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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 Open as of April 13, 2021

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 on this page (scroll down to the Participating Institutions section): 

Museum of Fine Arts Boston (MFA), 465 Huntington Avenue Open as of Feb 3, 2021

If you have purchased a ticket that is now canceled, the museum will be contacting you shortly. 

The MFA provides access to students, faculty, and staff with an Emerson ID. Due to COVID-19, the MFA is accessible through timed tickets only.

Update: Beginning July 1, 2021 student/faculty/staff discounts will only be available on site and in person at the Museum. Emerson ID holders get free general admission and discounted entrance to special exhibits. Click the link to schedule a visit and see important information on the museum's opening hours and how to reserve a ticket.

 MFA Selects gives you streaming content and videos from the Museum when you can’t visit us in person. For just $8 each, immerse yourself in these critically acclaimed exhibitions without leaving the house.

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way Open as of Feb 5, 2021

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 for more information on member benefits.