Event Tickets My Account Advertise About Us Contact Us Archive RSS Newsletters
Edit Module Edit Module
Thursday, September 20, 2012

Museum Day Live!

Museum Day Live!

When the Smithsonian Institution was first established in our nation’s capital in 1846, its mission was “for the increase and diffusion of knowledge.” Today, the institution’s Washington, D.C., holdings alone include 19 museums, nine research centers, and a zoo, all of which offer free admission every day. It’s in this spirit that Smithsonian magazine created its annual event, Museum Day Live!, in which participating museums across the country open their doors to the public for free admission.

On Saturday, September 29, museum patrons with a Museum Day Live! pass may enjoy free admission to area museums, including the Walker Art Center, the American Swedish Institute, and the Minnesota History Center, among many others. One ticket will gain you and a guest entry to the museum of your choice. Just go online, fill out a form, and you will then get instructions on how to download your ticket. If you want to go, I’d recommend getting your tickets soon. Admission could fill up fast; museums have the right to limit participation due to capacity concerns. The tickets do not include parking fees or additional admission to any special exhibits.

So if you are planning to be out and about next Saturday, make a museum visit a part of your itinerary. Participating museums are located across the state—from the Goodhue County Historical Society in Red Wing, to the Duluth Art Institute, to the Historical & Cultural Society of Clay County at the Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead, and everywhere in between.

Posted on Thursday, September 20, 2012 in Permalink

Comments may be edited for length, clarity, or appropriateness.

Add your comment:
Edit Module


Atom Feed Subscribe to the MN Journeys feed ยป

Facebook TwitterInstagram Pinterest YouTube

About This Blog

Whether you are a seasoned Twin Cities traveler or planning your first trip to Minnesota, this blog will introduce you to many new adventures to add to your itinerary. From day trips and scenic discoveries to luxurious girls weekends, travel tips, and insider scoops, our editors will give you all the information you need to enjoy your stay Up North.

Learn about the contributing writers.

Edit Module
Edit ModuleEdit Module

Traveling in Minnesota or the Midwest? Send us a photo of the beautiful scenery, majestic sunsets or wildlife along with a 30-word caption for possible publishing.
» View Your Journeys

Edit Module