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/WIC 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/WIC Card discount must be done in-person and cannot be purchased online.

Our EBT/WIC Card Discount Program, a Museums 4 All initiative, is generously sponsored by New England Biolabs and offers all visitors receiving food assistance (SNAP) a $3 admission.


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. If you contact us before the end of the ticket timed session, we will transfer your tickets to another play session. If a transfer is not possible, (i.e. you are visiting from out of town), we can explore refund options with you.


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

Wednesday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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 – 12:00 pm, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Sunday, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Please check the monthly calendar on our homepage for any schedule changes, such as holiday closures or special school break hours.

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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