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:

Pride on Film: Before Stonewall 
Screening at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, MA from June 2 to June 15.
Come experience the fascinating and unforgettable, decade-by-decade history of homosexuality in America through eye-opening historical footage and interviews with those who lived through an often brutal closeted history

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

Museum Passes Available:

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

Aviation Museum of New Hampshire– Londonderry
Free admission for one family.

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

Fuller Gardens– North Hampton
Each Pass admits 1 person free; 2 passes per patron.
Open Daily Mid-May thru Mid-October 10:00 am – 5:30 pm

The Libby Museum– Wolfeboro
One Day Family Pass

McAuliffe Shepard Discovery Center– Concord
Free admission to exhibit galleries for 4 people

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

June Events at the MFA

Museum of Science– Boston, MA
Admission for $10 for up to 4 people

Schools all over New England may be letting out their students for the summer, but this June everyone can continue learning at the Museum of Science! Our library’s Museum of Science passes offers patrons access to our extensive collection of permanent exhibits, drop-in activities, and live presentations.

June Events at the Museum of Science

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. The pass is also 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.

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

Owl-mazing Adaptations: A Special Summer Solstice Program
Friday, June 21 at 9:30am
Unleash your child’s curiosity and come celebrate the amazing world of owls! $10 for pre-registration, $12 for day-of purchase, or $20 for a family. Perfect for children ages 3-5, and a favorite adult!

See Science Center– Manchester
Free admission for 2 people

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

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

Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 10:00am – 5:00pm 
Week-long celebration of American heritage through a wide range of historic interpretations of history from 1602 to 1945! Included with daily admission

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Jump, jive, and swing to the music of the Beantown Swing Orchestra! Tickets to the dance are $20, and included is a free dance lesson starting at 6 pm. After, enjoy the Portsmouth firework display. To purchase tickets, use code 19SWING

Thursday, July 4, 2019 from 10:00am – 5:00pm
In addition to touring the historic houses and gardens, visitors are invited to welcome new citizens at the US Naturalization Ceremony at 11:00 am, participate in the Old Fashioned Field Day from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm and view the Patriotic parade around the museum grounds at 2:00 pm. Admission is free

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Gary Fagin kicks off the 2019 Tuesdays on the Terrace concert series with familiar and traditional favorites from the great American songbook. Food, beer, and wine are available for purchase. Tickets are available for $5 at the door

Woodman Museum– Dover
Two for the price of one or half price for one person

NHPBS Movies at Pinkerton Academy & McAuliffe-Shepard!

June 2019 Super Stellar Friday: “Chasing the Moon” from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

“Chasing the Moon,” written, produced and directed by Academy Award nominee Robert Stone, premieres Monday-Wednesday, July 8-10, 9:00-11:00p.m. on NHPBS. The film tells the story of the space race, from its earliest beginnings to the monumental achievement of the first lunar landing in 1969.

NHPBS will be hosting two premiere screenings of parts of the film.

June 27, 2019: Join the Discovery Center and NHPBS for a sneak peek of the new American Experience series “Chasing the Moon” at this month’s Super Stellar Friday! Following the video, Dr. Andrew Jordan, a Research Scientist at UNH, will answer visitor questions about the episode! Jordan holds a Ph.D. from Boston University. He is a research scientist at the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space at the University of New Hampshire. He is a member of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter team and currently studies how energetic charged particles affected lunar soil and water ice. His previous research focused on the mitigation of cosmic rays by the Earth’s magnetosphere.

Doors open at 6:30pm and the program will begin at 7pm. Doors close at 9:30pm.


THURSDAY, JUNE 27 at 7pm
With John Gianforte, Director of the UNH Observatory


SATURDAY, JULY 20 from 10:30am – 4pm
Chasing the Moon” screenings throughout the day

NHPBS is also producing a special documentary, Back to the Moon which will air July 4 at 7:30pm on NHPBS.

Museum Reservation Request Form: request to make a pass reservation here!