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With your Alsip-Merrionette Park Library card, you can come in and check out a zoo or museum pass. We have a limited number of passes, and they are available on a first-come, first-served basis. (No online reservations or checkout; it must be done in person.) You can use them any time within the seven-day loan period. One Museum Adventure Pass may be checked out per family, per loan period.

Admission offers vary per museum. If no admission is charged, another special discount will be available. Details can be found at museumadventure.org.

Passes are typically limited to general admission, and not special exhibits or parking.

Our passes cover the Brookfield Zoo and suburban museums, not the downtown Chicago museums.

Participating museums include:


Air Classics Inc. Museum of Aviation Buy one, get one free.

Arlington Heights Historical Museum Admits two people per pass.

Bronzeville Children’s Museum Buy one, get one free.

Brookfield Zoo Admits two people per pass.

Cantigny Park Admits one car per pass.

Chicago Botanic Garden Admits one car at 50% off per pass.

The Children’s Museum in Oak Lawn Buy one, get one free.

Elgin History Museum Admits four people per pass.

Elgin Public Museum No entry fee. 10% off at gift shop.

Illinois Railway Museum  Two free passes with the purchase of two, or one free pass with the purchase of one.

Lake County Discovery Museum Admits two people per pass.

Legoland Discovery Center Buy one, get one free.

Mitchell Museum of the American Indian Admits two people per pass.

Naper Settlement Buy one, get two free.

Oriental Institute Museum  One free Kid's iPod tour of the Egyptian Gallery per pass. General admission is free (donation suggested).

Pleasant Home Foundation Admits two people per pass.

St. Charles Heritage Museum No entry fee. 15% off at gift shop