Kids are expensive and outings can add up quickly. If you are looking for free and affordable family fun this summer, here are deals to check out.

All Year Long

Enjoy free admission and admission discounts at some locations all year long!

Emagine Theaters

Emainge offers $3 movie tickets and $5 magic snack packs for indoor family fun this summer. Movie times vary per location, but they are all in the morning/afternoon.

Educators can go to their favorite Emagine theater location on Wednesdays from July 1st to July 31st to receive one FREE movie ticket. The free ticket is only valid for shows beginning before 5:00pm that day.

Michigan Activity Pass

The Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) gives families free and discounted access to popular destinations throughout Michigan. Use your library card to ‘check out’ a pass on the MAP website. There are over 475 Michigan attractions, here are a few highlights:

Bank of America’s Museums on Us

Simply present your Bank of America, Merrill or Bank of America Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust) credit or debit card along with a photo ID to gain free general admission to any participating institution during the first full weekend (Saturday and Sunday) of each month. Cardholders only (a good reason to start a bank account for your kids); guests are not eligible for free admission. Eligible museums are:

Museums For All

Through Museums for All, those receiving food assistance (SNAP benefits) can gain free or reduced admission to more than 1,200 museums throughout the United States simply by presenting their EBT card and a photo ID.

MototorCities Membership

With a MotorCities membership, you can “show your card” and get discounts to 15 different auto-related attractions around metro Detroit and the state.

Photo: LEGOLAND Discovery Center