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Museum Passes

Museum Passes


Emerson College provides free admission and discounts for students, staff, and faculty to Boston museums.

Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), 25 Harbor Shore Drive

The ICA partners with universities to become a member which allows for FREE admission to the museum with a valid Emerson College ID for all students, staff, and faculty. To book tickets in advance you will need the Emerson College promo code. For 2023 the code is EC2023ICA but you can always look up the current one on the University Membership page (scroll down to the Participating Institutions section).

Museum of Fine Arts Boston (MFA), 465 Huntington Avenue

The MFA provides access to students, faculty, and staff with an Emerson ID. Emerson ID holders get free general admission and to special exhibits. General admission tickets are no longer timed-entry, but special ticketed exhibitions require a timed-entry ticket. Discount is only available on site and in person. See the MFA's University Membership page for more information.

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way

The Isabella Stewart Gardener Museum passes can be booked online. Use the discount code EMERSON to waive your ticket fee for current students only. You must bring your Emerson College ID when visiting to redeem your free admission ticket. Visit ISG University Membership for more information on member benefits.