Discover and Go FAQs

How do I get museum passes online? - Discover & Go

Discover & Go provides instant online access to free and low-cost tickets to museums, science centers, zoos, theatres and other fun local cultural venues.


  1. Log in to your library account. Each library will have their Discover & Go program on their website. 
  2. Browse for passes by date or by venue.
  3. Make a reservation.
  4. Shortly before your visit, print out your pass.


  • Age restrictions may apply; check with your library.
  • You can have up to 2 active reservations at a time.
  • You can make reservations up to 3 months in advance.
  • Reservations can be canceled only if the pass has not been printed.
  • Some venues have placed a 1-pass-per-year restriction and you will only be able to reserve those passes once per calendar year.
    You will find details about each pass within the venue information.
  • The pass is for use only by the person named and only on the date specified. No photocopies are allowed. Valid ID is required.
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Is there a list of Discover & Go venues? 

The most current list of Discover & Go venues is available at the Discover & Go site. 

*You must be a Contra Costa County resident to log in to Discover & Go with your Contra Costa County Library card. If you live in another county, check with your local library system to see if they belong to the Discover & Go network.

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When are Discover & Go passes for a new month available? 

A new month opens up complete with available passes on the 1st day of the current month. 

For example, on October 1, Discover & Go patrons will be able to make reservations for December.  3 months (the current) and 2 future months are always in view.  On November 1, January will come into view. 



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What museums are available for reservation through Discover & Go?

You can see which museums, venues, attractions, and cultural destinations on your library's Discover & Go site by selecting "Browse by Venue" on the top menu (login required).
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How many Discover & Go passes can I reserve?

You can have two active reservations at a time. 

For example, if you make a reservation for a visit in June and another reservation for a visit this Saturday, you can make a new reservation as soon as your Saturday visit is complete. 

Having two active reservations will block you from making additional bookings for future dates. 

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Is there a mobile version of Discover & Go?

Which local libraries are participating in Discover & Go?

You can find the current list of library partners at
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Can I cancel an active Discover & Go reservation if I have not yet printed the pass? 

A pass can be canceled, as long as you have not clicked on the View/Print Pass button and agreed to the warning that passes cannot be canceled after viewing or printing.

To cancel a pass, login to your Discover & Go account and click on Cancel Pass

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For Discover & Go, the "Print Pass" button is not visible on iPad/iPad mini. 

Currently, there's no way to print a pass from an iPad or iPad Mini, as the button does not show up.

We're still looking into this and testing it. 

We will let you know as soon as it is updated! 

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