The Highland Street Foundation ‘Free Fun Fridays’ for August 23 includes Harvard Museums of Science & Culture, Buttonwood Park Zoo, the Museum of African American History, and more. The program is coordinated by the Highland Street Foundation and provides free entry to 80 museums and cultural events across the Commonwealth.

This week’s attractions are:

  • Harvard Museums of Science & Culture
  • Buttonwood Park Zoo
  • Heritage Museums & Gardens
  • Cape Cod Children’s Museum
  • Smith College Museum of Art
  • The Old Manse, The Trustees
  • Emily Dickinson Museum
  • Hull Lifesaving Museum
  • Museum of African American History

Since 2009, Free Fun Fridays have enabled local residents to visit treasured cultural venues and recreational activities throughout the state at no cost. The event series begins on Friday, June 29th and will continue through Friday, August 31st. Worcester-area attractions include the Worcester Art Museum, EcoTarium, Tower Hill Botanical Garden, Fruitlands Museum, the Worcester Historical Museum, Museum of Russian Icons and Old Sturbridge Village.

For additional information, including a complete listing of free activities, please call (617) 969-8900 or visit

View/download the schedule in Spanish here: