Have you heard of "Museum Day Live!"? Smithsonian Magazine hosts Museum Day on September 24 of 2016 to promote #BoundlessCuriosity, which means a very large selection of museums in the United States will provide free admission.

There are 61 museums in Texas that are participating in Museum Day Live! and you can check them all out here. There are two steps to getting free admission.

Step 1: Find participating museums (see link above or scroll for local museums).

Step 2: To download your free tickets, click here.

But if you aren't looking to make a long drive, here are a handful of museums with free admission on September 24 in Central Texas.



Temple Raildroad & Heritage Museum

315 W Avenue B, Temple, TX, 76501

Arrived. Will def do this again. #amtrakgram #amtrak #texaseagle

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Confederate Reunion Ground State Historic Site 1738 FM 2705, Mexia, TX, 76667

It's a beautiful day at confederate_reunion_grounds. #mexia #CRG #txhistcomm #confederatereuniongrounds A photo posted by CRG SHS (@confederate_reunion_grounds) on


3D Calvary Museum *Free everyday

#Forthoodmuseum #tank

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Forsyth Galleries *Free everyday 4229 TAMU, 275 Joe Routt Blvd., Ste. 2440, College Station, TX, 77843

Turn of the century steroscope. History's #viewmaster #forsythgalleries #museumlife A photo posted by Jennifer Korolenko (@jenny_kitsch) on


Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

4801 La Crosse Avenue, Austin, TX, 78739

#ladybirdjohnsonwildflowercenter #wildflowercenter #rest #arbor #park #takeawalk #intheshade #bench

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Neil-Cochran House Museum 2310 San Gabriel, Austin, TX, 78705

#austin #texas #exploring A photo posted by Matthew Haubenstein (@matt_hobbo) on

South Austin Museum of Popular Culture

1516-B South Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX, 78704

#southaustin #nowthatsaplanter #rainyday #westaustinopenstudios #southaustinmuseumofpopularculture #ilikeweird

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