Free admission is offered Saturday, Sept. 27 at The Lost City Museum in Overton thanks to a National Museum Day celebration via The Smithsonian. The 10th annual “Museum Day Live!” is a nationwide event that lets visitors experience the nation’s great treasures, without charge, if they present a “Museum Day Live!” ticket at a participating museum or cultural institution. Visitors must download the ticket at Smithsonian.com/museumday.
Last year’s event drew over 500,000 museum goers nationwide, the sponsors said. The celebration fulfills Smithsonian Media’s mission to make cultural education accessible to everyone. More information and a list of participating museums and cultural institutions are available on the same website.
The Lost City Museum actively engages people in understanding and celebrating Nevada’s natural and cultural heritage. It is one of seven managed by the Nevada Division of Museums and History, an agency of the Nevada Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs. The museum is open daily8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is $5, children and members enter free. The museum is at 721 South Moapa Valley Blvd. Take Interstate 15 to exit 93. Access is also available from Lake Mead National Recreation Area or Valley of Fire State Park. For more information, call (702) 397-2193 or visit the Lost City Museum on Facebook.