Enjoy Free Museum Days With Your Bank of America Card


New Jersey is home to some of the country’s most amazing museums, but trying to visit them all can get a little pricey. No worries though, mama, Bank of America is celebrating its 23rd year offering free museum days at over 225 museums around the country and we’ve got all the details. On the first full weekend of every month, BOA Free Museum Day offers their cardholders one free general admission ticket to a museum near you to check out fun, educational, and cultural experiences for your whole family. Read on to find out where and how you can gain free access to these hubs for the arts and sciences with your BOA or Merrill Lynch cards. (featured photo credit: Montclair Art Museum)

How to redeem your free museum days admission ticket

Simply show your Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit or debit card and identification (your license or passport) to the ticketing agent to redeem your free museum ticket. The free pass excludes special exhibitions, ticketed shows and fundraising events so be sure to purchase show tickets separately or in advance.

Here are some of our favorite museums around the tri-state area offering this amazing discount

New Jersey museums

Cherry Hill: Garden State Discovery Museum
Clinton: Hunterdon Art Museum
Millville: WheatonArts and Cultural Center
Montclair: Montclair Art Museum
Morristown: Morris Museum
Newark: Newark Museum

New York & Long Island museums

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
New-York Historical Society
Staten Island Children’s Museum
Staten Island Zoological Society
The Jewish Museum
The Metropolitan Museum of Art – The Met Breuer
The Metropolitan Museum of Art – The Met Cloisters
The Metropolitan Museum of Art – The Met Fifth Avenue
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

Pennsylvania museums

Brandywine River Museum of Art
James A. Michener Art Museum
African American Museum in Philadelphia
Museum of the American Revolution
National Museum of American Jewish History
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Carnegie Museum of Art
The Andy Warhol Museum

Visit Bank of America’s Museums on Us to learn more about this free opportunity, and let us know if you visit one of the amazing museums around New Jersey.

When you participate in free museum days, be sure to snap a photo of your little ones exploring! Don’t forget to use #NJMOM and tag @njmom on social media, and your little cuties could be featured in our next photo round-up.

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Athena is a former nursery school teacher turned marketing wizard at NJMOM, who lives for fashion and globetrotting. As an aunt to 9 little humans, she loves finding cool new activities to do together that will keep everyone smiling. On any given weekend day, you can find Athena eating all the Greek food at her fave local NJ restaurant, Local Greek, in Princeton. Which, not so ironically, is owned by her big fat Greek family.