Enjoy Free Admission to These New England Museums in September


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The 18th annual Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day will take place on September 17.

The Fruitlands Museum at Harvard. The fruit land museum

Several New England museums will once again offer free single-day admission in September, thanks to Smithsonian Magazine18th edition museum day.

The event will take place on September 17 and will offer free admission to museums across the country. This year’s theme is “The American Experience”.

“We are thrilled to be able to bring Museum Day to the public for the 18th year and once again be able to shine a light on the many museums and cultural institutions that make America so special,” said Amy Wilkins, Chief Revenue Officer at Smithsonian. . Media, in a press release.

Customers can download tickets from the Smithsonian Magazine website from August 15. Each ticket entitles the ticket holder and one guest to free entry into the museum. One ticket is allowed per email address.

This year, the free museum day is sponsored by The Quaker Oats Company and Regent Seven Seas Cruises.

Here is a list of participating New England museums so far. It’s a good idea to check the list of participating museums for the most up-to-date attendees, as organizers say more museums will be added to the list.


Armenian Museum of America in Watertown
Beneski Museum of Natural History at Amherst College in Amherst
Davis Museum at Wellesley College in Wellesley
Fruitlands Museum at Harvard
Marconi-RCA Wireless Museum in North Chatham
Family Prayer Museum in Easton
Nichols House Museum in Boston
Springfield Museums in Springfield
The Gardner Museum in Gardner
Home of William Hickling Prescott in Boston

New Hampshire:

Albacore Park Submarine and Museum in Portsmouth
New Hampshire Telephone Museum at Warner
Wright World War II Museum in Wolfeboro

Rhode Island:

Babcock-Smith House Museum in Westerly
International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport
John Brown House Museum in Providence
Lippett House Museum in Providence
Museum of Labor and Culture at Woonsocket
Tomaquag Museum in Exeter


American Precision Museum in Windsor


Danbury Railway Museum in Danbury
Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme
Henry Whitfield State Museum in Guilford
KidsPlay, Inc. Children’s Museum in Torrington
Prudence Crandall Museum in Canterbury
The New England Carousel Museum in Bristol

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