Museum Passes

Fill out the Museum Reservation Request form at the bottom to request a museum pass!

The Smyth Public Library currently offers a variety of museum passes for patron use. Passes are available to be checked out for 2 days at a first-come, first-served basis. Reserves can be made in advance for any passes by calling, emailing or filling out the museum reservation request form at the bottom of the page.

Museum Spotlight:

American Independence Museum– Exeter
Free admission for two adults and their children under 18

Ring in the Season at Folsom Tavern!

Holiday Open House – Friday, November 30 
Step back in time and experience the glow of Folsom Tavern (c.1775) decorated for the festive season. Toast the holidays with light snacks and adult refreshments, pen a holiday card to a veteran, enjoy seasonal music, and visit our pop-up gift shop. Support our museum by bidding on a wonderful selection of items in our annual silent auction. Admission charged.

NEW! Colonial Holiday Tea – Saturdays, December 1 & 8 
You are cordially invited to a Colonial Holiday Tea in Folsom Tavern.  Sip delicious teas and dine on small bites provided by colonial-inspired caterer For the Love of Food and Drink.  Create your own historic handiwork with lavender sachets and mulling spices– perfect for holiday gift giving. Try your hand at quill pen writing for your holiday gift tags or a letter to Santa. The museum’s holiday gift shop will be open for you to find that perfect present for the history lover on your list. Admission charged, reservations required.

Exeter Area Holiday Home Tour – Sunday, December 2 
The Tavern will serve as the ticket pick-up location for this year’s Holiday Home Tour. Guests may explore the first floor, shop our pop-up gift shop, and enjoy light refreshments (donations encouraged). Tickets for the Holiday Home Tour are required and must be purchased in advance through Womenade but the tavern will be open to everyone from 10am to 5pm.

Museum Passes Available:

Aviation Museum of New Hampshire– Londonderry

Free admission for one family

Saturday, Nov. 10 at 11 a.m. Remembering NEA Flight 946 

At the Museum: 50 years later, a look NH’s worst aviation disaster.

Currier Museum of Art- Manchester
Free general admission for 2 adults (children under 18 are free)

The Libby Museum– Wolfeboro
One Day Family Pass

Museum of Fine Art
$10 admission for up to 2 people
Children under 6 free
$10 for ages 7-17 (free after 3pm)

NH Parks Pass
The New Hampshire Division of Parks and Recreation’s Library Pass entitles admission to all day-use parks for two adults and up to four dependents. It is not valid at Hampton Beach State Park – South Beach, Wallis Sands State Park, Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway, or the Flume Gorge and it is not valid for use at the metered parking on the seacoast or for camping. There is no cash value. The passes are seasonal and expire December 31.

See Science Center– Manchester
Free admission for 2 people

Seacoast Science Center at Odiorne State Park– Rye
50% off admission for 2 adults and up to 4 children

Nature@Nite: Owl Prowl

November 20, 2018


Nature@Nite is a new program series that gives you an opportunity to learn about the habitats and wildlife of Odiorne Point State Park after-hours.

Strawbery Banke– Portsmouth
Free admission for 2 adults and up to 4 children

300 Years of Thanksgiving Traditions — Guided Tours
November Weekends, 10 am to 2 pm (last 90-min tour starts at 2 pm)
November 3 & 4, 10 & 11, 17 & 18, 24 & 25. Plus Fri Nov 23

November visitors to Portsmouth can trace the evolution of Thanksgiving from the Puritans’ holy day of thanks to today’s family feast and homecoming at Strawbery Banke Museum, the 10-acre outdoor living history museum.  This 90-minute, fast-paced,  multi-sensory program, explains how Thanksgiving transcended time, place and culture to become the uniquely American holiday celebrated today.

Squam Lakes Science Center – Holderness
two $3 trail admissions, plus up to four additional discounted trail admissions for $10 each.

Woodman Museum- Dover
Two for the price of one or half price for one person
Museum Reservation Request Form: request to make a pass reservation here!