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Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

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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. This year’s theme, The American Experience, is a celebration of boundless curiosity that grants access to the remarkable arts, culture, sciences, innovation, and history exhibits across the United States.

Note: Open hours at each museum vary. Check individual websites before heading out.

Participating museums around the region include:

Foss Waterway Seaport

Historic Fort Steilacoom

Karshner Museum


Museum of Flight

Museum of Glass

Museum of Pop Culture [sold out]

National Nordic Museum

Pacific Bonsai Museum

Washington State History Museum

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