TOLEDO (WTOL) - The National Museum of the Great Lakes is offering free admission to federal employees affected by the government shutdown.

The museum says the free admission is in an effort to help those struggling financially due to the shutdown, which is now on day 21.

Admission will be free to all employees impacted by the furlough, as well as one guest, through the end of January.

In order to receive free admission, a government ID must be presented at the admission desk upon entering the museum.

The museum is open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. and 5 p.m.

The museum is closed Monday and Tuesday.