Download a ticket on August 15 for free admission on September 21.
Participating New York museums in the metro area include the Alley Pond Environmental Center, the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, the Long Island Maritime Museum, the Queens Historical Society, the AKC Museum of the Dog, the Heckscher Museum of Art, and the Mount Vernon Hotel Museum, just to name a few–and if you happen to be upstate in November, you can visit several beautiful sites as well. For the full list of museums near you to explore on September 21, visit the Smithsonian website.
Main Image: The AKC Museum of the Dog is one museum participating on September 21. Dogs not included, sadly. Credit UPI.com.