Culture Passes

Check out a Culture Pass for admission to these central Ohio destinations -- FREE with your DCDL card! Read more below, or download our Fact Sheet now.

Central Ohio Symphony

The partnership between the Central Ohio Symphony and Delaware County District Library provides FREE admission for students (ages 18 and under).

What’s included?

  • Free admission to a Central Ohio Symphony concert
  • Half-price admission for each student’s accompanying adult

 

How do I get this pass?

Students may present their library cards at the box office at the concert, or call the Symphony office at 740-362-1799.

What else should I know?

Please be sure to visit the Central Ohio Symphony’s website for their schedule of exciting upcoming performances.

Columbus Museum of Art

Delaware County District Library is excited to partner with the Columbus Museum of Art to offer Culture Passes to our library cardholders!

What’s included?

  • Free admission for up to eight people
  • Free parking
  • A discount at CMA’s store and café

 

How do I get this pass?

Passes may be picked up at any Library branch; home delivery patrons may request a pass from Outreach Services. An adult cardholder may borrow one pass at a time; passes must be used within seven days of issuance.

What else should I know?

Before visiting CMA, we recommend contacting the museum or visiting their website to verify hours, special exhibition restrictions, and COVID-19 safety guidelines.

Franklin Park Conservatory

With our newest partnership, you can use your library card to borrow a temporary membership to Franklin Park Conservatory.

What’s included?

 

How do I get this pass?

Passes may be checked out on a first-come, first-served basis at any Library branch; home delivery patrons may request a pass from Outreach Services. An adult cardholder may borrow one pass at a time; passes may be used two times within 30 days of issuance.

What else should I know?

The pass does not include free admission to special evening engagements, such as Conservatory Aglow, Pumpkins Aglow or Chihuly Nights. However, borrowers who attend these events will be charged a discounted, 50% off, member admission fee.

Before visiting, we recommend contacting FPC or visiting their website to verify hours, special exhibition restrictions, and COVID-19 safety guidelines. On the day of your visit, check in at the Visitor Center with your photo ID and temporary membership pass.

4th Grade History Pass

The America-250 Ohio Commission has announced the 4th Grade History Pass – a free pass for every fourth-grade student in Ohio to visit participating history-related museums and sites free of charge when accompanied by a paying adult.

What’s included?

  • Free admission for every fourth-grade student with a paying adult

How do I get this pass?

What else should I know?

The full list of participating museums can be found at www.America250-Ohio.org/fourth-grade-pass. Regular admission fees apply for accompanying family members, and passes are not valid for field trips or other group visits. This program will remain valid for any Ohio fourth-grade student now through December 31, 2026.

Passes are not available for pickup at the Library.

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