Bank of America Free Museums on Us 2021 [Locations, Dates,& Access]

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Bank of America’s Museums On Us program allows customers to gain free general admission to more than 225 cultural institutions around the United States on the first Saturday and Sunday of each month.

Below is everything you need to know about the program, including what card you need, when you can visit, and the museums participating in the Museums on Us program. 

Bank of America Free Museums on Us

Who is Eligible?

You are eligible for access on Free Museum Days if you hold a debit or credit card with Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, or Bank of America (U.S. Trust).

Only the cardholder is eligible for free access, and you must present your card and ID at the admission desk for access.

If you want to bring guests, you could add them as authorized users on a debit or credit card, so they have their own card for access.

Some of our favorite Bank of America credit cards that get you access to the Free Museum Days include:

Bank of America Premium Rewards Card

2021 Free Museum Days

Bank of America’s Free museum days always falls on the first full weekend of every month.
The dates of the Bank of America Museums on Us program in 2021 are:
  • January 2nd & 3rd
  • February 6th & 7th
  • March 6th & 7th
  • April 3rd & 4th
  • May 1st & 2nd
  • June 5th & 6th
  • July 3rd & 4th
  • August 7th & 8th
  • September 4th & 5th
  • October 2nd & 3rd
  • November 6th & 7th
  • December 4th & 5th
You can also sign up for an email reminder, so you never miss a free museum day.
Chicago Art Institute
Photo: Chicago Art Institute

Eligible Museums for Free Days

Nuclear Museum
Photo: New Mexico Tourism Department

The Verdict

Bank of America’s Museum on Us program is a great free perk for merely holding one of their debit or credit cards.

Most museums cost $20-40 for access, which allows you to save a lot of money each year by planning trips on the first weekend of the month.