Museum Passes

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Explore More Illinois (Service suspended due to Pandemic)

Explore More Illinois is a service from RAILS provided free to any member library. It offers online passes, although very few are from the Lake County area.

How do I get a Pass?

Popular Participating Attractions

  • Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum / Springfield
  • Chicago Children's Museum / Chicago
  • Chicago Maritime Museum / Chicago
  • DuSable Museum of African American History Museum / Chicago
  • Illinois Holocaust Museum / Skokie
  • The Viking Ship / Geneva

Museum Adventure Pass (Locations may be limited due to Pandemic)

The Museum Adventure Pass program is a service the library pays for to benefit our cardholders. This pass is only available in person at a service desk. 

How do I get a Pass?

  • Bring your Fremont library card to the youth or adult service desks to request a pass.
  • The library is issued limited passes per attraction at any given time. The passes expire 7 days from the date of issue. Limit one pass per family per week.
  • Passes cover different discounts per attraction. For example, Chicago Botanic Garden offers 50% discount on parking as there is no admittance fee.
  • To check on pass availability, please call 847-918-3225 or chat with us.


Popular Participating Attractions

  • Bronzeville Children's Museum / Chicago
  • Brookfield Zoo / Brookfield
  • Cantigny Park / Wheaton
  • Chicago Botanic Garden / Glencoe
  • Dunn Museum of Lake County / Libertyville
  • Illinois Holocaust Museum / Skokie
  • Illinois Railway Museum / Union
  • LEGOLAND Discovery Center / Schaumburg
  • Naper Settlement / Naperville

There are no museum passes that offer free or discounted tickets to Chicago museums such as the Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium, and Art Institute. For free and discounted days at these institutions, please check this online listing.