Once again this year, active duty U.S. military and their families receive free admission to more than 1,600 museums throughout the USA, from today, Memorial Day, to Labor Day, through a program called Blue Star Museums.
UPDATE: This is the posting from 2015.
Participating museums include children’s museums, art museums and history museums.
In New York City, participating museums include the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Children’s Museum, El Museo del Barrio, Historic Richmond Town in Staten Island, NYC Transit Museum, Museum of Modern Art, and the New York Historical Society.
Find the complete list here, for New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and all of New York State.If you’re vacationing, it might be helpful to run a quick search before creating an itinerary. To search for participating museums, click here.