blue star museums

Free Museum Admission For Active Duty Military Is Back

The Blue Star Museums Initiative for active duty military families is back for summer 2013! From Memorial Day through Labor Day, active duty military and their families can get free admission to over 1,500 museums all around the country. The list includes these in Colorado:

San Luis Valley Museum in Alamosa
Aspen Art Museum
Aspen Historical Society
Aurora History Museum
Boulder History Museum
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
World Figure Skating Museum & Hall of Fame in Colorado Springs
Creede Historical Society
Byers-Evans House Museum in Denver
Clyfford Still Museum in Denver
Denver Art Museum
Denver Firefighters Museum
Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls & Toys
Denver Museum of Nature and Science
History Colorado Center in Denver
Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art in Denver
Molly Brown House Museum in Denver
Museum of Contemporary Art Denver
Animas Museum
Grand County Historical Association in Fraser
Frontier Historical Society and Museum in Glenwood Springs
Golden History Museums
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum in Golden
Kaufmann House Museum in Grand Lake
Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum in Ignacio
Lakewood Heritage Center
Big Timbers Museum in Lamar
Healy House Museum and Dexter Cabin in Leadville
National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum in Leadville
Littleton Museum
Longmont Museum
Loveland Museum/Gallery
Lyons Redstone Museum
White River Museum in Meeker
Homelake Veterans Center Museum in Monte Vista
Ute Indian Museum in Montrose
Friends of Dinosaur Ridge in Morrison
San Juan Historical Society in Pagosa Springs
The Wildlife Experience in Parker
Peterson Air and Space Museum
Fort Vasquez Museum in Platteville
El Pueblo History Museum in Pueblo
Trinidad History Museum, History Colorado
Ute Pass Historical Society in Woodland Park
Wray Museum

Lots of great places to visit on summer break (even if you can’t get in free)! You must show your military ID to get in free to participating museums, and it is limited to the military ID holder plus five family members. Spouses of deployed military are eligible for this; see this page for much more information.

Don’t forget that active duty military families can also get a free annual pass to our national parks! Here’s more free and cheap summer fun for everyone in Colorado Springs and even more in Denver!

Don’t forget that active duty military families can also get a free annual pass to our national parks! Here’s more free and cheap summer fun for everyone in Denver and even more in Colorado Springs!