Free or Discounted Museum Passes

*Starred passes must be returned inside library during business hours


Audubon Nature Center & Aquarium, Bristol, RI*

Check website for seasonal hours. Admits families for free.


Battleship Cove, Fall River, MA*

Open daily 9 am – 5 pm. Admits 2 adults and 3 children at $3 each.


Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum; Bristol, RI*

Valid April 1 – October 14, Tuesday through Sunday. Admits up to 6 people at $7 per adult & $2 per children ages 6-17.


Buttonwood Park Zoo, New Bedford, MA*

Not Valid Mondays, Saturdays, major holidays or school vacation weeks. Valid for 4 admission tickets to the zoo.


Children’s Museum of Greater Fall River; Fall River, MA*

Passes are day specific. Open Wednesday – Saturday. Admits up to 4 at half price.


Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum; Boston, MA

Not open on Tuesdays. Reservations required 48 hours in advance. Admits up to 4 at $5/person


Little Compton Historical Society, Little Compton, RI

Passes admit up to 6 people. See website or stop by library to get hours.


Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Passes admit 2 adults at $10 each (general admission and special exhibition) and up to 4 children ages 7-17 at $10 each (special exhibition only). Children 6 and under are admitted free. 

Use promo code from library to get tickets online.


New Bedford Whaling Museum; New Bedford, MA*

50% off regular admission for up to 4 individuals. See museum website for hours.


Newport Art Museum and Art Association; Newport, RI*

Closed Mondays; Pass entitles 2 general admission tickets free; children 5 and under free.


RI School of Design Museum, Providence, RI

Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday 10 am – 5 pm; Thursday and Friday 12 – 7 pm. Free Sunday tickets and “after 5 pm passes” can be obtained n the museum website. Pass admits two adults and children 18 and under for free.


Salem Witch Museum, Salem, MA*

Pass not valid in October. 

The official orange pass for the museum must be obtained from the library. Bring the library pass with you to the museum to get discount.


Please call the Brownell Library at (401) 635-8562 for more details.

Museum passes are underwritten by the Friends of the Brownell Library.

Page updated 3/14/23.