7 Alabama museums offering FREE admissions for Museum Day, Sep. 18

Vulcan Park + Museum
Alabama museums are offering FREE admission this weekend. Photo via Vulcan Park + Museum’s Facebook

This Saturday, September 18th, is your chance to explore museums in your city for FREE. After previous closures and restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, several Alabama museums are offering free admissions for Museum Day 2021. Here are the details.

Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day 2021

Patriot Day In Huntsville
This Saturday is Museum Day 2021! Photo via Huntsville Museum of Art Facebook

Smithsonian Magazine’s 17th annual Museum Day is taking place Saturday, September 18th, at select museums in cities (and states) across the country—Alabama is one of them.

According to the Birmingham Patch, a news release stated this year will celebrate the return to (and revival of) our country’s diverse cultural experiences in a theme they named “Experience America.”

Museum Day’s purpose is to promote equal access to the wide array of museums in the United States—especially among underrepresented communities and children.

Museum Day FYI

Mobile Carnival Museum
Make sure you download your tickets. Photo via Liv George for The Bama Buzz.

You can download your ticket from the Museum Day website. Each ticket grants the ticket holder + one guest free, timed access to any participating museum.

One ticket is allowed per email address. View the full list of museums here.

Alabama’s participating museums

Old Southern Market
Which museum will you be visiting? Photo via ChurchStreetEast.com.

The participating Alabama museums include:

  • Alabama Aquarium—Dauphin Island
  • Conde Charlotte Museum—Mobile
  • Monroe County Museum—Monroeville
  • Gorgas House Museum—Tuscaloosa
  • USS Alabama Battleship Park—Mobile
  • Vulcan Park and Museum—Birmingham
  • Wiregrass Museum of Art—Dothan

Which museum are you planning to visit on Museum Day 2021? Tag us @TheBamaBuzz on socials and let us know.

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