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Levi Heywood Memorial Library


55 West Lynde Street

Gardner, MA 01440

phone: 1-978-632-5298

 

 

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Museums Accepting Library Passes 2020
As Massachusetts enters a new phase of re-opening, museums are beginning to re-open. The following museums are accepting library passes for discounted admission. These passes are available to members of Friends of the Levi Heywood Memorial Library. A patron may join the Friends and reserve the passes at any time. Memberships and reservations are handled in the Children’s Room. Please call 978-632-5298 with any questions, or for reservations.
All museums are requiring advance registration, or advance purchase. Registering/purchasing a ticket is a separate process from reserving the library discount ticket. In addition, every museum is requiring certain safety protocols for patrons. Please check with the museum before your visit.

 

Boston Chidlren's Museum

Boston Children’s Museum: re-opening July 22 for all visitors
Library passes currently accepted with advance online purchase required.
A date specific, library discount coupon must be presented at the Admissions Desk.

Davis Farmland

Davis Farmland
 The pass admits 4 guests with a $5.00 discount off general admission prices.
Tickets must be reserved online
Choose Library Guest Ticket
Must present Library Museum Discount Pass AND online Davis Farmland Library Ticket

Discovery Museum

Discovery Museum:
7/28-8/23 FREE admission. Must reserve tickets online.

Ecotarium: open weekends only July 6 – Aug 28 [Sat & Sun 10am-5pm]
All tickets need to be purchased in advance
Online only ticketing with flexible pricing
Choose the price point for each ticket type that you are comfortable with

Eric Carle Museum


The Eric Carle Museum
Re-opening to the general public August 1
This pass provides free admission to the museum for 2 adults and up to 4 children.
Library pass users should make a reservation online for a specific day and arrival time block (morning or afternoon)
Must present Library Discount Museum Pass at check-in

New England Aquarium

New England Aquarium: re-opening 7/16
The pass admits up to 4 people at a 50% discount off the admission price.
Accepting passes over the phone or at the box office
Phone Redemption
– Make sure that you have your pass available to reference the library name and code (located under the barcode)
– Call (617) 973-5206 to speak with Reservations
– Make a reservation using the information on your pass. Provide payment (credit card only)
– You will receive your tickets via email
– Bring your tickets on the date of your visit (digital is okay)
– Proceed to scan station

Onsite
– Go to the Box office with your pass to reserve a timeslot 
– All cash sales need to be onsite

Springfield Musuems

Springfield Museums:
Buy one full price admission and receive a 50% discount on the second admission of equal or lesser value.
The pass may be used for up to 6 guests per visit.

Accepting library passes, but transaction must be done in person on the day of your visit.
Reservations/advance tickets are recommended but are available at full-price only.

Zoo New England

Zoo New England
The library pass admits up to 6 people. $9.00 per adult; $6.00 per child.
Timed tickets must be purchased online in advance of visit.

 

DCR

Department of Conservation and Recreation *Available to anyone with a valid library card
 Passes are available 7 days per week.
The pass entitles the bearer to free parking for one vehicle for over 50 day use facilities in the Massachusetts State Park system.
The pass is checked out on your library card. Loan period one overnight.
The pass must be returned either at the end of the day or by 9:00 am the next morning or a fine of $10.00 will be assessed.

USS Constitution Musuem

USS Constitution Museum *Available to anyone with a valid library card
 Visitors are required to book timed tickets online in advance of their visit.
Museum pass holders must use a promo code when booking, and must present the library pass at admission.
This pass admits up to 9 people with free admission.

Friends of the Levi Heywood Memorial Library Pass Information

PASSES WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THOSE LISTED AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE ARE ONLY AVAILABLE TO FRIENDS MEMBERS.
A patron may join the Friends and reserve the passes at any time. Memberships and reservations are handled in the Children's Room. Membership dues are paid on a yearly basis beginning July 1st of each year.
Click here for more information and to download an application.
Museum passes may be reserved up to one week in advance.
(Exception: when the Library is closed, the pass may be reserved earlier.)


BOSTON CHILDREN'S MUSEUM

Boston Children's Museum

  • This pass admits up to 4 people to the museum at half price.
  • This pass is available on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays only.
  • Each pass is dated and must be used on the date printed on the ticket.
  • This is a paper pass that does not need to be returned to the Library.

CHESHIRE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM

CHESHIRE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM

  • This pass admits up to 4 people to the museum at half price. Children under 12 months are free.
  • This is a paper pass that does not need to be returned to the Library.
  • You may return the pass in the book drop near the main entrance of the Library.
  • FYI: The Cheshire Children's Museum is not open on Mondays.

DAVIS FARMLAND

Davis Farmland

  • Passes are available Monday-Sunday (Not available on Monday holidays or for evening programs)
  • The pass can also be used at Davis Mega Farm Festival
  • The pass admits 4 guests with a $6.00 discount off general admission prices.
  • The pass is checked out on your library card.
  • The loan period is for 1 overnight.
  • The pass must be returned either at the end of the day or by 9:00 am the next morning or a fine of $10.00 will be assessed.
  • Adults must be accompanied by a child 12 years or younger when visiting Davis Farmland.

 

DISCOVERY MUSEUM

Discovery Museum

  • This pass admits up to 3 people to both museums for 1/2 price
  • This pass is checked out on your library card and must be returned to the Library by 9:00 a.m. the next morning or a fine of $10 will be assessed.
  • You may return the pass in the book drop near the main entrance of the Library.
  • FYI: the Discovery Museum is not open on Mondays.


ECOTARIUM

ECOTARIUM

  • This pass admits 2 adults & 2 children in one vehicle at a 50% discount.
  • This is a paper pass that does not need to be returned to the Library.
  • Only one pass per day will be given out.
  • FYI: the Ecotarium is not open on Mondays and select holidays.

