credit-cardsIf you are among the 50 percent of American households with a debit or credit card from Bank of America or Merrill Lynch, you’re eligible for free admssion to 150 museums and cultural centers across America the first full weekend of each month through December, 2011.


The “Museums on Us” program, designed to increase access to the arts across the nation, allows cardholders one free admission to 150 museums and cultural landmarks. Participants range from prominent fine arts institutions – such as the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Seattle Art Museum, and the Art Institute of Chicago – to regional institutions such as the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C., The Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland, Calif., and the National World War I Museum in Kansas City, Mo. (see full list below).

To qualify for Museums on Us, customers simply present their Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit or debit card along with a photo ID to gain one free general admission to any participating institution. Not valid for special exhibitions, fundraising events or ticketed shows. Not to be combined with any other discounts or offers. Free admission does not guarantee reservation. Offer valid the first full weekend of each month through December 3-4, 2011.

The full list of museums is  below. For more free things to do with your family, check out our feature, Free in the 50 States.

Bank of America Museums on Us® Participating Museums 

ARIZONA

Phoenix

Musical Instrument Museum – NEW

Phoenix Art Museum

Tucson

Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block

 CALIFORNIA

Inland Empire/Palm Springs

The Living Desert***

Palm Springs Art Museum

Riverside Art Museum*

Los Angeles/Orange County

Autry National Center of the American West

Discovery Science Center

Hammer Museum – NEW

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Museum of Latin American Art

MUZEO

Skirball Cultural Center – NEW

Sacramento

The California Museum for History, Women and the Arts

Crocker Art Museum

Explorit Science Center, Davis

San Diego

Birch Aquarium at Scripps

The New Children’s Museum***

Museum of Photographic Arts*** – NEW

San Francisco/Oakland

Chabot Space & Science Center – NEW

Contemporary Jewish Museum

de Young Museum

Legion of Honor

Museum of the African Diaspora

Zeum, San Francisco’s Children’s Museum – NEW

Silicon Valley/San Jose

San Jose Museum of Art

The Tech Museum of Innovation

CONNECTICUT

Bridgeport

The Discovery Museum and Planetarium – NEW

Hartford

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

New Haven

Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History – NEW

DELAWARE

Wilmington

Delaware Art Museum**

Delaware Museum of Natural History

Winterthur Museum & Country Estate

FLORIDA

Jacksonville

Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville

The Museum of Science and History (MOSH)

Miami-Fort Lauderdale

Bass Museum of Art

IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame & Museum – NEW

Miami Art Museum

Miami Children’s Museum

Miami Science Museum

Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale

Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

Museum of Discovery & Science

Young At Art Children’s Museum (Davie)

Orlando

The Mennello Museum of American Art

Orange County Regional History Center – NEW

Orlando Museum of Art

Tampa-St. Petersburg

Florida Holocaust Museum***

Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg

Tampa Museum of Art

West Palm Beach

South Florida Science Museum

GEORGIA

Atlanta

Atlanta History Center

High Museum of Art

Cartersville

Booth Western Art Museum

Tellus Science Museum

Savannah

Telfair Museums – NEW

ILLINOIS

Chicago

The Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago History Museum

DuSable Museum of African American History

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

Shedd Aquarium

MAINE

Rockland

Farnsworth Art Museum 

MARYLAND

Baltimore

The American Visionary Art Museum

Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston

Cape Cod Museum of Art– NEW

deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum

Harvard Museum of Natural History

Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (Mass MoCA)*** – NEW

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Worcester Art Museum – NEW 

MICHIGAN

Detroit

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History**

Detroit Children’s Museum* – NEW

Detroit Historical Museum – NEW

Detroit Science Center 

Flint Institute of Arts – NEW

The Henry Ford **

Motown Museum*

Grand Rapids

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

MISSOURI 

Kansas City

National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial

Union Station Science City

Saint Louis

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis 

NEVADA

Las Vegas

Las Vegas Natural History Museum

Lied Discovery Children’s Museum

Springs Preserve

Reno

Nevada Museum of Art

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Currier Museum of Art

NEW JERSEY

North Jersey

Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art* 

Liberty Science Center

Montclair Art Museum

Morris Museum

Newark Museum***

South/Central Jersey

Garden State Discovery Museum ***

The Noyes Museum of Art of Richard Stockton College – NEW

WheatonArts and Cultural Center – NEW

NEW MEXICO NEW

Albuquerque

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center – NEW

Sante Fe

SITE Santa Fe – NEW

NEW YORK

New York City

Bronx Zoo

El Museo del Barrio – NEW

International Center of Photography – NEW

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum***

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Museum of the City of New York – NEW

New York Aquarium

New York Hall of Science – NEW

Staten Island Children’s Museum – NEW

Long Island

Old Westbury Gardens***

Long Island Children’s Museum

Long Island Museum of American Art, History & Carriages***

Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum – NEW

NORTH CAROLINA

Charlotte

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art – NEW

Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture – NEW

Levine Museum of the New South

Mint Museum Randolph

Mint Museum Uptown

NASCAR Hall of Fame – NEW

Durham

Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University – NEW

Raleigh

Marbles Kids Museum – NEW

OHIO NEW

Cleveland

Great Lakes Science Center*** – NEW

OKLAHOMA 

Oklahoma City

National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

Oklahoma City Museum of Art

Tulsa

Gilcrease Museum

Philbrook Museum of Art

OREGON

Portland

Lan Su Chinese Garden*** – NEW

Pittock Mansion***

Portland Art Museum

PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia

African America Museum in Philadelphia

National Constitution Center

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Please Touch Museum®

Pittsburgh

The Andy Warhol Museum – NEW

RHODE ISLAND

Providence

Museum of Work and Culture

Providence Children’s Museum

The RISD Museum

SOUTH CAROLINA 

Columbia

EdVenture Children’s Museum

TENNESSEE

Memphis

Dixon Gallery and Gardens – NEW

Nashville

Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum – NEW

Frist Center for the Visual Arts

TEXAS

Dallas-Fort Worth

Dallas Museum of Nature & Science

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

Dallas Museum of Art

Houston

Children’s Museum of Houston

Houston Zoo

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston – NEW

VIRGINIA

Richmond

Children’s Museum of Richmond

Williamsburg

Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum – NEW

DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum – NEW

WASHINGTON

Seattle

Northwest African American Museum

Seattle Art Museum – NEW

Tacoma Art Museum

WASHINGTON, D.C.

National Museum of Women in the Arts – NEW

* Closed Sundays 

** Program not available on Sundays

*** Contact the institution’s website for variable hours

Museum already offers free admission on Saturdays

 For more information on Museums On Us, visit http://museums.bankofamerica.com/