Smithsonian Museum Day

Saturday, September 22, 2018
10 AM – 5 PM

Free with Smithsonian Museum Day ticket 

Burke Museum exterior

Visitors can enjoy free admission to the Burke Museum as part of Smithsonian Museum Day! 
Photo: Richard Brown Photography

A visitor looks at a stegosaurus skeleton

Visitors can enjoy free admission to the Burke Museum as part of Smithsonian Museum Day! 
Photo: Andrew Waits

Smithsonian Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums across the country—including the Burke—provide entry to anyone presenting a Smithsonian Museum Day ticket

Free Tickets

The Smithsonian Museum Day ticket provides free admission for up to two people to the Burke Museum on September 22 only. Visitors must show the ticket to the admissions staff (either on their phone or a printed copy) to redeem free admission.

Parking Advisory

Please note that there are several events on campus on this day and parking will be limited. If the nearby parking lots are full, there is street parking available on adjacent streets and other lots on campus that are a short walk away. View our Directions & Parking page for more information about parking and public transportation. 

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