How to Get Into Museums for Free This Saturday, the 22nd

. September 14, 2018.

Smithsonian’s Museum Day deal opens local museums to all

by Kimberly Feldkamp and Laura Eliason

Have you been wanting to check out some of the great museums in the area, but the price of admission has kept you from exploring local treasures? No worries—Smithsonian wants to help out. On Saturday, September 22, 2018 museums across the nation will adopt the policy of the Smithsonian, opening their doors for free to visitors with a Museum Day ticket. You can download free tickets now at the Museum Day website. Each ticket—one per email address—grants the ticket holder and one guest free access to the participating museum.

In our area, you can check out great places like the Yankee Air Museum in Belleville, the Arab American National Museum in Dearborn, Michigan Science Center in Detroit, Cell Block 7 in Jackson and more.

Museum Day celebrates the power of museums to provide visitors with insight and inspiration. More than 1,250 museums have registered to date. You can see the full list and download your tickets here: