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Thayer Public Library, 798 Washington Street, Braintree MA 02184, Phone 781-848-0405
 
Library Services: Museum Passes
 
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The Thayer Public Library has memberships to several museums. The museum passes are available to Braintree residents only. Your Old Colony Library Network (OCLN) Library card is required for pass pickup. Some museums charge a nominal fee with the pass. In most cases, there will be an additional cost for special exhibits. We encourage you to phone your destination before leaving home to be assured the museum is open.

PROCEDURE FOR PASS USE

Reservations for museum passes can be made online, in person or on the phone. You must be a Braintree resident and have an OCLN library card in good standing (less than $5 in fines). You must have your library card  to reserve and check out passes. You may reserve passes at the Adult Reference Desk on the lower level.  For telephone reservations call 781-848-0405 ext. 4417. When you call, please have your library card number available.

Pick up the pass at the Reference Desk, during regular library hours. The pass will be issued to you upon presentation of your OCLN library card. No deposit is required for any pass. If your are unable to use a reserved pass, please call to cancel your reservations so someone else may use it. Passes will be held until 12 noon on the day of use. You must have your OCLN library card to check out passes.

Multiple-use passes must be returned to the Reference Desk by 10 am on the due date, which will be the first day the library is open after you use the pass. There is a $5.00 fee if these passes are returned late. You will be charged a $25 replacement fee if these passes are not returned.

INFORMATION ABOUT THE PASSES:

Boston Harbor Islands Ferry
Long Wharf, Boston
Pemberton Point, Hull
617-227-4321
www.bostonharborislands.org  
Each pass provides a 2 for 1 discount for up to 4 people on ferry tickets  to Grape, Bumpkin, Lovells, Georges, Peddocks, or Spectacle Islands only. Based on availability; reservations are recommended.  Weekdays only. Excludes Free Ferry Days and Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, and Columbus Day.

Children’s Museum Boston
300 Congress St.
Boston, MA 02210
617-426-6500
www.bostonkids.org
Pass admits up to four people for 1/2 off the regular admission price.

Fuller Craft Museum
455 Oak Street 
Brockton, MA 02301
508-588-6000
www.fullermuseum.org
Pass admits up to two people. Children under 12 are free.
May not be used for special events.
This pass must be returned to the Reference Desk by 10 am on the due date.

Harvard Museum of Natural History
26 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
617-495-3045
www.hmnh.harvard.edu
Pass admits up to four people with a $4 per person charge.

Heritage Gardens Museum & Gardens
67 Grove Street 
Sandwich, MA 02563
508-888-3300
www.heritagemuseumsandgardens.org
Pass admits up to 2 adults and 4 children for 1/2 off the regular admission price.
Children under 5 are free.
Closed during January, February and March.
This pass must be returned to the Reference Desk by 10 am on the due date.

Institute of Contemporary Art
100 Northern Avenue, 
Boston, MA 02210
617-478-3100
www.icaboston.org 
Pass admits two people with a $5 per person charge at the Museum. Children 17 and under are free. Two passes may be reserved for each visit. 

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
280 The Fenway 
Boston, MA 02115
617-566-1401
www.gardnermuseum.org
Pass admits up to 4 people with a $5 per person charge. Free to those under 18.

John F. Kennedy Library
Columbia Point 
Boston, MA 02125
617-514-1600 or 1-866-JFK-1960
www.jfklibrary.org
Admits up to 2 people with a $3 per person charge at the Museum.
This pass must be returned to the Reference Desk by 10 am on the due date.

Mass Audubon
Various locations.
http://www.massaudubon.org

Pass admits a family of up to 4 people for $2 per person to any of the 42 Massachusetts Audubon Wildlife Sanctuaries.
This pass must be returned to the Reference Desk by 10 am on the due date.

Massachusetts ParksPass
Various locations.
http://www.mass.gov/dcr/parkspass.htm  
Each pass admits allows free parking for one vehicle at over 50 day-use facilities in the state parks system that charge a parking fee.
This pass must be returned to the Reference Desk by 10 am on the due date.

Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Ave. 
Boston, MA 02115-5523
617-267-9300
www.mfa.org
Each pass admits up to two people, with a $10 per person charge at the museum.
Two passes may be reserved for each visit. 

Museum of Science
Science Park
Boston, MA 02114
617-723-2500
www.mos.org
Pass admits up to 4 people with a $10 per person charge at the Museum.

New England Aquarium
Central Wharf
Boston, MA 02110
617-973-5200
www.neaq.org
Pass admits up to four people with a $10 per person charge at the Museum.
Passes are available from after Labor Day through June only.

Old Sturbridge Village
1 Old Sturbridge Village Road
Sturbridge, MA 01566
800-733-1830
www.osv.org
Each pass is valid for 4 half-price daytime admissions. Children under 3 are free. Pass is not valid for evening programs.
This pass must be returned to the Reference Desk by 10 am on the due date.

PawSox Library Pass
McCoy Stadium
Ben Mondor Way
Pawtucket, RI 02861
401-724-7300
www.pawsox.com   
Allows general admission for up to six people to home games for $21, or $4 per person for up to 6 people.  Present the pass to the PawSox Office the night of the game to receive the discount.  Please note: Some games will be excluded.

Plimoth Plantation
137 Warren Avenue 
Plymouth, MA 02360
508-746-1622
www.plimoth.org
Admits four (4) people for $12 each. Children 5 and under are free.
Includes admission to three sites — Plimouth Plantation (the 1627 English Village, Wampanoag Homesite, Crafts Center and Nye Barn), the Mayflower II, and the Plimouth Grist Mill.
This pass must be returned to the Reference Desk by 10 am on the due date.

Sandwich Glass Museum
129 Main Street
Sandwich MA 02563
508-888-0251
www.sandwichglassmuseum.org 
Each pass admits a family of up to five people.
This pass must be returned to the Reference Desk by 10 am on the due date.
 

Zoo New England
Pass is valid at either Franklin Park Zoo or the Stone Zoo.
Admits up to six people at $6 per adults and $4 per child (ages 2-12).
www.zoonewengland.com

Franklin Park:
One Franklin Park Road
Boston, MA 02121
617-541-LION (5466)

Stone Zoo:
149 Pond Street
Stoneham, MA 02180
781-438-5100

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