We are open to the public by appointment only. Staff are available Mon-Fri from 9:30am-5:30pm. Contactless pickup, virtual programs and digital collections continue.

Museum Passes

The Library offers discounted passes to many local museums. Museum passes are generously provided by the Friends of the Library, the EnKa Society (Boston Children’s Museum, Discovery Museum, and the New England Aquarium), and the Rotary Club of Winchester (Institute of Contemporary Art, Peabody Essex Museum, Trustees Go Pass, and Zoo New England).

Please note that Boston museums and aquariums are closed as of Wednesday, 12/16 as part of Mayor Walsh’s announced rollback to Phase 2, Step 2.

General Policy

  • If the museum requires a pass (as opposed to a promo code for online booking), you can pick them up that morning at the library. Earlier pickup can be arranged by calling us.
  • Passes are available to Winchester residents only.
  • A household may reserve passes for two museums per week, defined as Monday-Sunday.
  • Some passes need to be returned. Returnable passes are due by 9:00 AM the following morning. Late passes are subject to fine of $5 per day.

Need Help?

Please call the Reference desk at 781-721-7171 x320.