Museum Day Live! is an annual event created by Smithsonian Magazine in which participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket.
Step 1: Browse the list below.
Step 2: Contact the museum to confirm. Note: Participating institutions that aren't open on Saturday are honoring tickets for free admission on Sunday, September 25.
Step 3: Download a ticket here. Each ticket is good for two people.
Note: If you're interested in history, including events and exhibits at history museums and historic sites, you can subscribe to weekly lists for the states of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and Connecticut here. These are published every Wednesday night by The History List and are open to all individuals and organizations with history-related events, exhibits, and walks. Learn more about submitting events here.
The Discovery Museums
Beneski Museum of Natural History at Amherst College - Free everyday
Mead Art Museum, Amherst College - Free everyday
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Yiddish Book Center
Gibson House Museum
Museum of African American History - Free everyday
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Nichols House Museum
Old South Meeting House
The Mary Baker Eddy Library
The Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation - Free everyday
The Shirley-Eustis House
John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site - Free everyday
Harvard Art Museums
Harvard Museum of Natural History
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
USS Constitution Museum Smithsonian Affiliate Museums - Free everyday
Atwood House Museum Chatham Historical Society
Museum of Russian Icons
The Old Manse
Martha's Vineyard Museum
FALL RIVER, MA
Marine Museum at Fall River
The Children's Museum of Greater Fall River
Falmouth Museums on the Green
Garden in the Woods
The Gardner Museum
Cape Ann Museum
Mass Audubon's Trailside Museum
Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds
Jackson Homestead and Museum
Herman Melville's Arrowhead
Salem Witch Museum
Sandwich Glass Museum
Old Colony History Museum
Armenian Museum of America
Spellman Museum of Stamps & Postal History
Williams College Museum of Art - Free everyday
Worcester Art Museum
YARMOUTH PORT, MA
Winslow Crocker House
Compiled from information provided on Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day Live site.