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Now in phase 2.5, Discovery Place, the Mint Museum, the Levine Museum are now all open. Please note, these are opening at 50% capacity following CDC guidelines.

Looking for something interesting, and cheap to do this weekend? Why not celebrate Museum Day?

This Saturday, September 18th is Smithsonian magazine’s 17th annual Museum Day. Participating museums across the United States will be free for the day, as long as you download a ticket. Each ticket will get you and one guest into the museum for free.

Museums are participating all across America, including here in the Carolina’s. Here is a list of museums in the Carolina’s that are participating.


  • UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens – Charlotte, NC

  • Sylvan Heights Bird Park – Scotland Neck, NC

  • Robeson Planetarium and Science Center – Lumberton, NC

  • Museum of the Cape Fear – Fayetteville, NC

  • Lam Museum of Anthropology – Winston-Salem, NC

  • Greensboro History Museum – Greensboro, NC

  • Frisco Native American Museum & Natural History Center – Frisco, NC

  • Cape Fear Museum- Wilmington, NC

  • Blandwood Mansion – Greensboro, NC

  • Black Mountain College Museum + Art Center – Asheville, NC

  • Ava Gardner Museum – Smithfield, NC

  • Berkeley County Museum – Moncks Corner, SC

  • Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art – Charleston, SC

  • Lexington County Museum – Lexington, SC

  • Spartanburg Art Museum – Spartanburg, SC

  • Upcountry History Museum – Greenville, SC



CLICK HERE for a full list of participating museums, and more info about Museum Day!