Did you know you can check out a pass to one of seventeen different area museums from the library? You can find a list of museums on the Museum Adventure Pass Website. All you need is a Messenger Public Library card, and you can check out a pass from the Adult Services desk.
This year, the Museum Adventure Pass program added four new museums.
Legoland Discovery Center – http://www.legolanddiscoverycenter.com/chicago/
Your passport to a LEGO® world of color, creativity and fun. Attractions include; Miniland, Jungle Expedition, Kingdom Quest Laser Ride, Merlin’s Apprentice Ride, LEGO Factory Tour, 4D Cinema, LEGO City Construction Site, Model Builder Workshop, Build and Test area and more! All attractions are included in general admission price. Recommended visit time: 1.5 – 3 hours.
Hours: Saturday and Sunday: 10am – 7pm (last ticket sold at 5pm) Mon – Fri 12pm – 7pm (last ticket sold at 5pm)
Admits one person (Senior, Adult or Child) free with one paid admission at the door. Individual Door Price Ticket: $20.00. Children 2 and under are free.
Naper Settlement – http://www.napersettlement.com/
Naper Settlement is a nationally accredited outdoor museum located in downtown Naperville, Illinois. The museum maintains 30 historic buildings on a 12 acre site with over 50,000 objects. Museum staff and volunteers interpret life from the 19th century to today, while wearing period-correct costumes.
Hours: Tues-Sat 10am to 4pm; Sun 1pm to 4pm
1.) Pass is valid on days general admission to Naper Settlement is offered, from April 1 – Oct 31, 2013 2.) Pass allows a maximum of two people to receive free admission when purchasing 1 or more admission tickets 3. Pass is not valid for special events admittance or events sponsored on museum grounds by others with entry fee
Pleasant Home Foundation – http://www.pleasanthome.org/
Pleasant Home is a landmark prairie style house museum, designed in 1897 by George W. Maher. The home is one of the earliest and most distinguished examples of prairie school architecture. Pleasant Home is the only Maher building open to the public as a museum.
Hours: Tours Thursday through Sunday 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30pm or by appointment.
2 Free Tour admissions
Illinois Railway Museum – http://www.irm.org/
America’s largest railway museum, featuring many pieces of historic railway equipment on display, and regular operation on our demonstration railroad. Take a ride on one of our many restored trains and experience a museum in motion.
Hours: Weekend operations: 10:30 AM – 5:00 PM, grounds 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM Weekday operations: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, grounds 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Blackout Dates August 24 and 25.
2 free passes with the purchase of 2, or 1 free pass with the purchase of 1
Check out an area museum today!