ST. CLOUD - The Stearns History Museum is participating in the eighth annual Museum Day Live (today) Saturday.

Museum Day Live is a nationally celebrated event where cultural institutions across the country open their doors to the public free of charge.

The public can explore the museum's Exhibit Gallery, Theater, Hands-on Children's Gallery, and Research Center from 10:00 a.m., to 5:00 p.m.

Participants must have a Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day Live admission ticket to access the event free of charge. The ticket is valid for up to two people. Tickets can be downloaded at

The Stearns History Museum the only nationally accredited history museum in outstate Minnesota.