See 17 Wisconsin museums for free this weekend, thanks to the Smithsonian

Posted at 7:12 PM, Sep 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-19 20:16:54-04

Looking to explore our state's history and culture for absolutely no cost? You'll want to check out Museum Day Live this weekend, which will open more than a dozen Wisconsin museums to the public for free.

The event is sponsored by Smithsonian Magazine, and is meant to encourage Americans to explore spots they otherwise may not get a chance to see.

Participating museums will accept tickets that you can get for free here, just by filling in your email and name.

Here are the 17 places that will be free this Saturday, September 24. You can get more information on the Smithsonian's website here.

  • The Trout Museum of Art (Appleton)
  • Chippewa Falls Museum of Industry and Technology (Chippewa Falls)
  • Chippewa Valley Museum (Eau Claire)
  • Hoard Historical Museum (Fort Atkinson)
  • Neville Public Museum (Green Bay)
  • Children's Museum of La Crosse (La Crosse)
  • Wisconsin Historical Museum (Madison)
  • Wisconsin Veterans Museum (Madison)
  • Wisconsin Maritime Museum (Manitowoc)
  • Weis Earth Science Museum (Menasha)
  • Betty Brinn Children's Museum (Milwaukee)
  • Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University (Milwaukee)
  • Bergstom-Mahler Museum of Glass (Neenah)
  • EAA AirVenture Museum (Oshkosh)
  • Racine Art Museum (Racine)
  • John Michael Kohler Arts Center (Sheboygan)
  • Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum (Wausau)