Lincoln Heritage Museum joins Smithsonian Magazine's 15th annual
Free admission on September 21, 2019 with
a downloadable Museum Day ticket
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[September 16, 2019]
- The Lincoln Heritage Museum will open its doors
free of charge to all Museum Day ticket holders on Saturday
September 21, 2019 as part of Smithsonian magazineís 15th annual
Museum Day, a national celebration of boundless curiosity in which
participating museums emulate the free admission policy at the
Smithsonian Institutionís Washington D.C.-based museums.
Museum Day represents a nationwide
commitment to access, equity and inclusion. Over 450,000 tickets
were downloaded for last yearís event, and Museum Day 2019 is
expected to attract more museumgoers than ever before.
The LHMís current special exhibit, Young America, features Lincolnís
Intellect and the Young America Movement that occurred within the
American youth during the 1830s through 1850s.
See pieces of local history, like the original town plat of
Lincoln, IL, as well as pieces of Abraham Lincoln history, such as a chair from
his law office and the back of one of the couches he sat on while courting Mary
Todd. The LHM is open from 1-4 PM on Saturday, September 21.
Museum Day tickets will be available for download at
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Visitors who present a Museum Day ticket will gain free entrance
for two at participating venues on September 21, 2019. One ticket is permitted
per email address. A list of participating museums, which will be continually
updated, can be found at Smithsonian.com/museumday/search.
For more information, please visit Smithsonian.com/museumday or contact the
Lincoln Heritage Museum at 217-735-7399.
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