Stuhr Museum Part of Blue Star Museums Program
Posted on 05/21/2014
GRAND ISLAND, STUHR MUSEUM – Stuhr Museum is proud to announce our participation in the Blue Star Museums program, which offers free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families Memorial Day through Labor Day.
By showing a valid military ID or associated documentation, active duty military and their families are welcomed to enjoy Stuhr Museum, including our 1890’s Railroad Town, the Stuhr Building and Native American exhibits, free of charge today through September 2, 2013. Stuhr joins over 700 museums nation-wide who are participating in the Blue Star program.
Last year, Stuhr Museum saw over 200 active duty members of the military and their families through our gates as part of this program.
Active duty military and their families are welcomed to enjoy Stuhr Museum whenever they like this summer, and take part in special events, some dedicated to first responders, including our “1890’s Independence Day Celebration” on July 4, our “Family Night” events on June 21 and Muly 19 and “Sunday Afternoon With Tom and Huck” fishing event on August 17th, among many others. The promotion ends for 2014 on Labor Day, September 1.
The free admission program is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention Common Access card, a DD Form 1173, or a DD Form 1173-1, which includes active duty military and five immediate family members, Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard and Reserve.
Blue Star Museums is a partnership among Blue Star Families, the National Endowment for the Arts and participating museums across the country. For more information on the program and the benefits involved, log onto the Blue Star site located at www.arts.gov/national/bluestarmuseums.