Museum Passes, Cultural Tours and Ticket Vouchers

Museum Passes and Cultural Tours

11/20/2020 - Many Museums are closing due to updated health guidelines. Please check back as information is frequently updated. 

Reservations may be booked 2 weeks in advance. Registration processes vary by institution and additional registration steps for timed entry may be required. Please see instructions for each institution below. 

Butterfly Pavilion

Check the Butterfly Pavilion website for complete safety guidelines. Guests ages 3 and above will not be allowed entry without adequate face covering. Butterfly Pavilion will be offering timed entry tickets every 20 minutes with a 20 guest maximum

  • Reserve a library museum pass for the day of your visit. Check email for confirmation
  • Contact Butterfly Pavilion at 303-469-7660 during business hours of 9 am – 4:15 pm to reserve timed entry tickets over the phone. 
  • The library pass is only valid for the date listed.
  • Tickets are available to reserve two weeks at time. Tickets are non-transferable to another time slot at this time.
  • Tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis for all members and guests. Time slots may be sold out.
  • Library pass holders present the pass at the front desk during check-in.

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Denver Firefighters Museum - Closed until December 1, 2020

Check the Denver Firefighters Museum website for complete safety guidelines.  Masks are required for visitors aged 3 and older. Maintain a 6 foot distance from others outside your own group.

  • Reserve a library museum pass on the date you would like to attend
  • Bring the printed library pass to Visitor Services for admission
  • Admission is valid for a party of up to 4

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Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Check the DMNS website for complete safety guidelines. Due to the latest COVID-19 restrictions, the Museum has temporarily closed the IMAX Theater, Gates Planetarium and restaurant. You may purchase takeout items in the deli. Additionally, the Museum will continue operating at 25 percent capacity. DMNS is working closely with city officials to ensure we can remain open and safely serve our community. All guests ages 3 and older are required to wear a face covering over their nose and mouth at all times while visiting the Museum.

  • Reserve a library museum pass for the day of your visit
  • Call 303-370-6306 to secure a timed ticket for Museum entry.
  • Children under the age of three will need a ticket for every experience at the Museum. The museum is implementing this ticketing procedure due to having multiple spaces with required limited capacity like the "Discovery Zone" and "Space Odyssey." 
  • The Art of the Brick and Dogs! A Science Tail temporary exhibitions require a paid, timed ticket in addition to a timed ticket for Museum entry. Reserve a museum pass and call 303-370-6306 to secure a timed ticket for Museum entry AND purchase a timed ticket for one of the temporary exhibitions ($8 adult/$6 child).
  • Admission is valid for up to 7 in total party.

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Denver Trolley 

2020 season has been cancelled

Denver Zoo

  • Reserve a library museum pass for the day of your visit
  • Proceed to the library registration system and visit the Denver Zoo website for Community Tickets and reserve timed entry tickets for each visitor in your party. A limited number of Community Tickets are available daily
  • Bring your physical library card, library museum pass and community tickets to the Denver Zoo to show proof of the DPL library pass program. eCards will not be accepted
  • Admission is based on the number of reserved Community Tickets. Please consider purchasing tickets to help support the zoo animals

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Forney Museum of Transportation - Temporarily Closed Beginning 11/20/2020

Check the Forney Museum of Transportation website for complete safety guidelines. Visitors over the age of 2 will not be allowed entry without adequate face covering. Practice social distancing – staying at least six feet away from visitors not in your party. No bags, purses or lockers are allowed at this time. Current hours are Friday and Saturday, 10am - 4pm, and Sunday, 12pm - 4pm.

  • Reserve a library museum pass on the date you would like to attend.
  • Contact The Forney Museum 303-297-1113  to reserve timed entry tickets for a specific time slot.
  • Tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis and quantities are limited. Admission is valid for a party of up to 3, children under 3 do not count towards the reservation.

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History Colorado Center - Temporarily Closed as of 11/20/2020

Check the History Colorado website for complete safety guidelines. 

  • Reserve a library museum pass for the day of your visit. Check email for confirmation
  • Contact History Colorado at 303-866-2394 to reserve timed entry
  • The library pass is only valid for the date listed.
  • Tickets are available to reserve two weeks at time. Tickets are non-transferable to another time slot at this time.
  • Tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis for all members and guests. Time slots may be sold out.
  • Library pass holders present the pass at the front desk during check-in.

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History Colorado offers a free year-long membership to all fourth grade students in the state. 

Molly Brown House Museum - Temporarily Closed as of 11/20/2020

All guests are requited to wear masks while at the museum and maintain 6 ft of distance between themselves and other guests/staff. Visit Mollybown.org for complete safety guidelines.  Current hours are Wednesday - Saturday,  10am - final tour starts at 3pm

  • Reserve a library museum pass on the date you would like to attend.
  • Contact The Molly Brown House Museum at 303-832-4092 ext 13 to reserve timed entry tickets for a specific time slot.
  • Tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis. Time slots may be sold out.
  • Admission is valid for a party of up to 4, space permitting

All tours are self-guided at this time. Before you come to the museum please download a guide. There are four ways you can do this:
1. If you would like written text, audio, and images AND have an iPhone visit the App Store and download Vamonde
2. If you want an audio tour and you own an Android device visit Google Play and download Soundcloud
3. Bookmark the Molly Brown tour through Vamonde in your web browser for text and images only
4. Download and/or print a pdf of the tour

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Museum of Contemporary Art Denver - Temporarily Closed as of 11/20/2020

Current hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10am -8 pm., Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Check the MCA website for seasonal hours of operation. See the What To Expect On Your Visit To the Museum (Video)

  • Reserve a library museum pass for the day of your visit
  • Call 303-298-7544 to reserve timed entry tickets for a specific time slot
  • Each pass admits up to 4 adults. (Free admission for ages 0-18.)

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A permanent DPL library card in good standing is required to make a reservation to all cultural institutions; the card holder may be asked to present a valid ID and library card at the museum