Kentuck Museum will participate in Smithsonian Magazine’s 5th Annual Museum Day

Fifth Annual Museum Day Features Free General Admission on September 26, 2009-
Northport, Ala. – On Saturday, September 26, 2009, Kentuck Museum will participate in the fifth annual Museum Day, presented by Smithsonian magazine.  Museum Day is a day when museums and cultural institutions nationwide open their doors free of charge to Smithsonian magazine readers and visitors.  A celebration of culture, learning and the dissemination of knowledge, Smithsonian’s Museum Day reflects the spirit of the magazine, and emulate the free-admission policy of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington, DC-based properties.
Last year, upwards of 200,000 people attended Museum Day.  All 50 states plus Puerto Rico were represented by 900 participating museums, including 84 Smithsonian affiliate museums.  This year, the magazine expects to attract over 1,000 museums.
Attendees must present Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Admission Card to gain free entry to participating institutions.  The Museum Day Admission Card will be available in September 2009 issue of Smithsonian magazine and a downloadable version is available on the Museum Day website.  The general public is welcome to participate by going to the website and downloading the Museum Day Admission Card.  Listings and links to other participating museums’ and sponsors’ sites can also be found at the website.

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