Thanks to the generosity of our patrons and the Friends of the New Durham Public Library, we’re able to offer our patrons the following passes, each good for free or reduced admission.

HOW TO RESERVE
Call or come in to the library to reserve your pass to ensure it’s available on the day you’d like!

American Independence Museum

American Independence Museum

Located in Exeter, New Hampshire’s Revolutionary War Capital, the American Independence Museum features a collection of 3,000 historic artifacts related to the American Revolution. The museum is dedicated to telling the multifaceted story of this country’s fight for independence and is comprised of the 1721 Ladd-Gilman House and the 1775 Folsom Tavern.

1 Governor's Lane, Exeter, NH 03833
(603) 772-2622

Pass is good for free admission for 2 adults and 2 children (under 18).
Children under 6 are always free!

View the Independence Museum’s website for complete ticketing information, hours, and exhibit information.

Strawbery Banke Museum

Strawbery Banke Museum

The Strawbery Banke Museum is a 10-acre campus where over 300 years of history come to life. Located in the charming Puddle Dock neighborhood by the mouth of the Piscataqua River, you can spend hours touring historic houses, meeting engaging costumed roleplayers, watching traditional craft demonstrations, and exploring historical gardens and landscapes.

14 Hancock Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 433-1100

Pass is good for free admission for 2 adults and 4 children (under 18).
Children under 5 are always free!

View the Strawbery Banke Museum website for complete ticketing information, hours, and exhibit information.

New Hampshire Boat Museum

New Hampshire Boat Museum

Located on Lake Wentworth, the New Hampshire Boat Museum celebrates the boating heritage and life on the lakes and rivers of New Hampshire. There’s a lot going on at this museum! View vintage and antique watercraft, models, motors, and boating-related items and enjoy hands-on activities. They also teach boat building, sailing, and hold model yacht races!

399 Center Street, Wolfeboro, NH 03894
(603) 569-4554

Pass is good for free admission for 2 adults and 2 children.
Children 13 and under are always free at the Boat Museum!

View the Boat Museum website for complete ticketing information, hours, and exhibit information.

The Wright Museum of WWII

Wright Museum of World War II

The Wright Museum was founded to help people appreciate the exceptional contributions made by Americans during World War II, both in the battle fields and on the home front. With an astounding collection of 14,000 WWII-era artifacts, memorabilia, and fully operational military vehicles, this 30,000 sq. ft. museum is renowned for telling the story of World War II Americans.

77 Center Street, Wolfeboro, NH 03894
(603) 569-1212

Pass is good for free admission for 2 adults and 4 children.
Children 4 and under are always free!

View the Wright Museum website for complete ticketing information, hours, and exhibit information.

Libby Museum of Natural History

Libby Museum of Natural History

The Libby Museum is absolutely beautiful and perfect for artists and naturalists alike. Their 3,000 item collection reflects Dr. Libby’s love of the natural world, from birds and furred animals to skeletons and exotic artifacts. The displays take their inspiration from Germany’s sixteenth century Wunderkammer (curiosity cabinets) and are exquisitely maintained.

755 North Main Street, Wolfeboro, NH 03894
(603) 569-1035

Pass is good for free admission for 2 adults and their children.
Children 16 and under are always free!

View the Libby Museum website for complete ticketing information, hours, and exhibit information.

NOTE: Each of these locations may have special rules regarding Covid. They may require that you make a reservation or they may have special hours in place. Be sure to check the museum website when planning your visit!