Indy-area attractions and events offer free admission for furloughed workers


INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - We're in day 27 of the partial government shutdown.

Several Indianapolis attractions are trying to help affected federal workers.

Indy Parks is offering furloughed employees free admission to their parks and programs. Employees must show their federal identification at their preferred park.

On Saturday, the Children's Museum of Indianapolis will start offering free admission to affected workers and three immediate family members. The offer runs through March 10. Federal employees will be required to show their most recent pay stub and an Indiana photo ID.

The Harlem Globetrotters are also offering a pair of tickets to affected workers when they play at Bankers Life on Friday, Jan. 18 and Monday, Jan. 21.

And the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra offering two tickets to concerts through February 10. The offer is associated with these shows:

Tickets may be redeemed at the box office in person before each performance while the last. A government issued ID is required.