Hundreds of cultural institutions across the country will offer free admission to their museum for Smithsonian‘s Museum Day Live on Saturday, September 26, 2016.

In the spirit of the Smithsonian Museums, which offer free admission every day, Museum Day Live is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums across the country open their doors to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live ticket… for free. GET TICKETS

Participating Newport County Museums Include;

Little Compton

  • Little Compton Historical Society, 548 West Main Road


  • Beavertail Lighthouse Museum, Beavertail Road*
  • Jamestown Museum, 92 Narragansett Ave.
  • Jamestown Windmill, 92 Narragansett Ave.
  • Conanicut Island Friends Meeting House, 362 North Main Rd.


  • Brick Market Museum and Shop, 127 Thames St.
  • Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave.

* Free to the public daily.

Click here to view the list of 2015 participating museums


For free admission to a participating museum, you must present the Museum Day Live ticket for you and one guest.

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