Local museums to offer free admission for ‘Museum Month’ this August

More than a dozen local museums will offer free admission in August during “New Orleans Museum Month.” Guests can take advantage of this summer steal as long as you’re a member at a participating institution.

Photo courtesy: National WWII Museum

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The promotion includes a mix of major art museums and cultural landmarks throughout the greater New Orleans area. Some of the notable locations include the National WWII Museum, New Orleans Museum of Art, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Contemporary Arts Center and Longue Vue House and Gardens.

Photo courtesy: Ogden Museum of Southern Art via Facebook

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New Orleans Museum Month lasts through August. If you’re not currently a member of a participating museum, this might be a good time to consider trying it out.

Visit the websites of participating locations for membership pricing.

Find out more information about “Museum Month” participating locations and other “Stay & Play” promotions here.

The full list of participating museums include:

The National WWII Museum

New Orleans Museum of Art

Ogden Museum of Southern Art

Contemporary Arts Center

The Historic New Orleans Collection

Ashe Cultural Arts Center

Audubon Butterfly Garden & Insectarium

Old Ursuline Convent Museum

Beauregard-Keyes House

Longue Vue House and Gardens

Hermann-Grima House

Southern Food & Beverage Museum

New Orleans Pharmacy Museum

Confederate Memorial Hall Museum

Newcomb Art Museum

New Canal Lighthouse

New Orleans Jazz Museum

Gallier House

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