Your Brownell Library card can do a lot. Did you know your library membership could get you free passes to local museums, access to fun events and more? Read on to find out what all your Brownell Library card has to offer!
Get FREE passes and discounted admission to local attractions with your Brownell Library card!
Museum passes are available to library members and are limited to two passes per family at a time. What’s more, you must check out the passes directly from the library. You can call 401-635-8562 for additional information.
First of all, the Audubon Society of Rhode Island operates the 28-acre Environment Education Center. The Center offers a large number of habitats in which you can experience local wildlife as well as fowl. Your Brownell Library card is good for free admission for 2 adults as well as 2 children.
Battleship Cove is a unique naval history museum and war memorial in Fall River, Massachusetts. It includes a small harbor that houses several retired US Navy ships including the USS Massachusetts and the USS Lionfish. You can receive $3 off each ticket for two adults and two children. Kids 3 and under can enter for free.
Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum offer a 45-room mansion full of large gardens as well as beautiful green spaces. With a Brownell Library card, you can receive discounted admission for up to six people. Adults can enter for $3 while children enter for free.
The Coggeshall Farm Museum is a living history museum within Colt State Park. The museum offers a glimpse inside farm like in the late 1700’s while offering costumed performers and replica farmhouses. Your library card gets you free admission for up to 4 people.
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is located at the former home of the 19th-century philanthropist. The Museum showcases an incredible collection of art. However, it is likely best known as the site of the largest art theft in history. With your library card, you can get admission for up to 4 people for only $5 per person.
The Mystic Aquarium is New England’s premier indoor aquatic center. It is home to countless exhibits including New England’s only beluga whale exhibit. Your library card is good for $5 off admission for up to 4 people.
The Mystic Seaport is an attraction that serves as a working seaport, as well as houses a number of exhibits that outlines the naval history of Rhode Island and the rest of New England. With a library card, you can receive 50% off admission for 2 adults as well as 3 children.
The New Bedford Whaling Museum in New Bedford, Massachusetts celebrates New England’s history as the center of the whaling industry in the 18th century. What’s more, you can get 50% off admission for up to 4 people with your library card.
Housed in a home that was previously designated as a National Historic Landmark, the Newport Art Museum offers an extensive collection of art as well as artifacts within the historic home. You can receive free admission for up to two adults while children five years and younger are free.
The Providence Children’s Museum offers a fun, hands-on experience for families of all sizes. The Museum includes a number of exhibits, including a series of tubes that operate like a maze. Your library card gets you access to 50% off admission for up to four.
The Rhode Island School of Design Museum is operated by the well-known design school but is famous in its own right. Furthermore, the Museum opened in 1877 and is now one of the 20 largest art museums in the United States. Your library card grants you free admission for 2 adults and children.
The Roger Williams Zoo isn’t just one of the largest zoos in New England. The sprawling Zoo offers beautiful green spaces as well as a large selection of rare animals. With your library card, you can get $3 off admission for up to four people.
The Save the Bay Exploration Center and Aquarium is a beachfront attraction that offers over 40 species from the Narragansett Bay. Your library card is good for $2 off any admission.
Borrow Fishing Gear for Free!
Go on a fishing expedition by borrowing fishing gear from the library for free! To borrow a fishing pole you’ll need to provide the library with your library card as well as a valid Rhode Island fishing license.
Check out fun, FREE events for the whole family!
Your Brownell Library card offers a ton of fun and interesting events for all ages. What’s more, you can keep up with the library’s special events at their blog. Regularly scheduled events are posted on the events calendar. Some of the most popular recurring events include toddler storytime, adult knitting, and a cookbook club