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Posted by Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism

This summer, through August 31st, there’s no better way to explore some of Massachusetts’ cultural attractions and museums than with the Highland Street Foundation’s Free Fun Fridays!

Every Friday, the Highland Street Foundation, an independent family foundation, is offering free admission to a set of statewide fun-filled museums, activities, and attractions – no registration or tickets required – just visit, explore, learn, and enjoy. It’s that simple!

Is admission really free? It sure is! Though, due to the popularity of each Free Fun Friday, it’s recommended that groups call in advance to ensure that the participating venue of choice is able to accommodate; each participating venue’s hours also vary, so it’s important to check the venue’s website in advance.

Today’s FREE Fun Friday includes:

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: Where you can explore the MFA’s exhibitions and galleries, watch short films, tour Museum collections, and participate in an array of family activities.

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge: The Museum holds the world’s largest and most significant collection of works by Norman Rockwell, including more than 700 paintings, drawings, and studies, and an archive of more than 150,000 photographs, letters, and materials.

Amelia Park Children’s Museum, Westfield: Features a broad range of creative exhibits and imaginative hands-on activities, which foster a climate of learning and exploration.

Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton: A dynamic environment where craft is experienced through exhibitions, education, outreach, and collaboration.

Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Boston: A National Historic Landmark, that features a living collection of trees, shrubs, and woody vines, and provides a unique blend of respected research with a beautiful and beloved public park.

For a listing of frequently asked questions, click here, and make sure to also check out the Highland Street Foundation on Facebook and Twitter.

For more information on Massachusetts’ must-see museums and sites, head to www.massvacation.com.

Here’s a quick glance at the rest of this month’s Free Fun Fridays schedule:

August 10th:

Battleship Cove

Berkshire Museum

Cape Cod Children’s Museum

Fruitland’s Museum

The Sports Museum

August 17th:

Institute of Contemporary Art

Edward Gorey House

New Bedford Whaling Museum

Garden in the Woods

Concord Museum

August 24th:

Boston Harbor Islands Alliance

USS Constitution

American Textile History Museum

Old Sturbridge Village

Basketball Hall of Fame

August 31st:

JFK Library & Museum

Plimoth Plantation

The Discovery Museums



Photo credit © Museum of Fine Arts Boston

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