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Smithsonian’s 14th Annual Free Museum Day | 2018

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Museum ticket required from http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/

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Smithsonian’s 14th Annual Free Museum Day | 2018

Participating museums and cultural institutions nationwide will open their doors free of charge to all visitors during Smithsonian Magazine’s 14th annual Museum Day.

2018 Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Participating Bay Area Museums
FREE, but a ticket is required (downloads begin at midnight on August 15, 2018)

This year, Museum Day will showcase “Women Making History: Trailblazers in the arts, sciences, innovation & culture.”

Participating Bay Area Museums for 2018

  • American Bookbinders Museum – San Francisco , CA
  • Museum of Craft and Design – San Francisco, CA
  • Bay Area Discovery Museum – Sausalito, CA
  • USS Hornet Sea, Air & Space Museum – Alameda, CA
  • Lacis Museum of Lace and Textiles – Berkeley , CA
  • Lawrence Hall of Science – Berkeley, CA
  • Hiller Aviation Museum – San Carlos, CA
  • The Space Station Museum – Novato, CA
  • Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum – Vallejo, CA
  • Museum of the American Indian – Novato, CA
  • Blackhawk Museum – Danville, CA
  • Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo – Palo Alto, CA
  • NASA Ames Visitor Center – Moffett Field, CA
  • Moffett Field Historical Society Museum – Mountain View, CA
  • di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art – Napa, CA
  • San Jose Museum of Art – San Jose, CA
  • San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles – San Jose, CA

Event Details


Cost: FREE*
*Museum ticket required from http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/
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Saturday, September 22, 2018

All Day   Smithsonian’s 14th Annual Free Museum Day | 2018  FREE*
*Museum ticket required from http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/
All Day   Free National Parks Day: “National Public Lands Day” | 2018  FREE*
*The entrance fee waiver for fee-free days does not cover amenity or user fees for activities such as camping, boat launches, transportation, or special tours. Although the entrance fee is waved, paid parking/shuttle reservations required for Muir Woods even on free days.
All Day   The Exploratorium’s Community Free Saturday | Pier 15  FREE*
*Pay what you can - you may choose to enter for free or can choose to pay any amount should you have the means or desire to do so.
10:00 am   Oakland Free Guided Walking Tours | Chinatown  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandnet.com
10:00 am   Free Guided Hike of San Bruno Mountain | Brisbane  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. Donations encouraged but not required
11:00 am   Family Day by the Lake: Free Kayaking & Climbing Wall | Lake Merced  FREE
All Day   2018 San Francisco Map Fair | SF  FREE
11:30 am   San Francisco Shih Tzu Meetup Group | Alta Plaza Park  FREE
2:00 pm   Free Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream | SF  FREE
6:30 pm   Zoovie Night: “Bolt” | Oakland Zoo  $7*
*Pre-registration is required. $7 per person. $6 per person for groups of 4 or more.
7:15 pm   Film Night in the Park 2018 Finale: “Black Panther” | Dolores Park  FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
7:30 pm   Drunkathalon: Free Comedy, Heckling & Cosplay | PianoFight  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
9:05 pm   Final of 2018: Free A’s Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oakland  FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.
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