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Pillsbury Free Library
Serving Warner, NH since 1892
info@warner.lib.nh.us
603-456-2289
Mondays & Wednesdays: 1 - 5 pm
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 9 am -12 pm, 1 - 8 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 2 pm

Museum and Park Passes

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MANY of the following locations have closed for a time due to COVID 19. Follow the links to see up to date information. If NH parks are open we may be able 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 now 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. It can be used for multiple parks in one day. Current access  guidelines at https://www.nhstateparks.org/covid-19

McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center (& Planetarium) temporarily closed due to COVID-19 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 in 2018.  HOURS: During school weeks, 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 open all 7 days, and some other holidays. Closed Easter Sunday.

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.  closed due to COVID 19, starting March 13. The Museum will remain closed for up to 30 days. 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 close temporarily starting Monday, March 16. We invite you to explore the museum online, including information on our new Frank Lloyd Wright house.” After it reopens, this pass will get 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 temporarily closed due to COVID-19 Kearsarge Mountain Rd., 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 workshopsare postponed for now (March-April)

The New Hampshire Telephone Museum  temporarily closed due to COVID-19 22 E. Main 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.

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