CARLSBAD, CA — After a long year of coronavirus closures and other restrictions, gather your family or your best group of friends to enjoy a day of free admission at Miniature Engineering Craftsmanship Museum in Carlsbad and several other museums in San Diego County.
Smithsonian Magazine’s 17th annual Museum Day will take place Sept. 18 at select museums in the county and in other cities across the country.
This year’s theme, “Experience America,” celebrates “the return to, and resurgence of, our country’s diverse cultural experiences,” following closures due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a news release.
The following museums in San Diego County are participating in this year’s Museum Day:
The purpose of Museum Day, according to a release, is to promote equal access to the wide array of museums in the United States, especially among children and underrepresented communities.
Museum-goers can head to the Museum Day website to download their ticket. Each ticket grants the ticket holder and one guest free, timed access to any participating museum. One ticket is permitted per email address.
See the full list of participating museums at SmithsonianMag.com.