Member Swap Day: Free Admission for Museum Members on Sunday

November 28, 2012 by · Leave a Comment
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Sunday, December 2 is Member Swap Day at the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, Discovery World, the Milwaukee Art Museum, the Milwaukee Public Museum, and now the Harley-Davidson Museum!  If you are a members of any of the five museums, you will get free reciprocal admission to the other museums!

To participate, museum members should present their membership card at any of the museums they wish to visit.

The event takes place between the hours of 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. The participating museums may have special membership offers available during the event to encourage you to join.  More information is available on the Discovery World website.

Museum Day Live! 2012 – Free Museum Admissions on September 29

September 19, 2012 by · Leave a Comment
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Smithsonian Magazine is sponsoring Museum Day Live! on Saturday, September 29. Hundreds of museums nationwide will offer free admission during Museum Day Live!.

In the Milwaukee area the Milwaukee Art Museum, the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, the Waukesha County Museum, the Racine Art Museum, and the Wisconsin Automotive Museum in Hartford are all participating.

To gain free admission, visit the Museum Day Live! website and fill out the form to receive free general admission for two people.

There are several other Wisconsin museums participating in Museum Day Live! including the Madison Children’s Museum and the Wisconsin Maritime Museum in Manitowoc. See the complete list of Wisconsin museums on the Museum Day Live! website.

2012 Milwaukee Area Father’s Day Freebies

June 14, 2012 by · 2 Comments
Filed under: Dining, Golf, Recreation 

fathers-dayFather’s Day is Sunday, and there are plenty of things to do with Dad around Milwaukee for free.  If your dad appreciates a good deal, make sure to take advantage of one of these special freebies for Father’s Day around town.  If you have a frugal dad, he’ll appreciate it even more!

  • The Betty Brinn Children’s Museum has free admission for dads from noon until 5 p.m.  There are craft activities scheduled for kids to make their dad a card and a special gift
  • Several Milwaukee County Parks golf courses are offering a free 9 or 18-hole round golf with cart for dad after 1 p.m. and with the purchase of a second round and cart rental.  Participating courses are:  Brown Deer Park, Currie Park, Dretzka Park, Grant Park, Greenfield Park, Hansen Park, Lincoln Park, Oakwood Park, Warnimont Park and Whitnall Park.  Click the link above to print the coupon necessary for this offer.
  • The Milwaukee County Zoo has free admission for dads from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.  If your dad is a dinosaur fan, check out the new Adventure Dinosaur exhibit (additional fee applies).
  • Free admission for dads to the Milwaukee Marketplace at Miller Park flea market on Sunday.
  • Free admission for all dads at the Milwaukee Public Museum with the purchase of a general admission ticket.
  • Old World Wisconsin is offering free admission for dads on Sunday.  To commemorate Father’s Day, Old World Wisconsin will be holding a  “Men at Work” special event, showcasing the work that men performed in the late 1800s in the rural Midwest.
  • Polish Fest is offering free admission to all dads between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.when accompanied by their children.
  • Quiznos is offering dads a free small sub with purchase of any sub of equal or greater value and a large Fountain Drink. Or, receive $1 off a regular sub or large salad, or $2 off a large sub. A coupon is required (click the link to print the coupon)

Do you know of any other Father’s Day promotions around Milwaukee?  If so, please leave a comment and let us know!

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