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Check Out a New Museum Pass

Check out a pass to the History Museum, the Studebaker National Museum, and the Oliver Mansion, free with your library card!

The pass provides free admission for up to six people to each of these museums.  All the museums are located in South Bend, Indiana.

The History Museum hosts permanent exhibits chronicling the local history of the St. Joseph River Valley region, the history of the University of Notre Dame, and the history of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.  It also features several exhibits that change throughout the year.  Learn more at

The Studebaker National Museum covers over 150 years of transportation history.  Experience the iconic Studebaker design, and take in the world’s largest collection of U.S. Presidential Carriages, including the carriage that Abraham Lincoln used the night of his assassination.  Visit to learn more.

The Oliver Mansion is a Romanesque Queen Anne house, built in 1895-1896 for industrialist J.D. Oliver.  The furnishings on all three floors are original.   Oak, cherry, and mahogany woodwork are found throughout the home, and leaded glass windows and 14 fireplaces add to the ambiance of the house.  Learn more at

You can check out the museum for three days.  The pass provides access for up to six visitors to all three of these museums, plus discounts at the museum gifts shops.  Reservations are not available for the museum pass; it can be checked out on a first-come, first-served basis.

The library also provides passes to the Eiteljorg Museum and the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center in Indianapolis.  Come in to learn more and check one out!