Summer Fun at the Museum and more

Extend your summer fun with a Museum Adventure Pass and Explore More Illinois. These resources provide Franklin Park library card holders with passes and discounts to participating museums and centers.

Here are some fun places to visit this summer:

  • Visit the Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield to learn about all kinds of different wildlife. Your pass will admit two people.
  • Visit the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe to experience a summer stroll through beautiful themed gardens. Your pass will admit a family of four, including at least one child and at most two adults, and parking for one vehicle is included.
  • Visit the Cantigny Park in Wheaton to explore the variety of museums, gardens and recreational activities available. Your pass will admit one vehicle.
  • Visit the Naper Settlement in Naperville and learn about the American lifestyle and see architecture from the 1800s. Your pass gives you a Buy One Get One Free offer for one ticket.
  • Visit the Children’s Museum by Navy Pier and find a bunch of ways to have fun. Your pass gives you a Buy One Get Four Free offer for one ticket.

Ready for a summer adventure?

To check out Museum Adventure Pass, head on over to the Info Desk or the Kids Crossing Desk. Passes are first-come, first-served. Each cardholder may only checkout one pass at a time, with a limit of one pass per household.

To check out Explore More Illinois, simply go to their website and sign-in with your Franklin Park Library card number and PIN, and print out passes for yourself, without having to go to the library! You can have up to 2 passes at a time, and you can even save passes to your smartphone to save paper.


Visit or call the Info Desk at 847-455-6016 ext. 229, or email