Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day


Did you know about this awesome promotion from Smithsonian Magazine? You can choose a museum and get free admission on September 21st! One ticket is good for admission for free for two people through this promotion.


Museum Day

Tickets for Smithsonian magazine’s 18th annual Museum Day are now available for download. Museum lovers across the country can go to the website to download tickets.

This is a one-day event in which participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a ticket. Participants are allowed to download one ticket per email address. The ticket provides free general admission on Saturday, September 17, 2022, for two people. You may download one ticket per email address. Choose wisely, once you select a museum, you will not be able to change your selection.

This year’s theme, The American Experience, is a celebration of boundless curiosity that grants access to the remarkable arts, culture, sciences, innovation, and history exhibits across the United States.

To see the full, updated list of participating museums and download a free ticket, please visit the Museum Day website. Additional institutions are being registered every day so check back often. You might want to wait to get your tickets unless you already see the museum you want to visit.

Quaker and Regent Seven Seas Cruises will also be sponsoring this day to further enhance the event’s mission of making cultural and educational experiences widely accessible. Now through September 17, 2022, Quaker will be running a back-to-school instant win promotion program in which participants will have the chance to win one of one hundred Smithsonian Science Kits per day. Quaker will also offer a grand prize instant win promotion in which five grand prize winners will win a trip to Washington, D.C. to visit Smithsonian museums. For more information and official rules about the promotion, please visit

We will do our best to update the list as new museums in the area are added. 

Museum Day museums in Kentucky area:

American Saddlebred Museum

Behringer-Crawford Museum

Looking for more fun things to do for Fall? Take a look at our Fall Festivals post.

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