Free Museum Day 2010 is quickly approaching! Mark your calendars and participate this year. On September 25th, you and a guest will get free general admission to hundreds of museums and cultural spots around the country. Important note! You can’t just show up and get in for free. They won’t let you in. You need to visit the Free Museum Day website and download a free admission card.
Smithsonian magazine is the organization you have to thank for this annual event. If you aren’t lucky enough to live near the plethora of free Smithsonian museums in Washington, D.C., this annual free museum day is the next best thing.
Perhaps this will be your opportunity to visit one of the museums in our 100 Geeky Places or 100 More Geeky Places lists. Or use it as an opportunity to check out a smaller museum near you that you’ve been meaning to visit. Even my small-ish town has one museum on their list.
Check out their Featured Museums page, or search by state, address or on a Google map. Follow them at Twitter at @MuseumDay. But when the day arrives, be sure to remember your admission card, downloadable from their website.
[Note: A version of this article was published on GeekDad in August of 2009.]