Flight Path Museum at LAX Joins Smithsonian Magazine’s 15th Annual Museum Day

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Flight Path Museum at LAX will open its doors free of charge to all Museum Day ticket holders on Saturday September 21, 2019 as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 15th annual Museum Day

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We encourage local residents, visitors and everyone with a passion for aviation and aerospace history to take this opportunity to come visit Flight Path Museum for free

Flight Path Museum at LAX will open its doors free of charge to all Museum Day ticket holders on Saturday September 21, 2019 as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 15th annual Museum Day, a national celebration in which participating museums emulate the free admission policy at the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington D.C.-based museums.

More than 450,000 tickets were downloaded for last year’s event. Museum Day 2019 is expected to attract more museum goers than ever before.

This year, Museum Day will celebrate the Smithsonian Year of Music, an institution-wide initiative celebrating the Smithsonian’s vast musical collections and resources. The Smithsonian Year of Music crosses disciplines, bringing together music-related resources in art, history, culture, science and education.

“Flight Path welcomes this opportunity to join in the nationwide celebration of Museum Day,” said Agnes Huff, PhD, Flight Path Museum president. “Located on the tarmac at LAX, we encourage local residents, visitors and everyone with a passion for aviation and aerospace history to take this opportunity to come visit Flight Path Museum for free.”

Museum Day tickets for Flight Path Museum can be downloaded at https://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/venues/museum/flight-path-museum-learning-center-at-lax/

Museum Day tickets now are available for download at Smithsonian.com/museumday. Visitors who present a Museum Day ticket will gain free entrance for two at participating venues on September 21, 2019. One ticket is permitted per email address. A list of other participating museums, which will be continually updated, can be found at Smithsonian.com/museumday/search. For more information, please visit Smithsonian.com/museumday.

Flight Path Museum and Learning Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., except major holidays, in the LAX Imperial Terminal, 6661 W. Imperial Hwy., Los Angeles. Admission and parking are free for members. $5 donation per person requested for non-members. For information call (424) 646-7284 or visit the website http://www.flightpathmuseum.com. The museum is operated by nonprofit Flight Path in cooperation with Los Angeles World Airports, the agency which operates Los Angeles International Airport. Flight Path Museum's mission includes the preservation of Southern California’s aviation heritage as well as encouragement and assistance to those pursuing education and careers in aviation and aerospace.

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Smithsonian Media is comprised of its flagship publication, Smithsonian magazine, Air & Space magazine, Smithsonian Books, and the Smithsonian Media Digital Network. In addition, Smithsonian Media oversees the Smithsonian Institution’s interest in the Smithsonian Channel, a joint venture between the Smithsonian Institution and CBS/Showtime. Smithsonian Media is a division of Smithsonian Enterprises, the revenue-generating business unit of the Smithsonian Institution. The Smithsonian Institution is the world's largest museum and research complex consisting of 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park, and nine research facilities. Approximately 30 million people from around the world visit the museums annually. (smithsonian.com / si.edu)

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