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


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- unavailable until 2017 season
Admits 2 people for a guided tour
Regular admission adult $13; child $8

BERKSHIRE BOTANICAL GARDEN- closed until 2017 season
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- closed until 2017 season
Admits 2 adults 
Regular admission adult $17.50; child $8.75;

children 12 & under are free

CHILDREN’S MUSEUM AT HOLYOKE
Admits up to 6 people at half price
Regular admission adult/child $7; senior $5; children under 1 year are free


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


CONNECTICUT SCIENCE CENTER

​20% off general admission for 4
Regular admission adult $21.95; senior 65+ $19.95;

youth (3-17) $14.95; children 2 & 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- closed until 2017 season
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

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.