1,500 US museums offer free admission Saturday

In this photograph released by the Smithsonian Institution, the Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard, a glass covered courtyard that is part of the Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture, is seen at night in Washington on Oct. 12, 2007. The building houses the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian American Art Museum. The courtyard opens to the public on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2007. (AP Photo/Ken Rahaim/Smithsonian Institution)

September 25, 2010 2:55:26 AM PDT
More than 1,500 museums across the country are opening their doors for free as part of Smithsonian magazine's sixth annual Museum Day.