The Santa Monica History Museum will offer free admission on Thursday, October 13th, 2016 from noon to 8pm at the Santa Monica History Museum at 1350 7th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401. All are invited to visit on this day to take advantage of free admission to the museum’s six galleries. The Santa Monica History Museum is excited for visitors to see its new exhibit – The Old Soldiers’ Home: A Veterans’ Community by the Sea. The exhibit, The Old Soldiers’ Home: A Veterans’ Community by the Sea, details the history of the Old Soldiers’ Home, the ways in which it has changed over the years, and the veterans and nearby residents who helped build this community. Photographs, documents, military uniforms, and other historical artifacts bring the history of the Veterans Affairs facility to life. Objects for this exhibit come from the museum’s collections as well as from the private collection of the Bandini family. It is unique exhibition showcasing the distinctive history of our community.
Free admission includes both the museum’s permanent and temporary exhibits. With free admission, all are welcome to visit, bring family and friends, and enjoy a day of appreciating our local history and culture. For more information please contact Kathryn Evans at 310.395.2290 or [email protected]