Douglas County Libraries now offers library card holders Adventure Pass: free passes to the Denver Firefighters Museum, the History Colorado Center, Dinosaur Ridge, and the Butterfly Pavilion. You may reserve and print passes from your own computer up to 30 days before your visit.
The Denver Firefighters Museum has been housed in the original Firehouse Number 1 since 1909---Come explore over a century of historical artifacts, fascinating exhibits, and fun family and kids’ activities throughout the Museum! We have purchased two passes per day for the Denver Firefighters Museum, each of which admits up to four people. Only one pass per library card is available each 265 days.
The History Colorado Center’s hands-on and high-tech exhibits take you back in time, connecting what WAS to what’s NEXT. They’re unexpected, thought-provoking, and relevant. And most of all, fun! Visit the Center for an inspirational journey that will ignite your imagination and touch your heart. Be part of the story. We have purchased two passes per day for the History Colorado Center, each of which admits up to four people. You may also use your pass on the same day to visit the Byers-Evans House, two blocks south of the Center at 1310 Bannock Street.
Dinosaur Ridge is a collection of trails and exhibits designed to help you explore prehistoric Colorado, including real dinosaur tracks and bones millions of years old! We have purchased two passes per day for Dinosaur Ridge, each of which admits up to four people and includes a guided tour.
The Butterfly Pavilion combines science education with interactive fun to teach visitors about invertebrates and conservation. Five immersive exhibits, including a rainforest filled with 1,600 free-flying tropical butterflies, provide a year-round, unforgettable experience. We have purchased two passes per week for the Butterfly Pavilion, each of which admits one child, aged 12 and under.
Take advantage of this great service soon...and let the adventure begin! If you have a great time, please consider supporting these organizations by purchasing a membership.