Arts & Culture

1,500 NYC Museums Free this Saturday

BY Christine Lin TIMESeptember 26, 2013 PRINT

NEW YORK—On Saturday, Sept. 28, those with a free Museum Day ticket can gain admission to over 1,500 museum participating nationwide, including the following in the Greater New York area. The event is held in celebration of the Smithsonian Museums’ everyday free admission policy. Go forth and explore!

For tickets and a full list of participating museums across the country, check

The Bayside Historical Society (Queens)
-Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (Bronx)
-Van Cortlandt House Museum (Bronx)
Waterfront Museum (Brooklyn)
Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum (Cold Spring Harbor)
Alley Pond Environmental Center, Inc. (Flushing, Queens)
-Guild Hall of East Hampton (East Hampton)
Queens Historical Society at the Kingsland Homestead (Queens)
Long Island Children’s Museum (Long Island)
Nassau County Firefighters Museum (Garden City)
Garvies Point Museum and Preserve (Glen Cove)
Hofstra University Museum (Hempstead)
Katonah Museum of Art (Katonah)
Asia Society Museum (Manhattan)
Children’s Museum of Manhattan (Manhattan)
Fraunces Tavern Museum (Manhattan)
International Center of Photography (Manhattan)
Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden (Manhattan)
Museum of American Finance (Manhattan)
Museum of American Illustration at the Society of Illustrators (Manhattan)
Museum of Arts and Design (Manhattan)
New York City Fire Museum (Manhattan)
Rubin Museum of Art (Manhattan)
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of the American Indian (Manhattan)
The Cathedral of St. John the Divine (Manhattan)
The Hispanic Society of America, Museum and Library (Manhattan)
The Morgan Library & Museum (Manhattan)
The Skyscraper Museum (Manhattan)
The Ukrainian Museum  (Manhattan)
-Oyster Bay Historical Society (Oyster Bay)
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art (Peekskill)
-Polish American Museum (Port Washington)
Nassau County Museum of Art (Roslyn)
Rye Historical Society – Square House Museum & Knapp Archives (Purchase)
Long Island Museum of American Art, History & Carriages (Stony Brook)
Sagtikos Manor (Bay Shore, Long Island) 


Christine Lin is an arts reporter for the Epoch Times. She can be found lurking in museum galleries and poking around in artists' studios when not at her desk writing.
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