Press Release sent out April 24, 2013
. . . . . . . . . . .The “Michigan Activity Pass presented by The Library Network” program is a partnership between Michigan’s nearly 400 public libraries and 60 arts and cultural organizations. The program is designed to enhance the learning experience for people of all ages through books and other library materials, and to provide reduced cost or complimentary access to arts and cultural organizations across the state of Michigan, from Monroe to Mackinaw City to Marquette, and all points in between.
………..Beginning on May 24, “Michigan Activity Pass presented by The Library Network” will be available at all of Michigan’s nearly 400 public libraries. Some of the participating cultural partners include the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum in Marquette, the Monroe County Historical Museum, the Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum in Mackinaw City, and many others.
…..library users with a valid library card from one of Michigan’s nearly 400 public libraries can print a pass, either from home or at the library, to one of the nearly 60 participating institutions at the http:>//michiganactivitypass.info website, which will go live on May 24, 2013. Some cultural partners offer complimentary or reduced price admission; others, discounts in their gift shop or other exclusive offers for MAP pass holders only.
Each Michigan Activity Pass expires within one week from the date it is printed.
Each library will have five passes for each of the participating organizations available.
Participating organizations include: Map Attractions
Art Experience Arts & Scraps
Buick Automotive Gallery Carr Center
Castle Farms Castle Museum
Charlevoix Depot Museum Charlevoix Harsha House Museum
Chippewa Nature Center Cranbrook Art Museum
Detroit Institute of Arts DeVos Art Museum
Fire Barn Museum Flint Institute of Arts
Gibraltar Historical Museum Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center
Hackley & Hume Historic Site Hamburg Historical Museum
Heritage Museum and Cultural Center Hidden Lake Gardens
Holocaust Memorial Center Howell Conference/Nature Center
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Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum
Jackson Historic Prison Tours Kalamazoo Valley Museum
Kelsey Museum of Archaeology Kids n Stuff Children’s Museum
Knowlton’s Ice Museum Lakeshore Museum Center
Longway Planetarium Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum
Mary’s City of David Meadowbrook Hall
Michigan Firehouse Museum Michigan Philharmonic
Midwest Miniatures Museum Monroe County Historical Museum
Montrose Historical Museum Muskegon Museum of Art
Nelis Dutch Village Oakland County Historical Society
Old Mill Museum Performance Network Theatre
Plymouth Historical Museum PuppetART
Rentschler Farm Museum R.E. Olds Transportation Museum
Saline Railroad Depot Museum Scarab Club
Scolnik House of the Depression Era Sloan Museum
Southern Michigan Railroad Toonerville Trolley/Riverboat Tour
Top of the Lake Snowmobile Museum Troy Historic Village
Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame/Museum
Wexford County Historical Museum Wheels of History Museum
William G. Thompson House/Gardens Yankee Air Museum