Grafton Public Library

Museum Passes

Reserve a Museum Pass

View the tutorial on placing a museum pass reservation

Museum Pass Reservations may be reserved in advance by calling the library at 508-839-4649 or reserving your pass online.  Please check availability by clicking this link.  In the mean time, If patrons are unable to find a pass from the Grafton Public Library you can reserve passes through Blackstone Valley LibrariesPlease click here to see which passes are available.

MUSEUMS

Boston Children’s MuseumOpen  Wed – Sun – 2 time slots from 9-12 & 1:30- 4:30 –  Only available as an E-Tickets – Please call the library at 508-839-4649 or visit us online to reserve your library pass using your library card.  Advance ticket booking is required before your visit book your tickets online.  The passes are emailed or texted to the patrons once they are reserved.

Davis FarmlandOpen  –  Spring Schedule – April 25th – June 17th, Wed-Thu 9:30-4 & Sat-Sun 9:30-5.  Closed Mon & Tue.  Tickets can be purchased online (offers a discount) & at the gate at full price.  Open Memorial Day May 30th 9:30-5.  Starting June 18th Davis Farmland is open everyday! Please call the library @ 508-839-4649 or visit us online to reserve your library pass using your library card.  The Library Pass admits 4 people and offeres a $5 discount.

Discovery Museum – Open  Tue – Sun 9 – 4:30 – Only available as an E-Ticket –  Please call the library @ 508-839-4649 or visit us online to reserve your library pass using your library card. Advanced timed tickets should be reserved before the visit.  The passes are emailed or texted to the patrons once they are reserved.

EcoTarium Open –  Wed – Sun 10-4 –    Please call the library @ 508-839-4649 or visit us online to reserve your library pass using your library card.  Advance ticket purchase is not required when you are visiting using a library pass.  Tickets can be purchased onsite at the EcoTarium when you have a discount pass.  Please pick up the pass from the library a day before the visit.

Garden In The Woods Open –  Please call the library @ 508-839-4649 or visit us online to reserve your library pass using your library card. The pass should be picked up a day before the visit.  Library pass offeres 50% discount on admissions. Children ages 5-17 are admitted for a $1 and Children 4 and younger are free when accompanied by an adult. Patron has to present a physical pass for entry and get a discount.

Isabella Stewart Gardner MuseumOpen – Mon, Wed & Fri 11-5, Thu 11-9,  Sat & Sun 10-5.  Please call the library @ 508-839-4649 or visit us online to reserve your library pass using your library card. Reserve tickets in advance , add the discount code (please call the library for the discount code) in the section that says Promo Code.  Press submit and the discount is taken off at check out.  A physical one time use pass for the date of the visit should be picked from a library a day before the visit and presented at the ticket counter to receive the discount.

Mass AudubonOpen – Only available as an E-tickets – Please call the library @ 508-839-4649 or visit us online to reserve your library pass using your library card.  Tickets should be booked in advance as there is no ticket sale onsite.  Make sure to print out the pass (which is emailed/texted to you, after it is reserved) before your visit as they serve as a ticket.

Mass Parks Pass (DCR)Open – Please call the library @ 508-839-4649 or visit us online to reserve your library pass using your library card.  Review individual parks for any updates on parking restrictions and capacities.  Please pick up the pass from the library a day before the visit.

Mass State Police MuseumOpen –  Tuesdays 11 – 3 and every 2nd & 4th weekend 11-4.  Please call the library @ 508-839-4649 or visit us online to reserve your library pass using your library card.   Please check MSPM Calendar for more info.    

Museum of Fine Arts – OpenWed – Sun 10-5.  Patron’s do no need to present a physical pass, just reserve tickets online, by using the discount code  (please call the library for the discount code) prior to the visit.  For adittional info visit MFA.

Museum of Science – Open – Daily 9-9 – Only available as an E-tickets.  The pass has to be reserved through the library prior to calling the museum @ 617-723-2500 to Reserve a timed tickets before your visit.  Make sure to print out the pass (which is emailed/texted to you, after it is reserved) before your visit.

New England AquariumOpen – Mon – Fri 9-5 & Sat -Sun 9-6.  Only Availbale as an E-tickets. Please call the library @ 508-839-4649 or visit us online to reserve your library pass using your library card.  The passes are emailed or texted to the patrons once they are reserved.    Advanced reservations are not required for patrons who have a pass reserved.  The library pass should be presented at the ticket counter at the Aquarium to receive the discount.

Old Sturbridge VillageOpen on select evenings Dec 3rd -5th, 10th-12th, 17th-19th, 23rd, 27th-30th Christmas by Candlelight  Passes cannot be used for the Christmas by Candlelight event.  Advanced reservations are required this event.

