By the time you’re done exploring these Southern sites, you’ll feel more cultured with your funds still intact.

The South is home to some of the country’s most exciting attractions. Why not take a moment to indulge your inner culture enthusiast – at no expense? Here are five Southern museums with free admission.

Art lovers can head to the Institute of Contemporary Art in Miami, Florida. Visitors will appreciate vibrant, innovative exhibitions while learning more about local emerging artists. Not only is admission free, but free guided tours are available every day at 1pm.

The Bascom in Highlands, North Carolina lies on a 6-acre campus offering guests fantastic art exhibits and a pottery studio. While the ceramic workshops come at a cost, free admission includes the galleries, a beautiful nature trail, and artist talks.

Head down to Bentonville, Arkansas and visit the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Highlights include three and a half miles of art trails and a peek at Norman Rockwell’s Rosie the Riveter.

The Chrysler Museum of Art was named after the car company founder’s son who donated 10,000 art pieces to the Virginia institution. Stop in to take a look at their impressive glass art collection or the magnificent works by the likes of Pollock and Warhol.

If art isn't your thing, head to the Hidden River Cave and American Cave Museum. You'll learn about the history of cave exploration and how they’re formed. Adventurers can also take cave tours starting at just $15 or zip-line 70 feet above the ground starting at just $20! By the time you’re done exploring these Southern sites, you’ll feel more cultured with your funds intact.