Did you know that your library card gives you access to free and discounted passes to many Illinios museums and attractions? Check out  our website and click on Explore More Illinois to use your library card to login and find your next Illinois adventure!

Some locations offering free or discounted entry include:


  • Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford
  • Chicago Academy of Sciences Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Chicago
  • Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe
  • Chicago Children’s Museum in Chicago
  • Children’s Discovery Museum in Normal
  • Discovery Center Museum in Rockford
  • DuPage Children’s Museum in Naperville
  • The DuSable Black History Museum and Education Center in Chicago
  • Ellwood House Museum in DeKalb
  • Ernest Hemingway Birthplace Museum in Oak Park
  • Illinois Holocaust Museum in Skokie
  • Lincoln Heritage Museum in Lincoln
  • Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago
  • Metropolis Performing Arts Centre in Arlington Heights
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago in Chicago
  • Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago
  • National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago
  • Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum and Gardens in Rockford


Click here to enter your library card number, using the last four digits of the library card as your password. Call the Reference Desk at (815)-756-9568 ext. 2150 with questions.



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