The Cleveland Museum of Art, one of the world’s most distinguished comprehensive art museums and one of northeastern Ohio’s principal civic and cultural institutions, offers FREE admission year round. Some special exhibitions may carry a charge. Click here for more information.
Toys R Us stores are having a Hatchimals CollEGGtibles First Hatch Party on Saturday, May 20th from 12-2PM. Kids will receive a FREE Hatchimal CollEGGtible, map and collector sheet. There will also be a coloring activity. Event is intended for kids ages 6 and up. Click here to find a location near you.
Beginning May 29th, more than 2,000 museums across America will be offering up FREE admission to all nation’s active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families (up to 5 members) as part of the Blue Star Museum Program. These include children’s museums, fine art museums, history and science museums, and nature centers. Ends 9/4/17. Click here for more information.
During ten days of the year, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer FREE admission to everyone:
January 16, February 20, April 15-16, April 22-23, August 25, September 30, November 11-12. The fee waiver includes entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees. Other fees such as reservation, camping, tours, concession and fees collected by third parties are not included unless stated otherwise.
There are more than 400 parks available to everyone, every day. The fee-free days provide a great opportunity to visit a new place or an old favorite, especially one of the 124 national parks that normally charge an entrance fee. The others are free all of the time. Plan your visit and enjoy our country’s history and nature.
Select providers are offering a FREE preview of HBO and Cinemax, April 21st through 24th. These include: AT&T U-verse, DirecTV, Dish Network, Frontier FIOS, RCN, and Verizon FIOS. Contact your provider to see if they are participating.
Citi Bike is the nation’s largest bike share program, with 10,000 bikes and 600 stations across Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Jersey City. It was designed for quick trips with convenience in mind, and it’s a fun and affordable way to get around town.
Readers Digest has put together a list of the best FREE attractions in each state. Click the links below for more details.
Alabama: Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts – Alaska: Anchorage Market and Festival – Arizona: Desert Botanical Garden – Arkansas: Walmart Museum – California: Jelly Belly Factory – Colorado: United States Air Force Academy – Connecticut: Yale University – Delaware: Air Mobility Command Museum – Florida: Beaches – Georgia: Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site – Hawaii: Beaches – Idaho: Idaho State Historical Museum – Illinois: Chicago Cultural Center – Indiana: Indianapolis Cultural Trail – Iowa: Grant Wood Studio – Kansas: Santa Fe Trail – Kentucky: The Bourbon Trail – Louisiana: Acadian Cultural Center – Maine: Portland Museum of Art – Maryland: Maryland Historical Society – Massachusetts: Freedom Trail – Michigan: Detroit Riverfront Conservancy – Minnesota: Minneapolis Institute of Art – Mississippi: Natchez Trace Parkway – Missouri: St. Louis Art Museum – Montana: Drinking Horse Trail – Nebraska: Boys Town Hall of History – Nevada: The Vegas Strip – New Hampshire: Susan N. McLane Audubon Center – New Jersey: Princeton University – New Mexico: Palace of the Governors – New York: Staten Island Ferry – North Carolina: Blue Ridge Parkway – North Dakota: Fort Union Trading Post – Ohio: Four Art Museums – Oklahoma: Route 66 – Oregon: Crater Lake – Pennsylvania: The Liberty Bell – Rhode Island: Providence Walks – South Carolina: Stroll downtown Charleston – South Dakota: Mount Rushmore – Tennessee: Tennessee State Museum – Texas: Dallas Museum of Art – Utah: Temple Square – Vermont: Museum of the Creative Process – Virginia: Colonial Williamsburg – Washington: Pike Place Market – West Virginia: Mother’s Day Shrine – Wisconsin: Miller Brewery Tour – Wyoming: Castle Gardens
On April 29th, YMCA’s across the country will celebrate Healthy Kids Day, a national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids. This FREE community event will be open to all kids and families, filled with fun, active play and educational opportunities. Click here for more information and to find a location near you.