|Lost City Museum Offers Free Admission Sept. 29 with Smithsonian tickets|
Free admission is offered at the Lost City Museum Saturday, Sept. 29 thanks to the Smithsonian Museum Day celebration known as “Museum Day Live!” For one day only, the Lost City Museum will grant free access to visitors who download a Museum Day Live! ticket at Smithsonian.com.
The eighth annual immensely successful event encourages learning and the spread of knowledge nationwide at more than 1,400 participating museums. According to Smithsonian Media, “Museum Day Live!” fulfills its mission to make cultural education accessible to everyone. The 2011 event drew more than 350,000 visitors nationwide.
The “Museum Day Live!” Ticket is available for download at Smithsonian.com/museumday. Visitors who present the special 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!” 2012 and a list of participating museums and cultural institutions, please visit Smithsonian.com/museumday.
The Lost City Museum actively engages people in understanding and celebrating Nevada’s natural and cultural heritage. The museum is one of seven managed by the Nevada Division of Museums and History, an agency of the Nevada Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs and is open Thursday through Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is $5, children and members enter free. The museum is located at 721 South Moapa Valley Blvd. in Overton. Take Interstate 15 to exit 93. Access is also available from Lake Mead National Recreation Area or the Valley of Fire State Park. Visit the museum online at www.nevadaculture.org.