If you'd like to visit a local-ish museum (as far away as the Clark, Mystic Aquarium, and Mass MoCA, actually!), first visit your local library. You can check out museum passes giving you free or reduced admission to all these places below:
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Want to learn more? Click here! And you can reserve 'em online, too.
No excuse not to get your culture on now!