Activists push for free admission to New York City's public museums, attractions

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Arts and culture is something that's so important to our communities and where we have public institutions that enjoy the benefits of being on public land, they should open their doors freely and it should be clear that it is free for you to attend and participate in whatever it is that they are doing, and that's not always the case," Cleare said.

She's introduced a bill that would closely examine admission costs and make sure those institutions that sit on public land, and therefore don't pay rent, hold up their end of the deal.