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Cape Ann Museum

Cape Ann Museum

27 Pleasant Street, Gloucester, MA 01930
978-283-0455   http://www.capeannmuseum.org/
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Founded in 1873, the Cape Ann Museum is a cultural center that includes galleries (displaying both permanent and temporary exhibitions), an auditorium, library/archives, a children's activity center, two sculpture gardens and two historic homes. The largest collection of works by Fitz Henry Lane, renowned marine artist and native son, may be found there, as well as paintings and sculptures by artists with a connection to Cape Ann. Two historic properties maintained by the museum, The White-Ellery House (1710) and the Captain Elias Davis House (1804) may be visited. The Library & Archives is a major resource for the study of the industrial, social, maritime and art history of Cape Ann. Special events include lectures, walking tours, and youth and family programs. (See website for schedule). A museum shop is on the premises.

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Categories: Architecture, Family, History

Pass Benefits

Pass Admits two (2) for free admission. Instruct patrons to return in red zip-bag in one of the bookdrops.

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Maritime Gloucester

Maritime Gloucester

23 Harbor Loop, Gloucester, MA 01930
978-281-0470   http://www.maritimegloucester.org/
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Maritime Gloucester is a multi-building attraction on Gloucester’s working waterfront. Visitors to the museum can explore the Sea Pocket Aquarium; a gallery featuring schooners, fishing, maritime innovation, marine heroes, and boat building exhibits; and an interactive exhibit providing images, video, audio and real-time data access to the marine life and unique features of the 842 square mile marine plateau that sits between Cape Ann and Cape Cod. Maritime Gloucester features the oldest continuously operating marine railway in the country, and schooners provide opportunities to go out on public sails. There is a museum shop on the premises.

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Categories: Children, Family, History, Science, Ocean

Pass Benefits

Pass admits one family at no charge.

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Massachusetts State Parks (Department of Conservation and Recreation)

Massachusetts State Parks (Department of Conservation and Recreation)

251 Causeway Street, Suite 900, Boston, MA 02114-2104
617-626-1250   http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dcr/massparks/
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The Massachusetts State Parks have locations in all regions of the Commonwealth, from Pittsfield to Boston, and from Gloucester to Provincetown. They include beaches, wooded parks, parkways, and reservoirs, each with its own unique activities and amenities like hiking, biking, swimming and boating, camping, and more.

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Categories: Children, Family, Nature, Recreation

Pass Benefits

Free parking for one vehicle—excluding buses or 15-passenger vans—at more than 50 state parks.

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Museum of Fine Arts

Museum of Fine Arts

465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
617-267-9300   http://www.mfa.org/
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The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, in existence since July 4, 1876, is one of the most comprehensive art museums in the world, with a collection of almost 500,000 works of art, ranging from ancient Egyptian artifacts to contemporary painting, sculpture and video. In addition, there are always special exhibitions on view, opportunities to take advantage of educational programs—some right in the galleries—and a contemplative Japanese garden.

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Categories: Art, Family, History

Pass Benefits

Pass admits 2 people at $10.00 per person. Extra charge for special exhibits.

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Museum of Science

Museum of Science

1 Science Park, Boston, MA 02114
617-723-2500   http://www.mos.org/
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The Museum of Science in Boston is located on a piece of land that extends the width of the Charles River, connecting Boston and Cambridge. Dedicated to promoting and educating visitors about science and technology, the museum includes a planetarium, the world’s largest open-air Van de Graaff generator, an IMAX theatre, a butterfly garden, and permanent and changing exhibits on birds, insects and animals; space; dinosaurs; engineering; nanotechnology; math; biology; and more.

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Categories: Children, Family, History, Nature, Science, Technology, Sky

Pass Benefits

Pass admits up to four (4) people at 50% off per person. Valid only for Exhibit Halls. Does not include admission to the Omni, Planetarium, 4-D Theater, Butterfly Garden, or special exhibits.

Patrons pick up pass from library; do not need to return anything.

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New England Aquarium

New England Aquarium

1 Central Wharf, Boston, MA 02110
617-973-5200   http://www.neaq.org/
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The New England Aquarium is home to thousands of aquatic animals, from the giant Pacific octopus to Northern fur seals to little blue penguins. They offer a wide range of exhibits, including a shark and ray touch tank and the Giant Ocean Tank, a four-story coral reef featuring hundreds of Caribbean animals. In addition, they have an IMAX theatre and run whale watch boat excursions in partnership with Boston Harbor Cruises from April through November.

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Categories: Children, Family, Nature, Science, Ocean

Pass Benefits

Each coupon admits up to four people for a reduced admission rate of 50% off. Children under the age of 3 are admitted free.

Effective January 15, as mandated by the City of Boston, all visitors and event attendees ages 12+ are required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination upon entry. As of January 15, people ages 12+ must show proof of one dose of vaccine, and after February 15, proof of full vaccination. 

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Salem Witch Museum

Salem Witch Museum

19 1/2 Washington Square, Salem, MA 01970
978-744-1692   http://www.salemwitchmuseum.com/
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Based on actual trial documents and using life-size stage sets with figures, lighting, and narration, the museum's principle exhibit examines the 1692 Salem witch trials. In a second exhibit, “Witches: Evolving Perceptions,” guides take you through changing interpretations of witches, the truth behind the stereotypes, witchcraft practice today, and witch hunting. A gift shop is on the premises.

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Categories: Children, Family, History

Pass Benefits

Pass admits up to 6 people at reduced rates: $9.75 each for adults; $7.50 each for children ages 6 to 14.

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Sargent House Museum

Sargent House Museum

49 Middle Street, Gloucester, MA 01930
978-281-2432   http://www.sargenthouse.org/
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The Sargent House Museum is located in Gloucester in a high Georgian house and garden, built in 1782 for the feminist writer and philosopher Judith Sargent Murray and her first husband. The house is presented as it might have been in 1790, with period decorative furniture and art. In addition to learning about the history of Gloucester, visitors will see published work by Murray from the time, as well as art by her great-great nephew John Singer Sargent. Several guided tours are available, each of which focus on a particular subject. (Check the website for details and special events.)

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Categories: Architecture, Family, History

Pass Benefits

Admits two (2) free. Not valid for special programs.

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USS Constitution Museum

USS Constitution Museum

Charlestown Navy Yard, Building 22, Charlestown, MA 02129
617-426-1812   https://ussconstitutionmuseum.org/
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The museum, a part of the Boston National Historical Park, is located in the Charlestown Navy Yard near the ship USS Constitution (“Old Ironsides”) at the end of Boston’s Freedom Trail. The museum provides a detailed look at the history of the ship, information about the war of 1812, and the battle between the ship and HMS Java. Stories are told through interactive exhibits, unique artifacts, archival records, and artwork. The museum also includes a research library which houses a strong collection of manuscripts, books, artifacts, and microfilm of primary source material. The ship itself is maintained by the US Navy, and may be visited free of charge on certain days.

Categories: Art, Family, History, Ocean

Pass Benefits

Pass admits 9 people - No charge.

Effective January 15, as mandated by the City of Boston, all visitors and event attendees ages 12+ are required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination upon entry. As of January 15, people ages 12+ must show proof of one dose of vaccine, and after February 15, proof of full vaccination. 

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