Museum Passes

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Einstein’s Workshop

Einstein’s Workshop

25 Adams Street, Burlington, MA 01803
781-202-5645   https://www.einsteinsworkshop.com/
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Einstein’s Workshop provides hands-on STEAM Learning (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics) for children K-8 at weekly classes and a drop-in exploration space. The drop-in space has a variety of tools and toys, which include LEGOs, K’nex, Zome, Snap Circuits, Kapla blocks, Anker blocks, MagnaTiles, and more. Access to innovative tools, such as 3D printers and a laser cutter, is provided through classes and workshops on such topics as robotics, electronics design, Minecraft engineering and architecture, and 3D design and programming.

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Categories: Children, Science, Technology

Pass Benefits

The library’s pass admits up to up to 5 children (accompanied by an adult) for free two hour drop - in visits on Saturday and Sunday only. (not good for classes) Passes not available on Mondays through Fridays, and are not available from June 10 until September 13. Einstein Workshop current hours and drop - in prices.

LOAN INSTRUCTIONS: This returnable pass must be picked up at the library on the “day of use” or the day before. Please bring your library card or ID when picking up the pass.  Return the pass to the Main Desk or the outside book drop before the library opens on its next scheduled day to allow other patrons to use the pass. 

Funded by the Donation Account.

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Harvard Museums of Science and Culture

Harvard Museums of Science and Culture

11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
617-496-1638   https://hmsc.harvard.edu/
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The Harvard Museums of Science & Culture is a partnership of museums on the Harvard University Cambridge campus dedicated to the natural world, science, and human cultures. They include the Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, the Harvard Museum of Natural History (comprised of the Harvard University Herbaria, Mineralogical and Geological Museum, and Museum of Comparative Zoology), the Harvard Semitic Museum, and the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, all located between Oxford St./Divinity Ave area. Of particular note are the famous glass flowers, models commissioned by Harvard in 1886 to aid in the teaching of botany (and made in Germany over the course of more than eight decades), on display in the Harvard Museum of Natural History.

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Categories: Children, Family, History, Nature, Science

Pass Benefits

The library’s pass admits up to 4 people with a $6.00 co-pay each, children under 3 are free. Start here and follow links to hours and information for each individual museum. Full admission prices and hours vary by museum.  Discounts are available for active military, SNAP, EIB, MA teachers, MA residents with IDs.

LOAN INSTRUCTIONS: This coupon pass may be picked up at the library any time after your reservation is made and does not need to be returned to the library. Please bring your library card or ID when picking up the pass. Any applicable co-pay fees are collected at the museum.  Harvard Science Museums requires proof of MA residency or your MA library card when paying for your tickets at the museum.

Donated by the Finley Family.

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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

The library’s pass admits 4 people with a $10 co-pay each, children under 3 are free. Science Museum current hours and admission prices.

LOAN INSTRUCTIONS: This coupon pass may be picked up at the library any time after your reservation is made and does not need to be returned to the library. Please bring your library card or ID when picking up the pass. Any applicable co-pay fees are collected at the museum.

Funded by the City of Melrose

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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

The library’s pass admits 4 people at half off each, children 2 and under are free.  Visitors using wheelchairs or with visual impairments are admitted free of charge. Aquarium current hours and admission prices. The NE Aquarium passes are not available from July 1 until after Labor Day. Library passes cannot be used in conjunction with groups visits, programs, IMAX, whale watches or Combo tickets.

LOAN INSTRUCTIONS: This coupon pass may be picked up at the library any time after your reservation is made and does not need to be returned to the library. Please bring your library card or ID when picking up the pass. Any applicable co-pay fees are collected at the Aquarium.

Donated by the Trustees of the Melrose Public Library

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