Smithsonian Presents Free Admission to Select Area Museums on Museum Day Live! Day Sept 28

Museum Day Live!

Every year, the Smithsonian Museums sponsor free admission to select museums around the country during a one-day event called Museum Day Live! This year, the event takes place on Saturday, September 28.

Several Central Florida museums are taking part in this year’s event, among them are:

To get your free admission, simply visit smithsonianmag.com/museumday and fill out the form. You will then be emailed your ticket. Be sure to read the FAQ on the site, for how to use the tickets.

You can also find other museums in Florida and nationwide at that link.

This is a great chance to get out and discover some of the great museums that Central Florida has to offer for free.

History Center Says Show Your School Spirit During Orlando Retro Game Night June 3

It’s time for another Retro Game Night at the Orange County Regional History Center and the theme is “College Spirit Night.”

It takes place on June 3, 2011, from 7pm to midnight.

This 21 and over event will have classic board and video games to play throughout the museum. There will be competitions on NCAA Football 11, Pong Toss Pro and Cornhole Toss, with the winners of each winning a $25 or $50 drink voucher to Wall Street Plaza nearby.

There will also be free samples from Monster Energy Drinks and Honest Tea, as well as other food and drink for purchase. 105.9 Sunny FM will also be on hand providing the tunes.

Admission is free for OCRHC members, $3 for non-members wearing their school logo, and $5 for those without a school logo on. Those attending also get a wristband good for free admission after to Wall Street Plaza’s Friday Block Party.

For more information, contact the OCRHC at 407-836-8500 or toll-free at 800-965-2030. It is located downtown at 65 E. Central Blvd.

[Image courtesy OCRHC]

 

Orange County Regional History Center Offers Free Admission for Military Summer 2011

As tomorrow is Memorial Day, I thought I’d post about a local deal for active military.

From Memorial Day (May 30) to Labor Day (September 5), the Orange County Regional History Center will offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families.

This offer is available to active duty military and their immediate family members (military I.D. holder and five immediate family members), including active duty Reserve and active duty National Guard.

This offer is part of Blue Star Museums, a partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and more than 1,300 museums across America.

For more information, contact the OCRHC at 407-836-8500 or toll-free at 800-965-2030. It is located downtown at 65 E. Central Blvd.

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