Admission is Free

Highland Street has the North Shore covered for North Shore Kids and families.

The Highland Street Foundation invites Massachusetts residents and tourists to visit designated cultural attractions every Friday this summer with free admission. You do not need to register or obtain a ticket. Just show up and enjoy!

Friday, August 31st, 2012

JFK Library & Museum
Plimoth Plantation
The Discovery Museums
MASS MoCA
EcoTarium

In 2011 HSF partnered with 36 cultural institutions on Free Fun Fridays. The program drew more than 160,000 visitors.

Highland Street Free Fun Friday FAQ

About the Highland Street Foundation:
Since 1989, the Highland Street Foundation has worked to enrich the lives of children and families in Massachusetts by donating more than $133 million to worthy non-profit organizations. From its support of the TADpole playground in Boston Common, to providing tickets to local sporting events to local non-profits, to building capacity and providing technical assistance of hundreds of nonprofit organizations, the foundation is dedicated expanding opportunities families in Massachusetts and beyond.

asterisk Boston Harbor Islands (August 24, 2012)

This is a free ferry ride to either (or both) of the two most popular Boston Harbor Islands – Georges Island (with historic Fort Warren and ranger-guided tours) and Spectacle Island (with a life-guard supervised beach and 5 miles of hiking trails).

Free tickets for the Harbor Islands Express Ferry will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis at Long Wharf-North, 66 Long Wharf, in downtown Boston (near the Aquarium subway station). The ticket window will open at 8:00 a.m. The ferry leaves every 30 minutes starting at 8:30 am, with a 3 hour window to return. Each adult in line may pick up a maximum of 4 tickets. (There will be no special arrangements for groups of more than 4 to be on the same ferry). Tickets will be handed out for the earliest ferry, then the next, and so on, until all ferry seats for the day are distributed – last year, all tickets were distributed by 10:30 am.

When: 
Friday, August 24, 2012
Phone: 
617.969.8900
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