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.


Buttonwoods Park Zoo, New Bedford, MA*

Valid Tuesday – Friday, 9 – 4. 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

Passes are day specific. Not open on Tuesdays. Reservations required 48 hours in advance for timed entry tickets. Admits up to 4 at $5/person


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*

Timed admissions. Morning or afternoon sessions. 50% off regular admission for up to 4 individuals. See museum website for hours.


Newport Art Museum and Art Association; Newport, RI*

Closed Mondays; Admission free Sat from 10-noon. Pass entitles 2 general admission tickets free; children 5 and under free.


Providence Children’s Museum*

Open Wednesday through Saturday. Pass entitles 4 people at half price.


RI School of Design Museum, Providence, RI

Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday 10 am – 5 pm; Thursday and Friday 12 – 7 pm. Pass admits two adults and children 18 and under for free.


Roger Williams Park Zoo, Providence, RI

Valid March 1, 2022 – December 31, 2022. Passes are day specific and save $3/ticket for up to 4 tickets. Tickets must be purchased online.


Salem Witch Museum, Salem, MA*

Pass not valid in October. 

Tickets must be purchased online.  Use code on library pass to get discounted tickets.  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 3/9/22.