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Museum Day offers free entry at participating museums in Acadiana

Posted: 1:53 PM, Sep 20, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-20 15:24:58-04

This Saturday, September 22, the Smithsonian and participating museums across the country will take part in Museum Day, an “annual celebration of boundless curiosity,” according to Smithsonian magazine.

The one-day event will provide free entry at all participating museums and cultural institutions to those who present a free Museum Day ticket.

Tickets can be found online at Smithsonian.com . One ticket download is allowed per email address and will offer free entry for up to two people.

Several museums in the Acadiana area are participating in this Saturday’s Museum Day event. See the list below:

Acadiana:

Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum
Lafayette, LA
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Vermilionville Living History Museum & Folklife Park
Lafayette, LA
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Acadian Memorial and Museum
St. Martinville, LA
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

African American Museum
St. Martinville, LA
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Bayou Teche Museum
New Iberia, LA
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Shadows on the Teche
New Iberia, LA
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Wedell-Williams Aviation and Cypress Sawmill MuseumThe Cabildo
Patterson, LA
9:30 am to 4:00 pm

Zigler Art Museum
Jennings, LA
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Around Louisiana

Southern Food and Beverage Museum and The Museum of the American Cocktail
New Orleans, LA
11:00 am to 5:30 pm

The Cabildo
New Orleans, LA
10:00 am to 4:30 pm

Ogden Museum of Southern Art
New Orleans, LA
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

The New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Old U.S. Mint
New Orleans, LA
10:00 am to 4:30 pm

The Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium
New Orleans, LA
10:00 am to 4:30 pm

Herman-Grima + Gallier Historic House
New Orleans, LA
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

The National WWII Museum
New Orleans, LA
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

The Historic New Orleans Collection
New Orleans, LA
9:30 am to 4:30 pm

The Presbytere
New Orleans, LA
10:00 am to 4:30 pm

Capitol Park Museum
Baton Rouge, LA
9:00 am to 4:30 pm

Louisiana’s Old State Capitol
Baton Rouge, LA
9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Capitol Park Museum
Baton Rouge, LA
9:00 am to 4:30 pm

Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest History Museum
Natchitoches, LA
10:00 am to 4:30 pm

Alexandria Museum of Art
Alexandria, LA
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Louisiana Political Museum and Hall of Fame
Winnfield, LA
10:00 am to 2:00 pm

For a complete list of participating museums visit, Smithsonian.com