KANSAS CITY, Mo. - If you want to take a free tour of Kansas City’s history in jazz or remember those lost in the first World War, you can do so this weekend.
Hundreds of museums across the country, including more than a dozen in and around Kansas City, will offer free admission this weekend to celebrate Museum Day Live!
Smithsonian magazine hosts the event each year. This year, the free day is Saturday, Sept. 29. For free admission for one person and a guest, you must print a Museum Day Live! Ticket on smithsonianmag.com/museumday .
Among the Kansas City-area museums taking part in the event are the Kansas City Jazz Museum and the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial.
Here's a look at the Kansas City-area museums taking part:
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art - Saint Joseph
American Jazz Museum- Kansas City
Bingham-Waggoner Estate - Independence
Glore Psychiatric Museum & the St. Joseph Museum - St. Joseph
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum - Independence
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art - Kansas City
National Frontier Trails Museum - Independence
National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial - Kansas City
Pony Express National Museum - St. Joseph
Puppetry Arts Institute - Independence
Ray County Museum - Richmond
Remington Nature Center - St. Joseph
Robidoux Row Museum - St. Joseph
Toy and Miniature Museum - Kansas City
Vaile Mansion - Independence
C.W. Parker Carousel Museum - Leavenworth
Gardner Historical Museum - Gardner
Johnson County Museum - Shawnee
Old Depot Museum - Ottawa
Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics - Lawrence
For a complete list of participating museums and to print your Museum Day Live! ticket, visit http://bit.ly/d1S1vw .
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