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Visit San Diego attractions for FREE with the San Diego Public Library's Discover & Go program. The program offers family day passes to several of San Diego's biggest attractions, including the New Children's Museum, Museum of Us, The San Diego Museum of Art, Children's Discovery Museum and Skateworld! Passes can be reserved online, in-person or over the phone with a valid library card. Reserve passes today and discover what San Diego has to offer!

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Thank you to our Partner Museums and Attractions!

 
 

How it Works:

 

This program is open to San Diego residents 16 and over with an SDPL card in good standing. To get started:

1. Log in to sandiego.discoverandgo.net with your library card to browse available passes by date or attraction.

2. Make your reservation and print or download your pass shortly before your visit. Note: You cannot cancel your reservation once you have printed or downloaded your pass.

3. Bring your printed pass or mobile device with you. The pass is only valid for the name and date on the pass, and valid photo ID is required.

 

Keep in Mind:

  • You can have up to two reservations at a time.
  • You can make reservations up to three months in advance.
  • All passes are first come, first served.
  • New passes are released at the beginning of each month.
  • The name on the pass and I.D. must match.

Need assistance? Contact your local library.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

How many people can use each pass?

Each institution determines how many people it will admit with a pass. Some are family passes, others are for individuals. Please read the details on the pass carefully.

Can my child reserve a pass?

Passes can only be reserved by cardholders 16 and over with a library card in good standing. Student Success cards are not eligible.

How will I receive my pass?

When you’re ready to attend, print your pass via Discover & Go, under My Reservations. You’ll also receive a reservation email with a link to Discover & Go. Some attractions accept mobile passes. Note: You cannot cancel your reservation once you have printed or downloaded your pass.

How many passes can I reserve?

You can have two active reservations at a time.

Is there a waiting list for passes?

No, reservations are first come, first served. If a pass is not available for the attraction or date you want, make a different selection.

What do I need to bring with me the day of the visit?

Please bring the printed pass and a valid photo I.D. such as CA Driver’s License, CA ID card, Government issued ID Card, Passport, School ID card. The name on the pass and I.D. must match. If the attraction accepts mobile passes, you can present the pass on your device.

Can I cancel an active reservation?

Reservations can be cancelled as long as the passes have not been printed or downloaded. To cancel a pass, log in to your Discover & Go account and click on “Cancel Pass.”

I didn’t use the pass for the date I reserved. Can I use it on another date?

No, if you reserve a pass and do not use it or cancel the reservation, the unused pass will count towards your limit. Please note some institutions only allow you to reserve one pass per year.

Is there a mobile version of Discover & Go?

You can access our Discover & Go website and reserve passes on your mobile device. Discover and Go is not a downloadable app.

Why can’t I make a reservation?

There are a few reasons why you may not be able to make a reservation:

  • All passes for the attraction are currently reserved. Check back on the first of the month!
  • You have two active reservations—the maximum you can have at any given time.
  • You’ve already used up your passes for this attraction this year.
  • You’re account is not in good standing.

Where can I find out about other Museums and Cultural Institutions in the San Diego area?

The San Diego Museum Council offers a list of San Diego Museums. This site is not affiliated with the library or Discover & Go.