Museum Passes

Museum Fund Policy

The Oscar Foss Memorial Library will reimburse library patrons up to $20 per year for the cost of admission to many New England museums. Barnstead resident card holders in good standing are eligible to request a museum refund using the form provided. Requests for reimbursement will be accepted as long as funds are available and may be discontinued at the discretion of the library board of trustees.

Museum Fund Program may be used to visit any of the following museums:

American Textile History Museum

Boston Children’s Museum,

Boston Museum of Science, 

Canterbury Shaker Village

Children’s Museum of NH

Currier Museum of Art, 

Enfield Shaker Museum 

Gardner Museum, 

Hamilton House

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum 

Little Nature Museum

Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art

Montshire Museum of Science

Mount Kearsarge Indian Museum

Museum of Fine Arts Boston, 

Museum of New Hampshire History, 

New Bedford Whaling Museum

New England Aquarium, 

NH Boat Museum

NH Farm Museum

Ogunquit Museum of American Art

Old Sturbridge Village, 

Peabody Essex Museum

Plymouth Plantation

Portland Museum of Art

Portsmouth Museum of Art.

Seacoast Science Center

SEE Science Center 

Strawberry Banke Museum


  • Must be a Barnstead resident and library card holder in good standing

  • Up to $20.00 per year/per household can be reimbursed (not to exceed the total cost of admission)

  • You must submit a receipt from your museum visit, along with a completed reimbursement form, showing the date of the visit and the full cost of admission

  • Requests made after the museum fund is depleted will not be processed unless additional funds are raised or donated

  • Reimbursement to a museum other than one listed above may be considered on a case by case basis