One Pass. Many Adventures.
Use your West Des Moines Library card to check out a family pass to participating local museums and attractions - free of charge!
The Adventure Pass Program
Iowa Libraries provide free passes to area attractions for a day of family fun! Passes generally allow entrance for two (2) adults and two (2) children. Exceptions: DSM Children's Museum is four (4) children - adult admission is free with children. Reiman Gardens is two (2) adults and four (4) children. Additional tickets can be purchased at the venue.
WDM and Cumming residents, 18 years of age and older, with a valid WDM library card that is non-expired and in good standing may reserve passes by using TixKeeper - click on Reserve Your Adventure Pass below.
Cardholder must present a valid photo ID and printed pass (email on phone not accepted) before admission into the venue is allowed.
NEW: Winter, 2022-2023 - Brenton Skating Plaza passes are back! You can reserve now for bookings starting January 1, 2023 and this year, you can book for any day of the week, not just Mon-Fri! Passes are for 2 adults and 2 children and include skate rental. You don't need to register through the Brenton portal - just use the Reserve Your Adventure Pass link below.
One pass per venue may be reserved once every 365 days.
Passes cannot be used for any special member events (e.g. Zoo Brew or Night Eyes)
Please cancel your reservation if you cannot use the pass at the reserved time. To cancel a reservation, call the Reference Desk at 515-222-3403.
Check open dates of any venue before you reserve your pass.
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