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Visitors explore local sites during National Museum Day

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Some folks in Savannah took advantage of National Museum Day Saturday, as historic places, such as the home of Juliette Gordon Low opened their doors to the public free of charge.

People could wander through the Girl Scout founder's birthplace, learning more about her and the time period.

The museum is one of 1,400 in the nation who participates each year.

Local organizers say around 350,000 people took advantage of the event last year.

"It's always great to be able to spread the message of Juliette Low and girl scouting," said Jeb Bush.

"It's a special day where we can invite the public in and they get to see more, and of course we're open year round."

The mighty eighth air force museum also participated in National Museum Day.

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