Museum Passes

Get free and discounted passes to museums and other attractions with your library card.

There are 2 types of passes:

Discover & Go Passes

  • Reserve online and print passes
  • Choose from a variety of attractions throughout the Bay Area

Bay Area Discovery Museum Passes

  • Request and check out a physical pass
  • Valid only at the Bay Area Discovery Museum in Sausalito

Discover & Go Passes

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Please do not contact the participating attractions directly.

What is Discover & Go?

Discover & Go is a program provided by the library that offers free and discounted passes for museums, science centers, zoos, gardens, theatres, and other cultural destinations.


  • To reserve a pass, opens a new window, you must be 14 years of age or older, a resident of Marin County, and have a valid library card from Marin County Free Library or other MARINet, opens a new window library.
  • Some attractions have a minimum age of 16 or 18 years to make a reservation.
  • You can have up to 2 reservations at a time.
  • You can cancel a reservation only if you have not already printed or downloaded the admission pass.
  • Passes are only valid for the person named and only on the specified date. No photocopies are allowed. Valid ID is required.
  • Number of people admitted per pass and other details vary by attraction.

How do I reserve a pass?

  • Log in, opens a new window with your library card number and PIN/password.
  • Browse for passes by date or by attractions.
  • Make your reservation and print or download your pass shortly before your visit.
  • Remember that once you print or download your pass, you cannot cancel your reservation.
  • If you reserve a pass and do not use it or cancel the reservation, the unused pass will count towards your limit. (Some attractions have a limit of one pass per calendar year.)

How do I cancel or reschedule a pass?

  • Please note: You cannot cancel a reservation if you have already clicked on the "print/download" button. Library staff cannot cancel passes for you. We strongly recommend not clicking the "print/download" button until right before your visit, in case your plans change and you need to cancel or reschedule.
  • Log in, opens a new window to your Discover & Go account with your library card number and PIN/password.
  • Click on the "My Reservations" link.
  • Click on the "Cancel Reservation" button.
  • If you want to reschedule your reservation for a different date, then go back to the "All Attractions" view.
  • More information on cancelling passes:, opens a new window.


Bay Area Discovery Museum Passes

or call one of our branches to request a pass.

What are Bay Area Discovery Museum passes?

Thanks to the generosity of the Bay Area Discovery Museum, opens a new window, the Marin County Free Library has free passes to the Museum available for checkout to library cardholders.

Located at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge on 7.5 acres of National Park land in Sausalito, Bay Area Discovery Museum features outdoor and indoor exhibits, opens a new window and daily programs, opens a new window for children 6 months of age to 10 years.


  • To check out a pass, you must have a valid library card from Marin County Free Library or other MARINet, opens a new window library.
  • One pass admits 6 people.
  • Pass can be checked out for 1 week.

How do I request a pass?

  • BADM passes work the same way as borrowing a book or other item from the library.
  • You can place a hold on the item using the library catalog:
  • Alternatively, you can call the library to request a pass.
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