On Saturday, Sept. 28, wander the halls of a new-to-you exhibit at no cost. More than 1400 museums across the country will waive admission for the ninth annual Museum Day Live!, hosted by Smithsonian Magazine. Spend the day in the sunshine at a botanical garden, get lost a premier art gallery or learn about local history at a cultural institution.
The Museum Day Live! ticket is available to download. Tickets are limited to one per household — good for two people — and must be presented upon entry for free admission.
Some of the most popular museums participating in the event include:
Los Angeles area: GRAMMY Museum, Santa Monica Museum of Art
San Francisco area: de Young, Bay Area Discovery Museum
Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
Honolulu: Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor
New York: The Skyscraper Museum
Philadelphia: National Constitution Center
Dallas: Dallas Holocaust Museum
Austin: Blanton Museum of Art
Washington D.C.: Smithsonian National Zoological Park
Seattle: Seattle Art Museum, The Museum of Flight
Atlanta: The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia
Miami: Zoo Miami
Milwaukee: Milwaukee Museum of Art
For a complete list of participating museums, visit the Find a Museum page. Each ticket is valid for entry to only one participating museum. If museums reach capacity, they have the right to limit the number of guests until space becomes available.