Being a part of your library has its perks! Gain access to a plethora of museums and attractions in Illinois with your library card! 

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 Explore More Illinois

Explore More Illinois is a cultural pass program that provides discounts and other offerings from museums, historical societies, performing and visual arts centers, and other attractions across the state of Illinois.

  • Click here to login to Explore More Illinois
  • Log in: Use your valid library card number and pin to review and reserve offerings by attraction and specific dates.
  • Available 24/7 from any computer, tablet, or smartphone.
  • Free for adults 18 years and older who have a library card.
  • Offerings differ by attraction and include free or reduced admission, free parking, discounts at attraction shops, and more.
  • FAQ

Explore More Illinois is a service of the Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS). RAILS is funded by a grant from the Illinois State Library through the Office of the Secretary of State Jesse White and provides a number of different programs and services for Illinois libraries and library users.-
Contact library staff for more information at 815-786-8308 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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Museum Adventure Pass

The library offers free museum passes to Sandwich library card holders. Choose from twenty different museums!

Check out Museum options and programs info here.


  • In order to participate, patrons much physically visit the library to obtain the passes. Passes cannot be checked out by email or by phone.
  • There are only 4 individual passes available for each museum every week. Passes regenerate every 7 days.
  • Only ONE pass per ONE museum may be checked out to a patron at a time.
  • There is no waiting list. The passes are available first come, first serve only.
  • Passes are printed out and have an expiration date that the patrons must use them by.
  • Available for Sandwich Library card holders ONLY.