The adventure begins at your Library! Use the Smartest Card – your Library card – to receive free admission or a special
discount at 18 unique Chicago area cultural destinations.
Four passes for each participating museum are available
on a first-come, first-served basis each week. A family may
check out one pass, admitting up to two or four people, for a
seven-day loan period.
Explore the Museum Adventure Pass
website to learn about each of the destinations.
Step 1: Visit the Library!
Visit the ASK ME Desk in Youth Services. Library staff will be able to check on what is available, and also check out the passes. Make sure to check out all of the rules for passes.
Step 2: Check Out a Museum Adventure Pass Using Your Library Card!
Libraries have a limited number of passes for each participating organization, and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Passes are issued to adults for their immediate family. A St. Charles Library card and Driver's License are required to request a pass.
Step 3: Find and Visit a Participating Museum!
Find out what discoveries await you, get directions, and review each museum's pass entry offer, including any restrictions that may apply.
Passes are restricted to registered borrowers of each library.