Many Tampa Bay area museums participating in Free Museum Day Sept. 24

The Ringling Museum of Art, press photo

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Looking for something to do this weekend? Here’s something fun that won’t cost you a dime.

This Saturday Sept. 24 is Free Museum Day, an annual event that’s celebrated across the country with the hope of exposing more people to the awesomeness of museums. The event is sponsored by Smithsonian magazine.

Museums decide if they will participate. Here are just a few of the museums that will be participating here in the Tampa Bay area-

Find out which museums in your area will be participating and print up tickets here.

Get more details about Free Museum Day. Be sure to check with your local museum about hours and ticket info. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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