Museum and Attraction Passes

The library offers two ways to obtain discounted or free museum and attraction passes. Explore More Illinois and Museum Adventure Passes are free to Arlington Heights cardholders. 

How do I get a Pass?
Get started at Explore More Illinois Login.  From the drop-down menu, choose the Arlington Heights Memorial Library and enter your library card number. Browse for passes and available offers for the upcoming three months. You can also search for offers by date, attraction name or location. 

For Museum Adventure Passes find Arlington Heights Memorial Library to see which passes are currently available. Most passes are available electronically. You will need to enter your name, library card number, and e-mail address. Please allow 24 hours for the pass to be printed or e-mailed. One Museum Adventure Pass may be checked out per family, per loan period. The loan period is seven days and will expire after the date printed on the pass. 

Read more about the program guidelines

Does Explore More Illinois or Museum Adventure Passes include free or discounted admission to major Chicago attractions?
Popular Chicago museums including Shedd Aquarium, Museum of Science and Industry, Field Museum, Art Institute of Chicago, Adler Planetarium and the Peggy Notebaert Museum are NOT included in the Explore More Illinois program.

Free admission days are offered at many of these attractions. Choose Chicago and Chicago Parent have listed free admission dates on their websites.

For more information or assistance
Please call 847-390-0100, e-mail at or visit the library.