In the spirit of the Smithsonian Museums, which offer free admission every day, Smithsonian Magazine will hold its 18th Annual Museum Day.
Museums, zoos and cultural centers in all 50 states are participating to encourage visitors to take advantage of the incredible learning experiences offered by these institutions.
Attendees will not charge admission to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. Tourists are allowed to upload one ticket per email address.
Each ticket provides general admission for two people to a participating museum. It excludes parking, special events and exhibitions.
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To participate in Smithsonian Magazine’s annual one-day event, click here to download a ticket to present on Saturday, September 17. If a museum reaches its maximum capacity, it has the right to limit the number of guests until places become available.
Visit each museum’s website for COVID-19 protocols, as requirements vary by location.
Attractions in and near Richmond include the following: Bacon’s Castle, John Marshall House, Pamunkey Indian Museum and Cultural Center, Virginia Museum of History and Culture, and Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown.
“The Virginia Museum of History & Culture is thrilled to have the opportunity to expand the reach of our museum through Museum Day 2022,” said Jamie Bosket, President and CEO of the Virginia Museum of History & Culture. Culture in a release. “We hope that visitors who have not been to VMHC since our reopening will take this opportunity to test out their renovated state history museum.”
Click here for the full list of Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day attendees.
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