Museum Adventure Pass

Let the Adventure Begin!

History and culture that excite and inspire, gardens that engage and soothe, hands-on discovery that educates and entertains – all of these and more are waiting for you at the Glenside Public Library District. Use your library card to receive a Museum Adventure Pass, and get free admission or a special discount, depending on location, at 20+ Chicago area museums.

Check Out A Pass

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    Check out a Museum Adventure Pass using your library card at the library. We have a limited number of passes for each participating organization. Passes are available on a first come, first served basis. Passes cannot be reserved or checked out online or on the phone. We look forward to your library visit!

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    One Museum Adventure Pass may be checked out per family, per loan period. The loan period is SEVEN DAYS. Admission offers vary per museum. If no admission is charged, another special discount may be available. Details can be found at

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    Passes are typically limited to general admission. Each organization’s listing at gives specific dates when passes cannot be used, and other restrictions that may apply.

Oh, the Places You’ll Go

  1. Air Classics Inc. Museum of Aviation
    Buy one, get one free.
  2. Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County
    Admits 2 people per pass
  3. Bronzeville Children’s Museum
    Buy one, get one free.
  4. Brookfield Zoo
    Admits 2 people per pass.
  5. Cantigny Park
    Admits 1 car per pass.
  6. Cernan Earth & Space Center
    Buy one get one adult or two seniors or two children free.
  7. Chicago Botanic Garden
    Admits 1 car at 50% off per pass.
  8. The Children’s Museum in Oak Lawn
    Buy one, get one free.
  9. Elgin History Museum
    Admits 4 people per pass.
  10. Elgin Public Museum
    No entry fee. 10% off at gift shop.
  11. Illinois Railway Museum
    Buy one, get one free.
  12. KidsWork Children’s Museum
    Buy one, get one free.
  13. Legoland Discovery
    Buy one, get one free.
  14. Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art
    1/2 off admission.
  15. Mitchell Museum of the American Indian
    Admits 2 people per pass.
  16. Naper Settlement
    Buy one, get two free.
  17. Oriental Institute Museum
    One free Kid’s i-Pod tour of the Egyptian Gallery per pass.
  18. Pleasant Home Foundation
    Buy one, get one free.
  19. St. Charles Heritage Museum
    No entry fee. 15% off at gift shop.
  20. Aurora Regional Fire Museum
    Buy one admission, get one free.