Reserve a Museum Pass

Save Money While Visiting Local Museums

Your library card can get you discounts at many attractions on the south coast. Check below to see how much you can save at each location.

Audubon Society of Rhode Island Education Center

Environmental Education Center in Bristol has an exhibit hall, live animals, and a tide-pool tank.

Pass admits up to 2 adults and 4 children under 18.

Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum

Visit this 45-room mansion and its public garden located on Bristol Harbor.

Pass admits up to 6 people at $7 per person. Under 17 free.

Buttonwood Park Zoo

One of the finest small zoos in the country with animals from home and around the world.

Free admission for up to 4 people.

Children's Museum of Greater Fall River

The museum provides an environment that encourages and inspires a love for the learning process while strengthening family, education, and social bonds. In its unique environment, children actively make connections among ideas, people, and cultures

Pass is good for 50% regular admission fee for four people.

New Bedford Whaling Museum

Visit America's premier Whaling Museum featuring blue whales, sperm whales, whaling history, and education.

Pass is good for 50% regular admission fee for four people.

Newport Art Museum

Located on 3-acres along Bellevue Avenue, the Museum’s galleries are housed in two historically significant buildings: the John N.A. Griswold House (completed in 1864, by architect Richard Morris Hunt) and the Cushing Memorial Gallery (completed in 1920, by Delano & Aldrich Architects). Our galleries feature selections from our growing permanent collection, and notable special exhibitions, and showcase over 600 contemporary regional, national and international artists annually.

Pass is good for free admission for two adults and children under 18.

Providence Children's Museum

Hands-on creative learning environment with active programs & a focus on play for young children.

Pass is good for 50% regular admission fee for four people.

Rhode Island School of Design Museum

The collection currently contains more than 100,000 works of art and design dating from ancient times to today including paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, costumes and textiles, and furniture from all over the world.

Admits two adults free. All children 18 and under are free. (Sundays are already free, courtesy of the RISD Museum).

Rhode Island Historical Society (R.I.H.S.)

"R.I.H.S. includes two museums, a research center, and two historic houses. They are the first Smithsonian Affiliate in Rhode Island. Their collections include 20,000 objects including armaments, furnishings, paintings, textiles, sculptures, toys, adornments, tools, vehicles, and, more."

  • Free admission for four people to the John Brown House Museum (Providence), Museum of Work & Culture (Woonsocket), and the R.I.H.S. research library (Providence).
  • Free admission for four people to a "Concert Under the Elms," a series of six concerts held every summer on the lawn of the John Brown House.
  • Five dollar discount on walking tours and a two-dollar discount on specialty tours
  • Discount at R.I.H.S. museum gift shops

Roger Williams Park Zoo

Roger Williams Park Zoo is home to more than 160 species of animals including a Komodo dragon, as well as zebras, red pandas, African elephants, Masai giraffes, snow leopards, bears, anteaters, flamingoes, sloths, and more!

Be sure to visit their website first, to learn about timed-entry ticket requirements.

Library discount rates: $3.00 discount for up to 4 people.

Passes provided to you by the Friends of Tiverton Libraries.

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