LEXINGTON HISTORY MUSEUM, SMITHSONIAN TO OBSERVE MUSEUM DAY

2009 Museum Day

LEXINGTON, KY. — The Lexington History Museum, the Smithsonian Institution, and other museums across the nation will celebrate Museum Day on Saturday, Sept. 26. “

Museum Day is a wonderful way for Americans to celebrate their vast cultural heritage,” noted Jamie Millard, President & CEO of the Museum. “Here in Lexington, we celebrate that heritage at the Lexington History Museum every day.”

A special Museum Day pass is available at the website, http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/venues/Lexington_History_Museum.html. The pass is good for free admission on Sept. 26. Because the Lexington History Museum is admission free, visitors presenting the pass will receive a 10% discount on any items purchased in the Court Square Trader Museum Store. The store features a large selection of books, signature clothing, and other items related to the history of Lexington, the Bluegrass, and Kentucky.

Located at 215 W. Main St., The Lexington History Museum is open daily, Noon-4 p.m., through October 2009. It also opens early Saturdays at 10 a.m. Admission is free. For more information call 859-254-0530 or visit http://www.LexingtonHistoryMuseum.org.

The Lexington History Museum engages all people in the discovery and interpretation of the history of Lexington, Ky., and the Bluegrass Region.

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