Reserve a museum or state park pass directly online!


Did you know that you can reserve a free or discounted museum pass directly through our website with your library card number?   

We have a resources page on our website that makes it easy to reserve your pass directly online.  If you would like help replacing or recovering your card number, let us know!

Once you have your library card number on the ready, just click the links below to reserve FREE passes at these local museums in Gloucester:

cape ann museum

Cape Ann Museum

2 FREE Passes (~$30 value)

Residents of Cape Ann admitted for free every second Saturday & 18 and under receive free admission every day. Learn more about this museum at:

maritime gloucester

Maritime Gloucester

2 FREE Passes (~$30 value)

Free admission to WIC and EBT cardholders.  Learn more about this museum at:

the sargent house museum

Sargent House Museum

2 FREE Passes (~$20-$24 value)

Venturing over the bridge?  These museums in Salem, Massachusetts also offer discounted passes when you reserve with your library card online:

peabody essex museum

Peabody Essex Museum

$12 discounted passes for two people (~$26 value)

Learn more about this museum at:

salem witch museum

Salem Witch Museum

$9.75 or $7.50 discounted pass prices for up to six adults and children ($7-50 savings)

Learn more about this museum at:

If you’re looking for some fun in Boston, the aquarium and museums below offer discounts that will make it easy to say YES! to the trip into the city:

new england aquarium

New England Aquarium

50% discounted admission for up to four people (Save up to $68)

Children 2 and under are admitted for free.  Learn more about the aquarium in Boston at:

museum of science

Museum of Science

50% discounted admission for up to four people (Save up to $62)

Learn more about this museum at:

museum of fine arts

Museum of Fine Arts

Pass admits 2 people at $10.00 per person ($34 savings)

Instructions for how to reserve passes at the discounted rate are on the museum passes page.  Learn more about the MFA at:


One other option for Boston is the JFK Museum, and you can skip the reservation process completely for this museum. Just bring your digital or physical Massachusetts library card to the museum and you will receive 50% off admission.

Regular admission prices are $18 for adults and $10 for children 12+.  Kids under 11 are free.

And for those who seek a journey outdoors this summer, you can also reserve a free parking pass on our website at over 50 Massachusetts State Parks.

dcr mass state parks

Massachusetts State Parks – DCR (Department of Conservation and Recreation)

Free parking for one vehicle (~$20+ value)

Excluding buses or 15-passenger vans.


Visit our Museum Passes page for more information and to make a reservation for a fun educational adventure this summer!

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