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Pillsbury Free Library
Serving Warner, NH since 1892
Mon 10-12 & 1-5
Tue 9-12 & 1-8
Wed 1-5
Thu 9-12 & 1-6
Sat 9-2

Museum and Park Passes


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Passes are available to any Pillsbury Free Library cardholder. To request a pass, please call the library at 603-456-2289 or from us. For any NH parks that are open and some museums, we can email you a pass to print. 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 Updates are sometimes posted at
Make your reservations in advance at

McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center (& Planetarium) Biggest space museum in the Northeast, now includes most of the Mt. Washington Observatory Center collection. Located at N.H. Technical Institute, Concord, NH.  Pass: 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 (Timed tickets in Spring 2021) and also 6:30-8:00 PM on first Friday of each month. During school vacations, and Summers they are usually open all 7 days, and some other holidays. Closed Easter Sunday. Check for current details.

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.  Our MFA special promo code reduces the entrance fee to $10 per person over 6 yrs old (usual cost for adults is $27, or $34 if exhibits included). The Museum is open five days a week: Wed.–Sun., 10 am–5 pm. Visit for information about health, safety, and what’s on view. Go to, select the date and enter the promo code, then select library pass tickets. Contact the library for the code.

Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester. 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 Frank Lloyd Wright Zimmermann House, and Usonian Automatic is NOT included.

John Hay Estate at the Fells 456 Route 103A in Newbury, NH. Library passes enable free admission and house tours for two adults and any children in the household. Multiple passes may be used per day.

Museum of New Hampshire History 30 Park St., Concord, NH. We do not hold a pass for this museum in 2021.

Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum Season begins May 1, 2022 18 Highlawn Road, Warner N.H. Pass: 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. Hours Mon. through Sat., 10 am to 4 pm, Sundays, noon to 4 pm.

The New Hampshire Telephone Museum  One Depot St., Warner NH.  Pass gets 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. Open Tuesday and Saturday 10 am to 4 pm or by appointment in March-April and Nov-December, and Tues., Thurs. and Sat. May -October. Closed Jan and Feb except for groups by appointment.

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