Museum Passes

Your trip to the museum just got better! Discounted and free passes to local museums can be checked out at the Lake Forest Library Circulation Desk.

Museum Adventure Passes are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Passes cannot be reserved or checked out online or on the phone. One pass may be checked out per family, per loan period. The loan period is 7 days.

Admission offers vary from museum to museum. In some cases, two to four people may be admitted free per pass; in others, the pass could be good for a whole carload. If admission is free, another special discount will be offered.

Passes may not be duplicated, are non-transferrable, must be used by the patron checking out the pass, and may be used only once.

Patrons may be asked for photo identification and library card to gain admission to the participating museum.

For more information about Museum Adventure Passes, visit

Participating Museums

Air Classic Inc. Museum of Aviation

American Writers Museum

Aurora Regional Fire Museum

Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County

Bronzeville Children's Museum

Brookfield Zoo (Chicago Zoological Society)

Cantigny Park

Cernan Earth & Space Center at Triton College

Chicago Botanic Garden

Children's Museum in Oak Lawn

Elgin History Museum

Elgin Public Museum

Elwood House Museum

Geneva Lake Museum

Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center

Illinois Railway Museum

KidsWork Children's Museum

LEGOLAND Discovery Center

Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art

Mitchell Museum of the American Indian

Naper Settlement

Oriental Institute Museum

Pleasant Home Foundation

St. Charles Heritage Museum