Roger Williams Park ZooOpenOnly Available as an E-ticketsPlease call the library @ 508-839-4649 or visit us online to reserve your library pass using your library card.  Make sure to print out the pass (which is emailed/texted to you, after it is reserved) before your visit.  (please call the library for the discount code for a specific day). There will be no tickets sold onsite only online.  Tickets should be booked in advance and reserve a timed-ticketing slot.

Tower Hill Botanic Garden –  Open daily 10-3 pm & Night Lights 4- 10 pm Please call the library @ 508-839-4649 or visit us online to reserve your library pass using your library card.  Library passes are for 2 admissions @ $7.00 per person.  (please call the library for the discount code), Patrons must reserve tickets online with Tower Hill in advance.  Passes cannot be used toward the Night Lights event.

Trustees Go Pass – Open (Some locations are open, please check before planning). Please call the library @ 508-839-4649 or visit us online to reserve your library pass using your library card.  A timed-entry advance tickets and parking passes required.

USS Constitution MuseumOpen – Museum open daily 10-5pm & Ship is open Wed – Sun 10-4 pm.  One pass allows free admission for up to 9 people per day.  Please call the library @ 508-839-4649 or visit us online to reserve your library pass using your library card.  (please call the library for the discount code) to get the discount while booking the tickets.

Willard Clock Museum –  Open Tue – Sat – Tours at 10:30 & 2:00 Please call the library @ 508-839-4649 or visit us online to reserve your library pass using your library card.  Patrons do not need to book tickets in advance, bring the pass to the museum to get the discount.

Worcester Art MuseumOpen – Wed – Sun – 10-4. Please call the library @ 508-839-4649 or visit us online to reserve your library pass using your library card.   Reserve tickets in advance online, (please call the library for the discount code). Make sure to print out the pass (which is emailed/texted to you, after it is reserved) before your visit as it will be required for entry to the museum.

 

Library Museum Pass Policy

A valid Library card is required to make a pass reservation. As you view each pass, you will see details on that pass, including the cost of admission, the museum’s hours and phone number. Clicking on the name of the museum brings you to the museum’s website for even more information.

Museum passes for free or discount admission are made available for loan to adults through the Friends of the Grafton Public Library, the Library Board of Trustees, individual donors, and the Town of Grafton. Grafton residents, property owners, and employees may borrow Library museum passes and make online reservations in advance. Residents of other MA towns may borrow available library passes day of visit only; advance reservations are not extended to non-residents.

If your plans change and you are unable to keep your reservation, please call the Library at 508-839-4649 x1820 to cancel, so we can make the pass available to someone else.

The staff of the Grafton Library and the Friends of the Grafton Libraries hope you enjoy your visits to these museums. If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please speak to a Library staff member.

  • A valid Library Card in good standing (up-to-date, non-expired card with no overdue or lost items and less than $10 in fines) is required to check out passes.
  • Grafton residents, Grafton property owners and Town of Grafton Employees age 18 years or older may use the Museum Passes available at the Grafton Public Library.
  • A valid email address is required for online reservations.
  • Passes are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Reservations may be made up to two months in advance.
  • Passes are limited to one pass per individual or family per day. When school is not in session (February break, April break, summer break June-August, and December break), passes are limited to one pass per individual/family per week.
  • Passes may be picked up the afternoon or evening prior to the use date, or day of the reservation when the Library opens at 10:00 a.m. Holiday closures may affect Library hours and pick up opportunities.
  • Same day passes are not available on Sundays or holidays, as the Library will be closed.
  • Circulating passes must be returned to the Main Library. They may be returned in the Book Drop at the Main or Parking lot entrances, in the envelopes provided, before 10:00 a.m. on the date due.
  • Paper passes are collected by the Museum and do not need to be returned.
  • There is a $5 per day overdue fine for passes returned late.
  • The replacement cost for a lost pass is the responsibility of the individual who borrowed the pass. The replacement cost is set by the museums.
  • Some of the passes are coupons which are turned in to the museum. Some of the passes are circulating passes and must be returned. Some of the passes are date specific and some are day specific. There is only one pass per museum available per day.
  • The number of people covered by the pass differs from one museum to another; some are discount passes; some are free admission. The cost per person with the passes is different for each museum. Please read the fine print on the website/pass.
  • It is recommended that you verify that the museum is open before you travel. While the Library is considered a member of each museum and strives to keep up with closed and unavailable dates, sometimes we don’t receive notice that a museum will be closed for a staff event, fundraiser, or renovation.
  • The number of people covered by the pass differs from one museum to another.
  • Most of the Grafton Library museum passes are discount passes; some are free admission. The cost per person with the passes is different for each museum.
  • The staff of the Grafton Library and the Friends of the Grafton Libraries hope you enjoy your visits to these museums. If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please speak to a Library staff member.