Museum Day Live is just around the corner. I mark my calendar every year for this one day perk. And the best part is, no matter where you live, museums and historic sites near you will be free on September 28.
Museum Day Live is an opportunity to visit some of the historic sites you’ve been putting off, or love, for free. Museums, big and small, across the country are participating. Sponsored by Smithsonian Magazine, it’s an awesome and a great deal– especially if you’ve been wanting to visit your local science center or children’s museum. But don’t want to pay.
Just beware, you have to claim your free tickets ahead of time on the Museum Day Live site, but once you do, you’ll have two free tickets to your selected venue.
Participating this year in the DC area are a few places I’ve been hoping to get to:
I’ve noticed over the past few years the selection of museums has changed, but every year there are a few favorites that come back. I hope this is something Smithsonian Magazine will continue to keep up, until we’ve seen them all!
Follow all the fun, or keep up with the event each year by liking Museum Day Live! on Facebook
More Museum Fun in the DMV
- Head to my new favorite Air & Space Museum at the Udvar-Hazy Center near Dulles
- Check out the birthplace of the Star-Spangled Banner at Ft. McHenry near Baltimore
- Visit Yorktown Battlefield to see where George Washinton ended the Revolutionary War
- Visit the U.S. Capitol for a quick tour and check out the awesome (and beautiful) museum
More Fall Fun
- Get started on your fall crafting with some wreath inspiration
- The Library of Congress National Book Festival: September 21-22
- Watch the leaves begin to change at Theodore Roosevelt Island
- Want to get a bit further out of the city? Great Falls offers hiking, prime picnicking and shade