Free or Reduced Admission to Area Attractions
Thanks to the Friends of the Library, we have passes that provide free or reduced admission to several area attractions. Call the library at 539-5176 or come by to reserve the pass you want for the day you want.
Stay tuned for this year's list!
Castle in the Clouds
455 Old Mountain Rd, Moultonborough, NH
Pass is good for free admission for 1 adult (18+) and 1 youth (ages 5-17)
and a 50% admission discount for 1 adult and 1 youth.
(Not valid for special events)
May 12th - May 20th Open weekends only
May 26th - October 21st Open Thursday-Monday 10am - 4pm
Castle in the Clouds is a 16-room Arts and Crafts mansion built in 1914 and 5,500-acre mountaintop estate in Moultonborough, New Hampshire owned by the Lakes Region Conservation Trust and operated by the Castle Preservation Society. Tour the mansion and hear the fascinating story of its owner, Thomas Plant. Don't miss the spectacular views or the magnificent gardens. 28 miles of hiking/biking trails. Enjoy a horseback or carriage ride. Gift shop available.
Children's Museum & Theater of Maine
250 Thompson's Point Road, Portland, ME
Pass is good for 50% off admission for up to one party of 4 people per day
(not valid for theatre productions or paid programs)
Wednesday-Sunday 9am - 12pm, 1pm - 4pm
Tickets must be reserved online before going to the museum
The Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine offers visitors interactive exhibits that have been designed to create experiential learning and fun at the same time. We are a hands-on and family centered experience for the entire family. These interactive spaces are grounded in the science of play and the latest research on how children learn. Each exhibit is an opportunity for visitors of all ages to learn about their world through dramatic role play, hands-on exploration, navigating immersive environments, and taking safe risks.
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
105 Botanical Gdns Dr, Boothbay, ME
Pass is good for free admission for 2 adults (18+) and any number of their children/grandchildren under the age of 18
May 1-October 23
Open daily 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., rain or shine.
Opened in 2007, the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens invites visitors of all ages and abilities to create and to explore meaningful connections to plants and nature at their own pace. Its exquisite gardens, dramatic and compelling natural landscape—including nearly a mile of tidal saltwater frontage—make it ever-changing, endlessly captivating and thoroughly unique. The Gardens presents limitless potential to inspire learning about natural history, habitats, botany, horticulture and ecological connections. As the largest botanical garden in New England, the Gardens comprises 295 acres, 17 of which are gardens featuring native plants of Maine and other plants suited to northern coastal conditions.
Libby Museum of Natural History
755 N Main St, Wolfeboro, NH
Pass is good for 2 adults plus children for one day
June 1 - October 15
Sunday, 12pm - 4pm; Closed Monday; Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 4pm;
The Libby Museum of natural history was founded over 100 years ago, and is one of the oldest of its kind in New Hampshire. The Libby collection is an unusual array of animals, birds, artifacts and oddities. Events through the summer include LIVE animal and children's programs, as well as art exhibits.
Squam Lakes Science Center
23 Science Center Rd, Holderness, NH
Pass is good for up to 4 trail admissions for $10 each
May 1st - November 1st Open daily 9:30am - 5pm
Last trail admission at 3:30pm; Parking gates are locked at 5:30pm
Through spectacular live animal exhibits, natural science education programs, and lake cruises, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center has educated and enlightened visitors for over forty years about our natural world. They are the only AZA-accredited institution in northern New England.
Wright Museum of World War II
77 Center St, Wolfeboro, NH
Pass is good for 2 adults and 4 children (under 18)
May 1st through October 31st
Monday—Saturday: 10:00AM–4:00PM; Sunday: Noon–4:00PM
(last admission 3:00PM)
In 1994, the Wright Museum of World War II opened in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, a creation of its visionary founder the late David Wright. For over twenty years, this educational institution has fulfilled David’s dream of creating a public understanding and appreciation of the exceptional contributions on the home front and the battle fields made by World War II-era Americans.