Lightner Museum Joins Smithsonian magazine’s 11th Annual Museum Day Live!

September 14, 2015

Free Admission on September 26, 2015, with a Downloadable Museum Day Live! Ticket.

Lightner Museum, September 14, 2015 – Lightner Museum will open its doors free of charge on Saturday September 26, 2015, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s eleventh annual Museum Day Live!  On this day only, participating museums across the United States emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington DC-based facilities, which offer free admission everyday, and open their doors for free to those who download a Museum Day Live! ticket.

Inclusive by design, the event represents Smithsonian’s commitment to make learning and the spread of knowledge accessible to everyone.  Last year’s event drew over 400,000 participants, and this year’s event is expected to attract more museum goers than ever before.

“The Lightner Museum is very pleased to be partnering, once again, with Smithsonian’s Museum Day Live!  The Museum feels that this is an excellent opportunity to expose our wonderful facility to a fresh audience of area and national museum goers.”, said Robert W. Harper, Lightner Museum Director.

The Museum Day Live! Ticket is available to download at  Visitors who present the Museum Day Live! ticket will gain free entrance for two at participating venues for one day only.  One ticket is permitted per household, per email address.  For more information about Museum Day Live! 2015 and a list of participating museums and cultural institutions, please visit

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