If you’re looking to have fun for free this weekend we have a great opportunity for you. This Saturday, September 17th, just so happens to be Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day. It’s a one-day event in which participating museums and cultural institutions across the country give free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket.
This year, there are 12 participating museums and institutions, here’s every local museum that you can visit on Smithsonian Museum Day:
- Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI)
- The Museum of Popular Culture (MoPOP)
- National Nordic Museum
- The Museum of Flight
- Edmonds Historical Museum
- Pacific Bonsai Museum
- Fort Nisqually Living History Museum
- Museum of Glass
- Washington State History Museum
- Foss Waterway Seaport
- Karshner Museum
- Historic Fort Steilacoom
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Tickets are limited so, as always, your best bet is to reserve your tickets ASAP. How do you go about doing that? All you have to do is visit the Smithsonian website, click “get a ticket” and enter the requested information and your ticket will be sent to your email. Easy as pie, right?
Keep in mind each email address can request one ticket that includes admission for two. What’s more, free admission is offered at tons of museums around the country on the 17th so if you’re not in Seattle or have family elsewhere be sure to check out where else you can visit. With that, enjoy!