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September 24, 2010 > Area museums open their doors... free

Area museums open their doors... free

Submitted By Alison Goldstein, The Rosen Group

Sixteen San Francisco area museums will be participating in Smithsonian magazine's Sixth Annual Museum Day on September 25. These institutions will emulate the Smithsonian Institution's free admission policy and open their doors gratis to visitors nationwide.

With 1200 museums in all 50 states already registered, Museum Day 2010 is the largest in the event's history. Check out the clickable map to see what museums in your neighborhood have already signed on: http://microsite.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/venue.html. A current list includes those listed below.

Blackhawk Museum, Smithsonian Affiliate
California Academy of Sciences
California Historical Society
Cartoon Art Museum of California
Chabot Space and Science Center, Smithsonian Affiliate
Chinese Historical Society of America Museum
Contemporary Jewish Museum
Coyote Point Museum for Environmental Education
Hiller Aviation Museum, Smithsonian Affiliate
Lacis Museum of Lace and Textiles
Museum of Craft and Folk Art
Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD)
Museum of Vision
San Mateo County History Museum
SS Jeremiah O'Brien: The National Liberty Ship Memorial, Inc.
Sun Gallery, Hayward Area Forum of the Arts

Please print out your admission card, good for two people at: http://microsite.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/admission.html?2010.

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