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Discover and Go!

Discover and Go Free Museum Passes   

Enjoy free and discounted passes to local museums and cultural institutions. Discover & Go offers Napa Valley College students, faculty and staff a great opportunity!

Click on the Discover & Go logo above to go to the Discover & Go site and to print out your ticket(s) to Bay Area events.  Simply enter your library card number on the Discover & Go login screen.  YOU DO NOT NEED A PIN NUMBER.  Next,  hit the "enter" key after entering your library card number (without spaces). 

Watch the tutorial to see exactly how it works!

Below is a partial list of participating museums and cultural institutions followed by specific venue offers. To see the full list of museums and cultural destinations, select "Browse by Venue" on the Discover & Go site (login required). 

Aquarium of the Bay

Asian Art Museum

Bay Area Discovery Museum

Bedford Gallery

Berkeley Art Museum

California Academy of Sciences

California Historical Society

Cartoon Art Museum

Castro Valley Arts Foundation

Charles M. Schultz Museum

Children's Creativity Museum

Contemporary Jewish Museum

CuriOdyssey

Exploratorium

GLBT History Museum

Golden State Model Railroad Museum

Habitot Children's Museum

Lawrence Hall of Science

Lindsay Wildlife Museum

Marine Mammal Center (discount only)

Museum of African Diaspora

Museum of Children’s Art

Oakland Aviation Museum

Oakland Museum

Oakland Zoo

Pacific Pinball Museum

Peralta Hacienda Historical Park

San Jose Museum of Art

Tech Museum of Innovation (discount only)

UC Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

UC Botanical Gardens at Berkeley

USS Hornet

Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

 

 

 

Discover & Go Bay Area Venue offers

** This page provides descriptions of venue offers only and cannot be printed and presented as valid passes for admission.**

Aquarium of the Bay

  • Family pass - Free admission for 2 adults (guests older then 11) and 2 children (ages 3-11)

Asian Art Museum

  • Family Pass - Free admission for 2 adults and all children under 12

Bay Area Discovery Museum

  • General Pass - Free admission for 2 adults and 2 children. Children under 6 months are free. Passes cannot be used for performances or for Goblin Jamboree fundraiser in October.

The Beat Museum

  • General Pass - Free admission for 1 person.

Bedford Gallery

  • General Pass - Free admission for 2 people

Blackhawk Museum

  • Adult Pass - Free admission for 2 adults and 3 children. Children under 6 are free.

California Academy of Sciences

  • Family Pass - Free admission for 1 adult and 1 child.

California Historical Society

  • Open Admission - No Pass Required - This venue does not require a pass and is open to everyone. A $5.00 donation is suggested, but not required.

California Shakespeare Theater

  • American Night by Richard Montoya, developed by Culture Clash and Jo Bonney - Good for two tickets on May 29, 2013. 8:00 pm. Please present this pass to the box office at least a half-hour prior to curtain on the date listed above for the best available seats in sections D/E/F/Terrace. We are outdoors, so recommend wearing sturdy shoes and warm layers. Grounds open two hours before curtain time for picnicking. Pass is nontransferable and for use only by the person named. Come prepared to provide ID and contact information.
  • Family Pass - free admission for 2 adults and 3 children.

Castro Valley Arts Foundation

  • Sound of Music - Free admission for 2 adults. Friday, March 8, 2013 at 7:30pm. Present your Discover & Go Pass at Will Call box office to receive admission tickets.
  • Sound of Music - Free admission for 2 adults. Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 7:30pm. Present your Discover & Go Pass at Will Call box office to receive admission tickets.
  • Sound of Music - Free admission for 2 adults. Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 2:00pm. Present your Discover & Go Pass at Will Call box office to receive admission tickets.

Charles M. Schulz Museum

  • Children's Pass - Free admission for 1 child between the ages of 4-18 (children under 4 are free). SKU: 300794

Children's Creativity Museum

  • General Pass - Free admission for 2 people in one family.

Contemporary Jewish Museum

  • Family Pass - Free admission for 2 adults and all children under 18.

CuriOdyssey

  • Family Pass - Free admission for 1 adult (age 18 and up) and 1 child (age 4-12). Children under 2 are free.

Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse

  • David Thom Band w/ Don Rigsby - Single ticket for David Thom Band w/ Don Rigsby. Sunday, February 10, 8:00 pm (doors open at 7:00 pm)
  • Carrie Rodriguez - Single ticket for Carrie Rodriguez. Thursday, February 28, 8:00 pm (doors open at 7:00 pm)
  • Lost Weekend - Single ticket for Lost Weekend. Sunday, March 17, 8:00 pm (doors open at 7:00 pm)
  • Melanie O'Reilly - Single ticket for Melanie O'Reilly. Friday, March 22, 8:00 pm (doors open at 7:00 pm)

GLBT History Museum

  • General Pass - Free admission for 1 person

Golden State Model Railroad Museum

  • Discount Pass - $2.00 discount off admission. One coupon per party per visit. Not valid in combination with any other coupon.
    Regular admission prices:
    $4 for Adults; $2 for Senior Citizens and Children under 12; $9 for Families.

