Museum Passes

Unluck Adverture: Get Passes Today with Explore More Illinois and Museum Adventure Pass logos

Now there are two options for obtaining passes through our library for museums and unique cultural destinations throughout the Chicagoland area! Each program offers different options and instructions in advance of visiting locations. Click on either of the links below to get started!

  • Explore Illinois
    • Explore More Illinois is a cultural pass program that allows Illinois public library cardholders access and discounts at museums, park districts, historical societies, zoos, arts centers, recreational facilities, and other attractions.
    • Popular destinations include Anderson Japanese Gardens, Lincoln Park Zoo, and Museum of Science and Industry. (Subject to change.)
  • Museum Adventure Pass
    • The Museum Adventure Pass program provides free admission to unique cultural destinations throughout the Chicago area to library card holders at over 140 suburban public libraries, including the Warren-Newport Public Library (WNPL). This special opportunity is made possible by a generous contribution from the WNPL Friends of the Library and the participating cultural organizations.
    • Popular destinations include Brookfield Zoo, Chicago Botanic Garden, and Illinois Railway Museum. (Subject to change.)