FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky History Center in Frankfort will participate in a nationwide effort promoting museums by offering free admission.

Museums across the country are opening for free on Sept. 29 as part of a Smithsonian Magazine promotion. Those who want to get into the Kentucky History Center for free that day must first register at http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday .

The Kentucky History Center houses exhibits on the Civil War, Kentucky's governors and the story of Kentucky's development. Visitors can also tour the Old State Capitol.

For more information, visit http://www.history.ky.gov .