Here are the Museums Participating in Museum Day 2022!

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Here are the Museums Participating in Museum Day 2022

Museum Day 2022 is here! This Saturday, participating cultural institutions are offering free admission to visitors who present a Museum Day ticket. Each ticket offers free general admission for two people, and attendees can download one ticket per email address.

Tickets for each location are limited, so don’t wait to grab yours!

Here’s a roundup of locations participating in Museum Day in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.

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Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum

New York, NY
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Learn about history, science and service! At the historic Intrepid Monument, get a close look at space shuttles and missile submarines. Discover the Exploreum, a fully interactive exhibit that gives you the chance to land a space shuttle.

Asian Society Museum

New York, NY
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

It is one of the first institutions to establish a contemporary Asian art program and presents exhibitions and works never before seen in the United States. They provide a space for views and discussions through the works of Asian and Asian American artists. Discover exhibits like mirror imagewhich explores cultural changes in China through the eyes of seven artists born in mainland China.

Museum of Jewish Heritage – A living memorial to the Holocaust

New York, NY
Closed on Saturday, entry valid on Sunday, Sept. 19; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The third largest Holocaust museum in the world and the second largest in North America celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. With a collection of over 40,000 artifacts, films and survivor testimonies, it is part of the global responsibility to never forget the atrocities of the Holocaust. Currently on view is The Holocaust: What Hatred Can Doa detailed presentation of the history of the Holocaust.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

New York, NY
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Cooper Hewitt is located in Andrew Carnegie’s iconic mansion and invites visitors to explore the importance of design and its power to change the world. Through the exhibits on display, learn about the role of design in times of crisis like epidemics, the role of design in the pursuit of peace, and how botany and the natural sciences play a part in designs.

The Jewish Museum

New York, NY
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Located on the city’s Museum Mile, the Jewish Museum is committed to bringing to light the complexity of Jewish culture. It is the first of its kind in the United States. Learn about the role of Jewish artists in the events of the 1960s in the exhibition New York: 1962-1964

Dyckman Farm Museum

New York, NY
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This Dutch Colonial-style farmhouse in Inwood was home to the Dyckman family for nearly a century. It serves as a reminder of early Manhattan and is an important cultural center in New York. They will offer special guided tours led by Board Chairman Don Rice.

Derfner Judaica Museum + The Hebrew House Art Collection in Riverdale

Bronx, NY
10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Art Collection features Jewish artwork and ceremonial objects and offers publicly accessible arts programming. Explore the art of amazing artists and see the Sculpture Garden overlooking the Hudson River and the Palisades. One of the exhibits currently on view is Unlistedwhich highlights seventeen female artists who are not usually exhibited.

Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

Bronx, NY
12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The last “great country estate” in Bronx Pelham Bay Park, the mansion is on a mission to preserve and restore the property for the benefit of the New York City public. While you’re there, take a tour, join an indoor scavenger hunt for kids, and play with 19th-century toys and games.

Crane House and Historic YWCA

Montclair, New Jersey
Closed on Saturday, entry valid on Sunday, Sept. 19; 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

This unique building has lived three lives, first as the Crane family home, a YWCA for African American women and girls, and a historic house museum. Learn about the history of the building and taste dishes prepared from historic recipes. Check out the herb garden, micro farm, and chickens while you’re there. The house will offer a special tour focusing on the women of the house throughout history.

Hudson River Museum

Yonkers, NY
12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

A cultural institution in Westchester County, their mission is to connect communities through the power of arts, science and history. There are experiences for all ages, like exhibits, planetarium shows, and historical Glenview tours.

Nassau County Museum of Art

Port of Roslyn, New York
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Nassau County Museum of Art is ranked among the largest and most important suburban art museums in the country. It provides a learning space for community members through visual art experiences. It also includes a sculpture park, a formal garden and walking paths. Don’t miss the exhibition on the supernatural in art!

Home owner

Perth Amboy, New Jersey
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The owner’s house served as the home of Wm. Franklin, the last Royal Governor of New Jersey and son of Benjamin Franklin. It is the only official mansion of the royal governors still standing in the original 13 colonies. They serve the community through lectures, concerts, storytelling and teas.

Hicksville Gregory Museum

Hicksville, NY
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

See Long Island’s largest exhibit of minerals, fossils, and butterflies, as well as photographs and artifacts about the development of Hicksville and surrounding areas.

Morris Museum

Morristown, New Jersey
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Affiliated with the Smithsonian, the Morris Museum strives to interpret the past and discover the future through art, sound and movement. Discover 30 years of black art, activism and achievement in the exhibition For Culture, by Culture. Children can learn and play hand-in-hand in Spark!Lab.

Sayreville Historical Society

Sayreville, New Jersey
12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Built in 1884, the Museum of the Historical Society of Sayreville was created as the first school. Many of the artifacts highlight the history of Sayreville, the expansion of industry and life from colonial times to more current history.

Cornelius low house

Piscataway, NJ
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

It is one of the best examples of Georgian architecture in New Jersey. The Cornelius Low House serves the dual purpose of interpreting the building’s history and mounting exhibits on New Jersey history. Discover the Middlesex County Treasures exhibit, which explores over 300 years of significant artefacts.

East Jersey Old Town Village

Piscataway, NJ
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The village is made up of reconstructed structures and replicas from the 18th and 19th centuries, designed to represent the communities once present in the Raritan Valley. Buildings include a tavern, blacksmith shop, school, church and more. While you’re there, meet the historical interpreters who bring the village to life.

Walt Whitman Birthplace Historic Site and Interpretive Center

Huntington Station, New York
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Take the opportunity to step back in time and discover the works of iconic poet Walt Whitman. Visit the Interpretive Center, where you can immerse yourself in the life and poetry of Whitman through a series of exhibits.

The Heckscher Art Museum

Huntington, NY
12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The Heckscher Museum of Art has been bringing great art to Long Island since 1920. With more than 2,500 works spanning centuries and a dynamic exhibition schedule, it’s a cultural showpiece on Long Island. On Museum Day, take part in the Draw Out! Free community arts festival, full of engaging arts activities for all ages.

USGA Golf Museum and Library

Liberty Corner, New Jersey
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The nation’s oldest sports museum, the USGA Golf Museum is the world’s leading institution for collecting and preserving gold history. There are hundreds of thousands of artifacts and library items that document the history of golf from its origins to the present day. Enjoy the Pynes putting course with your family.

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum

Norwalk, Connecticut
12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

This mansion was built by LeGrand Lockwood, one of the first American millionaires. It is one of the first “chateau style” houses built in the country. Learn about Victorian era clothing in the exhibition Making it Last: Sustainable Fashion in Victorian America.

Katonah Art Museum

Katonah, NY
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Katonah Museum is a non-collecting institution showcasing art across different artistic disciplines, cultures, and time periods. Discover the exhibitions and the outdoor sculpture garden.

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