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Museum Passes

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.


USS Constitution - Boston

Free admission for up to 9 people

Suggested donation of $25 per family.

A national icon for more than 200 years, USS Constitution has had a long and illustrious career. Explore her service from the beginning to the present day – and all of the adventures in between!

Museum’s home page

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Tower Hill Botanical Garden
The library pass is valid for Two (2) tickets at 50% discount

Check with JHPL for details 508 347-2512.  Details will be posted as soon as available.

Museum’s home page 


Old Sturbridge Village

Half off up to 4 adult or children

Normal Admission: Adults $28, Senior (55+) $26, Youth (4-17) $14, 3 and under Free
Old Sturbridge Village is free to all Sturbridge residents

Museum’s home page


Boston Museum of Science

Dated passes for up to 4 people’s 50% off regular admission

Regular adult admission price: $29, child (under 3) free,

Senior (60+) $25, Child (3-11) $24


 Museum’s home page


Ecotarium - Worcester

Each coupon admits 2 adults and 2 kids for half price

Normal Admission: Adult $19, Children (2-18) $14,

Under 2 Free,

Ecotarium web site

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State Parks - Massachusetts

Parking Pass

The Parking Pass is not valid for camping or at the following locations – Quabbin Reservoir Boat Launch Areas, Squantum Point, North Point, any metered facilities, or Draw Seven Commuter lots


Museum of Fine Arts

Allows up to 2 people $10 admission per person

Normal Admission: Adult $25, Youth (17 and under) Free


  Museum’s home page


Worcester Art Museum

1/2 price for 2 admissions

Normal Admission: Adults $18, Seniors (65+) and college students $14, Children 17 and under Free

  Worcester Art Museum website


Basketball Hall of Fame

This library pass is valid for Six (6) discounted daily admission passes to the Basketball Hall of Fame.

Ticket Discount with library pass:  Adult $17, Senior $15, Youth $12

Regular Admission Price:  Adult: $28, Senior: $23, Youth: $19, under 5 free
Active & career retired military personnel along with First Responders (EMT, Paramedic, Police, Fire)  FREE
(Must show service identification card  at the ticket booth)


  Museum’s home page


Salem Witch Museum

This library pass is valid for Six (6) tickets

Ticket Discount with library pass:  Adult/Senior $13.25, Child (6-18) $10.75

Regular Admission Price:  Adult $16.50, Senior $15, Child (3-14) $13.50

  Museum’s home page

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Worcester Historical Museum

This library pass is valid for Two (2) tickets

Ticket Discount with library pass:  Free

Regular Admission Price:  Adult $5; Seniors/Students $4; Children (18 & under):Free

  Museum’s home page 

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Historic New England

Ticket Discount with library pass:  Free

Regular Admission Price:  Varies with each site

Museum's Home Page

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.

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