MANY of the following locations adapted their hours due to COVID 19. Follow the links to see up to date information. for any NH parks that are open we can to email you a copy of a pass.
Passes are available to any Pillsbury Free Library cardholder. To request a pass, please call the library at 456-2289 or from warner.lib.nh.us/contact us. We strongly suggest you also reserve spaces at the Planetarium for shows, especially during school vacations.
We also have nature discovery kits in backpacks for children and adults. The children’s pack created by the Nature Discovery Center in Warner for the Mt Kearsarge Indian Museum‘s Medicine woods trail has activities designed to get children engaged in observing the natural world. The Library Nature bags contain durable featherweight weatherproof identification guides for anything from animals to trees to bugs. The seashore bag includes beachcomber guides to shells and shore-land plants and animals.
Check one out when you borrow our NH State Parks Pass or just want to go hiking.
NH State Parks – Rollins State Park is the closest, at the top of Kearsarge Mountain Rd. The pass provides entry to most NH State parks for 2 adults and up to 4 children, normally $4 per person. NOT valid at Wallis Sands, Hampton Beach State Park, Flume Gorge, or Cannon Mountain Tramway, camping fees, or metered parking. Current access guidelines at https://www.nhstateparks.org/covid-19 Updates daily at https://www.facebook.com/NewHampshireStateParks/
Make your reservations in advance at www.nhstateparks.org/planning/day-use-reservations
McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center (& Planetarium) Re-opened July 1, 2020; every Wednesday through Sunday in July & August, from 10:30 AM – 4 PM. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Biggest space museum in the Northeast. N.H. Technical Institute, Concord, NH. Free entry to the Center for up to 8 people per day; Planetarium shows are $5 extra per person. HOURS: Fall-Winter-Spring, the center is only open Friday-Sunday, 10:30 AM to 4 PM and also 6:30-8:00 PM on first Friday of each month. During school vacations, they are usually open all 7 days, and some other holidays. Closed Easter Sunday.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Reopening in phases, starting Sept. 2, 2020. Our MFA coupons reduce the entrance fee to $10 per person (Usual cost is $25, $23 for seniors and students, $10 for 7-17 unless non-school hours). Entry to special Exhibitions is included but no advance reservations are accepted with coupons.
Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester. “The Currier Museum of Art will reopen August 20, 2020”. We also invite you to explore the museum online, including information on our new Frank Lloyd Wright house.” There are free ARTalks online. The Library pass enables HALF PRICE entry for up to 4 adults and unlimited children per day (2 adults per pass, two passes allowed per day).
Entry to the Zimmermann House is NOT included.
Museum of New Hampshire History temporarily closed due to COVID-19. 30 Park St., Concord, NH. Free entry for four people per pass, two passes per day maximum. Includes free parking. Also includes access to the museum’s library.
Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum Reopened July 1, 2020 using NH safety guidelines. 18 Highlawn Road, Warner N.H. Free entry for up to 4 people per day. May through mid-October. Does not cover special workshops but can be used during pow-wows. Group tours and in -person workshops are on hold for now (March-April)
The New Hampshire Telephone Museum Reopened July 1, 2020 using NH safety guidelines. One Depot St., Warner NH. Free entry for up to 4 people per day to this charming history museum includes free parking and entry to the Warner Firefighters’ Museum by appointment.