More than 2,000 museums across the United States are offering free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families this summer.
Starting Memorial Day (May 27) and running through Labor Day (September 2), military families can enjoy free admission to 38 Minnesota museums, including the following museums in the Twin Cities:
The American Swedish Institute
Bell Museum of Natural History
Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum
Hennepin History Museum
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Walker Art Center
Minnesota Children’s Museum
Dakota County Historical Society
Blue Star Museums is a collaboration between participating museums, the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense.
You can find a full listing of participating museums here.
About the blogger
Marianne Combs has been reporting on the arts in Minnesota since 2000; she first joined MPR in 1993.