Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

Sat Sep 18, 2021
Various times
All ages
Free
multiple locations throughout California & the US

Smithsonian Magazine once again sponsors Museum Day. All across the country, select museums offer free admittance with a Museum Day ticket.

See below for the museums participating in LA (or nearby!) You will need to request tickets through the Museum Day website, and each ticket is good for two people (limit one ticket per email address).

Visit the website and choose the museum you wish to visit. Please note that tickets are not available until August 18.  The details such as opening time and parking costs vary according to venue.

2021 Participating LA Area Museums:

California African American Museum (LA)*
Channel Islands Maritime Museum (Oxnard)
Dr. Willella Howe Waffle House and Medical Museum (Santa Ana)
Flight Path Museum & Learning Center at LAX (LA)
LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes (LA) *
Laguna Art Museum (Laguna Beach)
Miniature Engineering Craftsmanship Museum (Carlsbad) *
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (Santa Barbara)
The International Printing Museum (Carson)
The Santa Ana Fire Museum (Santa Ana) 
Tustin Area Museum (Tustin) *

(Museums marked with a * are always free).


multiple locations throughout California & the US
** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.
** Please keep your family and others safe by wearing masks and social distancing. If an activity appears too crowded, try using the "nearby" search feature on our activity calendar to find something else to do.
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