Free Friday: No Cost Admission to the Clinton Presidential Library

Kerry Kraus

 

Former President Bill Clinton’s birthday is August 19 and he’s inviting people to help celebrate a little early with free entry to the Clinton Presidential Library Saturday, August 14 in Little Rock.  The free admission in honor of the 42nd president’s birthday is a tradition that began when the library opened in 2004. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 
In addition to the no charge admission, the Acoustiguide audio tours narrated by President Clinton are also free on the 14th. The first 500 children who come on Saturday receive free backpacks filled with school supplies. Visitors can enjoy cake and send Mr. Clinton birthday wishes.
 

A current exhibit at the museum – Nature Unleashed: Earthquakes & Hurricanes – ends on September 6 so take advantage of this opportunity. Created by The Field Museum in Chicago, the display contains Hurricane Katrina artifacts on loan from the Louisiana State Museum. Included are a boat used in rescue efforts, three Superdome seats, a garage door with Coast Guard markings, and a helicopter rescue basket.

The presidential center’s Super Summer Saturdays continue with Elements of Weather where hands-on experiments explain air pressure, temperature, wind and cloud formation. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  on August 14 and 28.

 

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