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Museum Day Live is coming September 22, 2018, and so many museums are participating! Hosted by Smithsonian Magazine, this annual event offers free admission to participating museums that are usually fee-based!

In the spirit of Smithsonian Museums, which offer free admission every day, Museum Day Live collaborates with participating museums across the country to open their doors to anyone with a Museum Day Live ticket for free!

Most tickets will be available beginning at midnight on August 15, 2018, and some are available now. Get your tickets here.

Many, many museums are included; see a full list here. Some local and regional favs of families and children include:


AAF Tank Museum | Danville, VA
Children’s Museum of Virginia | Portsmith, VA
Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History | Danville, VA
Danville Science Center | Danville, VA
Gadsby’s Tavern Museum | Alexandria, VA
Hermitage Museum & Gardens | Norfolk, VA
Lee-Fendall House Museum & Garden | Alexandria, VA
Loudoun Heritage Farm Museum | Sterling, VA
Morven Park | Leesburg, VA
Museum of Chincoteague Island | Chincoteague Island, VA
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley | Winchester, VA
NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center | Wallops Island, VA
National Museum of the Marine Corps | Triangle, VA
Newtown History Center | Stephens City, VA
Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum | Winchester, VA
The Weems-Botts Museum | Dumfries, VA


Academy Art Museum | Easton, MD
Baltimore Museum of Industry | Baltimore, MD
B&O Railroad Museum | Baltimore, MD
Chesapeake Children’s Museum | Annapolis, MD
College Park Aviation Museum | College Park, MD
*Discovery Station at Hagerstown, Inc. | Hagerstown, MD
*Jewish Museum of Maryland | Baltimore, MD
Maryland Historical Society | Baltimore, MD
Miller House Museum | Hagerstown, MD
Phoenix Shot Tower | Baltimore, MD
Star-Spangled Banner Flag House and Museum | Baltimore, MD
William Paca House and Garden | Annapolis, MD

* Museum is closed Satudays; this ticket will be valid for Sunday, Sept 23, 2018

Washington, DC

National Building Museum | Washington, DC
National Museum of Women in the Arts | Washington, DC
Newseum | Washington, DC
The Kreeger Museum | Washington, DC

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Disclaimer/Terms: These opportunities are subject to last minute cancellations and changes that might not be reflected in this post. Please, always confirm by calling/clicking.

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