Becket and Washington's Community Library

The Becket Athenaeum

​​Museum Pass Policy

Museum passes are checked out using the following system for due dates:

If checked out on:         Pass is due on:

Tuesday                        Thursday, before 1pm

Thursday                       Saturday, before 10am

Saturday                       Tuesday, before 1pm


Only one museum pass may be checked out at a time per family.


If a patron returns a pass late, that patron and her/his household members will not be allowed to check out passes for any museum for a period of two months.


If a patron fails to return a pass, the patron will be billed the replacement cost of the pass and will have library privileges suspended until charges are paid.


Passes may be reserved up to one month in advance.


Reservations may be made twice per month per household with these additional restrictions: only one reservation for a Saturday and only one reservation per museum. 


For special dates, such as the Hancock Shake Village Country Fair, a lottery will determine for whom the pass will be reserved.





ARROWHEAD
Admits 2 people for a guided tour
Regular admission adult $13; child $8

BERKSHIRE BOTANICAL GARDEN
Admits 2
Regular admission adult $15; children 12 & under are free

BERKSHIRE MUSEUM
Admits 2 adults & 2 children
Regular admission adult $13; child $6;

children 3 & under are free

CHESTERWOOD
Admits 2 adults 
Regular admission adult $17.50; child $8.75;

children 12 & under are free

CLARK ART INSTITUTE
Admits 1 adult
Regular admission adult $20; children 18 & under are free

DCR-MASS PARKS PASS
Admits 1 vehicle for free parking
(
see list for participating parks)
Regular parking price varies per park


HANCOCK SHAKER VILLAGE

Admits 2 adults & 2 youth (13-17)
Regular admission adult $20; senior $18; youth $8; 
children 12 & under are free




 

MASS MOCA
Admits 2 adults & 2 children
Regular admission adult $18; senior $16; student $12;

child (6-16) $8; children 5 & under are free

THE MOUNT
Admits 2 adults at $10 each
Regular admission $18; children 18 & under are free

MYSTIC SEAPORT AQUARIUM

$5 off each admission for up to 4 people
Regular admission adult $34.99; youth (13-17) $28.99; children (3-12) $24.99


NORMAN ROCKWELL
Admits 2 adults at $10 each
Regular admission adult $18; child (6-18) $6;

children 5 & under are free


SPRINGFIELD MUSEUMS
Admits 4
Regular admission adult $18;
seniors $12; child (3-17) $9.50


USS CONSTITUTION
Admits up to 9 people
Regular admission suggested donation of $10 per person

VENTFORT HALL

Admits 2 people to the 1st floor only

Regular admission adult $18; senior/student (18-23 with student ID) $17; child (5-17) $7;
children 4 & under are free

These Museum Passes are supported in part by grants from the towns of both Becket and Washington local cultural council (LCC), local agencies which are supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.