Museum Passes


Museum passes may be borrowed from the library with an active library card. An individual or family may borrow 1 pass at a time for up to 3 days. The pass is for general admission and may not cover admission to special exhibits or programs. Please check whether the museum is open before attempting to use the pass.

Passes must be returned to the East Smithfield Library and may be placed in the book drop. The charge for a lost pass is the cost of that pass.


Audubon

Audubon

Free admission (up to four people)

1401 Hope St., Bristol, RI

The Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium offers interactive exhibits that explore local habitats and wildlife. The ADA-certified walking trails start at the Palmieri Pollinator Garden and wind through fresh and saltwater marshes to Narragansett Bay.

Museum Website: https://asri.org/learn/naturecenteraquarium.html

Pass needs to be returned to the library.

Boston Museum of Science

Boston Museum of Science

50% off Exhibit Halls admission (up to four people)

Museum Of Science Driveway, Boston, MA

The Museum of Science is a science museum and indoor zoo. These passes are valid for the printed date only. No exceptions. Passes are valid for Exhibit Halls admission – other experiences are not included.

Museum Website: https://www.mos.org/

This is a printed coupon pass, it does not need to be returned.


Historic New England

Historic New England

Free admission (up to four people)

Visit over 30 locations throughout New England.

Historic New England is a historic preservation organization that owns and operates historic properties open to the public throughout most of New England.

Their website provides directions, contact information, and history of each property.

Museum Website: https://www.historicnewengland.org/

Pass needs to be returned to the library.

Museum of Natural History & Planetarium

Museum of Natural History & Planetarium

Free admission (up to 2 adults and 4 children)

1000 Elmwood Ave, Providence, RI

 The Museum of Natural History is home to Rhode Island’s only natural history museum and public planetarium. The museum offers exciting exhibits and programming that provide ways for children and families to learn about our world and its people.

Note: Planetarium tickets are an additional fee.

Museum Website: https://www.providenceri.gov/museum/

Pass needs to be returned to the library.


New Bedford Whaling Museum

New Bedford Whaling Museum

50% off admission (up to four people)

18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA

The New Bedford Whaling Museum focuses on the history, science, art, and culture of the international whaling industry and the colonial region of Old Dartmouth in the South Coast of Massachusetts.

Museum Website: https://www.whalingmuseum.org/

Pass needs to be returned to the library.

Providence Children's Museum

Providence Children’s Museum

50% off admission (up to four people)

100 South St, Providence, RI

The Providence Children’s Museum encourages play, creativity, and exploration. They offer hands-on learning experiences using the outdoors, puzzles, a Maker Studio, an Innovation Lab, and more.

Museum Website: https://providencechildrensmuseum.org/

Pass needs to be returned to the library.


Tomaquag Museum

Tomaquag Museum

50% off admission (up to four people)

390A Summit Rd, Exeter, RI

The Tomaquag Indian Memorial Museum is an Indigenous museum and is one of the oldest tribal museums in the country.

Museum Website: https://www.tomaquagmuseum.org/

Pass needs to be returned to the library.


Thanks to the Friends of the East Smithfield Public Library, who have generously paid for a number of passes to be available for patrons to check out. All you need is your library card!


Museum Pass FAQs


How Do I Get A Pass?

You will need a library card with less than $10.00 in fines.

– An individual or family may borrow 1 pass at a time.

– Patrons are responsible for ascertaining whether the museum is open on the day they wish to use the pass.

– The pass is for general admission and may not cover admission to special exhibits or programs.

Please Remember:

– Passes may be borrowed for up to 3 days.

– Passes must be returned to the East Smithfield Public Library. They may be placed in the book drop.

– The charge for a lost pass is the cost of that pass.