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Over 20 Local Museums are Participating in Museum Day


Each year, Smithsonian magazine hosts Museum Day, in which hundreds of participating museums and other cultural institutions around the country offer free admission with a Museum Day ticket. This year’s Museum Day will take place on Sept. 21. Throughout the Brandywine Valley and beyond, there are over 20 participants. Here’s a look:



Delaware Art Museum

The Delaware Contemporary

Delaware History Museum

Delaware Museum of Natural History

Hagley Museum and Library

Iron Hill Museum and Science Center

Old Swedes Historic Site

Read House and Gardens



Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

African American Museum in Philadelphia

American Swedish Historical Museum

Brandywine River Museum of Art

Fort Mifflin on the Delaware

Independence Seaport Museum

Institute of Contemporary Art

Isett Heritage Museum

National Museum of American Jewish History

Newlin Grist Mill

Penn Museum

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

The Print Center

Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College

Woodmere Art Museum