Museum Passes & More

La Grange Library card holders receive free admission to many exciting museums and cultural institutions throughout the Chicagoland area.
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Museum Adventure Pass

Visit the Library to pick up a one-week pass for the museum of your choice. These museums are available on a first-come, first-served basis:

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 and Space Center at Triton College

Chicago Botanic Garden

Children's Museum in Oak Lawn

Elgin History Museum

Elgin Public Museum

Ellwood House Museum

Geneva Lake Museum

Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center

Illinois Railway Museum

Institute for Study of Ancient Cultures

KidsWork Children's Museum

Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art

Mitchell Museum of the American Indian

Naper Settlement

Pleasant Home Foundation

St. Charles Heritage Museum

Volo Museum

For check-out guidelines, visit the Museum Adventure Pass website or visit the front desk the next time you're in the Library.

Explore More Illinois

Explore More Illinois is a cultural pass program that provides discounts and other offerings from museums, historical societies, performing and visual arts centers, and other attractions across the state of Illinois. The program is free for adults 18 years and older who have a library card from a participating library. Offerings differ by attraction and include free or reduced admission, free parking, discounts at attraction shops and more.

Explore More Illinois is available 24/7 from any computer, tablet or smartphone. Visit the Explore More Illinois login page and type in your library card number and pin to see offers at attractions around the state.


Participating Attractions (as of October 10, 2023)

This list was last updated on October 10, 2023. The list of participating and attractions and their offers are subject to change. Not all attractions will be available to all libraries. Please log into Explore More Illinois to see the most current offerings.