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Kentucky museums, including Behringer-Crawford, join in Smithsonian’s free Museum Day Sept. 21

More than 1,300 museums across the country will participate in Smithsonian magazine’s annual Museum Day on Sept. 21, adopting the policy of the Smithsonian Institution by opening their doors for free to visitors.

Participating museums and cultural institutions will provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. Participants may download one ticket per email address, and each ticket provides free general admission for two people.

Eighteen museums in Kentucky are participating in Museum Day:

• American Saddlebred Museum, Lexington
• Behringer-Crawford Museum, Covington
• Ben E. Clement Mineral Museum, Marion
• East Kentucky Science Center and Varia Planetarium, Prestonsburg
• Historic Railpark and Train Museum, Bowling Green
• Hopewell Museum, Paris
• International Museum of the Horse, Lexington
• Janice Mason Art Museum, Cadiz (free every day)
• Kentucky Gateway Museum Center, Maysville
• Kentucky Museum, Bowling Green (free every day)
• Kentucky Science Center, Louisville
• Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory, Louisville
• McCreary County Museum, Stearns
• Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind, Louisville (free every day)
• Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site Museum, Perryville
• The Aviation Museum of Kentucky, Lexington
• The Lincoln Museum, Hodgenville
• White Hall State Historic Site, Richmond

A number of museums in nearby states also are participating.

Visit Smithsonian’s website for a complete list of participating museums or to download a ticket.


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