Habitot Children's Museum

  • General Pass - Free admission for 2 parents and 4 children living in the same household. Not for use by day care providers, preschools, or organizations.

The Lace Museum

  • Open Admission - No Pass Required: This venue does not require a pass and is open to everyone. Tours available for groups of 6 or more with a suggested donation of $3.00 per person. In order for us to accommodate your group, please notify us at least one day in advance.

The Lawrence Hall of Science

  • Family Pass - Free admission for 1 adult (ages 19 and up) and 1 child (ages 3-18). Children under three are free.

Lindsay Wildlife Museum

  • Family Pass - Free admission for 2 adults and all children under 18 from the same household.

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

  • Open Admission - No Pass Required - This venue does not require a pass and is open to everyone.

The Marine Mammal Center

  • General Pass - Free Docent-Led Tours (admission is always free); combo of 4 adults, 4 kids, 4 seniors or a mixture. Tours must be booked online. See pass for detail.

Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment

  • Open Admission - No Pass Required - This venue does not require a pass and is open to everyone.

Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD)

  • Family Pass - Free admission for 2 people (children 12 and under always free).

Napa Valley Museum

  • Family Pass - Free admission for 1 adult and 1 youth (ages 17 and under).

Oakland Aviation Museum

  • Family Pass - Free admission for 1 adult and 1 child (ages 6-12). Children 5 and under free. Limit one pass per household per visit.

Oakland Museum of California

  • Family Pass - Free admission for 1 adult and 2 children. Children 8 and under are free. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Special exhibitions and programs may include an extra charge or may be first-come, first-served. Check the museum website for details: museumca.org

Oakland Zoo

  • Family Pass - Free admission for 1 adult (ages 15 and up) and 2 children (ages 2-14). Children under 2 are free. Free parking for 1 car included. Valid Mon-Fri Only.

Pacific Pinball Museum

  • Family Pass - Free admission for 1 adult (ages 12 and up) and 1 child (under 12).

Palo Alto Art Center

  • Open Admission - No Pass Required - This venue does not require a pass and is open to everyone.

Peralta Hacienda Historical Park

  • Family Pass - Free admission for 2 adults and 2 children. Children 10 and under are free.

Ripley's Believe it or Not! ODDitorium

  • General Pass - Free admission for 1 person.

Saint Mary's College Museum of Art

  • General Pass - Free admission for 1 adult. Parking is free with a pass available at entrance kiosk.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

  • Complimentary Pass - Free admission for up to 2 adults. Please present this pass at the Information Desk, just inside the museum's main entrance.
  • Discount Pass - Good for Group Admission adult ticket price of $14.00 per ticket per adult (regular adult admission $18.00). Also good for Group Admission youth ticket price of $8.00 per ticket per youth (regular youth admission $11.00). Valid for all adults and youth in the group. Children 12 and under are free. Please present this discount pass at the museum's box office.

San Jose Museum of Art

  • Family Pass - Free admission for 4 family members. Children under 6 are always free. Children must be accompanied by an Adult.

Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History

  • Family Pass - Free admission for 2 adults and up to 4 kids from the same household.
    Pass is not valid for 3rd Friday evening festivals from 5-9pm or any public programs (Family Art Day, special events).

Sunnyvale Heritage Park Museum

  • Open Admission - No Pass Required - This venue does not require a pass and is open to everyone.

The Tech Museum of Innovation

  • Discount Pass - Show your Discover & Go Pass at the The Tech Museum of Innovation box office and receive $3 off an adult combo ticket (1 general museum admission and 1 educational IMAX film). For children, students, and seniors receive $2 off their combo ticket. Discount does not apply to a general museum ticket without IMAX.

UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

  • Family Pass - Free admission to BAM/PFA for 1 adult and 1 child (13-17). Children 12 and under always free. Good for general BAM/PFA gallery admission only; does not include films at the PFA Theater; special events and programs; or L@TE: Friday Nights @ BAM/PFA.

UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley

  • Family pass - Free admission for 2 Adults and 4 Children (ages 5-12). Children under 5 are free.

USS Hornet Museum

  • Family Pass - Free admission for 1 adult and 2 youths (ages 5-17). Limit one pass per household per visit.

USS Potomac

  • Discount Pass - 50% off docent-led dockside tour (not cruises or events); Pass good for 2 people.
    Regular admission prices: $10 - General ages 13-59; $8 - Seniors ages 60 and over; Free - Youth ages 12 and under

Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum

  • Family Pass - Free admission for 5 people in one family (children under 12 are always free).

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

  • Family Pass - Free admission for up to 4 people.


 

 

 

Updated 2.22.13 by N. McEnery
Questions to:  nmcenery@napavalley.edu