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Sonoma County Library Discover & Go Program

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Did you know that you can get discounted or FREE tickets to Bay Area venues? The Sonoma County Library offers their Discover & Go Program to anyone with a library card in good standing.

 

The Discover & Go Program allows you to use your Sonoma County Library card to get FREE or discounted passes to all sorts of great venues around the Bay Area, like museums, aquariums, botanical gardens, and even our own Safari West!

 

Once you log in to the Sonoma County Library Discovery webpage, you can search to see which of the passes are available, by date or by location. To reserve a pass, you must be at least 15 years old and you must live in Sonoma County.

 

In the past, passes have been available from the Aquarium of the Bay, Bay Area Discovery Museum, Charles Schulz Museum, and Safari West.

 

As of June 30, 2016, the following venues are offering FREE passes or discounts (these can be changed at any time so keep checking the list to see what is available):

  • Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, Family Pass - Free admission for 2 adults and all children under 12
  • Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito, Family Pass - Free admission for 1 adult and 1 child. Children under 6 months are free. Passes cannot be used for performances or for Goblin Jamboree fundraiser in October.
  • The Beat Museum, San Francisco, General Pass - Free admission for 1 person.
  • Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, General Pass - Free admission for 2 people
  • California Historical Society, San Francisco, General Pass - Free admission for 2 adults. Children under 18 are free.
  • Charles M. Schulz Museum, Santa Rosa, Children's Pass - Free admission for 1 child between the ages of 4-18 (children under 4 are free).
  • Chinese Historical Society of America Museum, San Francisco, Family Pass - 10% off gift shop purchase. Discover & Go pass must be presented at the time of purchase. Free admission in celebration of museum's 50th anniversary.
  • Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, Family Pass - Free admission for 2 adults and all children under 18.
  • di Rosa, Napa, General Pass - Tours by advance-reservation only. Free Guided Tour for 2 people age 12 or above. Children 11 and under are free and must be under adult supervision at all times; please include children in your reservation. Some works may not be appropriate for all age groups. Please make tour reservation before printing pass by calling 707-226-5991 x25 or emailing tours@dirosaart.org. You must print & bring your Discover & Go pass for the tour, guests without pass will be charged accordingly upon arrival.
  • Grace Hudson Museum & Sun House, Ukiah, General Pass - Free Admission for 2 people.
  • The Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley, Children's pass - Free admission for 1 child (ages 3-18) with a paying adult. Children under three are free.
  • Lindsay Wildlife Museum, Walnut Creek, Family Pass - Free admission for 1 adult and 1 youth (ages 2-17). Limit one pass per household per visit.
  • Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD), San Francisco, Family Pass - Free admission for 2 people (children 12 and under always free).
  • Museum of the American Indian, Novato, General Pass - Free admission for 2 people
  • Napa Valley Museum, Yountville, Family Pass - Free admission for 1 adult and 1 youth (ages 17 and under).
  • Napa Valley Wine Train, Napa, Value Pass - $10.00 off Gourmet Express Package. One pass good for up to 2 adults ($10 off each adult ticket). Advance-reservation only and require a credit card.
    Phone: (707) 253-2111 or 1-800-427-4124. Use code word "Library" You must print & bring your Discover & Go pass when checking in at the Train Station reception desk. Guest without pass will be charged accordingly upon arrival. No credit will be issued after arrival.
  • Pacific Pinball Museum, Alameda, Family Pass - Free admission for 1 adult (ages 12 and up) and 1 child (under 12).
  • Peralta Hacienda Historical Park, Oakland, Family Pass - Free admission for 2 adults and 2 children. Children 10 and under are free.
  • Playland Not-at-the-Beach, El Cerrito, Playland After Dark - Free admission for 1 adult to Playland After Dark (18+ only): 6pm-10pm
  • Richmond Museum of History, Richmond, Family Pass - Free admission for 2 people. Children 12 and under are free. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • The Ruth Bancock Garden, Walnut Creek, Family Pass - Free admission for 2 people (children 12 and under always free).
  • Sacramento Children's Museum, Rancho Cordova, General Pass - Free admission for 4 people. Children under 1 are free.
  • Safari West, Santa Rosa, Children's Pass - Free admission for 1 child (12 and under) while accompanied by 1 paying adult for the African Safari Tour. Excludes weekends and holidays. Tours by advance-reservation only and require a credit card. Advance Reservation: http://www.safariwest.com/online-reservation/ Include code word "DeBrazza" in Special Requests field. Or phone: (707) 566-3667 or (800) 616-2695. Use code word "DeBrazza". You must print & bring your Discover & Go pass for park entrance, guest without pass will be charged accordingly upon arrival. No credit will be issued after arrival. Limit one free Children's Pass per family.
  • Saint Mary's College Museum of Art, Moraga, General Pass - Free admission for 1 adult. Parking is free with a pass available at entrance kiosk.
  • San Mateo County History Museum, Redwood City, Family Pass - Free admission for 2 adults and 2 children. Children under 5 are free.
  • Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, Santa Cruz, Family Pass - Free admission for 2 adults and up to 4 kids from the same household. Pass is not valid for 3rd Friday evening festivals from 5-9pm or any public programs (Family Art Day, special events). Check the museum website for details: http://www.santacruzmah.org/events/month/
  • Seymour Marine Discovery Center, Santa Cruz, Family Pass - Free admission for 1 adult and 1 child (3-16 years old).
  • The Tech Museum of Innovation, San Jose, Discount Pass - Show your Discover & Go Pass at the The Tech Museum of Innovation box office and receive $3 off adult combo ticket (1 general museum admission and 1 educational IMAX film). For children, students, and seniors receive $2 off their combo ticket. Discount good up to 6 members of your party. Discount does not apply to a general museum ticket without IMAX.
  • UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, Family Pass - Free admission to BAM/PFA for 1 adult and 1 child (17 and under). Good for general BAM/PFA gallery admission only; does not include films at the PFA Theater; or special events and programs.
  • UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley, Berkeley, Family Pass - Free admission for 1 adult and 1 child (ages 5-12). Children under 5 are free.
  • USS Hornet Museum, Alameda, Family Pass - Free admission for 1 adult and 2 youths (ages 5-17). Limit one pass per household per visit.
  • Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum, Vallejo, Family Pass - Free admission for 5 people in one family (children under 12 are always free).
  • Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, Family Pass - Free admission to gallery for up to 4 people.

 

For more information, visit the Discover & Go website (you must log into your library account).

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