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15 SAN ANTONIO MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS JOIN TOGETHER TO OFFER
FREE RECIPROCAL GENERAL ADMISSION AND MORE DURING
THIRD ANNUAL MUSEUM MONTH
Collaborative Citywide Celebration of Arts and Culture Kicks Off October 1
San Antonio, TX (September 25, 2019) – Fifteen museums and cultural institutions across San Antonio have joined together to celebrate art, history, and culture in the Alamo City with the launch of the third annual San Antonio Museum Month on October 1. Throughout the entire month of October, more than a dozen participating institutions are offering reciprocal general admission to members, special events, and membership promotions to locals and visitors to San Antonio. New and existing members of any participating Museum Month institution can experience the city’s vibrant arts and culture scene at any of the 15 organizations for the entire month.
As the lead sponsor for Museum Month 2019, Hilton is offering guests a special admission rate of Buy One, Get One free for up to four guests (per party) at 41 regional Hilton Hotels. This promotion begins in October and runs through December 2019. Hilton Honors members will also receive additional perks, including 10% off in select museum shops. Museum goers can learn more about how to experience Museum Month with Hilton by visiting www.travel.hilton.com/San-Antonio.
VIA Metropolitan Transit will return as the official Museum Month transportation partner, offering fare-free service on its VIVA routes (11, 40, and 301) every Saturday in October. Visit VIAinfo.net or download the free VIA goMobile app to plan your trip. SWell Cycle will also offer $5 discount on day-pass rentals.
The following museums and cultural institutions will offer reciprocal complimentary general admission for two to all members as well as employees of participating organizations. Visit MuseumMonthSA.org for details, exhibition calendars, events, bonus offerings, and more.
The community is invited to participate in a citywide Museum Month scavenger hunt to find artful items at each institution and learn the unique stories behind them. Use the hashtag #MuseumMonthSA when sharing your finds on social media for a chance to win prizes including gift cards, memberships, and more. Learn more here: https://www.museummonthsa.org/home/scavenger-hunt-guide.
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