WISCONSIN – After a long year of coronavirus shutdowns and other restrictions, gather your family or your best group of friends to enjoy a day of free admission to the Kenosha Public Museum and several others in Wisconsin.

Smithsonian Magazine’s 17th Annual Museum Day will be held Saturday at select museums in Wisconsin and other cities across the country.

This year’s theme, “Experience America,” celebrates “the return and resurgence of our country’s diverse cultural experiences,” following closures due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a press release.

The following museums in Wisconsin are participating in this year’s Museum Day:

Kenosha Public Museum

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Manitowoc County Historical Society

Hours: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

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Wisconsin Logging Museum

Hours: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

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Haggerty Art Museum, Marquette University

Hours: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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Dinosaur Discovery Museum

Hours: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

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Rock County Historical Society

Hours: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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The purpose of Museums Day, according to a statement, is to promote equal access to the wide range of museums in the United States, especially among children and under-represented communities.

Museum enthusiasts can visit the Museum day website to download their ticket. Each ticket gives the ticket holder and one guest free, timed access to any participating museum. Only one ticket is allowed per email address.

See the full list of participating museums on SmithsonianMag.com.


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