Arboretum participates in Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day for free day use on September 28

(Phoenix, Arizona – September 11, 2013) – In the spirit of Smithsonian Museums, who offer free admission every day, Museum Day Live is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian Magazine in which participating museums across the country open their doors to anyone presenting a Museum Day Ticket for free.

Visitors who present the Museum Day Live ticket will gain free entrance for two at one of these State Parks: Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park (Superior), Fort Verde State Historic Park (Camp Verde), Homolovi State Park (Winslow), Jerome State Historic Park (Jerome) and Tubac Presidio State Historic Park (Tubac).

To download the Museum Day Live ticket visit Smithsonian.com/museumday. One ticket is permitted per household, per email address. Visit Smithsonian.com/museumday for more information or to see a list of other participating museums.

For information about the five State Parks participating in this event, please visit AZStateParks.com. Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park is located on U.S. Highway 60, three miles west of historic Superior, Arizona. Fort Verde State Historic Park is located at 125 E. Hollamon in downtown Camp Verde, Arizona. Homolovi State Park is located five miles northeast of the city of Winslow in northeastern Arizona. Jerome State Historic Park is located in the town of Jerome, Arizona just off State Route 89A on Douglas Road at 100 Douglas Road. Tubac Presidio State Historic Park is located 45 miles south of Tucson on Interstate 19 at One Burruel Street in Tubac, Arizona.

For information about all 27 Arizona State Parks, the Trails and Off-Highway Vehicle Programs and State Historic Preservation Office call (602) 542-4174 (outside of the Phoenix metro area call toll-free (800) 285-3703), visit the website and online camping reservations at AZStateParks.com, Twitter/Facebook AZStateParks.

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