THE ERIC CARLE MUSEUM

The Eric Carle Museum

  • This pass provides free admission to the museum for 2 adults and up to 4 children.
  • This pass is checked out on your library card and must be returned to the Library by 9:00 a.m. the next morning or a fine of $10 will be assessed.
  • You may return the pass in the book drop near the main entrance of the Library.

 


MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS BOSTON

MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS BOSTON

  • This pass admits 2 people to the museum at $10.00 per person.
  • This is a paper pass that does not need to be returned to the Library.
  • Only one pass per day will be given out.


MUSEUM OF SCIENCE

Museum of Science

  • This pass admits up to 4 people to the exhibit hall at $10.00 per person.
  • This offer is NOT good toward the purchase of Omni, Planetarium or combination tickets.
  • Each pass is dated and must be used on the date printed on the ticket.
  • This is a paper pass that does not need to be returned to the Library.


NEW ENGLAND AQUARIUM

New England Aquarium

  • This pass admits up to 4 people at a 50% discount off admission price.
  • This pass is available year-round.  New in 2019- this pass is now available in July and August!
  • Each pass is dated and must be used on the date printed on the ticket.
  • This is a paper pass that does not need to be returned to the library.
  • Children must be accompanied by at least one adult.


ROGER WILLIAMS PARK ZOO

Roger Williams Zoo

  • This pass admits up to 4 people with a $3.00 discount.
  • This pass is available year-round except for the months of January and February.
  • This pass is checked out on your library card and must be returned within 3 days or a fine of $10.00 will be assessed.
  • You may return the pass in the book drop near the main entrance of the Library.

SPRINGFIELD MUSEUMS
(Springfield, MA)

Springfield Museums

  • Buy one full price admission and receive a 50% discount on the second admission of equal or lesser value.  The pass may be used for up to 6 guests per visit.  Children under 3 free.
  • Only Museums-issued passes will be accepted (no copies or print on-demand passes).
  • Each admission gains access to all five museums: Springfield Science Museum, George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, Michele & Donald D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts, Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History, and The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum
  • This pass is checked out on your library card and must be returned to the Library by 9:00 a.m. the next morning or a fine of $10 will be assessed.
  • You may return the pass in the book drop near the main entrance of the Library.


TOWER HILL BOTANIC GARDEN

Tower Hill Botanic Gardens

  • This pass admits 2 guests with a 50% discount. Children under the age of 5 are free.
  • This pass is checked out on your library card and must be returned to the Library by 9:00 a.m. the next morning or a fine of $10 will be assessed.
  • You may return the pass in the book drop near the main entrance of the Library.

 

THE TRUSTEES OF RESERVATIONS GO PASS

The Trustees of Reservations

  • The Trustees of Reservations Go Pass is equivalent to a Trustees Family Membership admission price at Trustees properties that charge a fee. Two adults & children under 18 are included in admission.
  • This is a paper pass that does not need to be returned to the Library.
  • A directory of Trustees properties can be viewed at the children's circulation desk.

WORCESTER ART MUSEUM

Worcester Art Museum

  • This pass admits 2 adults and/or children to the museum with a 50% discount. Children 3 and under are always free. (Not accepted at Flora)
  • This pass is checked out on your library card and must be returned to the Library by 9:00 a.m. the next morning or a fine of $10 will be assessed.
  • You may return the pass in the book drop near the main entrance of the Library.

ZOO NEW ENGLAND
Franklin Park Zoo (Boston, MA)
Stone Zoo (Stoneham, MA)

Zoo New England

  • This pass admits up to 6 people. $9.00 per adult $6.00 per child (Children under 2 are free)
  • This is a paper pass that does not need to be returned to the Library.
  • This pass is not valid for ZooLights.

 

THE PASSES LISTED BELOW ARE AVAILABLE TO ANY PATRON WITH A LIBRARY CARD IN GOOD STANDING.
(A FRIENDS’ MEMBERSHIP IS NOT REQUIRED TO BORROW THESE PASSES)

 

DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION AND RECREATION

DCR

  • Passes are available 7 days per week.
  • The pass entitles the bearer to free parking for one vehicle for over 50 day use facilities in the Massachusetts State Park system.
  • The pass is checked out on your library card.
  • The loan period is for 1 overnight.
  • The pass must be returned either at the end of the day or by 9:00 am the next morning or a fine of $10.00 will be assessed.

 

MYSTIC AQUARIUM

Mystic Aquarium

  • Passes are available 7 days per week.
  • The pass admits 4 people with a $4.00 per person discount off general admission tickets or save $10.00 off the purchase of a new individual or couple membership or $15.00 off a family or grandparent membership to the Mystic Aquarium.
  • The pass is checked out on your library card.
  • The loan period is for 3 overnights.
  • The pass is due back to the Library by 9:00 am on the fourth morning or a fine of $10.00 will be assessed.

SALEM WITCH MUSEUM

Salem Witch Museum

  • Passes are available 7 days per week. (Not available on October weekends or Halloween.)
  • The pass admits up to 6 visitors at a discounted admission rate.
  • Library discount: $7.75 for Adults, $5.75 for Children ages 6-18
  • This pass is checked out on your library card.
  • The loan period is for one overnight.
  • This pass must be returned either at the end of the day or by 9:00 a.m. the next morning or a fine of $10.00 will be assessed.

 

U.S.S. CONSTITUTION MUSEUM

U.S.S. Constitution

  • Passes are available 7 days per week.
  • The pass admits up to 9 people with free admission.
  • This pass is checked out on your library card.
  • The loan period is for one overnight.
  • This pass must be returned either at the end of the day or by 9:00 a.m. the next morning or a fine of $10.00 will be assessed.