Free Summer Admission for Active Duty Military Families

Free Summer Admission for Active Duty Military Families at i.d.e.a Museum

May 18- Sept 1st 2019

The i.d.e.a. Museum for the eighth year in a row will provide free admission this summer to active-duty military families via the Blue Star Museums program. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums nationwide.

Families will enjoy the upcoming exhibition Roadside USA, opening June 14. Also, ArtVille, a socks-only space for ages 0 to 4, features early learning activities and imaginative play; while the HUB Gallery features hands-on experiences that incorporate art, design and engineering principles.

 Active – duty military personnel and up to five family members may receive free admission with the following IDs: Geneva Convent ion common access card (CAC), DD Form 1 173 ID card (dependent ID) or DD Form 1173 -1 ID card.

The Blue Star Museums program provides families the ability to enjoy cultural experiences, learn more about their communities and connect with each other.

Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and Saturday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.

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