|Type of Discount||Details||Required for Discount|
Target Friday Nights||Every Friday from 5-9pm, admission is $1 per person.||Check in at Admissions after 5pm|
Library Coupons||Participating libraries have discount coupons in-house and distribute them to patrons using various methods.||Check library list in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island|
|Last Hour Discount||Visitors entering the Museum during the last hour the Museum is open (Saturday - Thursday) receive half price admission. This discount does not apply on Friday Nights.||Must check in at Admissions during the last hour Saturday - Thursday|
Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) Card|
Sponsored by Highland Street Foundation
|Massachusetts EBT cardholders can show their EBT card to pay only $2 per person cash admission. The discount applies for up to four people per card, per visit. The Museum does not process EBT transactions; cash or other payment must be provided for admission.||A valid Massachusetts EBT card AND a photo ID|
|Teacher Discount||Free admission for active New England teachers (K-8). This includes MA, NH, CT, RI, VT, and ME.||A valid work ID, union card, or paystub AND a photo ID|
United States Armed Forces Active Duty Personnel will receive complimentary admission.
If the Active Duty Member is not present, one dependent will receive complimentary admission in their place.
|A valid Active Military ID or Dependent ID|
|Library Discount Coupon||Library patrons receive half price admission for up to 4 people with a non-expired library coupon.||A date specific, library discount coupon must be presented at Admissions. Library discount coupons are available at most public libraries.|
|WGBH discount||WGBH members receive $1 off general admission for up to 4 people.||Must present a current WGBH membership card AND a photo ID|
|Red Sox Kid Nation||Children who are members of Red Sox Kid Nation receive $2 off the price of their admission.||Red Sox Kid Nation membership card|
|Go Boston||Go Boston Card holders receive free admission to the Museum. Cards are issued one per person for a specific period of days or amount of attractions. Cards must be scanned in the appropriate card reader in order to determine if they are valid for that day.||A valid GO Boston Card|
The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas.
The Museum closes at 3pm on Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve.
The Museum opens at noon on New Year’s Day.
NOTE: Children younger than 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Adults unaccompanied by children must leave proper photo identification at the Admissions Desk. Examples: State Driver’s License or Passport.