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Did you know you can get free admission to many Charlotte area museums? Actually, you can, the first weekend of every month. The program is called “Museums on Us” and is sponsored by Bank of America and Merril nationwide. Simply bring a valid Bank of America or Merill credit or debit card and matching photo ID for admission. The free admission is only valid for the cardholder all guests must have their own card.

In addition to just Charlotte area museums, the program includes more than 225 cultural institutions nationwide. It is important to note that in some instances this will exclude special exhibits. Additionally, individually ticketed are not included.

The fine print:

Museums on Us is available to Bank of America, Merrill or Bank of America Private Bank (U.S. Trust) credit or debit cardholders during the first full weekend of every month. Present your active Bank of America, Merrill or Bank of America Private Bank (U.S. Trust) credit or debit card with photo ID to gain one free general admission to a participating cultural institution. Cardholder only. Check participating cultural institution for operating hours. Excludes ticketed and special exhibitions and fundraising events.

Adjusted Museums on Us admission procedures, if applicable, can be found by locating and selecting a partner name on our Museums on Us map. Information posted here will be updated on an ongoing basis.

Museums included in Charlotte are: