Mcauliffe-Shepard Discovery Center Passes – Museums and More

Mcauliffe-Shepard Discovery Center
2 Institute Drive
Concord, NH 03301
Phone: (603) 271-7827

Non-Vacation Weeks
OPEN Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 10:30 AM – 4 PM
Super Stellar Fridays: 1st Friday of the month, 6:30 – 9:30 PM

Summer (Jun 15-Sep 2) & School Vacation Weeks
(Feb 16-Mar 4; Apr 13-29; Dec 26-31)
Open DAILY, 10:30 AM – 4 PM

Martin Luther King Day, Presidents Day, Columbus Day & Veterans Day:  Open 10:30 AM – 4 PM
Closed all other major holidays

Each pass (1 per family or group) admits 4 people free of charge to exhibits. Library has two passes available.  Planetarium show tickets are an extra fee.

Planetarium Show Tickets:

FREE for members, children 2 and under
$5 per person per show add-on to General Admission

Museum website:

Looking for Volunteers (adults) to Help with or Bake for Valentine Tea

Looking for a few volunteers (adults) to help with the Valentine Tea.
Setup on
 Friday, February 9th from 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Help with Event:
Saturday, Friday February 10th
 10:00am – 1:00pm
 1:00pm – 4:00pm
If you like to bake, we are also looking for food donations; cookies, brownies, muffins, etc.  If you are interested in volunteering and/or providing a food donation, please contact Wendi at
Thank you in advance!  We couldn’t have such a great event without volunteers like you!
Wendi Lewis

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