Reserve your Museum Pass

Museum Pass FAQ

How do I reserve a Museum Pass?

You can reserve a museum pass online with your Library card number and PIN.

Are there restrictions in reserving a Museum Pass?

There are a few restrictions as to who can reserve Museum Passes. If you have a Library Link account, you cannot reserve a Museum Pass. If your account has a block or hold on it, you must speak with Library staff to resolve the issue in order to reserve a Museum Pass.

How can I cancel my pass if I can't use it?

Reservations can be canceled online in the reservation manager up until 12pm the day prior to your pass reservation date. If you need to cancel your pass after 12pm the day prior, system restrictions require that Library staff must cancel the pass for you. Contact us via Ask Us, at any branch or by phone at 206-386-4636.

To cancel a future pass yourself, go to the online reservation manager and select the 'My Passes' button. Then select the 'cancel' button next to your reserved pass. After canceling, you can then request a new pass.

Which museums can I visit with a Museum Pass?

The following museums participate in the Museum Pass program.

  • Burke Museum
  • Center for Wooden Boats
  • Henry Art Gallery
  • Museum of Flight
  • Museum of History Industry (MOHAI)
  • Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP)
  • National Nordic Museum
  • Seattle Aquarium
  • Seattle Art Museum
  • Wing Luke Museum
  • Woodland Park Zoo

How many passes can I reserve?

You can reserve one pass per 30 days with your Library card. Each museum pass includes at least two adult tickets; some passes include four or more tickets. You can reserve one pass to the same museum once every 30 days.

When should I book a Museum Pass?

You can reserve up to 30 days in advance of your museum visit. We have very limited availability, so book as soon as you can. New passes are available every day after 12 p.m.

How can I find out which passes are available on a specific date?

Our online reservation system lets you search options by date. You can also search by museum. For most museums you will need to reserve passes 30 days in advance due to limited availability.

Do I need to print the passes?

Yes. Every museum in our free pass program requires you to bring a printed pass and photo identification. You can print your passes at the Library. You can view or cancel your pass reservations when you log in with your Library card number and PIN.

Can I use my passes on any date?

No. Passes are only good on the date you requested.

What should I do if no passes are available for a museum I want to visit?

Check back after 12 p.m. New passes are available every day.

What should I do if I lose my printed pass?

You can view and reprint your pass when you log in with your Library card number and PIN. Please email us if you would like a pass re-sent to you via email.