Museum Passes

The Fox Lake District Library is proud to offer two different programs for Fox Lake District Library cardholders that offer discounts and free passes to museums and attractions throughout the Chicago area and Illinois. 

Reciprocal borrowers should visit their home library for museum passes. Please note each museum will offer different privileges and conditions for their pass so please check carefully before reserving a pass.  Not all passes will be available on all dates, as passes are limited. For further questions and assistance, please contact either the Children's Reference Desk or the Adult Reference Desk at 847-587-0198.

  • Sign in with your Fox Lake District Libary card and PIN.

  • Select your desired museum, date, and offer.

  • Some museums will allow passes on mobile devices, while others require printed passes. The complete terms will be available when reserving your pass.

  • You will be asked to enter an email address. If your library account contains an email address, it will autopopulate. 

  • You will receive an email reminder three days before your pass reservation date.

  • Only adults 18 and older may reserve passes.

  • A patron may have 2 active reservations at a time.

  • Please bring a photo ID along with you to the museum on the day of your reservation.

Some participating museums include:

Abraham Lincoln Presidental Library and Museum, Chicago Children's Museum, Illinois Holocaust Museum, Viking Ship and more! New museums added often!

Complete List of Participating Museums

  • Stop by the Children's Reference Desk or the Adult Reference Desk with your Fox Lake District Library card to check out a pass.

  • The library card must match the name of the person checking out the pass.

  • Passes must be checked out in person at the library.

  • Each family may check out one pass per week.

  • Passes are valid for one week, beginning on the day it is checked out.

Some participating museums include:

Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County, Brookfield Zoo, Chicago Botanic Garden, Legoland Discovery, and more!

More Information on Museum Adventure Pass

Complete List and Map of Participating Museums