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Oakland Public Library Now Offers Free Museum Passes
On May 1, the Oakland Public Library launched its new "Discover and Go" service, which makes free passes to museums and other cultural institutions available to library card holders. Library patrons can access the Library's "Discover and Go" page on the OPL website and follow a few simple steps to procure a pass.
Participating partners currently include: Aquarium of the Bay, Asian Art Museum, Bay Area Discovery Museum, Bedford Gallery, California Academy of Sciences, California Historical Society, California Shakespeare Theater, Cartoon Art Museum, Charles M. Schulz Museum, The Contemporary Jewish Museum, Exploratorium, GLBT History Museum, The Lawrence Hall of Science, Lindsay Wildlife Museum, The Marine Mammal Center, Museum of Children's Art, Museum of Craft and Folk Art, Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD), Napa Valley Museum, Oakland Aviation Museum, Oakland Museum of California, Pacific Pinball Museum, Peralta Hacienda Historical Park, Saint Mary's College Musuem of Art, San Jose Museum of Art, USS Hornet Museum, Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.