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Local Attractions: Museum Passes

Museum passes are available on a first come, first served basis. They are loaned for three days (two nights) with no renewals. Late fees are $5/day.
Please check the "Visit info" links below to find out if a particular museum requires pre-purchase or timed ticketing, or if they have any other COVID-related protocols in place.

MASS MoCA

VACCINE PROOF REQUIRED starting 11/1 - click info link below for details.

MASS MoCA is one of the world’s liveliest centers for making and enjoying today’s most evocative art. With vast galleries and a stunning collection of indoor and outdoor performing arts venues, MASS MoCA is able to embrace all forms of art: music, sculpture, dance, film, painting, photography, theater, and new, boundary-crossing works of art that defy easy classification. 

Library Pass admits 2 adults and 2 children (under 16) to MASS MoCA's galleries during normal gallery hours. Not valid for performing arts events or special exhibition openings. 

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Hancock Shaker Village

Hancock Shaker Village is a landmark destination of 750 acres, 20 historic Shaker buildings, and over 22,000 Shaker artifacts. On the National Historic Register, it is the most comprehensively interpreted Shaker site in the world, and the oldest working farm in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. 

Library Pass admits 2 adults and 2 youth (13-17);children 12 and under always free.

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DCR Parks Pass

Library Pass entitles the bearer to free parking for one vehicle (excluding buses and 15-passenger vans) at over 50 day-use facilities in the State Parks system that charge a parking fee. 

Pass availability and details regarding valid parks

DCR (Dept of Conservation & Recreation) website

Clark Art Institute

VACCINE PROOF REQUIRED starting 11/1 - click info link below for details.

In 1950 Sterling and Francine Clark chartered the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute as a home for their extensive art collection. Opened to the public in 1955, the Clark has built upon this extraordinary group of works to become one of the most beloved and respected art museums in the world, known for its intimate galleries and stunning natural environment. 

Library Pass is valid for one adult admission per day. Free admission (no pass needed) on first Sunday of the month from October through May. Always free for members, children under 18, and students with a valid ID. The Clark hosts a number of free family days during the year. Please check Family Events on calendar for details.

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Norman Rockwell Museum

The Museum houses the world’s largest and most significant collection of Rockwell’s work, including 998 original paintings and drawings. Rockwell lived in Stockbridge for the last 25 years of his life. Rockwell’s Stockbridge studio, moved to the Museum site, is open to the public from May through October, and features original art materials, his library, furnishings, and personal items. The Museum also houses the Norman Rockwell Archives, a collection of more than 100,000 items, including working photographs, letters, personal calendars, fan mail, and business documents.

Library Pass admits up to (2) patrons at the discounted rate of $12 each.

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Berkshire Museum

The Berkshire Museum combines art, science, and history to create thought-provoking experiences for visitors of all ages. The museum’s diverse collection of more than 40,000 objects is brought to life year round through exhibitions, educational programming, digital content, and community events. We truly are your community museum, offering access to education and culture to the residents of Pittsfield, the Berkshires, and beyond.

Library Pass admits up to 4 individuals; member rates on all programs, special exhibitions and performances. Discounted ticket purchases must be made in-person with pass ; 10% discount in the Museum Shop. This card is NOT valid for free admission to special events, performances, Festival of Trees, Galleries in Bloom and Little Cinema.. 

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Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

The mission of The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, a non-profit organization in Amherst, Massachusetts, is to inspire a love of art and reading through picture books. A leading advocate in its field, The Carle collects, preserves, presents, and celebrates picture books and picture book illustrations from around the world.

Library Pass admits 2 adults and 4 children.

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