Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the U.S. Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America.
Leadership support has been provided by MetLife Foundation through Blue Star Families. The list of participating museums is available at www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.
“The Adirondack Museum is pleased to participate in the Blue Star Museums program for a third consecutive year,” said David M. Kahn, executive director of the Adirondack Museum. “This program is a terrific way to recognize our service men and women and their families.”
More than 1,500 museums in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and American Samoa are taking part in the initiative this year, including more than 300 new museums.
Fine arts museums, science museums, history museums, nature centers and 70 children’s museums are represented.
The free admission program is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members).
Active duty military include Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.
Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program.
The Adirondack Museum, accredited by the American Association of Museums, offers 65,000 square feet of exhibitions housed in 22 modern and historic buildings. Visitors can explore how people have lived, worked, traveled and played in the Adirondacks from the 19th century to today.