STATE — Want to check out the Newark Museum or the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center for free? They are among more than 1,400 museums nationwide that will participate in Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live!
For one day only – Saturday, Sept. 29, participating locations across the country will emulate the free admission policy of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington, D.C.-based facilities. To download and print your free tickets, go to smithsonian.com/museumdaylive . Tickets grant free admission for two people per household to participating museums on Sept. 29.
Museum Day Live! will be the eighth annual event celebrating education through the nation’s wide array of museums and cultural institutions. The program encourages learning and the dissemination of knowledge nationwide. Last year’s event drew over 350,000 museum-goers to over 1,400 museums.
“With September right around the corner, people can start to plan their Museum Day Live! experience now,” said Jennifer Hicks, group publisher, Smithsonian Media. “Our free online ticketing makes accessing museums and cultural institutions easy for anyone that is interested. Over 1,400 museums are expected to participate, making this year’s event even larger than last year.”
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