Experience Passes

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Check out a variety of passes to area attractions, museums and pools! These passes can be used for free or reduced admission and other benefits. All passes are available at all JCPL branches on a first-come first-served basis. Museum passes check out for one week. Pool passes check out for three days. Contact your branch for more information or to inquire about availability.

Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art

500 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204

The Eiteljorg collects and preserves high-quality Western art and Native American art and cultural objects. In addition to a renowned permanent collection, they host a wide variety of traveling exhibits and events.

The museum is located in the White River State Park cultural district in downtown Indianapolis, and is convenient to numerous other attractions, including the Indiana State Museum and the Canal Walk.

The library's pass provides free admission for up to 2 adults and their children.

Learn more about the Eiteljorg Museum

Franklin Family Aquatic Center

390 Branigin Blvd.
Franklin, IN 46131

Franklin's aquatic center offers an Olympic-sized pool with diving well, 190-foot water slide, a new zero depth pool with a play structure including 16 interactive play features, water basketball, concession stand, and sun decks.

The library's pass provides free admission for one person.

Learn more about the Franklin Family Aquatic Center

Freedom Springs Aquatic Center

850 W. Stop 18 Rd.
Greenwood, IN 46143

Greenwood's aquatic center is open all summer and includes multiple water slides, a lazy river, a lap pool and a splash pool for infants and toddlers.

The library's pass provides free admission for one person.

Learn more about Freedom Springs

Indiana Historical Society

450 West Ohio St. 
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Since 1830, the Indiana Historical Society has been Indiana's StorytellerTM, connecting people to the past by collecting, preserving and sharing the state's history. A private, nonprofit membership organization, IHS maintains the nation's premier research library and archives on the history of Indiana and the Old Northwest and presents a unique set of visitor experiences called the Indiana Experience. 

Each pass provides free admission to the Eugene and Marilyn Glick History Center for two adults and four children, free parking, and discounts at the Basile History Market and the Stardust Cafe.

Learn more about the Indiana Historical Society

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Indiana Medical History Museum

3045 West Vermont Street
Indianapolis, IN 46222

The Indiana Medical History Museum is located on the grounds of the former Central State Hospital on the near west side of Indianapolis. The heart of the museum is the Old Pathology Building, the oldest surviving pathology facility in the nation. Take a tour of this two-story building that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The Indiana Medical History Museum pass provides free general admission for one adult and a guest. 

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Open by appointment only

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Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites

650 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Located in White River State Park in Downtown Indianapolis, the Indiana State Museum is the place to explore Indiana’s past, present and future — from mastodons and dire wolves to contemporary art by some of Indiana’s best artists. The Museum's permanent galleries highlight the rich history and culture of our state, and the special exhibits feature outstanding interactive experiences that are fun and educational for the whole family.

There are other benefits to checking out an Indiana State Museum pass. Your parking in the White River State Parking Garage will be validated at the flat rate of $5.00, and library patrons signing up for a new ISM membership will receive a 10% discount off the price of the membership.

The Indiana State Museum pass provides free general admission for up to 4 people.
*This pass is now accepted at all 12 Historic Site locations around the state!

Learn more about the Indiana State Museum and other locations
Safety guidelines

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum 

Temporarily closed through April 2025.

4790 W. 16th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46222

The IMS Museum celebrates the rich history of the sport of auto racing and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the "Racing Capital of the World." Explore memorabilia from throughout the history of the Indianapolis 500, and see legendary race cars from around the world, up close and personal.

The library's pass provides a 50% discount off general admission to the Museum.

PLEASE NOTE: The Museum closed to the public in November 2023 and will remain closed until April 2025 when the newly renovated IMS Museum will reopen in time for the 109th running of the Indy 500. Closing Information

Learn more about the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum

Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library

543 Indiana Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46202

The Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library is dedicated to championing the literary, artistic, and cultural contributions of the late writer, artist, and Indianapolis native Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. This museum pass is good for two adults and children 18 and under in the same household.

Learn more about the Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library

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Rhythm! Discovery Center

Due to flooding, the museum will remain closed until the relocation is complete

110 W. Washington Street, Suite A
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Founded by the Percussive Arts Society in 2009, Rhythm! Discovery Center is the world’s foremost interactive percussion museum, providing innovative programs, educational exhibits highlighting a rich collection of historic artifacts and hands-on percussion instruments, and artist performances.

The Rhythm! Discovery Center pass provides free general admission for up to two adults sharing the same household and all children or grandchildren under age 18. Plus, bring two friends along for free.

Learn more about Rhythm! Discovery Center

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