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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 

Please reserve passes for the date you plan to use them. Mystic Aquarium,  Roger Williams Park Zoo and South County Museum passes can be picked up the day before you go and are due back the day after you go. All other passes can be picked up anytime and do not need to be returned. 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

Ecotarium
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 and child admission for up to 4 people.
Available at Knight Memorial, Mt Pleasant, Rochambeau, Wanskuck

New England Aquarium
1 Central Wharf, Boston, MA 02110 ~ (617) 973-5281
Half price admission for up to 4 people.
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 up to two adults. 18 and under always free.
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

  • ***Please reserve passes for the date you plan to use them. Mystic Aquarium,  Roger Williams Park Zoo and South County Museum passes can be picked up the day before you go and are due back the day after you go. All other passes can be picked up anytime and do not need to be returned. 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.