Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Free Museum Admission? Yes please!

Free Museum Admission? Yes please!

By Mauricio Segura
September 16, 2014

photo of De Young Museum sculptures by - Italo /

     We are privileged in the Bay Area to have some wonderful museums for the entire family to enjoy. In fact, there are more than 300 that range from art to science, culture to entertainment, and everything in between.

     Thanks to the Smithsonian Magazine, Saturday September 27th will be 
Smithsonian’s 10th Annual Free Museum Day for select museums around the bay.

Participating Museums include:

  • de Young Museum (SF)
  • Legion of Honor (SF)
  • Museum on Vision (SF)
  • Chinese Historical Society of America Museum (SF)
  • California Historical Society (SF)
  • Cartoon Art Museum of California (SF)
  • Hiller Aviation Museum (San Carlos)
  • San Jose Museum of Art (San Jose)
  • San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles (San Jose)
  • The Lace Museum (Sunnyvale)
  • Bedford Gallery (Walnut Creek)
  • Lindsay Wildlife Museum (Walnut Creek)
  • Richmond History Museum (Richmond)
  • Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum (Vallejo)
  • Bay Area Discovery Museum (Sausalito)
  • National Steinbeck Center (Salinas)
  • Pacific Coast Air Museum (Santa Rosa)

The Museum Day ticket provides free admission to one person, plus a guest.

* One ticket per household
* A ticket will gain entry in only one museum and only at participating museums
* Only an official Museum Day ticket is eligible for free entry.

Though the tickets are free, they do ask you to RSVP by going to this website -

Hope you can take advantage of this wonderful opportunity.

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