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Tuesday December 1st
Cultural Passes

November Zoo Cultural Pass! For the month of November only, the Oregon Zoo is allowing up to 4 tickets to the zoo with either the Portland Japanese Garden pass or the Lan Su Classical Chinese Garden pass from libraries in Clackamas County.

Any combination of tickets, Adult, Senior, or child, up to 4 tickets for free using either pass mentioned. This is a great opportunity for our patrons to visit the Oregon Zoo! Parking is limited and is a fee lot, it is recommended to take Tri-Met bus or Max train to the Zoo.

Veterans, Active Duty, Reservists, National Guard members and their families get FREE admission to the Zoo on Wednesday, 11 November with military ID. The Zoo does the Veterans Day FREE admission every year.

The Family Cultural Pass program offers family passes to local cultural venues for one-day check out. Patrons can reserve passes in advance, check them out, and treat the family to a free adventure. These passes were purchased by our Friends of the Library organization. 

You may reserve or cancel a pass for a specific day by visiting or calling the library at 503-657-8269 ext. 1014. You must be an adult over the age of 18 and your library card must be in good standing. More details on OCPL's Cultural Pass policy...

For venues, hours, and number of family members covered by each pass, see the table below:


                         Family Cultural Pass Summary

Venue/Address/Website/Phone Hours Pass Admits

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum

500 Northeast Captain Michael King Smith Way McMinnville OR 97128, 503-434-4180

9 am - 5 pm daily

(Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter)


2 Adults or 1 Adult and 1 Child (museum only)

Children under 5 free

Portland Art Museum

1219 SW Park Avenue, Portland OR 97205, 503-226-2811


Mon-closed; Tues, Wed, Sat, Sun 10-5; Thurs & Fri 10-8

(Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & Christmas Day)

Reduced entry fee-  $5 per person up to 2 Adults

Children 17 & under free

Lan Su Chinese Garden

239 NW Everett St., Portland OR 97209, 503-228-8131

Oct 15 - April 14 : 10 am-5 pm

Apr 15 - Oct 14 : 10 am-6 pm

(Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Years Day)

PLEASE NOTE: Garden will be closed 11/23/15 - late January 2016 to rehabilitate Lake Zither and refurbish the Teahouse windows.

2 Adults & 2 Children

Children under 5 free

Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden

SE 28th Ave., Portland (one block north of Woodstock), 503-771-8386

Apr 1 - Sept 30: 6 am-10 pm 

Oct 1 - Mar 31: 6 am-6 pm 

No pass needed after Labor Day - end of February

Children under 12 free

Family of 4

Portland Japanese Garden

611 SW Kingston Ave (Washington Park) Portland OR, 503-223-1321

Oct 1-Mar 31: Mon 12–4;   Tues-Sun 10-4
Apr 1-Sep 30: Mon 12-7; Tues-Sun 10–7

PLEASE NOTE: Garden will be closed due to construction project 9/8/15 - March 2016.

(Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas)

Family in same household  - or-  2 Adults & Children

Children under 5 free

Pittock Mansion

3229 NW Pittock Drive, Portland OR 97210, 503-823-3623

Year round daily 11-4 daily  EXCEPT: July 1 - Aug 31 10-5 pm daily

Closed Nov 21-23, Thanksgiving, Christmas and January 3-31

2 Adults and 2 Children

Children under 6 free

Updated 11/24/15