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September 9, 2009
Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day: Free for all

On Sept. 26, nine museums in our area will offer free general admission as part of Smithsonian Magazine's 5th annual Museum Day.

You'll need a Museum Day Admission Card, which allows two people from one household to enter participating museums here and across the country. You must present the card at the door.

Download and print your admission card at

Last year, more than 200,000 people across the country took advantage of the Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day.

Here are the participating museums near us:

Aerospace Museum of California, 3200 Freedom Park Dr., McClellan (off Watt Avenue in North Highlands)

California Automobile Museum (formerly the Towe Auto Museum), 2200 Front St., Sacramento

California Museum for History, Women & the Arts, 1020 O St., Sacramento

California State Railroad Museum, 111 I St., Sacramento

California State Military Museum and Resource Center, 1119 Second St., Old Sacramento

Crocker Art Museum, 216 O St., Sacramento

Explorit Science Center
, 2801 2nd St., Davis

Maidu Interpretive Center
, 1960 Johnson Ranch Road, Roseville

Sacramento Zoo, 3930 W. Land Park Drive, Sacramento

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