Museum Passes at Defiance Public Library System

Now your DPLS library card grants you access to museums and cultural destinations around the region. We are excited to partner with the museums below, and look forward to teaming up with others to offer our Defiance County patrons a variety of experiences for free! Here’s the scoop:
  • Museum passes are available for checkout to Defiance Public Library System adult patrons in good standing.
  • Only 1 museum pass location may be checked out at a time per household.
  • Museum passes check out for 7 days with NO renewals.
  • Holds are NOT allowed for museum passes through the online catalogue system. Patrons may call ahead to request/reserve a museum pass upon availability. Museum passes will be held until closing the next day.
  • Museum passes must be returned to the location of pickup at the circulation desk. Museum passes are NOT to be returned in the drop box.
  • Patrons will be charged for lost passes/museum pouch and passes damaged beyond recognition for use.
  • Patron is responsible for checking the museum’s website for dates/times of operation and amenities the museum may offer.

Sponsored by the Friends of Defiance Public Library!

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum

Nine automotive themed galleries allow the visitor to experience everything from classic cars (as defined by the Classic Car Club of America), to Indiana built cars, to racing and engineering themed exhibits and the original Auburn Automobile Company showrooms and company offices.

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Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory

Experience the harmony of nature at the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory. The Botanical Conservatory is a unique oasis in the heart of downtown Fort Wayne and a public garden that offers a true sanctuary for tranquility, learning, and beauty.

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Fort Wayne Museum of Art

The Fort Wayne Museum of Art leverages the power of art to engage and educate broad and diverse audiences throughout the region—with aspirations to be the best nationally accredited art museum of its size.

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Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums at Spiegel Grove

The Hayes Presidential Library & Museum is located at Spiegel Grove, the 25-acre wooded estate of the 19th U.S. President Rutherford B. and First Lady Lucy Hayes, in Fremont, Ohio.
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