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Free Day

The first Thursday of every month is Free Day. Admission is free of charge with advance reservation. Free Day tickets are available the last Thursday of every month at 9 a.m. until sold out, for admission the following week.

  • Limit 5 tickets per household per year to ensure access for as many as possible. One email and one order permitted per household. All others subject to cancellation without notice.
  • Member visitation is not permitted. Upper-level early entry is available to eligible Members from 8-10 a.m.
  • Nonprofit groups please complete the online request form.
  • School groups please contact


Limit 5 tickets per household per year. All guestsincluding infantsneed a ticket on Free Day. Your ticket is valid for your selected day only. Tickets are non-transferable. Arrival is required within one hour of your ticket time. Due to high demand for this event, we implement a virtual waiting room on ticket release days. Once in the waiting room, you will be assigned a random number in line and redirected to reserve tickets if your number is selected.


See Plan Your Visit for info about parking, dining, picnicking, what to see, and more.

Safety Protocols: COVID-19 vaccination strongly recommended. Masks are optional, not required. Call security at 626-405-2250 if you feel unwell during your visit for any reason and require assistance.