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Bank of America’s “Museums On Us” Free Museum Weekend (2024)

Every 1st Saturday
Saturday, May 4, 2024 - All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for Bank of America or Merrill Lynch Card Holders. Some venues may be closed on certain days; please confirm directly with participating museums.

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Bank of America’s “Museums On Us” Free Museum Weekend (2024)

Holders of Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, or U. S. Trust cardholders (credit cards and debit cards) get free admission to eight Bay Area museums, two Sacramento museums and to more than 225 cultural institutions nationwide, for the first full weekend each month including the de Young, Legion of Honor and Oakland Museum of California.

Bank of America’s “Museums on Us” Free Museum Weekend
First full weekend of each month
FREE but a Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, or U. S. Trust credit or debit card is required
Excludes special exhibitions, ticketed shows and fundraising events

2024 Dates
Please note dates might change, especially due to holidays. Check bankofamerica.com for latest updates

  • January 6-7, 2024
  • February 3-4, 2024
  • March 2-3, 2024
  • April 6-7, 2024
  • May 4-5, 2024
  • June 1-2, 2024
  • July 6-7, 2024
  • August 3-4, 2024
  • September 7-8, 2024
  • October 5-6, 2024
  • November 2-3, 2024
  • December 7-8, 2024

All 2024 dates were confirmed with Bank of America as of January 2024

Who is eligible?
Museums on Us is available to Bank of America, Merrill or Bank of America Private Bank (U.S. Trust) credit or debit cardholders during the first full weekend of every month. One free general admission is limited to the individual cardholder. This offer is not transferable. This offer does not guarantee admission. Not to be combined with other offers. Excludes fundraising events, special exhibitions and ticketed exhibitions.

How to Visit?
Present your active Bank of America, Merrill or Bank of America Private Bank (U.S. Trust) credit or debit card with photo ID to gain one free general admission to a participating cultural institution.

Please contact each museum for hours as some museums are not open both Saturdays or Sundays or on holidays.

Participating Museums

Participating museums may change at any time. Please check bankofamerica.com for the latest roster of museums.

San Francisco

Oakland

San Jose

Mountain View

Yountville

Sacramento

Stockton

 

Updated 1/1/24 – Event info last checked via website

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.


Cost: FREE*
*Free for Bank of America or Merrill Lynch Card Holders. Some venues may be closed on certain days; please confirm directly with participating museums.
Categories: *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, East Bay, Free Museum Day, In Person, North Bay, Peninsula, San Francisco, South Bay

Saturday, May 4, 2024

9:30 am   Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)  FREE*
*Free general admission to Bay Area residents. Valid ID or proof of residency required. This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries. Advanced timed tickets required.
9:30 am   Free “Legion of Honor” Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)  FREE*
*Free general admission to Bay Area residents. Valid ID or proof of residency required. This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries. Timed advanced tickets required
10:00 am   2024 de Young Museum’s “de Youngsters Day Out” Free Festival (SF)  FREE
10:00 am   SFMOMA Free Community Day (Spring 2024)  FREE*
*Reserve free tickets in advance at tickets.sfmoma.org
11:00 am   2024 Marin Open Studios w/ 260+ Artists (May 4-12)  FREE*
*This event is free and open to the public
11:00 am   SF’s Historic 1886 Victorian “Haas-Lilienthal House” Open House & Big Book Sale  FREE*
*Free Admission starting at 11am. Interested in getting early-bird access to the sale? Fifty $20 tickets are available for 10:00 a.m. entry, the proceeds to benefit SF Heritage. Reserve your space now.
11:00 am   2024 Bay Area Book Festival’s Family Day (Berkeley)  FREE*
*Most events are free, but a few are ticketed
12:00 pm   May the 4th Be With You Celebration: Photos w/ Star Wars Characters (San Ramon)  FREE
12:00 pm   San Francisco’s World Goth Day Festival 2024 on USS Hornet (Alameda)  $25*
*$25 Market Ticket and $55 Festival Ticket - Online promo expires 1/15/24 $10 off
12:00 pm   SF’s 25th Annual “How Weird” Street Faire 2024  $25*
*$25 - Early bird / $35 - Tier 1 / $45 - Tier 3
1:00 pm   SF’s Yerba Buena Gardens Festival 2024 Season Kickoff (May 4 – Nov. 2)  FREE
1:00 pm   2-for-1 Distillery Tour & Whiskey Tasting at Tripp Distillery (Pacifica)  $9*
*Distillery Tour and tastings for two $9 (normally $18)
7:00 pm   FREE: Oakland Comedy Saturday Night @ Secret Speakeasy (7p + 9p Shows)  FREE*
*Limited free tickets with code FUNCHEAP (donations appreciated). Otherwise use code FUNCHEAP5 for $5 off early bird and general admission tickets
7:00 pm   “Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase (SF)  FREE*
*Free tickets, but RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated. $10 adv / $15 door tickets also required
7:00 pm   SF’s HellaDesi Comedy Night (Every Saturday)  FREE*
*Free with RSVP for first 100 people. $10 advanced tickets or $15 at door without RSVP
7:00 pm   San Francisco POC Comedy Night (Fridays & Saturdays)  FREE*
*Use secret code FUNCHEAP for comp tickets, otherwise, $10 off with secret code FUNCHEAP
7:30 pm   “Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back” Film w/ Live Orchestra (May 2-4)  $89
8:00 pm   “Puff Puff Laugh” SF’s Cannabis Lounge Comedy Show (Moe Greens)  FREE*
*Free with RSVP (21+ with Valid ID) - One item minimum purchase per person required, but pre-rolls start at just $7
9:00 pm   SF’s Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party (NoPa)  $10
10:00 pm   “Drunk Theatre” SF’s Wildest Comedy Show (May 2024)  $20*
*$20 adv / $25 door
10:30 pm   No Scrubs: ’90s Hip Hop and R&B Night (SF)  FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 11pm. Otherwise Get $5 off "Entry anytime" Tickets - Early Bird tickets $5 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $10-15). Two drink minimum
11:59 pm   Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower | 2023  FREE
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