Experience Pass

The Broomfield Library's Experience Passes provide free access to explore cultural and recreational institutions in the Front Range.

New Information about our Experience Passes:

  • Registration processes vary by institution & additional registration steps for timed entry may be required. See reservation information below.
  • Please contact each institution for up-to-date operating hours.

Explore our different passes:

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art 
(pass allows entry for 10 people)

How to reserve:

Butterfly Pavilion (pass allows free entry for 3 people and $5 admission each for up to 2 additional guests)

  • Open Monday - Sunday from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. with first entry at 9 a.m. and last entry at 4:15 p.m. Exhibits close at 5 p.m.
  • Visit the Butterfly Pavilion website for up-to-date hours.

How to reserve:

  • Make a reservation through the library reservation system for the Butterfly Pavilion. The pass is only valid for the specific date listed. The pass is non-transferable to another date.  
  • Library pass holders must present the printed or electronic copy of the pass at the front desk to redeem for general admission tickets.
Clyfford Still Museum (pass allows entry for 2 adults & children 17 and under are admitted free of charge).
How to reserve:
  • Make a reservation through the library reservation system.
  • Required before your visit: The Clyfford Still Museum requires all visitors and program attendees to register for a ticket online. Visit the Clyfford Still Museum's website here: https://clyffordstillmuseum.org/plan-your-visit/hours-and-tickets/ and use the code Broomfield2023 at checkout for up to two free adult tickets to visit the Museum. Kids 17 and under are free to visit the Clyfford Still Museum, but still require advance ticketing.
  • Pass (digital or print) must be presented at entry at reserved time.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife (State Park Pass) (pass allows entry for 1 car)
  • This is a physical pass and the backpack must be picked-up at the library. 
  • Visit cpw.state.co.us for up-to-date opening information.

How to reserve:

  • Open the library reservation system to view which days are available and reserve your preferred day. 
  • Bring your confirmation to the library circulation desk. The Colorado Parks & Wildlife pass is a physical pass, checks out for one week, and must be picked up and returned at the Broomfield Library.
  • For Eldorado Canyon State Park Only:  At this time, The Colorado Parks & Wildlife library pass cannot be used for free vehicle entry on summer weekends and holidays at Eldorado Canyon State Park through September 15, 2023. However, patrons can use the free library pass on summer weekdays driving a car in and/or using the Eldo Shuttle on summer weekends and holidays. 

Denver Botanic Gardens (pass allows entry for 6 people)

  • Pass is only good for day of reservation and can be used at either the York Street or Chatfield Farms locations.
  • Pass does not include access to special events, tuition based classes, or separately ticketed events.
  • Visit Denver Botanic Gardens for up-to-date hours, early closure days, and announcements.

How to reserve:

Denver Firefighters Museum(pass allows entry for 4 people)

How to reserve:

Denver Museum of Nature and Science (pass allows entry for 7 people)

How to reserve:

  • Make a reservation through the library reservation system
  • Pass (print or digital) must be presented for entry at the ticketing desk.
Denver Trolley (pass allows entry for 2 people)
  • Open Thursday - Monday, from 11 a.m. (first departure) to 5 p.m. (last departure), May 25–August 14, 2023.
  • Visit Denver Trolley's website for boarding points and riverfront ride information.

How to reserve:

Molly Brown House Museum(pass allows entry for 4 people)
  • Open Tuesday – Sunday from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (last entry at 4:00 p.m.)
  • Visit mollybown.org for up-to-date hours and tour information. 
  • All tours are self-guided; before visiting please download a guide. Visit mollybrown.org for different ways to download a guide.
How to reserve:
  • Open the library reservation system and reserve the pass for a day you would like to attend.
  • The Library Pass can be redeemed for up to 4 explore on your own general admission tickets on specified date. The pass does not guarantee a tour spot. Tour spots are available first come, first serve. 
  • Library pass holders should be prepared to present their library museum pass confirmation at check in.
Museo de las Americas (pass allows entry for 4 people)
  • Open Tuesday–Saturday (noon–6 p.m.) and Saturday (noon–5 p.m.).
  • Museo de las America's newest exhibit, "Somos," will open May 5th.
  • Visit museo.org for up-to-date hours.
How to reserve:
  • Open the library reservation system to view which days are available, but do not reserve any spots and do not close out the system until you have completed booked your time ticket through Museo de las Americas' website. Please note you only book the day, not your time in the library reservation system.
  • Once you have checked out the pass through the library reservation system, go to museo.org to reserve your timed tickets. Select which day and time you would like. When checking out, use the code: BroomfieldLibrary for your free admission. Please note that there is no space between BroomfieldLibrary for the code.
  • Once reserved through Museo de las Americas' website, reserve your date (not the time) through the library reservation system.
  • If you have any questions about the timed tickets, please call Museo de las Americas at 303-571-4401.
  • Printed passes must be presented for entry.

WOW! Children's Museum (pass allows entry for 1 adult + 1 child)

  • Open Tuesday–Saturday from 9 a.m.–noon (closed from noon–1 p.m. for cleaning) and 1–4:30 p.m.
  • Visit wowchildrensmuseum.org for up-to-date hours.
How to reserve:

Check out the Broomfield museums, Broomfield Depot Museum and Broomfield Veterans Memorial Museum. No pass required and admission is free!

Requirements for use

  • Must be 18 or older (passes will not check out to minor's library cards). 
  • Reservations for each institution are limited to one-time use per card, per year (365 days). 
  • Maximum number of reservations per day, per card is 3.
  • Downloadable passes are good only for the date of reservation.
  • The Colorado Parks & Wildlife pass is a physical pass, checks out for one week, and must be picked up and returned at the Broomfield Library. 
  • Checkout period for Colorado Parks & Wildlife pass starts on the first day of the reservation despite when in the reservation period it is picked up from the library.


Picking up the Colorado Parks & Wildlife physical pass:
It is required that you have the reservation confirmation to pick up a physical pass. If you entered a valid email address, a copy of the confirmation was emailed to you. If you do not have the ability to print, you can save your confirmation on your mobile device and use that as proof of reservation to pick up the physical pass.

How to print downloadable passes:
If you did not receive an email confirmation with the pass or lost the email, you can retrieve your reservations through the booking site with your library card number. To view your reservations, go to the library reservation system site, click “My Account” in the upper right hand corner of the screen, and enter in your library card number. 

Canceling and re-reserving a pass:
Patrons can cancel an Experience Pass reservation by calling the Library at 720.887.2350 or 720.887.2301. If the reservation is timed entry, please also call the institution to cancel your reservation. Reservations can be canceled before or on the day of the reservation, except for the Colorado Parks & Wildlife pass. The Colorado Parks & Wildlife pass must be canceled ahead of the reservation date. Once a reservation has been canceled, patrons can re-reserve the pass without reaching their one pass, per institution, per year limit.

Returning passes:
Downloadable passes do not need to be returned; they are only good for the date on the pass.
For physical passes, please be courteous to the next patron by returning the pass by its due date.

Lost physical passes (not applicable for downloadable passes):
If the pass is lost, a fee of $10 will be assessed. Loss of the Colorado Parks & Wildlife pass pack will require replacement fees for the individual items in the pack.

Can I make reservations with my temporary library card? 
No, temporary library cards are unable to make reservations for Experience Passes. To gain access, please stop by the library to verify your library card.