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.

Battleship Cove

Battleship Cove is a non-profit war memorial and historic military museum with an emphasis on naval heritage and a dedication to honoring the veterans who served in defense of our country. With battleship USS Massachusetts (BB-59), destroyer USS Joseph P. Kennedy Jr (DD-850), submarine USS Lionfish (SS-298), PT Boats 617 and 796, and German missile corvette Hiddensee, you will be sure to have an educational and memorable visit to "America's Fleet Museum".

Pass admits 2 adults and 3 children for $3.00 each.

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."

  • For up to 2 Adults and 4 Children (ages 10-17)
  • Unlimited admission to RIHS museums, library, and summer concert series
  • Free or discounted admission to RIHS programs and events
  • 10% Discount at RIHS museum stores
  • Time Travelers Reciprocal Program
  • Discounts to 250 historic sites across the country
  • ROAM – Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums
  • NARM – North American Reciprocal Museum Association which includes the Audrain Auto Museum in Newport 
  • Smithsonian Affiliate Reciprocal Membership - includes the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport
*If you're using our pass for a Time Travelers, ROAM, or NARM institution, we recommend calling the institution first for details about admission as it may not be the same as our pass (2 adults, 4 children free admission)

The Friends of Tiverton Libraries have opted not to renew the pass for Roger Williams Park Zoo in 2023. With the Zoo’s new online reservation system service fee of $5 per order, groups of 4 only save $7 per ticket order, and groups of 2 only save $1.

The $350 fee the Friends are saving from not renewing the Roger Williams Park Zoo pass will go towards other discount pass offerings for nearby attractions. The Friends are already in the process of adding passes like Battleship Cove that provide patrons a substantial savings on entrance ticket fees. Have a museum pass suggestion? Let us know by emailing

Passes provided to you by the Friends of Tiverton Libraries.

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