With so many fantastic options for events, activities and happenings in Douglas County and throughout the state of Colorado, your calendar might be completely booked. But if you are looking for something to do with your kids, and you like the idea of FREE ADMISSION to some of Colorado’s most well-known attractions, look no further! Douglas County Libraries offers a free Adventure Pass to residents with a Douglas County library card.
Douglas County Libraries and the Adventure Pass
The Adventure Pass offered by Douglas County Libraries offers free admission to four popular cultural attractions in Colorado: the Butterfly Pavilion, the History Colorado Center, the Denver Firefighters Museum and Dinosaur Ridge. Tickets can be reserved through the Douglas County Libraries website or by visiting a Douglas County Library in person.
More about the Attraction Passes Available Through Douglas County Libraries:
Butterfly Pavilion – The Butterfly Pavilion, located at 6252 West 104th Ave. Westminster, CO 80020, is home to thousands of animals including more than a thousand butterflies. Besides the tropical rainforest area that houses butterflies and a variety of animals, one of the most popular attractions at the Butterfly Pavilion is Rosie – a live tarantula! Kids and adults of all ages visit the Butterfly Pavilion all year round and are always thrilled by the exhibits that are presented by this popular Colorado destination.
***Douglas County Libraries offers two free passes per week to the Butterfly Pavilion. Each pass offers one child under the age of 12 free admission. Douglas County Libraries card holders may request one Butterfly Pavilion pass each year.
Dinosaur Ridge – Located at 16831 West Alameda Parkway, Morrison, CO 80465, Dinosaur Ridge provides an excellent opportunity for visitors of all ages to learn more about dinosaur fossils, dinosaur bones and dinosaur tracks. Any child or adult who has a fascination with dinosaurs will appreciate and enjoy time spent at this unparalleled attraction.
***Douglas County Libraries offers a free pass each day Dinosaur Ridge is open, which can be used for up to four people (and also includes a guided tour of Dinosaur Ridge). Douglas County Libraries card holders may request one Dinosaur Ridge pass per year.
History Colorado Center – The History Colorado Center is located at 1200 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203. This attraction offers visitor the opportunity to learn about the State of Colorado’s history in a unique way – by learning about the people and historical events that influenced the development and heritage of the state. This fun, educational and inspirational attraction is one that draws visitors from around the state, country and world!
***Douglas County Libraries offers two free pass each day to the History Colorado Center that can each be used for up to four people. The pass can also be used to visit the Byers-Evans House if it’s used on the same day. The Byers-Evans House is located near the History Colorado Center at 1310 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204. Douglas County Libraries card holders may request one free History Colorado pass per year.
Denver Firefighters Museum – Located at 326 Tremont Place, Denver, CO 80204, this museum offers visitors hands-on activities as well as traditional exhibits that focus on the history of the Denver Fire Department. A fantastic opportunity to learn more about the history of firefighting in Denver, the museum provides a fun and interactive learning experience for kids and adults alike. The museum, which is located in Denver’s original f, provides a chance to peek into the history of Denver’s original firefighting institution.
***Douglas County Libraries offers two free pass each day the Denver Firefighters Museum that each can be used for up to four people. Douglas County Libraries card holders may request one free Denver Firefighters Museum pass per year.
An Adventure Pass must be reserved and is available up to 30 days in advance. If you need assistance registering for an Adventure Pass, please visit one of the Douglas County Libraries in person or call 303-791-7323.