Museum Day Live! at SBBG

Date: Saturday, September 28, 2013

Time: 9:00AM - 6:00PM


Location: The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

On Saturday September 28, 2013, the Garden will join other Santa Barbara-area museums and open our doors free of charge for visitors with a Museum Day Live! ticket.

Download a free Museum Day Live! Ticket
-or- visit

  • Visitors who present the Museum Day Live! Ticket will gain free entrance for two at participating venues for one day only
  • One ticket is permitted per household, per email address

Participating Santa Barbara area venues include Casa Dolores, Elverhoj Museum of History and Art, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, Rancho La Patera & Stow House, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, Santa Barbara Historical Museum, Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Ty Warner Sea Center, and Wildling Museum - which will emulate the free admission policy of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington, D.C.-based facilities, encouraging learning and the spread of knowledge nationwide.

Museum Day Live! fulfills Smithsonian Media’s mission to make cultural education accessible to everyone. For one day only, participating museums will grant free access to visitors who download a Museum Day Live! ticket at Last year’s event drew over 400,000 participants, and this year’s event expects record-high participation.

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