More than 2,000 museums around the country, including in more than a dozen in NYC and Tri-State area, are giving FREE admission to active-duty military and their families, including National Guard and Reserve, from Memorial Day to Labor Day 2017.
The annual program is thanks to a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families. the Department of Defense, and museums across America. Each summer since 2010, Blue Star Museums have offered free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve, from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
In New York City, the 2017 list of participating museums includes:
Get FREE museum admission any day of the week. See the NYCOTC list.
American Folk Art Museum
American Museum of Natural History
New York Botanical Garden
Brooklyn Children’s Museum
Grey Art Gallery
Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum and Foundation
Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden
Museum at Eldridge Street
Museum of American Finance
Museum of Arts and Design
Museum of Chinese in America
Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
Museum of Modern Art
Museum of the City of New York
New York City Fire Museum
New York Historical Society
Rubin Museum of Art
Studio Museum in Harlem
The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen
The Metropolitan Musuem of Art & The Cloisters
The Ukrainian Museum
Whitney Museum of American Art
Search for more participating museums here; among many others. The list includes the Autry Museum of the American West in Los Angeles, and the Shedd Aquarium and Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago.
Note this list of Blue Star Museums was first published on NYC on the Cheap in 2014 and is updated annually on Memorial Day.
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