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Sept. 29: Botto House Hosts Museum Day Event


HALEDON, NJ - On Saturday, September 29th, 2012, the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark joins over 1,400 museums and cultural institutions across the country by participating in Smithsonian magazine’s 8th Annual Museum Day Live! 

On Saturday, September 29th, 2012, free admission will be provided to each attendee plus one guest who present a Museum Day Live! ticket (both the printed version available in the September issue of  Smithsonian magazine and the downloadable version available at the Smithsonian magazine website).   

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Museum Day Live! is a one-day nationwide event designed to celebrate museums and cultural institutions.

The Botto House National Landmark, home of the American Labor Museum , is located at 83 Norwood Street in Haledon , NJ .  It was the meeting place for over 20,000 silk mill workers during the 1913 Paterson Silk Strike.  The Museum offers a free lending library, restored period rooms, changing exhibits, Museum Store, Old World Gardens , educational programs and special events. Visitors are welcome Wednesday through Saturday from 1-4 PM and by appointment on a daily basis.

For further information about the Museum, please call (973) 595-7953, email or


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