Do More with Your Library Card
Your Tacoma Public Library card gives you complimentary access to a variety of museums, local attractions, and even Washington State Parks (Washington Discover Pass).
How to check out a pass:
- Click on the pass you want to borrow from the catalog above
- Look for the link Availability by location to see which libraries have the pass available to check out
- Note: Passes cannot be put on hold, and are available on a first-come, first-served basis
- Check out the pass at your library as you would any item
- Present the pass at the museum or attraction and receive free admission (quantity varies by pass)
- Display the Discover Pass prominently when you park
- Enjoy your visit! Passes cannot be renewed, so make sure to visit before the return date
- Return the pass to any Tacoma Public Library location as you would any item
Enjoy experiencing local attractions, museums, and beautiful places using your Tacoma Public Library card!
Museum and Local Attraction Passes FAQs
Tacoma Public Library offers passes for free admission to four local museums, two regional gardens, and the Check Out Washington Discover Pass.
- Check Out Washington Discover Pass, opens a new window
- Foss Waterway Seaport, opens a new window
- Lakewold Gardens, opens a new window
- Museum of Glass, opens a new window
- Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, opens a new window
- Tacoma Art Museum (TAM), opens a new window
- Washington State History Museum, opens a new window
Passes are available on a first come, first serve basis, and cannot be placed on hold.
Passes may be checked out for seven days and cannot be renewed.
Yes, you can check out more than one kind of pass but you can’t check out two of the same kind on the same library card.
Thank you to our partners:
Foss Waterway Seaport Museum, opens a new window
Lakewold Gardens, opens a new window
Museum of Glass, opens a new window
Tacoma Art Museum, opens a new window
Rhododendron Species Garden, opens a new window
Washington State History Museum, opens a new window
Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission, opens a new window
Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife, opens a new window