NEW YORK — The best free ticket in town may be just a click away.

Museum-goers can head to www.smithsonian.com/museumdaylive to download tickets for Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live!

Tickets grant free admission for two people per household to participating museums on Saturday, Sept. 29.

Maine museums participating in Museum Day Live! are:

— Maine State Museum, Augusta

— Maine Maritime Museum, Bath

— Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick

— Museum L-A, Lewiston

— Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine, Portland

— Maine Historical Society Museum and Longfellow House and Garden, Portland

— Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport

— Castle Tucker, Wiscasset

— Nickels-Sortwell House, Wiscasset

Museum Day Live! will be the eighth annual event celebrating education through the nation’s wide array of museums and cultural institutions. For one day only, participating locations across the country will emulate the free admission policy of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington, D.C.-based facilities. The program encourages learning and the dissemination of knowledge nationwide. Last year’s event drew more than 350,000 museumgoers to more than 1,400 museums.

For more information, visit smithsonian.com/museumdaylive.



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