FREE Friday Museum Visits in MA 2010: See Schedule

Free Museums in Boston Schedule

This was the 2010 schedule. The 2011 schedule is here.


Here’s what is left of the FREE Friday Museum Visits, and I’ve included the Grand September Finale.  The Grand Finale, September 3-4, offers multiple museums on each day!

August 6th Peabody Essex Museum – Salem

August 13th Old Sturbridge Village – Sturbridge

August 27th Museum of Science – Boston


Friday September 3rd

New England Historic Genealogical Society – Boston

Sports Museum – Boston

EcoTarium – Worcester

Cape Cod Museum of Art – Dennis

New Bedford Whaling Museum – New Bedford

Concord Museum – Concord

Stone Zoo – Stoneham

Buttonwood Park Zoo – New Bedford

Saturday September 4th

Edward Gorey House – Yarmouth Port

Worcester Art Museum – Worcester

USS Constitution Museum – Charlestown

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame – Springfield

American Textile History Museum – Lowell

Discovery Museum – Acton

Cape Cod Children’s Museum – Mashpee

Berkshire Museum – Pittsfield

The “Free Fun Fridays” program invites you to visit a designated museum or attraction for free over ten Fridays this summer.  Please note that you do not need to register or obtain a ticket.  Just show up and enjoy!If you have any questions about this program, please contact Kim Bristol at 508.820.1151 .

Free Fun Fridays:The Highland Street Foundation is providing support to selected Massachusetts cultural institutions so they can open their doors to residents and tourists for free on Fridays throughout the summer. The first Free Fun Friday will take place on Jun 25 at the Boston Children’s Museum. Other Fun Fridays will include The Franklin Park Zoo and Museum of Science.

Friday, July 30
Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Ave. – Boston, MA

Friday, July 2
Plimoth Plantation
137 Warren Ave. – Plymouth, MA

Fri, July 9
Franklin Park Zoo
1 Franklin Park Rd. – Dorchester, MA

Friday, July 16
Boston Harbor Island Alliance
Free ferry ride to Georges or Spectacle Island *
408 Atlantic Ave. – Boston, MA

Friday, July 23
JFK Presidential Library & Museum
Columbia Point – Boston, MA

Friday, July 30
Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Ave. – Boston, MA

Friday, August 6
Peabody Essex Museum
161 Essex St. – Salem, MA

Friday, August 13
Old Sturbridge Village
1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd. – Sturbridge, MA

Friday, August 20
Institute of Contemporary Art
100 Northern Ave. – Boston, MA

Friday, August 27
Museum of Science
1 Science Park – Boston, MA

Grand Finale Weekend

Friday, September 3
New England Historic Genealogical Society
99 Newbury St. – Boston, MA

Sports Museum
TD Garden, 100 Legends Way – Boston, MA

222 Harrington Way. – Worcester, MA

Cape Cod Museum of Art
60 Hope Lane – Dennis, MA

New Bedford Whaling Museum
18 Johnny Cake Hill – New Bedford, MA

Concord Museum
53 Cambridge Turnpike – Concord, MA

Stone Zoo
149 Pond St. – Stoneham, MA

Buttonwood Park Zoo
425 Hawthorn St. – New Bedford, MA

Saturday, September 4
Edward Gorey House
8 Strawberry Lane – Yarmouth Port, MA

Worcester Art Museum
55 Salisbury St. – Worcester, MA

USS Constitution Museum
22 Charlestown Navy Yard – Charlestown, MA

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
1000 West Columbus Ave. – Springfield, MA

American Textile History Museum
491 Dutton St. – Lowell, MA

Discovery Museums
177 Main St. – Acton, MA

Cape Cod Children’s Museum
577 Great Neck Road South – Mashpee, MA

Berkshire Museum
39 South St. – Pittsfield, MA

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By Mia Wenjen, PragmaticMom

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