May 29, 2017 - September 4, 2017 | Annual Special Events

The Museum is proud to announce the launch of Blue Star Museums, a partnership with the National Endownment of the Arts, Blue Star families, and more than 700 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day, May 29th through Labor Day, September 4th, 2017.   Families can visit the Museum Wednesday through Saturday 1-4PM and by appointment.  The complete list of participating Blue Star Museums is available at www.arts.gov/national/blue-star-museums.

America's museums are proud to join the rest of the country in thanking our military personnal and their families for their service and sacrifice," said Museum Director Angelica Santomauro. 

Blue Star Museums runs Memorial Day, May 29th through Labor Day, September 4th, 2017. The free admission program is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention Common Access Card (CAC) a DD form 1173, or a DD Form 1173-1 which includes active duty military and  five immediate family members, Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard and Reserve.

Blue Star Families is a national, non-partisan, non-profit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families. Membership includes spouses, kids, parents, service members, veterans  and civilians.