Free Admission To Hundreds Of US Museums For Military Families All Summer

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Blue Star Museum LogoMore than 600 museums across the US will be offering to free admission to active duty military and their families this summer as part of Operation Appreciation.

The Blue Star Families and the National Endowment for the Arts partnered to create this opportunity for families to enjoy everything from local children's hands on museums to those that feature art, history and science.

“The Blue Star Museums initiative is a tangible expression of appreciation to service members and their families,“ said Barbara Thompson, director of the Pentagon’s office of family policy."

Each museum will offer free admission to an active duty military member and up to 5 members of their family. Special exhibits within the museum may not be included in the free admission. Families should check with the museum they plan to attend beforehand to make sure they know if there may be charges for those exhibits.

In Northern Virginia some of the free museums and attractions include:

Carlyle House Historic Park
Alexandria, VA

Frank Lloyd Wright's Pope Leighey House
Alexandria VA

Manassas Museum System
Manassas VA

National Air and Space Museum-Udvar-Hazy Center
Chantilly VA

National Museum of the Marine Corps
Triangle, VA

If you live in Northern Virginia or are traveling to the area for summer vacation make sure you take advantage of free admission to these and many more local museums.



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Jackie Connelly-Fornuff
Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY - Babylon, NY
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Hi Cindy, I haven't heard about this. Very nice to offer this to our military and their families. Have a wonderful weekend!

May 28, 2011 01:09 AM #1
Liz and Bill Spear
RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 - Mason, OH
RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)

Hello Cindy, I know some of the Cincinnati area museums are participating in the program.  And we're fortunate that thanks to an endowment a few years ago, the Cincinnati Art Museum general admission if free for eveyone, always.  They only have a charge for certain special exhibits.

May 28, 2011 01:11 AM #2
Cal Yoder
Keller Williams Elite - Lititz, PA
Homes For Sale in Lancaster PA - 717.413.0744

Great job Cindy for providing this great info. You are clearly the master at marketing to military personnel and providing great service. Have a great holiday.


May 28, 2011 01:25 AM #3
Ron Marshall
Marshall Enterprises - Saint Michael, MN
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Cindy, I don't know about the other people who commented but your links on my screen seem to be in Russian (is that Cyrilic) alphabet.  And the information right below it, too.

May 29, 2011 01:06 AM #4
Cindy Jones
Integrity Real Estate Group - Woodbridge, VA
Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News

Jackie-it's a great opportunity for families to spend some time together and save money too.

May 29, 2011 01:18 PM #5
Cindy Jones
Integrity Real Estate Group - Woodbridge, VA
Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News

Bliz-that's great to hear.  Museums can be expensive and put them out of reach for bigger families.

May 29, 2011 01:19 PM #6
Cindy Jones
Integrity Real Estate Group - Woodbridge, VA
Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News

Cal-thank you for your comment.  I don't think I'm a master but I do enjoy providing as much information as I can that is relevant for military families about our area.

May 29, 2011 01:20 PM #7
Cindy Jones
Integrity Real Estate Group - Woodbridge, VA
Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News

Ron-not an issue on my screen so don't know what might be happening on yours.

May 29, 2011 01:20 PM #8
Michael Taylor
Red Door Real Estate - Indianapolis, IN

Well, that's really nice! Hopefully many families take advantage of this offer... Our country has some fantastic musems, and we could all learn something by visiting one of them! :)

May 30, 2011 08:56 AM #9
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