75+ Free Places to Visit During Spring Break

Posted on: March 29th, 2017 by

 

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The kids might be off from school but that doesn’t mean the next few days have to be boring or full of costly activities. Check out these local museums with free admission and free events happening throughout New Jersey. All of them would make great activities while your kids are off for spring break.

 

Considering spring break falls over Easter Weekend, if you plan to visit on either Good Friday, Easter Sunday, or Easter Monday please confirm with the location their schedule for the day.

 

Free places to visit during spring break: New Jersey Museums  & Attractions with Free Admission

36 New Jersey Museums & Attractions with free admission everyday

2 NJ Museums with free admission on Thursdays

  • Montclair Art Museum has free admission the first Thursday of every month from 5PM – 9 PM
  • Morris Museum has pay what you wish admission on the second and third Thursday of every month, 4PM – 8 PM

 

Several Free events and free places to visit during spring break are listed on our Calendar of Events, take a look.

 

 

Or travel across the bridge into New York or Philadelphia to enjoy these free attractions. Bonus, New York and Philly kids still have school so you may luck out with small crowds.

 

Free places to visit during spring break: New York Museums with Free Admission

11 New York Museums & Attractions with free admission (or pay what you wish) everyday

  • American Folk Art Museum
  • American Museum of Natural History
  • The Bronx Museum of the Arts
  • Brooklyn Museum
  • The Cloisters
  • El Museo Del Barrio
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology
  • Socrates Sculpture Park
  • Staten Island Museum
  • Studio Museum in Harlem

 

3 NY Museums with free admission on Thursdays

  • Museum of Arts and Design – pay what you wish, 6 to 9pm
  • New Museum – pay what you wish – 7 to 9pm
  • Children’s Museum of the Arts – 2-6pm

 

11 NY Museums & Attractions with free admission on Fridays

  • Museum of Modern Art (4 to 8pm)
  • Morgan Library and Museum (7 to 9pm)
  • New York Aquarium (pay what you will, after 3pm)
  • Museum of the Moving Image (4 to 8pm)
  • New York Hall of Science (2 to 5pm, September through June)
  • Rubin Museum of Art (6 to 10pm)
  • Historic Richmond Town
  • Children’s Museum of Manhattan – Free the first Friday of every month 5-8pm
  • The Noguchi Museum – Pay what you wish first Friday of every month 10am-5pm
  • Whitney Museum ( 7 – 9:30 PM)
  • Yeshiva University Museum (11-2:30 PM)

 

 

The Liberty Bell offers free admission year round.

The Liberty Bell offers free admission year round.

Free places to visit during spring break: 11 Philadelphia Museums & Attractions with Free Admission Everyday

 

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