September 6, 2011 (San Diego) – On Saturday, September 24, many museums across America will offer free admission. It’s all part of the Smithsonian Institute’s annual “Museum Day.”
To participate, you must print out tickets from the Smithsonian’s website at http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/Museum-Day-Faqs.html. At least 10 museums in San Diego County are participating, including three in East County and San Diego's inland region (Barona Museum and Cultural Center in Lakeside, Creation and Earth History Museum in Santee, and the San Diego Archaeological Center in Escondido.
Participating museums in San Diego include Marton House Museum, Mingei International Museum, Museum of Photographic Arts, Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, San Diego Chinese History Museum, Adobe Chapel, and the Whaley House.