FREE Museum Admission on September 29, 2012

Smithsonian magazine Museum Day 2012 - Wichita & Kansas participating museumsMuseums in Wichita – and across the United States – will be participating again this year in Smithsonian Magazine’s free Museum Day, Saturday, September 29, 2012.

All you’ll need to do is request a ticket¬†at the Smithsonian Museum Day website. It will be emailed to you, and is valid for up to two people, one ticket per valid email address.

Don’t let the word museum scare you off — we’re talking about kid-friendly institutions with hands-on displays as well as the more traditional velvet-roped venues. (In fact, Wichita museums do a great job of being kid-friendly.)

Here’s a current list of all participating Kansas museums:


Botanica, The Wichita Gardens
Wichita

Butler County History Center & Kansas Oil Museum
El Dorado

C.W. Parker Carousel Museum
Leavenworth

Coutts Museum of Art
El Dorado

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum
Abilene

Gardner Historical Museum
Gardner

Grassroots Art Center
Lucas

Hamilton County Museum
Syracuse

Harvey County Historical Museum & Archives
Newton

Johnson County Museum
Shawnee

Kansas Children’s Discovery Center
Topeka

Kansas Cosmosphere & Space Center
Hutchinson

Kansas Museum of History
Topeka

Kauffman Museum
North Newton

Lake Afton Public Observatory
Goddard

Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Manhattan

Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum
Chanute

Museum of World Treasures
Wichita

National Orphan Train Complex
Concordia

Old Castle Museum
Baldwin City

Old Cowtown Museum
Wichita

Old Depot Museum
Ottawa

Quayle Bible Collection
Baldwin City

Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics
Lawrence

Smoky Hill Museum
Salina

The Kansas Museum of Military History
Augusta

Ulrich Museum of Art
Wichita

Wichita Art Museum
Wichita

Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum
Wichita

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