Black Friday, Small Business Saturday — for the last couple of years Museum Store Sunday has joined the retail holiday weekend that ate Thanksgiving.
On Dec. 1 stores at more than 1,400 museums, cultural institutions and historic sites in all 50 states and 18 countries will offer sales and specials. The Museum Store Sunday web site offers a searchable map of participants: museumstoresunday.org/participating-museums
In Austin, the 10 participating museums have the organized their own site: austinmuseumstores.org
In addition to discounts on merchandise, many of the museums offer discounts on memberships as well as deals if you shop their online stores.