Hampshire

Tuesday-Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: Noon-5 p.m.
Open regular hours on Mondays during summer and school vacation weeks, otherwise closed on Mondays.
Passes may be reserved for the current month and the next. One pass per day.
4 at 50% off regular admission
(Regular admission fee is $10.00 adults and children over 1 year of age, $9.00 seniors)


Boston Children's MuseumChildren’s Museum – Boston
Pass must be reserved at the Durham Public Library (868-6699) or online at: Only one pass is available each day.
LOCATION:  300 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210
Daily from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Open until 9:00 p.m. on Fridays.
Hours on Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., New Year’s Day open: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
CLOSED:  Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day
PASS ADMITS:  4 people for 1/2 price each
(Regular admission is $14. Members and all children 0-12 months are Free.  Target $1 Friday Nights offered every Friday from 5:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.)
TELEPHONE:  617-426-8855

Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum.jpg2Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Must be reserved at the Durham Public Library by phone (868-6699) or online at
LOCATION:  280 The Fenway, Boston, MA
Tuesday-Sunday  10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Note: Front Admission Desk closes at 4:20 pm and galleries begin closing at 4:45.
Closed on Mondays & Tuesdays.  Closed on July 4, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
WEEKDAY PASS: admits 4 people at the reduced admission price of $5.00 per person.
WEEKEND PASS: admits 2 people at the reduced admission price of $5.00 per person.
Phone :  (617) 566-1401

Woodman Museum


HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday & Wednesday-Sunday 11 am – 5 pm

Closed Tuesdays. Also closed on Independence Day , Thanksgiving, Christmas  and New Year’s Day.

Pass admits two for the price of one, or one person for half-price. Regular prices are $13 for adults, $10 for seniors (65+), $9 for active military personnel and students over the age of 13, $7 for children ages 4-12. Children 3 and under 3 and family members of deployed military personnel are admitted for free.

Phone: 603-742-1038