Free! Museum Day

 Museum Day is canceled for 2023; check back for a 2024 date.

Hosted by Smithsonian Magazine, Museum Day is an annual event offering free admission to participating museums that are usually fee-based!

On September 17, 2022, in the spirit of Smithsonian Museums, which offer free admission every day, Museum Day collaborated with participating museums across the country to open their doors for free to anyone with a Museum Day ticket!

See a few participating museums below, or find the full list here.


Bacon’s Castle
Surry, VA

Belle Grove Plantation
Middletown, VA

Clermont Farm
Berryville, VA

DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum
Williamsburg, VA

George C. Marshall’s Dodona Manor
Leesburg, VA

Freedom House Museum
Alexandria, VA

Gadsby’s Tavern Museum
Alexandria, VA

Hampton History Museum
Hampton, VA

Lee-Fendall House Museum & Garden
Alexandria, VA

Morven Park
Leesburg, VA

Newtown History Center
Stephens City, VA

Virginia Discovery Museum
Charlottesville, VA

Virginia Museum of History & Culture
Richmond, VA

Virginia Quilt Museum
Harrisonburg, VA


Baltimore Museum of Industry
Baltimore, MD

B&O Railroad Museum
Baltimore, MD

Historic London Town & Gardens
Edgewater, MD

Furnace Town Historic Site
Snow Hill, MD

Morven Park
Leesburg, VA

Museum of Historic Annapolis
Annapolis, MD

Life-Saving Station Museum
Ocean City, MD

Riversdale House Museum
Riverdale Park, MD


Dumbarton House
Wash, DC

George Washington University Museum & The Textile Museum
Wash, DC


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