Beaufort Historic Site Joins Smithsonian Magazine’s 11th Annual Museum Day Live!
Free Admission for All Participants Presenting a Museum Day Live! Ticket on September 26, 2015
The Beaufort Historic Site will open its doors free of charge on Saturday September 26, 2015, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s eleventh annual Museum Day Live! A nationwide event, Museum Day Live! offers free admission to visitors presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket at a participating museum or cultural institution.
Inclusive by design, the event represents Smithsonian’s commitment to make learning and the spread of knowledge accessible to everyone, giving museums across all 50 states the opportunity to emulate the admission policy of the Smithsonian museums in Washington D.C. Last year’s event drew over 400,000 participants, and this year’s event expects record-high participation.
Guided tours are conducted at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 26th for the program. Tours depart from the Safrit Historical Center located at the 100 block of Turner Street in Beaufort. Regular guided tour admission prices are $10 for adults and $5 for children and for this special day, the Beaufort Historic Site will grant free access to visitors who download a Museum Day Live! ticket.
Museum Day Live! tickets are available for download at Smithsonian.com/museumdaylive. Visitors who present the Museum Day Live! ticket will gain free entrance for two at participating venues for one day only. One ticket is permitted per household, per email address. For more information about Museum Day Live! 2015 and a list of participating museums and cultural institutions, please visit Smithsonian.com/museumday/venues.
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