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Blue Star Museum Program, Presented by USAA
May 29 @ 10:00 am – September 4 @ 5:00 pm
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The Tampa Bay History Center is proud to participate in the Blue Star Museums program, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2017.
The Blue Star Museum program at the History Center is presented by USAA.
The free admission to the History Center is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 ID card (dependent ID), or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card, which includes active duty U.S. military – Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, as well as members of the National Guard and Reserve, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps – and up to five family members.
The program provides families an opportunity to enjoy the nation’s cultural heritage or learn more about their new communities after a military move. A complete list of participating museums is available at arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.
“Whether they want to blast off at a science museum, take a walk through nature, or encounter animals at the aquarium, Blue Star Museums will help service members and their families create memories this summer,” said Blue Star Families Chief Executive Officer Kathy Roth-Douquet.
This year, more than 2,000 museums in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and American Samoa are taking part in the initiative.
For more information about the Tampa Bay History Center’s Blue Star Museum Program, Presented by USAA, call 813-228-0097.