Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two people on Saturday, September 22, 2018.
Tickets will be available for the public to download beginning at midnight on August 15, 2018.
Be sure to also join us for a special film courtesy of the Smithsonian Channel: I WAS A JET SET STEWARDESS
In the 1960s, jetliners changed passenger travel forever. They also changed the lives of a few fortunate women. Go back to this golden age of commercial flight, when pilots looked like movie stars, passengers ate seven-course meals, and young, charming stewardesses became the glamorous faces of the industry. Through interviews and anecdotes, we detail the evolution of the “air hostess,” how they became icons for a generation and why the jet set era opened new career horizons that many women could only dream of.
Read more: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/museum-day-2018/