JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Museum of Science & History will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, September 27, 2014, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 10th annual Museum Day Live! A nationwide event, Museum Day Live! offers free admission to visitors presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket at a participating museum or cultural institution.
Inclusive by design, the event represents Smithsonian’s commitment to make learning and the spread of knowledge accessible to everyone, giving museums across all 50 states the opportunity to emulate the admission policy of the Smithsonian museums in Washington, D.C. Last year’s event drew over 400,000 participants, and this year’s event expects record-high participation.
MOSH visitors will be able to explore Museum exhibits like the Florida Naturalist’s Center, Atlantic Tails, The Body Within and Currents of Time: A History of Jacksonville and Northeast Florida. Extreme Science! in the JEA Science Theater is included but admission to the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium is $5 per person.
The Museum Day Live! ticket is available to download at Smithsonian.com/museumdaylive. Visitors who present the Museum Day Live! ticket will gain free entrance for two at participating venues for one day only. One ticket is permitted per household, per email address. For more information about Museum Day Live! 2014 and a list of participating museums and cultural institutions, please visit Smithsonian.com/museumday/venues.
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