Free Museum Admission for Military Families
Enjoy free admission to over 1,800 Blue Star museums across America from May 27 through Sept. 8. The museums are a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 1,800 museums across America who offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families. Participating local museums include: Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, 2316 W. First Ave., downtown Spokane, 509-456-3931; Cheney Historical Museum, 420 First St., Cheney, 509-235-9015; Post Falls Historical Society, 101 E. Fourth Ave., Post Falls; Museum of North Idaho, 115 Northwest Blvd., Coeur d’Alene, 208-755-1308. The free admission program is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 ID card, 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 complete list of participating museums is available at www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.