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Local History

Discover the beautiful towns of Westerly, RI and Stonington, CT.

*Important update* We are happy to announce, that from September 14th on, walk-ins are now welcome. **Please note, we are still operating at a limited capacity. Reservations are encouraged for anyone wanting to ensure access to the building, however if we have not reached capacity with reservations, walk-ins will be accepted. Monday-Friday hours have also been extended to 9 am - 6 pm | Saturday - Library Take-out Service ONLY 9 am - 1 pm

Get a Museum Pass

Traveling to certain museums can be difficult these days, but here is a list of virtual tours available.  Click the links below to tour.

British Museum, London

Guggenheim Museum, New York

National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Musée d’Orsay, Paris

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul

Pergamon Museum, Berlin

Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Uffizi Gallery, Florence

MASP, São Paulo

National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City

Museum passes may be borrowed by any adult card holder. The passes are held at the Circulation Desk.

  • You are encouraged to call ahead and check for the availability of the pass you wish to borrow.  Passes may be held for you to pick up that day.
  • Passes can be borrowed for a maximum of two days.
  • They should be returned to the Circulation desk, please do not place in bookdrop.
  • For more information contact the Circulation Department at 596-2877 extension 304.
  • Museum closings , hours and pricing are subject to change at any time without warning. We encourage you to visit the museum's website for any updated information.

  Florence Griswold Museum
This pass offers FREE admission for 2 adults & 2 children under 12.
  • Open year round, Tuesday through Saturday 10-5 & Sunday 1-5.
  • The museum requests that you call at least 24 hours in advance to schedule your visit.

Mystic Aquarium *Due to COVID the museum is not currently honoring discount passes.

  • Open daily - 10 am-6 pm


  Mystic Seaport  

Mystic Seaport
This pass offers 50% admission.

  • Open year round - 9 am-5 pm
  • Admission (w/ discount)
    • 2 Adults - $12.00 w/ discount
    • 2 Children - $7.50 w/ discount
    • 5 & under  - Free
    Roger Williams Park Zoo
This pass offers a $3.00 discount-admission rate for any combination of up to four Adults, Seniors, and/or Children.  This pass also entitles the bearer to a 10% discount on zoo retail items.
  • Open year round - 9 am-4 pm daily (last admission at 3:30)
  • Closed - Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
  • Admission (w/discount)
    • Adults - $11.95
    • Children (ages 3-12) - $6.95
    • Seniors (ages 62+) - $9.95
    • Under 3 - Free
    Connecticut Science Center *Due to COVID the museum is currently offering 15% off general admission costs.
  • Open year round, Monday-Sunday - 10 am-5 pm