75+ Free Places to Visit During Spring Break

Posted on: March 8th, 2018 by and

 

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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 these free places to visit during spring break would make great activities while your kids are off from school.

 

Considering spring break includes 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

37 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 may still have school so you may luck out with small crowds.

 

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

9 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
  • The Cloisters
  • El Museo Del Barrio
  • The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology
  • Socrates Sculpture Park
  • Staten Island Museum
  • Yeshiva University Museum

 

5 NYC Museums with free admission (or pay what you wish) on Thursdays

  • Museum of Arts and Design ~ 6 – 9 pm (pay what you wish)
  • New Museum of Contemporary Art ~ 7 – 9 pm (pay what you wish)
  • Brooklyn Children’s Museum ~ 2 – 6 pm
  • Museum of Jewish Heritage ~ 5-8 pm
  • Children’s Museum of the Arts – 4-6 pm

 

10 NYC Museums & Attractions with free admission on Fridays

  • Morgan Library & Museum ~ 7 – 9 pm
  • Museum of Modern Art ~ 4 – 8 pm
  • Brooklyn Botanic Garden 10 am – noon March – November
  • New York Historical Society ~ 6 – 8 pm (pay what you wish)
  • New York Aquarium ~ (pay what you wish hours vary by season)
  • New York Hall of Science ~ 2 – 5 pm
  • Rubin Museum of Art ~ 6 – 10 pm
  • Whitney Museum of American Art ~ 7 – 10 pm (pay what you wish)
  • Historic Richmond Town ~ all day
  • Museum of the Moving Image ~ 4 – 8 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

  • Independence Hall
  • Congress Hall
  • Old City Hall
  • Liberty Bell
  • Carpenter’s Hall
  • Franklin Court
  • Elfreth’s Alley
  • Fireman’s Hall Museum
  • Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site
  • Institute of Contemporary Art
  • Franklin Square

 

Need more ideas? Look no further than Jersey Family Fun!

Calendar of Events

Parks and Playgrounds

Day Trip Ideas

One thought on “75+ Free Places to Visit During Spring Break

  1. Sharon Auger-Daily says:

    Ty for starting this it has been very helpful.

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