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Please note: these discounts apply to individual admission only. They cannot be applied to group tour pricing for guided or self-guided group tours.

Free On Your Birthday!

Enjoy FREE admission to the Gardner Museum and/or Third Thursdays evening events on your birthday -- with just your ID! Those whose birthdays fall on a Tuesday, when the museum is closed, are invited to join us the Monday before or Wednesday after. Happy birthday!

Two Days, Two Museums

Bring your ticket stub from the Museum of Fine Arts to the Gardner Museum and receive $2 off the price of regular adult or senior admission. Or, bring your Gardner Museum stub to the MFA and receive the same discount. Offer good within two days.

MFA Member Discounts

Show us your MFA membership card and get $2 off admission to the Gardner Museum. Ask about these MFA member discounts at the door. It's never been easier to enjoy two of Boston's most magnificent museums!

Isabellas Free... Forever!

Is your name Isabella? Admission is free for all named Isabella. Simply show a valid photo ID with your name on it.

Go Boston Card

Admission to over 70 Boston attractions, activities, tours, excursions, museums, and sights for one low price! Unlimited admission to top attractions including the Gardner Museum, New England Aquarium, Museum of Science, Trolley Tour, Children's Museum, Duck Tours and more. Visit Smart Destinations for more information.

Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) Card

Show your Massachusetts EBT card plus a photo ID and get discounted admission at $2 per person! The Museum does not process EBT transactions—cash or other payment must be provided. This discount applies for up to four people per EBT card, per visit. Children under 18 are always free.

NEA Blue Star Museums Initiative

The Gardner Museum is pleased to join forces with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and Blue Star Families, a nonprofit representing military families, to honor and thank members of our military and their families for their service to our country by providing them with free admission to the museum year-round.

Oh, You Red Sox!

Isabella Gardner was an avid Red Sox fan. Following the team’s championship win over the New York Giants in 1912, she showed her support in unique fashion, attending a Boston Symphony Orchestra concert wearing a white headband that read “Oh, You Red Sox!” Throughout the year, visitors to the Gardner Museum wearing Red Sox paraphernalia receive $2 off admission.

Massachusetts Teachers Association Member Discount

Show your Massachusetts Teachers Association membership card and get half off the price of a single adult ticket for admission ($7.50 instead of $15), or buy one, get one free for pairs of tickets ($15 for two adults).

University Members

The University Membership Program at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum provides colleges and universities the opportunity to offer students and faculty complimentary museum admission. View a list participating universities, or learn more about University Membership.

Museums on Us

As part of Bank of America's Museums on Us program, all visitors who present an active Bank of America or Merrill Lynch debit or credit card and an active, valid photo ID shall receive free general admission to the Gardner Museum on the first full weekend of each month during 2017. Ticketed activities are not included and must be purchased separately by the visitor.