Museum Passes & MAPsacks

photo of museum passesThe library lends Family Museum Passes in partnership with the following museums:

  • The National Gallery of Canada
  • The Museum of Nature
  • The Canadian Museum of History (formerly the Museum of Civilization)
  • The Canada Museum of Science and Technology
  • The Canada Agriculture Museum
  • The Canada Aviation and Space Museum
  • The Canada War Museum
  • The Ottawa Museum Network local history museums
    Click here for a list of OMN museums »
  • Note: the Aquatarium Pass is no longer available (pass program has been suspended)

Family pass allows 5 people (max. 2 adults) to visit the museum.
Members can borrow a family pass for 1 week.

For more information about Museum passes, contact the library »

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picture of MAPsacks

Borrow a MAPsack! MAPsacks help families to get outside, explore and move!
A MAPsack is a backpack containing stories, nature guides, activity sheets, a logbook, and a free family pass to enjoy the Rideau Valley Conservation Areas OR Ontario Parks.
Click here for a list of RVCA areas »
Click here for a list of Ontario Parks »

Merrickville Public Library currently has MAPsacks about:

  • Honkers & Quakers
  • Scavengers
  • Sky Signs
  • Trees

MAPsacks are a rotating collection between libraries – check back to see what’s new!

MAPsacks were created by the Leeds-Grenville Stewardship Council and Rideau Lakes Public Library, as part of the Lanark, Leeds and Grenville Healthy Community Partnership.

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