Wadleigh Memorial Library

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Museum Passes


The Wadleigh Memorial Library offers free and discounted passes to area museums. To view the available dates for museum passes and make reservations online, all you need is your Wadleigh Memorial Library card number and a PIN. Demand for the passes tends to be high on weekends, school vacations and during the summer. Please reserve in advance online or by calling the library at 603-249-0645.

Many thanks to the Friends of the Wadleigh Memorial Library and the Library Trustees for the generous donation of our museum passes.

Rules for Borrowing a Museum Pass

  • Wadleigh Memorial Library cardholders only
  • No fines or fees in excess of $5.00 on account
  • Passes are reserved for a specific day (there is only one pass per museum available per day)
  • Reservations may be made up to two months in advance.
  • Some passes must be returned back to the library.  Passes are due back the following day ($5 per day overdue fee, $10 minimum fee to replace a lost pass)
  • Passes must be picked up by 11 a.m. on the day the pass is to be used (except on Sundays). If you are unable to pick the pass up by 11 a.m., please call the library. If the pass is not picked up by 11 a.m., you will lose your reservation for that pass.


Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Each pass admits up to 4 adults for $5 each. Children under the age of 18 are always admitted free.

NOTE: Pick up the pass at the library, then use the code to reserve your timed tickets in advance of your visit. Please note that the library pass does not guarantee a reservation to the Museum.

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is home to many wonderful examples of American, European, and Asian art. Their collection includes paintings, sculpture, tapestries, and decorative arts. 

This pass is provided courtesy of the Friends of the Library.


McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center

Each pass admits up to 4 people & covers General Exhibit Area admission. There is an additional charge per person for the planetarium shows. 

The Discovery Center has an amazing collection of innovative, interactive exhibits to explore. Delve in to the worlds of astronomy, aviation, Earth and space sciences and become immersed in this entertaining learning environment.

This pass is provided courtesy of the Library Trustees.


Museum of Fine Arts

Each pass admits 2 adults to $10 MFA general admission; children under 6 years old are admitted free at all times. 

NOTE: The MFA no longer uses paper passes; a promo code will be sent in your confirmation page. Use the promo code in advance to reserve discounted tickets online (highly recommended).

The Museum of Fine Arts is the largest museum in New England and one of the five largest in the country. To augment its permanent collection, the Museum offers a rotating schedule of special exhibitions, highlighting both the Museum’s holdings as well as loaned objects from around the world.

This pass is provided courtesy of the Friends of the Library.


Museum of Science 

Each pass will admit up to 4 people at a 50% discount on tickets to the Museum’s Exhibit Halls. Children under 3 are admitted for free. 

The Museum of Science features a revolving schedule of temporary exhibits, IMAX films, and Planetarium shows, plus more than 700 interactive exhibits and over 100 animals.

It is recommended that you reserve/purchase your tickets ahead of your visit. If you have questions or want to reserve tickets, you can call 617-723-2500 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily).

1. Your pass can only be used on the date printed on the pass.
2. Please bring your library pass confirmation when you visit.
3. Stop at the Box Office when you arrive at the Museum to exchange your library pass and purchase your Exhibit Halls passes at the discounted rate.
4. If you are not able to show your Library confirmation on a phone, please request a paper copy of your confirmation at the library.

This pass is provided courtesy of the Friends of the Library.


Nashua Silver Knights

Flex vouchers to exchange for tickets to Nashua Silver Knights baseball games. Vouchers may be redeemed for tickets to one of the Silver Knights' regular season home games at Historic Holman Stadium by visiting nashuasilverknights.comor by calling 603-718-8883.

***NOTE***: You may reserve up to 4 vouchers; the system will only allow you to reserve one voucher. Make the reservation for the single voucher, then contact the library if you need 2, 3, or 4 vouchers and we will update your request. Our number is 603-249-0645.

This pass is provided courtesy of the Friends of the Library.


New England Aquarium

Each pass admits up to 4 people at 50% off per person. Children under 3 are free. This pass is not available in July & August.

The New England Aquarium, which opened in 1969, is a global leader in ocean exploration and marine conservation. The Aquarium is one of the premier visitor attractions in Boston, with over 1.3 million visitors a year, and a major public education resource.

This pass is provided courtesy of the Friends of the Library.


New Hampshire Historical Society

Each pass admits 4 adults for free.

The Museum of New Hampshire History offers exhibitions of the state’s heritage and traditions as well as a variety of programs for children and adults.

This pass is provided courtesy of the Library Trustees.


NH State Parks

Each pass admits 2 adults and 4 children free.

FREE to all day-use parks on day listed only.  Exceptions: NOT valid at Hampton Beach – South Beach, Wallis Sands, Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway, or the Flume Gorge. NOT valid for camping, or parking meters.

This pass is provided courtesy of the Friends of the Library.


SEE-Science Center

Each pass admits up to 2 people for free

The museum is a fun and exciting science discovery center that offers more than 70 hands-on exhibits geared for ages 1 year and older.

This pass is provided courtesy of the Friends of the Library.


Zoo New England

See zoonewengland.org for all relevant information (making reservations, restrictions, etc.).

Each pass admits up to 6 people at $9 per adult (age 13 &up)/$6 per child (age 2-12). 

Zoo New England is a non-profit organization that operates Franklin Park Zoo in Boston & Stone Zoo in Stoneham, MA.

This pass is provided courtesy of the Friends of the Library.