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Museum Passes

Roger Williams Park Zoo, Providence Children's Museum, RISD Art Museum & more. Get museum details and reserve passes. Museum Passes at PCL are provided by Friends of the Library groups. | View Policy 

All tickets must be picked up at the library that has the pass you reserved.

Boston Children's Museum
Boston, MA ~ (617) 426-6500 
50% off admission per person, up to 4 persons
Available at: Rochambeau

Worcester, MA ~ (508) 929-2700
Each pass is good for a 50% off admission for up to 2 adults and 2 children in one vehicle. Children under 2 are free.
Available at: Rochambeau

Museum of Fine Arts Boston
Boston, MA ~ (617) 267-9300
$10 admission per person, up to 2 persons (no additional fee for special exhibits)
Available at: Rochambeau

Museum of Science Boston
Boston, MA ~ (617) 426-6500 
$10.00 per person (coupon), up to 4 people
Available at: Rochambeau

Mystic Aquarium
Mystic, CT ~ (860) 572-5955
$4 off adult admission for up to 4 people.
Available at Knight Memorial, Mt Pleasant, Rochambeau, Smith Hill, Wanskuck

New England Aquarium
1 Central Wharf, Boston, MA 02110 ~ (617) 973-5281
$10.00 per person, up to 4 people (except July & August)
Available at: Rochambeau - reservations are allowed up to 2 weeks ahead of time for those that like to plan.

Providence Children's Museum
Providence, RI ~ (401) 273-KIDS 
Half-price admission per person, up to 4 persons
Available at: Rochambeau

RISD Museum of Art
Providence, RI ~ (401) 454-6400
Free for 2 adults and children under 18 (must be checked out on valid Library card) 
Available at: Rochambeau, Mt. Pleasant (single-use disposable passes)

Roger Williams Park Zoo

Providence, RI ~ (401) 785-3510 
$3 discount for any combination of up to 4 adults, seniors or children (must be checked out on valid Library card).
Available at: Mt. Pleasant, Rochambeau

South County Museum
115 Strathmore St, Narragansett, RI ~ (401) 783-5400
Free general admission for individuals and families.
Available at: Rochambeau (PLEASE NOTE: No online reserves; please call to reserve (401) 272-3780 ext 3)
This is a 2 day non-holdable pass, first come, first served.

How it works

  • You must have a valid Ocean State Libraries library card with less than $5 in fines to reserve a museum pass.
  • Passes may be reserved up to two weeks in advance, online, in person or by phone.
  • Please bring your library card with you when you pick up the pass.
  • Passes are for general admission and may not cover admission to special exhibits or programs.
  • Paper discount coupons may be picked up one week in advance.
  • Returnable passes may be picked up the day before they are to be used.
  • Returnable passes must be returned to the library they were borrowed from and are due the day after use, except days when the library is closed."
  • The overdue fine on a returnable pass is $5 per day.
  • Borrowers are responsible for the replacement cost of lost returnable passes. Cost varies by museum. 
  • Each family is allowed up to two different passes per week, one per day.