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Cultural Fun with the Grandbabies

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If you are interested in doing something fun and exciting that will not only expand your knowledge but also the knowledge of your precious little grandbabies, sign up for the New Orleans Public Library’s Culture Pass.

This program gives access to a number of museums throughout the city, for free. All you need is a New Orleans Public Library card and a mind for exploration.

Checking out a Culture Pass is the perfect opportunity to connect and explore in different settings throughout New Orleans. As long as you live in Orleans Parish and are age 18 and older, you and your little ones will gain entry into a world of adventure.

Take a journey to the Jaguar Jungle and learn about the ancient Mayan civilization at the Audubon Zoo.

Yes, the Culture Pass allows for free access to the Zoo. (Free entrance for up to two adults and seven children [ages 18 and under] during regular operating hours)

Let’s explore the underworld and visit Clara and Ruby, two rescued Southern sea otters at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas.

Yes, the Culture Pass gives free entry to the Aquarium. (Free entrance for up to two adults and seven children [ages 18 and under] during regular operating hours). Travel back in time by experiencing Beyond All Boundaries 4D Experience at The National WWII Museum.

Yes, the Culture Pass provides entry to the World War II Museum. (Free entrance for two adults and four children under 18)

In addition to the museums mentioned above, there are also passes available for Hermann-Grima House, Gallier Historic House, New Canal Lighthouse Museum, New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), and The Ogden Museum of Southern Art.

Passes must be reserved in advance, which can be done online at, in person at any New Orleans Public Library branch location, or over the phone by calling any Library location. Culture passes may only be reserved by Library cardholders who live in Orleans Parish and are at least 18 years old.

Passes are only valid for the date of visit displayed on the pass confirmation. Printed or digital pass confirmations will be accepted for entry.

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