Local Wanderer

Local Wanderer

"...Not all those who wander are lost..." - J. R. R. Tolkien

Experience museums, concerts, sporting events and more with Local Wanderer, Orange County Library System’s new “culture pass” program. With just your library card, free admission to some of the best local arts and culture venues is a click away!

How it Works

Passes are available upon request to all OCLS adult cardholders with a regular, property owner, reciprocal borrower or fee card in good standing. Passes are provided by participating organizations and can be checked out using your Orange County Library System card number and PIN. All passes are one-time use, and many passes are good for two weeks, giving you the flexibility of deciding when best to redeem them.

For more information about pass use and restrictions, please see the related questions on the right, or contact us at 407-835-7323.

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Participating Organizations

Apopka Museum

As the preservers of Apopka’s past, the Apopka Historical Society operates the Museum of the Apopkans as a place to collect, maintain and share artifacts and documents that tell Apopka’s history and culture.

Orlando Shakes

Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF (Orlando Shakespeare Theater, Inc.) produces classic, contemporary, and children’s plays, and has grown into one of the region’s most acclaimed professional theaters.

Leu Gardens

Explore an amazing botanical oasis – nearly 50 acres – minutes from Downtown Orlando. Each garden is designed specifically to inspire visitors to appreciate and understand plants.

Winter Park History Museum

The Winter Park History Museum seeks to research and preserve the abundant history of Winter Park and its surrounding area through free educational exhibits, lecture series and outreach programs.

Hannibal Square Heritage Center

The Hannibal Square Heritage Center is a tribute to the past, present, and future contributions of Winter Park’s historic African American community told through photographs and oral histories.

Rollins Museum of Art

The Rollins Museum of Art features rotating exhibitions, ongoing programs, and an extensive permanent collection that spans centuries, from examples of ancient art and artifacts to contemporary art.

Winter Garden Heritage Museum

Stroll through 15,000 years of history, from the original indigenous peoples, the story of Lake Apopka, the citrus industry’s rise and fall, and the renaissance of a town that’s been brought back to life.

Art & History Museums of Maitland

Art & History Museums of Maitland (A&H) is a premier Central Florida cultural destination and community gathering place, combining the best of both art and history.

Audubon Center for Birds of Prey

Located in the city of Maitland and the town of Eatonville, this urban environmental Audubon Center focuses on the rescue, medical treatment, rehabilitation and release of Florida’s raptors.

Central Florida Community Arts

Central Florida Community Arts creates a cultural platform where every person can join an artistic family and connect, serve and perform to advance the arts in Central Florida.

Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens is home to more than 350 animals, representing over 100 species from the Americas, Africa, Asia, and Australia.

Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center of Central Florida

A visit to the Holocaust Center invites guests to experience both permanent and traveling exhibits and start thinking about the small but powerful changes they can make within themselves and their community.

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

Built in 2014 and located in Downtown Orlando, the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts has become Orlando’s main performance venue and features 3 magnificent theater spaces.

Mennello Museum of American Art

Located in Loch Haven Park, on the shore of Lake Formosa, the Mennello Museum of American Art celebrates the diversity of American art, offering thought-provoking exhibits & programs in a welcoming environment.

Orange County Regional History Center

Housed in a historic courthouse built in 1927, the Orange County Regional History Center has four floors of intriguing exhibitions exploring 14,000+ years of Central Florida history.

Orlando Ballet

Founded in 1974, Orlando Ballet is Central Florida’s only professional ballet company and produces year-round main stage productions featuring timeless masterpieces and innovative contemporary world premieres.

Orlando Family Stage

Orlando Family Stage is a professional theatre in Central Florida that empowers young people to be brave and empathetic by creating quality theatrical experiences.

Orlando Museum of Art

The Orlando Museum of Art was founded in 1924 by a group of art enthusiasts. The museum’s mission is to inspire creativity, passion and intellectual curiosity by connecting people with art and new ideas.

Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra

The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra’s vision is to enrich, inspire, and serve the Central Florida community through the transformative power of live music.