Your County Library Card Can Get You Into Local Museums Free

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Our libraries have some nice perks. One of them is the L.A. County Library’s “Discover & Go” program, which gives families the chance to visit libraries for free. If you are a county library card holders above the age of 18, you can visit the Discover & Go online portal to reserve free family passes to local Southern California museums.

Partnering museums and cultural institutions provide the LA County Library a limited number of free passes to library card holders, who can go online and reserve free family passes. All free tickets are first come, first served, until all tickets are exhausted for the month. 

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Discover & Go

Discover & Go is a partnership between libraries and cultural institutions. With a LA County Library card, you can reserve FREE family passes to local museums and cultural attractions through the Discover & Go online portal.

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How to Reserve a Museum Pass

  1. Visit Discover & Go and login using your library card number and PIN
  2. Browse by museum or date
  3. Make a reservation by selecting a date and venue
  4. Shortly before your visit, print out your pass
    Note: You cannot cancel your passes once they have been printed
  5. Visit the FAQ if you have any other questions

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Museums currently participating in the County Library program include:

  • Autry Museum
  • Craft & Folk Art Museum
  • Japanese American National Museum
  • Kidspace Children’s Museum
  • La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
  • La Plaza de Cultura y Artes
  • Muckenthaler Cultural Center
  • Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
  • Pasadena Museum of California Art
  • Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
  • Skirball Museum