All branches of Marin County Free Library will be closed on Monday, July 4 for Independence Day.

The Marin County Free Library now offers two types of free & discounted museum passes:

  • Discover & Go - make reservations online with your library card and print passes to lots of museums and cultural institutions throughout the Bay Area. Read more details about Discover & Go below.
  • Bay Area Discovery Museum - reserve a pass to the Discovery Museum and check it out at the library. Click here for details.

Discover & Go Museum Passes

Discover & Go logoDiscover & Go provides our library cardholders with free or discounted passes to local museums and other cultural institutions. Make reservations online and print passes at home or at the library. Each Discover & Go pass expires immediately after the reservation date.

Click here to log in & print a pass

Report a problem with Discover & Go


  • To make a reservation, you must be 16 years of age or older, a resident of Marin County, and have a valid library card from Marin County Free Library or other MARINet Member Library.
  • You can have up to 2 reservations at a time.
  • You can cancel a reservation only if you have not already printed the admission pass.
  • The pass is for use only by the person named and only on the date specified. No photocopies are allowed. Valid ID is required.
  • The number of persons admitted per pass and any other restrictions varies by venue. See the venue's information page for details once you have logged in to Discover & Go.
  • More Discover & Go FAQs


Discover & Go Museums that Accept Mobile Passes

At these venues you do not have to print your pass, you can show your pass on your smartphone to enter the museum.

Bay Area Discovery Museum Passes

Bay Area Discovery MuseumThanks to the generosity of the Bay Area Discovery Museum, the Marin County Free Library has free passes to the Museum available for checkout by our library cardholders.

Click here to reserve a pass

or call one of our library branches.



  • Each pass admits 6 people
  • Pass can be checked out for 1 week


About the Bay Area Discovery Museum

Click here to visit the Museum's website

The Bay Area Discovery Museum is a one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor children's museum at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge, serving over 300,000 visitors per year on its 7.5 acre Sausalito campus. The Museum is the only children’s museum in the U.S. to be located in a national park, and its exhibits are admired and emulated by other children’s museums nationwide. The Museum is recognized as the leading children’s museum dedicated to nurturing childhood creativity, fostering future generations of creative thinkers and innovators. With this emphasis on creativity through play, the Museum encourages children ages 6 months to 8 years to develop into curious, creative, adventurous lifelong learners and explorers.

The Museum's unique programs feature hands-on art, science and environmental exhibitions, performances, special events, cultural festivals and ongoing educational curricula... all with a focus on fun!