Knowledge will remain priceless on Sept. 25 when more than 1,300 museums offer free admission to celebration the sixth annual Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day.
The event, according to Smithsonian Affliations’ website, celebrates “the country’s cultural offerings, allows the dissemination of knowledge and brings Americans together.”
Those looking to gain free entry need to print an official ticket off the Smithsonian’s website before paying a visit to their local museum. The ticket, however, is only good for two people per household - so if you plan on bringing the whole family along, someone may have to pay.
Each ticket provides entrance into a singular venue. Because museum-hopping in not allowed, history buffs may want to consider visiting one of the event’s “Featured Five” museums: the Dallas Museum of Art, Chicago's Adler Planetarium, the Autry National Center in Los Angeles, Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, Mass., and the Tampa Museum of Art.
These venues partnered with Toyota (Stock Quote: TM), the event’s main sponsor, to offer on-site activities including tours, interactive contests and giveaways. Microsoft (Stock Quote: MSFT) and Citgo (Stock Quote: CIT) are also supporting sponsors to the event.
Those not living near one of the “Featured Five” can check here to find a participating museum in their area.
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