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Free admission to 13 Long Island museums

The sculpture garden at the Nassau County Museum

The sculpture garden at the Nassau County Museum of Art. (Credit: Charles Eckert)

If there are museums you haven't ventured to on Long Island, Saturday is the day to do it.

For one day only, in honor of Museum Day Live hosted by Smithsonian Magazine, 13 museums in Nassau and Suffolk counties are offering free general admission for one person, plus a guest this Saturday.

Tickets must be ordered on smithsonianmag.com/museumday and it's one ticket per household, for two people. The ticket will be emailed to you and is good for only one of the participating museums, excluding parking, special events and exhibits.


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Here are the museums on Long Island participating:

Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum (301 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor)

Cradle of Aviation (Charles Lindbergh Boulevard, Garden City)

Garvies Point Museum and Preserve (50 Barry Dr., Glen Cove)

Guild Hall (158 Main St., East Hampton)

Long Island Children's Museum (11 Davis Ave., Garden City)

Long Island Museum of American Art, History and Carriages (1200 Rte. 25A, Stony Brook)

Nassau County Firefighters Museum and Education Center (1 Davis Ave., Garden City)

Nassau County Museum of Art (1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor)

Northport Historical Society (215 Main St., Northport)

Oyster Bay Historical Society (20 Summit St., Oyster Bay)

Polish American Museum (16 Belleview Ave., Port Washington)

Sagtikos Manor (Montauk Highway, West Bay Shore)

Heckscher Museum of Art (2 Prime Ave., Huntington)

Pictured: The sculpture garden at the Nassau County Museum of Art in Roslyn.

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