If you are a Bank of America or Merrill Lynch customer, your bank credit or debit card and photo ID will gain you one free admission to over 150 museums across the country on the first full weekend of each month during 2013. Visit the "Museums on Us" program website at museums.bankofamerica.com for details.
Upcoming dates (updated April 2013; past dates removed): May 4-5, June 1-2, July 6-7, August 3-4, September 7-8, October 5-6, November 2-3 and December 7-8.
And while there are no Ventura County museums on the list, there are a number of other choices within driving range in Los Angeles:
- Autry National Center of the American West
- Hammer Museum
- Skirball Cultural Center
Some other notable museums on the list are the Discovery Science Center in Orange County (Saturdays only), Birch Aquarium in San Diego and Laguna Art Museum.