Visit some of your favorite local museums for free.
Smithsonian magazine presents Museum Day Live! This is an annual, nationwide celebration that encourages the general public to explore museums, some of which are offering free admission for the day. These include the New Orleans Museum of Art, the Odgen Museum of Southern Art, the Historic New Orleans Collection, the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, the New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum, the Southern Food and Beverage Museum, the National WWII Museum, and Longue Vue House and Gardens. Register for tickets on Smithsonian’s website to get admission to participating museums for a friend and yourself.