The sign at the world-class Metropolitan Museum of Art says it merely recommends you pay $25 to get in. But a lawsuit charges that the museum too eagerly swipes the full amount on credit cards when tourists pass through its colonnaded doors.
Bank of America cardholders, if you’re looking for a free way to get out of the summer heat Labor Day weekend, try your local museum.
The bank’s Museums on Us program provides Bank of America credit or debit card holders with one free general admission to 150 different museums, zoos, science centers and more around the country on the first full weekend of every month through the end of the year. Some people will find the program lacking — for example, 22 states have no museums participating — but it’s just another example of a perk given by a card issuer to lure new cardholders and keep current ones happy.
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