'Museum Day Live' coming to Tampa Bay museums

The always-free entry policy at the Smithsonian Museum in Washington D.C. is a great draw for visitors, and that policy will expand to more than 1,300 museums in the upcoming weekend.

The Smithsonian is hosting "Museum Day Live" on Saturday, September 23. Admission will be waived at participating museums for people who download a free ticket.

The tickets are good for the ticket holder and a guest. Several local museums are taking part.

- Palm Harbor Museum
- Florida Holocaust Museum
- Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
- Henry B. Plant Museum
- Tampa Bay History Center
- Tampa Museum of Art
- The University of Tampa's Scarfone/Hartley Gallery
- Ybor City Museum State Park

You can head over to the "Museum Day Live" website to learn more and download your tickets: www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/museum-day-live-2017.