USS Constitution

2020-2021 Museum Passes

NOTE:  During COVID, many museums are either shut down completely or have their library pass programs on hold.  Please call the museum you're interested in visiting to  confirm if they are open and accepting Library Passes prior to requesting these passes  You need to make an appointment to visit most museums..

This program is funded by the Friends of the Joshua Hyde Public Library. Consider joining today to support this and other great programs! We are currently offering passes to the museums and attractions shown below.  Click on the pass of interest to see more details. See the Museum Pass Program Rules below.

The fall is typically when we renew the individual museum passes. We try to maximize the benefit of this program by considering the usage level of the passes, their costs to renew, and the amount of the benefit the pass provides. Please make suggestions on the passes you would particularly like to see put into the list.

USS Constitution Museum, Boston MA

    Free admission for up to 9 people
    Normal Admission: Suggested donation of $25 per family.
    This Pass has been provided by the Friends of Joshua Hyde Public Library. Your support will help continue programs like this! Please join the Friends!
    Museum’s home page
    Renewal Date : pending

Salem Witch Museum

    Adult/Senior $7.75, Child (6-18) $5.75, Valid for up to 6 tickets
    Normal Admission: Adult $11, Senior $9.50, Child $8
    This Pass has been provided by the Friends of Joshua Hyde Public Library. Your support will help continue programs like this! Please join the Friends!
    Museum’s home page
    Renewal Date: Pending

Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge MA

  Half off up to 4 adult or children
  Normal Admission: Adults $28, Senior (55+) $26, Youth (3-17) $14, 2 and under Free
  This Pass has been provided by the Friends of Joshua Hyde Public Library. Your support will help continue programs like this! Please join the Friends!
  Museum’s home page
  Renewal Date : pending

Mystic Aquarium, Mystic CT

    $5 off admission for up to 4 people or $10 off a new membership
  Normal Admission: Adult $34.99, Senior (60+) $29.99, Youth (13-17) $28.99, Child (3-12): $24.99
  This Pass has been provided by the Friends of Joshua Hyde Public Library. Your support will help continue programs like this! Please join the Friends!
  Museum’s home page
  Renewal Date : pending

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA

  Allows up to 2 people $10 admission per person
  Normal Admission: Adult $25, Senior (65+) & Student (18+)  $23, Youth (17 and under) Free
  This Pass has been provided by the Friends of Joshua Hyde Public Library. Your support will help continue programs like this! Please join the Friends!
  Museum’s home page
  Renewal Date : pending

New England Quilt Museum - Lowell, MA

 Free for 4 adults
  Normal Admission: Adults $9  Children Free
  This Pass has been provided by the Friends of Joshua Hyde Public Library. Your support will help continue programs like this! Please join the Friends!

New England Quilt Museum

Renewal Date:  pending

Trustees of Reservation

    2 adults and children under 18 admitted at Family Level rate
  Prices vary per site.  Many are free.
  This Pass has been provided by the Friends of Joshua Hyde Public Library. Your support will help continue programs like this! Please join the Friends!
  Trustees of Reservations
  Renewal Date: pending

Boston Museum of Science, Boston MA

Dated passes for up to 4 people’s admission at $10 each
Regular adult admission price: $23, child’s admission price: $20
Normal Admission: Adults (12+) $23, Senior (60+) $21, Child (3-11) $20
This Pass has been provided by the Friends of Joshua Hyde Public Library. Your support will help continue programs like this! Please join the Friends!
   Museum’s home page
   Renewal Date : pending

Connecticut Science Center, Hartford CT

   20% off admission for up to 4 people
   Normal Admission: Adult (18-64) $21.95, Senior (65+) $19.95, Youth (3-17) $14.95
   This Pass has been provided by the Friends of Joshua Hyde Public Library. Your support will help continue programs like this! Please join the Friends!
  Connecticut Science Center
   Renewal Date: on hold

Ecotarium, Worcester MA

 Each coupon admits 2 adults and 2 kids for half price
  Normal Admission: Adult $15, Children (2-18) $10, Under 2 Free, Seniod (65+) & College Students $10
  This Pass has been provided by the Friends of Joshua Hyde Public Library. Your support will help continue programs like this! Please join the Friends!
  Ecotarium web site
  Renewal Date : currently closed

Worcester Art Museum, Worcester MA

  1/2 price for 2 adults and 2 children
  Normal Admission: Adults $14, Seniors (65+) and college students $12, Children (4-17) $6, Children 3 and under Free
  This Pass has been provided by the Friends of Joshua Hyde Public Library. Your support will help continue programs like this! Please join the Friends!
  Worcester Art Museum website
  Renewal Date :pending

Museum Pass Program Rules
  • Passes are available to all Friends’ members, Sturbridge residents and anyone with a valid C/W MARS library card. Library cards will be issued to Friends or residents who don’t have one.

  • Passes must be picked up at the Joshua Hyde Public Library and must be returned the day after use. Maximum check-out time: 2 days with NO renewals available.

  • Passes may only be reserved in advance by members of the Friends. Become a member. Contact the library directly to reserve passes up to 2 weeks in advance at phone number 508-347-2512

  • Only one pass may be reserved at any time. Member may only reserve an additional pass after returning a previous pass.

  • If the pass is not returned in a timely manner, patron may not use the museum pass program again in the current calendar year and will be financially responsible for lost/replacement pass.

  • If not returned by the due date, a fine of $1 per day will be charged to the patron.

  • After one week (7 days) of the pass not being returned, patron will be billed for the cost to purchase a replacement pass.

Friends of the Joshua Hyde Public Library