Google started testing free passes through the Field Trip app back in May, and now the program is expanding to more locations. Throughout the month of July, venturing near a participating location will produce a free single-admittance pass. The list of attractions is much larger than last time.


Field Trip, in case you don't know, is an app from Google's Niantic Labs. It runs in the background of your device and alerts you to interesting locations and attractions nearby. The free ticket program is running from July 2nd until July 30th. Here are the 23 locations participating this time around:

  • Museum of the City of New York, NYC
  • The Museum of Arts and Design, NYC
  • Conservatory of Flowers, San Francisco
  • Walt Disney Family Museum, San Francisco
  • Exploratorium, San Francisco
  • Legion of Honor, San Francisco
  • de Young Museum, San Francisco
  • National Building Museum, Washington DC
  • Crime Museum, Washington DC
  • President Lincoln’s Cottage, Washington DC
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
  • The Field Museum, Chicago
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
  • Pittock Mansion, Portland
  • Portland Art Museum, Portland
  • Portland Children’s Museum, Portland
  • Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum, Reno
  • Nevada Design Museum, NV
  • Bronx Zoo, NYC
  • Central Park Zoo, NYC
  • New York Aquarium, NYC
  • Prospect Park Zoo, NYC
  • Queens Zoo, NYC

Just like last time, the free passes are limited in quantity. Even if you make it before July 30th, some attractions might have stopped handing out the digital tickets. Field Trip is free in Google Play.

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  • WHO?

    As big as Texas is with some of the largest zoo's and museums we couldn't get one of those spots! lol

    • Ryan Stewart

      Sadly nothing for Atlanta either.

  • Martim

    The app is nice, but it's hard to find an app that has less regard for Android's design guidelines. It's such an oddball among Google apps.

    • Phil Oakley

      They're basically using Ninantic Labs as an experimental wing for Android. Experimenting with augmented reality and maps stuff, and design styles etc.