On Museum Day, September 21, the Smithsonian is offering FREE two-person passes to a large multitude of museums.

It's called Museum Day, and it means free museum tickets to a huge plethora of Smithsonian and Smithsonian-affiliate museums. Museum Day is an opportunity to enjoy museums free of cost on Saturday, September 21. The offer involves two free tickets per museum.

Here is the official statement from Smithsonian Magazine about this special event: 

"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. The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two people on Saturday, September 21, 2019."
 

To access free tickets, follow this link. This is a national offer, as Smithsonian museums and affiliates are located throughout the U.S. 

Participating museums in Virginia can be found at this link and include the following, among others: 

Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum in Williamsburg, VA
Agecroft Hall & Gardens in Richmond, VA
Alexandria Archaeology Museum in Alexandria, VA
Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg in Williamsburg, VA
Bacon's Castle in Surry, VA
Ben Lomond Historic Site in Manassas, VA
Cape Henry Lighthouse in Fort Story, VA
Casemate Museum in Fort Monroe, VA
Clarke County Historical Association in Berryville, VA
Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History in Danville, VA
Daura Gallery at University of Lynchburg in Lynchburg, VA
DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum in Williamsburg, VA
E. Stuart James Grant Museum Room for Patrick Henry in Brookneal, VA 

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