Services · Discovery Pass

Cincinnati is home to many renowned cultural and recreational institutions. The Library wants to inspire you to get out and discover these attractions through the new Discovery Pass program. The Discovery Pass provides Library cardholders with free passes to arts, cultural, and recreational attractions throughout Hamilton County. Customers can check out passes to:

Checking out a pass is easy! All you need is a Library card in good standing, with less than $10 in fines. Then use the online reservation system to view which passes are available and to reserve a pass.

  • Either print the pass, save it to a mobile device or pick it up at the designated Library location
  • Take the pass to the participating institution for admission
    • Passes to The American Sign Museum, The Betts House and The Harriet Beecher Stowe House each admit two people
    • Passes to Great Parks of Hamilton County admit one motor vehicle
  • Return Great Parks of Hamilton County passes to any Library location by the due date

Please note: Passes to The American Sign Museum, The Betts House and The Harriet Beecher Stowe House are only good for the date of the visit printed on the pass. Passes to Great Parks of Hamilton County are good for three days and must be returned to the Library by the date listed on the back of the pass. Customers may check out one pass per institution every 30 days.

Visit our Discovery Pass reservation system to get started!