Whoops! This is the 2016 site. For information about the 2017 Museum Day Live! click here.


FAQ's

When is Museum Day Live!?
Saturday, September 24, 2016

The next Museum Day Live! will take place on Saturday, September 23, 2017.

How do I find out if a museum in my area is participating?
Visit Find a Museum to locate participating museums near you. Zoom in on the map or search by state, zip code or museum name.

How do I get free admission?
Ticket's for this year's event are now closed.  Stay tuned for details about our 2017 Museum Day Live!

Does everyone get free admission?
To get free admission, guests must present an official Museum Day Live! ticket. This ticket provides general admission for ticketholder plus one guest (not valid for special exhibits, parking, IMAX film screening or any other offer).

Can I bring my whole family to Museum Day Live!?
Each ticket provides general admission for ticketholder plus one guest. If you go to Museum Day Live! with more than one guest, your other guests will have to pay full admission.

Can I download a ticket for more than one museum?
No, you may only download one ticket for one museum. 

Are all museums in the country participating in Museum Day Live!?
Museums must elect to participate. Find a museum in your area now.


Museum registration opens on June 1, 2017.  If you are a museum looking for promotional materials, click here