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Museum Passes

Due to Covid 19 restrictions, some venues require timed registrations.  Library passes do NOT guarantee the availability of an appointment.  Visit the museum website to reserve your timed ticket. Some museums require a code to receive the discount. The pass code can be found on the museum pass.

The Library offers free or reduced admission passes to area museums and cultural attractions.  All passes are listed in the library catalog.

Passes are offered on a first come, first served basis.  To check on the availability of a pass, please call the Library at 413-298-5501.  Scroll down to view our full museum pass lending policy.

Arrowhead (Seasonal)

780 Holmes Road, Pittsfield, MA 01201

Number of passes: 1 pass: admits 2 people for a guided tour.

Berkshire Botanical Garden (Seasonal)

5 West Stockbridge Road (Routes 102 & 183), Stockbridge, MA 01262

Number of passes: 1 pass: admits 2 adults.  Free to children 12 and under.

Berkshire Museum

39 South Street (Rte 7), Pittsfield, MA 01201

Number of passes: 1 pass:  admits 2 adults at 50% off ($7.50) and 2 children under the age of 18.  Free to children 3 and under.

Chesterwood (Seasonal)

4 Williamsville Road, PO Box 827, Stockbridge, MA 01262

Number of passes: 1 pass: admits 2 adults.  Free to children 12 and under.

Clark Art Institute

225 South Street, Williamstown, MA 01267

Number of passes: 1 pass: admits 1 adult.  Free to children under 18 and students with a valid ID.

Hancock Shaker Village

1843 West Housatonic Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201

Number of passes: 1: admits 2 adults and 2 youths (ages 13-17).  Children 12 and under are free.


87 Marshall Street, North Adams, MA 01247

Number of passes: 1 : admits 2 adults and 2 children (under age 16) for gallery only.

Massachusetts Dept. of Conservation & Recreation


Number of passes: 2 : Free Parking at DCR Facilities that charge a fee (Restrictions apply, please see tag.)  (Does not guarantee a parking space.) Display hangtag on rearview mirror.

The Mount: Edith Wharton’s Estate and Gardens (Seasonal)

2 Plunkett Street, Lenox, MA 01240

Number of passes: 1: admits 2 adults for $10 each.  Youth 18 and under are free.

Norman Rockwell Museum

9 Glendale Road (Rte 183), Stockbridge, MA 01262

Number of passes: 1 : this pass admits 2 patrons at a discounted rate of $10 each.
Note: children 18 and under are admitted free.

Museum Pass Checkout Procedures

  • Passes are available to CWMars library cardholders in good standing: having no billed items or fines over $10.
  • One family may borrow one pass at a time.
  • Passes may not be reserved.  To borrow a pass, you must present your library card at the circulation desk.  By borrowing a pass you agree to the borrowing guidelines and paying the replacement cost for lost passes.
  • Passes are loaned for two library days and are not renewable.  They may be returned in the book drop. Please return passes to the Stockbridge Library in the container provided. 
  • Late charges are $5 a day.  Borrowers who lose a pass will be assessed a replacement fee, which will be charged to the borrower’s account after two weeks.
  • Call the museum before your visit to check on the most current hours, closed dates, and directions. Check out museum websites for more information.

If a pass is lost, the borrower is responsible for the replacement cost.