In honor of the free admission at the Smithsonian, people all over the country can enjoy a free day at a museum near them on September 27, 2014! Smithsonian Magazine is sponsoring Museum Day Live!, in which participating museums will admit up to 2 people per household for FREE on that day.
One of the FiDi’s most historicial landmarks and a participant in this great event is the Fraunces Tavern® Museum which is the site of George Washington’s farewell to his officers in 1783. The Museum offers two historic period rooms and six additional Colonial, Revolutionary War, and Early American themed exhibits. Other museums, below 14th Street, include the New York City Fire Museum, the Museum of American Finance, and the U.S. Lighthouse Tender at Pier 25.
Date: Saturday, September 27th [Read more…]