Smithsonian Magazine’s Annual FREE Museum Day is September 21, 2019. This year, 2019 Free Museum Day will celebrate the Year of Music.
Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two people on Saturday, September 21, 2019.
2019 Free Museum Day Ticket Details
Tickets are available to download starting August 15, 2019
One printed ticket will allow FREE entry for two visitors. You are only allowed to download one ticket to one museum on Museum Day.
Once you click generate ticket, you will not be able to change your museum selection.
Participating Houston Area Museums
In Texas alone, you can find 78 participating museums! Looking to stay local? Check out these that are in Houston or within an easy drive.
Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History (Bryan, TX)
Dunham Bible Museum (Free every day)
The Jung Center (Free every day)
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (Free every day)
Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum (Galveston, TX)
Sam Houston Memorial Museum (Huntsville, TX)
San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site (free admission on Sundays)
Texas City Museum (Texas City, TX)
Texas Prison Museum (Huntsville, TX)
Houston has a great array of museums and other eclectic places to explore everyday!
If you are looking for discounts a great option is to check for Specific Free Admission times. Also, Bank of America cardholders are eligible for free tickets on the first weekend of each month to select museums. Another great option is to grab a City Pass (affiliate link) and explore several destinations for a great rate.
Wherever you choose to travel have fun and let us know about your favorite places to go and things to do!