History Colorado museums joins Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live!
Wed, 09/23/2015 - 7:12am
DENVER (September 23, 2015)-- Several History Colorado museums will open its doors free of charge on Saturday September 26, 2015, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s eleventh annual Museum Day Live!On this day only, participating museums across the United States emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington DC-based facilities, which offer free admission every day, and open their doors for free to those who download a Museum Day Live! ticket.
“Museum Day Live! is a fantastic way for families to enjoy the History Colorado Center and our community museums and discover what makes Colorado such an amazing place,” says Ed Nichols, CEO and President. “The stories told in each museum help to define Colorado’s future through its past.”
The Museum Day Live! ticket will be available to download at Smithsonian.com/museumday. 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.
Participating History Colorado properties include:
Byers-Evans House Museum, Denver
El Pueblo History Museum, Pueblo
Fort Garland Museum, Fort Garland
Fort Vasquez Museum, Platteville
History Colorado Center, Denver
Trinidad History Museum, Trinidad
About Smithsonian Media
Smithsonian Media comprises of its flagship publication, Smithsonian magazine, as well as Air & Space, and Smithsonian Media Digital Network. Smithsonian Media is a division of Smithsonian Enterprises, the revenue-generating business unit of the Smithsonian Institution. The Smithsonian Institution is the world's largest museum and research complex consisting of 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park and nine research facilities. Approximately 30 million people from around the world visit the museums annually.
History Colorado, a Smithsonian Affiliate, inspires generations to find wonder and meaning in our past and to engage in building a better Colorado. Find us on Facebook.com/HistoryColorado and on Twitter@HistoryColorado. For more information visit www.HistoryColorado.org, call 303-HISTORY (447-8679) or visit us at the History Colorado Center at 1200 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203.