NARM: Massachusetts Reciprocal Museums

The North American Reciprocal Museum Membership Program by the (NARM) Association allows you to access reciprocal benefits at almost 1100 member institutions around the United States, Canada, and Beyond!

It is THE most extensive list of reciprocating museums and organizations available, allowing your family to enjoy countless opportunities to learn about art, culture, history, anthropology, and SO much more!

In most instances, your benefits allow you to take advantage of FREE admission. However, there are exceptions, including geographic exclusions; special programming that may require additional ticket purchases; and party size limitations.

Please, use our list for informational purposes, but be sure to do your own research directly with the institutions that interest you to understand the benefits you will receive upon showing your NARM membership card, as well as how many people in your family may receive those benefits.

The North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association® is one of the largest reciprocal membership programs in the world with members in the United States, Bermuda, Canada, El Salvador and Mexico!

NARM has over 1,000 arts, cultural, and historical institutions along with botanical gardens, children’s museums, science and technology centers and more that offer their individual NARM qualified members reciprocal benefits.

Members from one of the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association® member institutions listed below, who present a current membership card validated with accepted NARM identification, are entitled to the following privileges at participating institutions:

• Free/member admission during regular museum hours

• Member discounts at museum shops

• Member discounts on concert/lecture tickets.

Guests are not included unless they present a current membership card validated with accepted NARM identification. NOTE: Some museums restrict benefits. Please see the end notes at the bottom for more information. ‘Family’ benefits are defined by each participating institution. It is always advisable to contact the institution prior to your visit to avoid any confusion. For questions about the North American Reciprocal Program please contact your institution’s membership department.


  • List subject to change without notice.
  • Museums may temporarily suspend reciprocal program during special exhibitions.
  • Call before you go.  Some museums do not honor NARM benefits from other local museums. There ARE geographic restrictions between certain locations within a reasonable distance from each other. There ARE other exclusions. Also, verify your party size covered by your membership, versus the number of people who may be covered by the free admission when you are visiting.

Step 1: Check out our list below for informational purposes! Click on the Attraction Name for more details about the Museum, or click on the City / State to find other AWESOME family-friendly activities in that area!

Step 2: Make sure you get the official scoop by reading through the Official NARM Reciprocal Membership Program details here!

Step 3: Support YOUR local, participating NARM-affiliated Museum by purchasing a Membership Package!

Step 4: Get your Official NARM-affiliated Reciprocal Membership Card and prepare to bring it, along with your photo ID, when you travel!

Step 5: Don’t forget to call ahead to ensure the Museum you’d like to visit is still currently and actively offering free admission to members of this program. Rules and participation can and will change throughout the year!

Step 6: ENJOY!

NARM Reciprocal Massachusetts Locations

Acton, MADiscovery Museum
Adams, MASusan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum
Amherst, MAMead Art Museum
Andover, MAAddison Gallery of American Art
Arlington, MAArlington Historical Society Museum & Jason Russell House
Arlington, MACyrus Dallin Art Museum
Beverly, MABeverly Historical Society
Boston, MANorma Jean Calderwood Gallery at the Boston Athenaeum
Boston, MAMcMullen Museum of Art – Boston College
Boston, MANichols House Museum
Brockton, MAFuller Craft Museum
Brookline, MALarz Anderson Auto Museum
Cambridge, MAHarvard Art Museums
Clinton, MAThe Museum of Russian Icons
Concord, MAConcord Museum
Concord, MATrustees / The Old Manse
Cotuit, MACahoon Museum of American Art
Cummington, MAThe Trustees / William Cullen Bryant Homestead
Danvers, MADanvers Historical Society
Dedham, MADedham Historical Society & Museum
Dennis, MACape Cod Museum of Art
Duxbury, MADuxbury Rural & Historical Society
Edgartown, MAMartha’s Vineyard Museum
Fall River, MAFall River Historical Society
Falmouth, MAHighfield Hall & Gardens
Falmouth, MAMuseums on the Green
Fitchburg, MAFitchburg Art Museum
Framingham, MADanforth Art Museum at Framingham State University
Gloucester, MACape Ann Museum
Gloucester, MAMaritime Gloucester
Harvard, MAThe Trustees / Fruitlands Museum
Haverhill, MAThe Museum of Printing
Hopkinton, MAHopkinton Center for the Arts
Ipswich, MAThe Trustees / Castle Hill
Lenox, MAThe Mount
Lexington, MALexington Arts & Crafts Society
Lexington, MALexington Historical Society
Lexington, MAScottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library
Lincoln, MATrustees / deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
Marblehead, MAMarblehead Museum
Milton, MAForbes House Museum
Monterey, MABidwell House Museum
Needham, MANeedham History Center & Museum
New Bedford, MANew Bedford Art Museum / ArtWorks!
New Bedford, MANew Bedford Whaling Museum
Newton, MADurant-Kenrick House
Newton, MAJackson Homestead and Museum
Northampton, MASmith College Museum of Art
Oak Bluffs, MAMariposa Museum
Pittsfield, MABerkshire County Historical Society
Pittsfield, MABerkshire Museum
Pittsfield, MAHancock Shaker Village
Provincetown, MAProvincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM)
Salem, MAHouse of the Seven Gables
Salem, MAPeabody Essex Museum
Salem, MASalem Arts Association
Sandwich, MAHeritage Museum & Gardens
South Grafton, MAMassachusetts State Police Museum and Learning Center
South Yarmouth, MACultural Center of Cape Cod
Springfield, MASpringfield Museums
Stockbridge, MABerkshire Botanical Garden
Stockbridge, MANorman Rockwell Museum
Stockbridge, MAThe Trustees / Naumkeag
Sturbridge, MAOld Sturbridge Village
Taunton, MAOld Colony History Museum
Waltham, MAGore Place
Wellesley, MADavis Museum at Wellesley College
Westford, MAWestford Museum of the Westford Historical Society
Williamstown, MAClark Art Institute
Winchester, MAGriffin Museum of Photography
Worcester, MAWorcester Art Museum


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Georgia Museum of Art / University of Georgia – Athens, GA


We do everything we can to ensure all information provided is current and up-to-date, but details, rules, policies, conditions, schedules, prices, and participation can and do change regularly, and you should ALWAYS contact or consult with each individual attraction to ensure the latest accuracy of details pertinent to your family’s travel needs.

We always do our best, but we cannot be responsible for changes or updates issued by the locations themselves. 

Thanks for understanding!

Travel safely!

And have fun!