Museum Passes

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Lafayette Library cardholders who live in Lafayette are eligible for free admission to participating Denver and Boulder area institutions through the Library’s Museum Pass program.

Hours and closures may vary from the information on this page, so check all reservation information carefully, or visit the institution's website for updates.

  • Available to Lafayette cardholders who live in Lafayette.
  • Book your reservation online using a valid adult’s Lafayette Library card number.
  • Each pass covers two or more visitors. See pass information for details.
  • You may reserve one pass per card in a 30-day period subject to availability (unless noted in the details below).
  • If you need help booking, or to cancel your booking within 48 hours of your ticketed date, please contact us online.
  • To manage or delete your booking up to 48 hours prior: Select Reserve a Pass, enter your Lafayette Library card number, and click on the My Passes button.

Confluence SBC (starts July 15)

Free weekday access for one person up to four times per year

Confluence SBC is a shared-office coworking community offering flexible work, meet, and event space in downtown Lafayette. The pass includes business class wifi and use of common areas in accordance with the Confluence Terms of Use.
Location: 75 Waneka Parkway, Lafayette, CO 80026
Hours: Typically Monday-Friday 8am-5pm; closed Saturday and Sunday to non-members. Holiday hours may differ.
Website: Confluence SBC

Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Free admission for a group of up to seven people; special pricing for paid exhibits

From wildlife displays to virtual reality, dinosaurs to space travel, health science to geology, the permanent and rotating interactive exhibits, IMAX movies and planetarium shows, the DMNS offers visitors unique and fun ways to learn about science, history, and the natural world.
Location: 2001 Colorado Boulevard, Denver, CO 80205
Special instructions: 

  • Admission to the Museum is covered by the Library pass; however, the Museum itself and many temporary exhibitions may require an additional paid, timed ticket for entry to that exhibition.
  • After you book your pass through the Library, you do not need to contact the museum to set up your visit. On the day of your visit, check in at the Ticketing Desk upon arrival at the Museum and present your pass for entry. There is a timed entry every 20 minutes.
  • The IMAX and Planetarium are open; advance purchase is recommended. Please call 303-370-6306 or visit the website to purchase tickets.  

Requirements: Masks are encouraged. All guests are required to have a timed ticket for entry into the Museum.
Hours: Closed December 25; Monday-Thursday 9am-5pm, most Fridays 9am-9pm,  Saturday/Sunday 9am-5pm.
Website: Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Fiske Planetarium (CU Boulder)

Exchange pass for up to four tickets to educational programming on available days

Located on the CU-Boulder campus, the Fiske planetarium offers full-dome films, star talks, live talks, laser and liquid sky shows, concerts, and special live events, as well as hosting large public gatherings during astronomical and NASA-related events.
Location: 2414 Regent Drive, Boulder, CO 80309
Hours: Visit website for hours and restrictions; only certain shows are included in the pass.
Website: Fiske Planetarium
Virtual Exhibits and activities: Astronomy Info, Art at Fiske

Museo de Las Americas 

Free admission for two people (children under 12 always free)

Located in the heart of the Art District on Santa Fe, Museo de las Americas is the premier Latin American art museum in the Rocky Mountain region. The museum is dedicated to educating the community through collecting, preserving, interpreting, and exhibiting the diverse arts and cultures of Latin America, from ancient to contemporary, through innovative exhibitions and programs.
Location: 861 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO
Instructions:

  • Admission to the Museum is covered by the Library pass.
  • After you book your pass through the Library, head to www.museo.org to reserve your timed tickets. Select what day and time you’d like, then use the code: LafayetteLibrary at checkout for free admission. Questions? Call 303-571-4401.

Requirements: Masks are recommended. Children under 12 do not need a ticket.
Hours: Tuesday-Friday from noon-6pm; Saturday noon-5pm.
Website: Museo de las Americas

Museum of Contemporary Art Denver

Free admission for up to four adults. (Visitors under 18 always receive free admission.)

Located in the LoDo section of Denver, the MCA Denver has multiple galleries and educational/lecture spaces, and rotating contemporary art exhibits.
Location: 1485 Delgany Street, Denver, CO 80202
Special hours and instructions:  Call museum for special hours; some days are free while some require a pass. 

Timed tickets are not required. If you want to reserve a timed ticket, you will not be able to do that on the website using the free Library pass; pass users can call MCA Denver at 303-298-7544 to reserve their timed tickets and mention they are using a library pass through Lafayette Public Library. Please visit the website for current seasonal hours of operation.

Requirements: Masks are recommended.
Website: MCA Denver
Parking note: Validated parking is available in the parking garage across 15th Street for $7 for two hours; validation is available at the museum front desk. After 4pm and on weekends, parking is a flat rate of $7. Limited meter parking available on Delgany Street.

WOW! Children's Museum (Starts August 1, 2022)

One free adult and one free child general admission, once per year per card (infants under one always receive free admission).

The WOW! Children’s Museum offers educational hands-on exhibits to inspire learning and growth in arts, sciences, and life. The museum strives to engage all families in educational, hands-on experiences that connect curiosity, creativity, and discovery.
Location: 110 N. Harrison Avenue, Lafayette, CO 80026
Hours: Closed on Sundays, Mondays, and major holidays; Open Tuesday through Saturday 9am-noon and 1-4:30pm.
Website: WOW! Museum