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Museum Passes

The Friends of the Cranston Public Library sponsors the Museum Membership Program to allow library patrons discounted or free admission to the following museums and cultural societies.

For assistance please contact the Reference Desk at 401-943-9080 x3 or central@cranstonlibrary.org.


Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum

Pass admits up to six people at $7 for adults and $2 for children 6 to 17 years old. Borrow physical pass from the library and present at Blithewold Mansion to receive discount.

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Pass allows admission for 2 adults at $10 each (general admission and special exhibition) and up to 4 children ages 7–17 at $10 each (special exhibition only). There is no discount for children 7–17 for general admission, currently $10. Children 6 and under are admitted free. This museum pass is Digital. You will be emailed a unique promo code, which will allow you to redeem the admission...

Museum of Natural History at Roger Williams Park

Pass allows Exhibit General Admission for two adults and up to four children under the age of 18. Pass does not include visits to Planetarium Shows. Borrow physical pass from library and present at Museum of Natural History to receive admission.

Museum of Science, Boston

Up to 4 people are admitted at a 50% discount off Exhibit Hall admission prices only with each pass. Children under 3 are always free. Your pass may only be used on the date printed on the pass. Please bring your library pass confirmation when you visit. Stop at the Box Office when you arrive at the Museum to exchange your library pass and purchase your Exhibit Halls passes at the...

New Bedford Whaling Museum

Pass will admit up to FOUR people at 50% off regular admission price. Borrow physical pass from library and present at New Bedford Whaling Museum to purchase reduced tickets when you arrive.

New England Aquarium, Boston

Pass admits up to 4 people for a reduced admission of 50% off per person. This discount applies to full-price adult and child admission rates. Children under age 3 are not included in the admission count and are always admitted free.This pass does not provide any other discounts and cannot be applied to combo tickets. Your pass will be in the form of a PDF coupon which may only be used on...

Newport Art Museum

Provides free admission for 2 adults and children under 18. Borrow physical pass from library and present at Newport Art Museum to receive discount.

Providence Children's Museum

Pass will admit up to four people at 50% off regular admission price. Borrow physical pass from the library and present it at the Museum to purchase reduced tickets.

RISD Museum

Free admission for up to two people. All children 18 and under are free. Borrow paper pass from library and present at the RISD Museum Visitor Services Desk to be scanned for check in.

The Breakers Newport Mansion

Pass allows 50% off admission to The Breakers for up to 2 adults (13+) and 4 children (6-12). Children under 6 are free. Valid only for regular daytime admission. Not available for special events. This pass cannot be applied to multi-house tickets. Present paper pass in person at The Breakers Welcome Center. Please visit NewportMansions.org for operating hours.