Parks and Museum Passes

JCPL cardholders can checkout a variety of passes to area attractions, museums and parks! 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. All passes check out for one week. 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.

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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 and may be checked out once a year.

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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 and may be checked out once a year.

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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.

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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.

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Indiana State Parks

Indiana's 32 State Parks offer natural wonders for the whole family. Hiking, camping and outdoor recreation are available amid Indiana's scenic splendor.

The State Parks pass provides free entrance to any of Indiana's State Parks, as well as any state forest recreation areas that charge entrance fees.

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Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum

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.

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