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Free Admission to Museums This Saturday

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Play tourist in your own backyard this weekend and visit any one of twenty-two Louisiana museums on Saturday, September 29, for free! ‘Museum Day Live!’ is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums across the country open their doors to anyone presenting a Museum Day Ticket. Here’s how to get your free admission for two!Visit and use the drop down menu to select the museum you’d like to visit. The list includes museums in Lafayette and St. Martinville and even the World War II Museum in New Orleans. Here’s the full list of participating museums:

Acadian Memorial & Museum of the Acadian Memorial, St. Martinville

African American Museum, St. Martinville

Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans

House of Broel’s Victorian Mansion Dollhouse & Fashion Museums, New Orleans

Jeanerette Bicentennial Park & Museum, Jeanerette

Longue Vue House and Gardens, New Orleans

Louisiana Children’s Museum, New Orleans

Louisiana State Museum, Baton Rouge

LSU Museum of Art, Baton Rouge

Masur Museum of Art, Monroe

Melrose Plantation, Melrose

New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum, New Orleans

New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans

Oak Alley Plantation, Vacherie

Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, Lafayette

Sci-Port: Louisiana’s Science Center, Shreveport

Slidell Museum, Slidell

Southern Food and Beverage Museum, New Orleans

The Historic New Orleans Collection, New Orleans

The National WWII Museum, New Orleans

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans

West Baton Rouge Museum, Port Allen

 Read more about it here.

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