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Free admission to 16 Long Island museums

At the Nassau County Firefighters Museum and Education

At the Nassau County Firefighters Museum and Education Center, Tara Seewaldt, 6, of E. Williston, pretends to put out a fire with help from her little brother Kevin, 4. (March 10, 2012) (Credit: Newsday / Karen Wiles Stabile)

If there are museums your family hasn't ventured to on Long Island, Saturday is the day to do it.

For one day only, in honor of Museum Day Live hosted by Smithsonian Magazine, 16 museums in Nassau and Suffolk counties are offering free general admission for one person, plus a guest this Saturday.

Tickets must be ordered at smithsonianmag.com/museumday and it's one ticket per household, for two people. The ticket will be emailed to you and is good for only one of the participating museums, excluding parking, special events and exhibits.


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Here are the museums on Long Island participating:

Coe Hall at Planting Fields Arboretum (1395 Planting Fields Rd., Oyster Bay)

Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum (301 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor)

Cradle of Aviation (Charles Lindbergh Boulevard, Garden City)

Garvies Point Museum and Preserve (50 Barry Dr., Glen Cove)

Guild Hall (158 Main St., East Hampton)

Hofstra University Museum (112 Hempstead Tpke., Hempstead)

Long Island Children's Museum (11 Davis Ave., Garden City)

Long Island Museum of American Art, History and Carriages (1200 Rte. 25A, Stony Brook)

Nassau County Firefighters Museum and Education Center (1 Davis Ave., Garden City)

Nassau County Museum of Art (1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor)

Northport Historical Society (215 Main St., Northport)

Oyster Bay Historical Society (20 Summit St., Oyster Bay)

Polish American Museum (16 Belleview Ave., Port Washington)

Sagtikos Manor (Montauk Highway, West Bay Shore)

Heckscher Museum of Art (2 Prime Ave., Huntington)

The Parrish Art Museum (279 Montauk Hwy., Water Mill)

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