Ticket Rates

Children under 12 months: $0

Adults and children age 12 months+: $12

Adults and children using library pass discount: $6

Adults and children with EBT Card: $3

Tickets are available in-person on a first-come, first-serve basis for all visitors, regardless of discount or membership used. Online ticket reservations are strongly encouraged for library pass users, as well as members and non-members alike due to our museum capacity.

The use of our EBT Card discount must be done in-person and cannot be purchased online.


Guests who have purchased tickets online and need to cancel their visit are asked to contact NSCM as soon as possible to enable staff to release the tickets for other visitors. Refunds will be issued if you contact us before the start time of your ticket.


The rear lot behind the Museum at 10 Main Street is not public. There is typically street parking available on Main Street, and the closest public parking lots are the Central Street Lot, Mill Street Lot, and Foster Street Lot. All public lots are free and are just a short walk away.

Our Hours

Thursday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Friday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Saturday, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sunday, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Visiting a few times a year?

Consider purchasing a membership, which gives you and your family unlimited access to the museum. Click here to learn more about our membership options.

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