Museums can be neat, fascinating, and wonderful places to learn. They can be also expensive, especially when you have the whole family in tow. Did you know that thousands of museums offer free entry from time to time? Whether it be a whole day, afternoon, or evening, museums are allowing patrons to enjoy their collections for free. The easiest way to find free days at museums near you is to use Google search term “free museum days” plus your location or general geographic area.
Some major metropolitan areas have their free museum days profiled on organized websites. For example at Museum Free Days, you can find the listing for cities such as Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Miami, New York City, and Seattle.
Target, through it’s community programs, sponsors free entry events at a variety of museums around the country. To view the current listings, click here.
A major nationwide day of free museum admissions is coming up on September 28, 2013. Smithsonian Magazine is sponsoring the annual Museum Day Live! . More than 1,200 museums will be participating with free entry. Do be aware that the free entry is limited to two people per household. Use the Smithsonian Magazine’s site to search for museums near you that are participating.
As you can see, by doing a little research you can enjoy the museum treasures around you at no cost.