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sep 10 2009

Free admission to hundreds of museums on September 26

Museum Day is coming. Smithsonian magazine is sponsoring a day of free admission to hundreds of museums and cultural centers on Saturday, September 26.

On that day, visitors can get in free at spots such as New York City's South Street Seaport Museum (where adult tickets are normally $10), the Virginia Museum of Natural History (normally $9), and the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento (normally $9).

To get free general admission (and it's general admission only, no IMAX showings or other extras), you must fill out a form online, print it out, and bring it in to the museum of your choice. Download the form here. To find out about participating museums and other information, check out the Museum Day website.

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