Freebies and Deals for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Martin Luther King Day is Monday, January 20, 2020. “I Have a Dream” is something that you automatically connect with Martin Luther King, Jr.
We celebrate Martin Luther King Day on the third Monday in January. MLK Day is a National Holiday that celebrates the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr., an influential American civil rights leader.
Martin Luther King was a leader in the movement to end racial segregation in the United States. His most famous address was the “I Have A Dream” speech.
We’ve rounded up some free events on MLK day. Be sure to check your local area for MLK Events near you. There will be parades, breakfast events, walkathons/runs, and much more in many cities. How will you observe Martin Luther King Day?
List of MLK Day Freebies
Arboretums and Botanical Gardens – check with those in your area for any special offers
Museums – as you can see from the specific list below, many museums will offer free admission on MLK day. Check with your local museum to see if they’re offering free entry
National Parks – Open parks, and parks that charge admission, will waive fees on MLK Day.
- Equal Justice Initiative’s National Memorial for Peace and Justice, located in Montgomery, Alabama. Free admission on 1/20/2020
- The Mark Twain House & Museum, located in Hartford, Connecticut. Free regular tours of the historic house on Martin Luther King Jr. Day from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. This would be interesting to see.
- Adler Planetarium, Illinois residents that have ID will get free general admission.
- Shedd Aquarium, Free admission for Illinois residents on 1/18/, 1/19 and 1/20. This is one of my favs
- The Field Museum, Free admission for Illinois residents 1/20/20.
- Indiana Historical Society free admission on January 20, 2020. Have you checked out your local Historical Society?
- The Museum of Fine Arts, located in Boston. Free admission on January 20, 2020. Are you into fine arts?
- Detroit Institute of Arts located in Detroit will have free admission on 1/20/2020
- Flint Institute of Arts, located in Detroit. Free admission. There will be various activities on January 20, 2020.
- Henry Ford Museum will have free admission on January 20, 2020. Have you been here?
- Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, located St. Paul, Minnesota. The Ordway is offering free admission 1/20/2020
- Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, located in Jackson. Free admission 1/18 through 1/20. This would be a great weekend trip
- Museum of Mississippi History, located in Jackson. Free admission on 1/18 through 1/20
- Saratoga Automobile Museum will have free admission for kids on 1/20/2020. There will be free activities for the kids.
- Levine Museum of the New South, located Charlotte, NC. Offering free admission.
- Akron Art Museum, located in Akron, Ohio. They will give free admission to guests on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020
- Akron Zoo, located Akron. Free admission on 1/20/2020. Parking is $3.00. Who doesn’t love going to the zoo?
- Baseball Heritage Museum, located in Cleveland. Free admission on January 20, 2020
- Cleveland Botanical Garden, located Cleveland. Free admission 1/20/2020 Makes you think of Springtime
- Cleveland Museum of Art, located Cleveland. Free admission Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. Learn a little bit about some of the great artists!
- Cleveland Museum of Natural History, located Cleveland. Free admission on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020
- Great Lakes Science Center They will have free admission from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, Jan. 20, 2020
- Maltz Museum Free admission 1/20/2020
- Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, located Cleveland. Free admission on Monday, January 20, 2020, Any Rock and Roll fans?
- Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh located Pittsburgh, and are featuring free MLK events for visitors.
- Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, located in Pittsburgh, free admission on 1/21/19. This is a great place for the kids
- National Rights Museum, located in Memphis. Bring canned goods for free admission.
- Northwest African American Museum, located in Seattle. They will have free admission on Monday, January 20.
- Bed, Bath and Beyond save up to 50% on clearance items
- Bloomingdales save up to 40% on clearance items
- Container Store save up to 30% on select items
- Crate and Barrel save 20% on linens and bedding
- Macy’s save up to 70% on jackets, shoes and other select items
- Nordstrom save up to 50% on shoes
- Old Navy save up to 60% storewide
- Target get up to 25% on home item
- Ulta save up to 50% on Skincare, hair products and makeup