Free admission on Museum Day, thanks to Smithsonian magazine
Smithsonian magazine is holding its 15th annual Museum Day, granting visitors free admission for two by visiting its website.
This year’s date is Sept. 21.
Several regional museums are participating, including the Senator John Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh, Old Economy Village in Ambridge, Lawrence County Historical Society in New Castle, Venango Museum of Art, Science and Industry in Oil City and Altoona’s Railroaders Memorial Museum.
Additional participating sites are in Hershey, Allentown, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Scranton and Philadelphia.
Visit smithsonianmag.com for a full list and to download one ticket, good for two people.
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Brady Smith, Heinz History Center spokesman, expects the Strip District museum to be “very free and very busy” on Sept. 21.
This year’s Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day coincides with the date the Allegheny Regional Asset District has selected for free admission to the History Center as part of its RADical Days.
The History Center is Pittsburgh’s only Smithsonian affiliate, Smith notes.
He adds that “The Vietnam War: 1945-1975” exhibit concludes Sept. 22.
“That (Sept. 21) will be a really good opportunity before it ends to see it for free,” Smith says.
Mary Pickels is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Mary at 724-836-5401, [email protected] or via Twitter .