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Reserve a FREE admission or tour pass to select local museums and attractions.

  • Each pass provides one-time admission or tour to an attraction during a 7-day checkout period.
  • Your check-out receipt serves as your admission or tour pass.
  • Passes may be reserved through the library’s catalog and checked out at your library branch with the same library card used to request them.
  • Discovery Passes are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • One Discovery Pass may be checked out per adult library card at a time.
  • There is no need to return anything to the library.
  • Check with attractions for open hours and holiday closures. Blackout dates and restrictions may apply.
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Enjoy visiting these participating local museums and attractions.

Big Cat Rescue Big Cat Rescue

Big Cat Rescue, one of the largest accredited sanctuaries in the world dedicated to abused and abandoned big cats, is home to about 80+ lions, tigers, bobcats, cougars, and other species, most of whom have been abandoned, abused, orphaned, saved from being turned into fur coats, or retired from performing acts

  • Good for admission for one guest age 10 or younger on a weekend Kids Tour. Reservations required for all tours and must be booked online. Enter the voucher code on your receipt at the time of purchase.
Florida Museum of Photographic Arts Florida Museum of Photographic Arts

The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts is a museum dedicated to exhibiting important photographic art as central to contemporary life and culture and collects, preserves, and exhibits historic and contemporary works by nationally and internationally known photographic artists.

  • Good for admission for up to four: two adults & two children or one adult & three children.
Glazer Children's Museum Glazer Children's Museum

The Glazer Children’s Museum creates learning environments where children play, discover, and connect to the world around them to develop as lifelong learners and leaders.

  • Good for admission for up to four: two adults & two children or one adult & three children.
Henry B. Plant Museum Henry B. Plant Museum

The Plant Museum features original opulent furnishings and artifacts in educational exhibits, transporting visitors to the late Victorian period, the beginning of Florida’s tourist industry, and the early years of the City of Tampa.

  • Good for admission for up to four: two adults & two children or one adult & three children.
  • Discovery Pass not valid during the Victorian Christmas Stroll, December 1-23.
Stageworks Theatre Performance Stageworks Theatre Performance

Stageworks Theatre has a 32-year history of bringing the finest professional theatre to the Tampa Bay area and showcasing socially relevant plays.

  • Good for a performance admission for up to four people or a theatre tour for up to ten people, depending on theatre calendar. Call (813) 374-2416 ext. 1 for details and availability.
Straz Center for the Performing Arts Straz Center for the Performing Arts

The Straz Center is the largest performing arts center in the Southeast and the only one with an on-site performing arts conservatory.

  • Good for select Straz Center presentations on a first-come, first-served basis. Call (813) 229-7827 for selection and availability.
  • Ticket availability not guaranteed. Events, dates, times, and performers subject to change without notice. Not valid for PL1 and PL2 seating.
Tampa Bay History Center Tampa Bay History Center

The Tampa Bay History Center is a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate and features three floors of permanent and temporary exhibits focusing on 12,000 years of our region's rich history.

  • Good for admission for up to four: two adults & two children or one adult & three children.
Tampa Museum of Art Tampa Museum of Art

The Tampa Museum of Art is the region’s largest museum devoted to art of our time and has built a reputation for embracing contemporary photography and new media.

  • Good for admission for up to four: two adults & two children or one adult & three children.
Tampa Theatre Balcony-To-Backstage Tampa Theatre Balcony-To-Backstage

Learn the Theatre's secrets, stories, art, and architecture with a "balcony to backstage" tour of the historic movie palace.

  • Good for a 90-minute walking tour and demonstration of the Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Organ.
  • Bring receipt to Tampa Theatre Box Office at 711 N. Franklin St. between 11 - 11:30 a.m. the morning of the tour for admission. Check website for dates.
Ybor City Museum State Park Ybor City Museum

Ybor City Museum State Park features exciting activities, education, and research tools that help active learners, teachers, and students learn more about the role Ybor City played in Tampa's development and its reputation as the "Cigar Capital of the World."

  • Good for admission for up to four: two adults & two children or one adult & three children.

Thank you to our Discovery Pass partners.