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Adventure Pass

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Explore your world with an Iowa Libraries Adventure Pass!


Iowa Libraries Adventure PassUse your Ames Public Library card to check out a family pass to participating museums and attractions—free of charge! Here's how:

  • Check open dates/times of the attraction before reserving the date you want.
  • Reserve your pass using an Ames Public Library account in good standing owned by an adult age 18 or older.
  • Print your pass.
  • Go to the attraction on the date specified on your pass.
  • Turn in your printed pass.
  • Show your valid photo ID, which must match the name on the pass.

A family pass allows admission for two adults and two children unless otherwise noted.


NOTE: Passes may not be used for special member events.


If you are unable to use the pass at the reserved time, please call (515) 239-5646 ext. 2 to cancel your reservation. (Reservations must be cancelled by 10am on the day of the reservation.)


<< Reserve a Pass HERE >>



Call (515) 239-5646.



The Adventure Pass service at Ames Public Library is paid for by the Ames Public Library Friends Foundation.