Museums in Boston and Massachusetts Celebrating ‘Museum Day Live!’

The national free museum day hosted by Smithsonian magazine is this Saturday, September 27, 2014.

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Each year, Smithsonian magazine hosts Museum Day Live!, a nationwide event during which participating museums open their doors to the public for free.

This year, the free museum day is on Saturday, September 27. To get free admission, all you have to do is present a Museum Day Live! ticket at the door, which you can find at

Here are the 57 museums in Massachusetts participating in Museum Day Live! 2014 this weekend:

Museum of Russian Icons
203 Union Street, Clinton

Martha’s Vineyard Museum
59 School Street, Edgartown

John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site (free every day)
83 Beals Street, Brookline

Mead Art Museum at Amherst College (free every day)
41 Quadrangle Drive, Amherst

Salem Witch Museum
19 1/2 Washington Sq. North, Salem

The Shirley-Eustis House
33 Shirley Street, Boston

Jackson Homestead and Museum
527 Washington Street, Newton

Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds
286 Waverley Avenue, Newton

American Textile History Museum
Museums 491 Dutton Street, Lowell

Longfellow House-Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Site (free every day)
105 Brattle Street, Cambridge

Herman Melville’s Arrowhead
780 Holmes Road, Pittsfield

Griffin Museum of Photography
67 Shore Road, Winchester

Concord Museum
200 Lexington Road, Concord

Spellman Museum of Stamps and Postal History
241 Wellesley Street, Weston

Atwood House Museum Chatham Historical Society
347 Stage Harbor Road, Chatham

The Gardner Museum
28 Pearl Street, Gardner

Emily Dickinson Museum
280 Main Street, Amherst

Old Colony Historical Society
66 Church Green, Taunton

Harvard Semitic Museum (free every day)
6 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge

Wistariahurst Museum
238 Cabot Street, Holyoke

Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments (free every day)
1 Oxford Street, Science Center 371, Cambridge

Garden in the Woods
180 Hemenway Road, Framingham

222 Harrington Way, Worcester

Wenham Museum
132 Main Street, Wenham

The Discovery Museums
177 Main Street, Acton

The Mary Baker Eddy Library, Home of the Mapparium
200 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston

Forbes House Museum
215 Adams Street, Milton

Fruitlands Museum
102 Prospect Hill Road, Harvard

Armenian Museum of America
65 Main Street, Watertown

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery (free every day)
1 College Street, Worcester

Gibson House Museum
137 Beacon Street, Boston

The House of the Seven Gables
115 Derby Street, Salem

Yiddish Book Center (free every day)
1021 West Street , Amherst

Cape Ann Museum
27 Pleasant Street, Gloucester

Nichols House Museum
55 Mount Vernon Street, Boston

Harvard Museum of Natural History
26 Oxford Street, Cambridge

Memorial Hall Museum
8 Memorial Street, Deerfield

Otis House
141 Cambridge Street, Boston

Cogswell’s Grant
60 Spring Street, Essex

Gedney House
21 High Street, Salem

Codman Estate
34 Codman Road, Lincoln

Winslow Crocker House
250 Route 6A, Yarmouth Port

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
125 West Bay Road, Amherst

Merwin House
14 Main Street, Stockbridge

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge

Sandwich Glass Museum
129 Main Street, Sandwich

Old South Meeting House
310 Washington Street, Boston

Swift River Valley Historical Society (free every day)
40 Elm Street, New Salem

Fruitlands Museum
102 Prospect Hill Road, Harvard

Worcester Historical Museum
30 Elm Street, Worcester

The Bidwell House Museum
100 Art School Road, Monterey

Naumkeag Home & Gardens
5 Prospect Street, Stockbridge

The Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation (free every day)
2 North Grove Street, Boston

Museum of African American History
46 Joy Street, Boston

Custom House Maritime Museum
25 Water Street, Newburyport

The Great House at Castle Hill
290 Argilla Road, Ipswich