Museum Day 26 September 2009

If you're looking for something to do on September 26, the Museum Day sponsored by Smithsonian magazine is a great, educational, and hopefully fun option. On the day, hundreds of U.S. museums and zoos all over the country will be opening for free general admission.


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While you'll have to pay to view any special exhibits, this is a great opportunity to get better acquainted with that museum at home you've never got around to because you didn't want to pay the entrance fee. Or, save a bit of money on your travels by taking advantage of Museum Day.

You'll need to get a Museum Day Admission Card to get free admission, and you can get this online.

Some of the participating museums are:

  • High Museum of Art in Atlanta
  • Museum of San Diego History in San Diego
  • The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson in Nashville
  • The Skyscraper Museum in New York
  • Montana Historical Society in Helena, MT
  • J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles
  • Old Cowtown Museum in Wichita, KS
  • Sacramento Zoo in Sacramento
  • Rochester Art Center in Rochester, MN
  • Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, the George Gustav Heye Center in New York
  • Lowe Art Museum in Coral Gables, FL

More information and all participating venues are available at the Museum Day website.

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Last updated by Jack on 15 September, 2009 in Travel Tips.

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Don't forget that the Smithsonian museums in Washington DC are always free if you're in that area.

Anil on 16 September, 2009

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