Free Admission to NYC Museums on Smithsonian Museum Day

Museum Day from Smithsonian Magazine

This Saturday, you can get free admission to many museums and historical sites around the area as part of Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day. All you need to get in to the door is a free ticket from, and you can search for a location near you on the map of venues.

Here is a list of the New York City museums that will be participating:

  • Asia Society Museum
  • Bard Graduate Center
  • Children’s Museum of Manhattan
  • El Museo del Barrio
  • Fraunces Tavern Museum
  • Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
  • Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden
  • Museum of American Finance
  • Museum of American Illustration at the Society of Illustrators
  • Museum of Biblical Art
  • Museum of Chinese in America
  • New York City Fire Museum
  • New-York Historical Society
  • Pratt Manhattan Gallery
  • Rubin Museum of Art
  • Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, the George Gustav Heye Center
  • The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine
  • The Hispanic Society of America, Museum and Library
  • The Jewish Museum
  • The Morgan Library & Museum
  • The Skyscraper Museum
  • The Studio Museum in Harlem
  • The Ukrainian Museum
  • The Vilcek Foundation


  • Brooklyn Historical Society
  • Brooklyn Museum
  • MoCADA (Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Art)
  • New York Transit Museum


  • Flushing Town Hall
  • Queens Historical Society at the Kingsland Homestead
  • Queens Museum of Art

Staten Island

  • The Noble Maritime Collection
  • Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden
  • Historic Richmond Town


  • Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum


  • Hudson River Museum
By September 23, 2011 — Updated: October 1, 2012 11:57pm
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