Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Free museum visits will be available at these locations on Saturday

The Thoroughgood House, ca. 1719, 1636 Parish Road. (Rami Yoakum/Southside Daily
The Thoroughgood House, ca. 1719, 1636 Parish Road. (Southside Daily file photo)

The Smithsonian’s annual Museum Day will be Saturday.

Each year, participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket.

This year there will be more than 1,500 museums offering free admission across the country, according to the Smithsonian’s website.

The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two people on Saturday.

Here are local participating museums:

Hampton 

Virginia Beach

Norfolk

To search for a participating museum near you, click here.

Virginia MOCA received a $50,000 state tourism grant. (courtesy photo)
Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art

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