Free NYC Museum Admission for Military Families


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Free NYC Museum Admission for Military Families from Memorial Day to Labor Day is being offered at more than 24 New York City Museums and gardens. The program, sponsored by Blue Star, allows all active duty, National Guard and Reserve military personnel and their families access to 2,000 art exhibits, science centers, and amazing museums all over the nation.

The 2019 Blue Star Museums program will begin on Saturday, May 18, 2019, Armed Forces Day, and end on Monday, September 2, 2019, Labor Day.

Free NYC Museum Admission for Military Families
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Free NYC Museum Admission for Military Families

Participating New York City Museums include:

New York City – Manhattan

Note: The following Museums have participated in prior years and while they have not yet been announced for Summer 2019, check back soon to see if they’ve been added.

  • American Folk Art Museum
  • Jewish Museum
  • Judd Foundation
  • Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden
  • Museum of American Finance
  • Museum of Chinese in America
  • Museum at Eldridge Street
  • Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
  • The General Society of Mechanics & Tradesmen
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art (MoMA)
  • New York City Fire Museum
  • The Studio Museum in Harlem
  • The Ukrainian Museum

New York City – Brooklyn

  • Brooklyn Museum
  • New York Transit Museum

New York City – Staten Island

  • Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art
  • The Staten Island Children’s Museum

New York City – The Bronx

  • Derfner Judaica Museum + The Art Collection at Hebrew Home at Riverdale
  • The New York Botanical Garden
  • Van Cortlandt House Museum

Long Island City

  • SculptureCenter

About Free NYC Museum Admission for Military Families

Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment of the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America. First launched in the summer of 2010, Blue Star Museums offers free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 

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