JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - It's underway all summer: The Blue Star Museums 2019 program has kicked off, allowing the nation's active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve, to visit participating museums free of charge.
The 2019 program officially started on Saturday, May 18th, which is Armed Forces Day, and will run through Labor Day on Monday, September, 2nd.
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Locally, military families will be able to visit the following museums free of charge:
-Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens
-Mandarin Museum & Historical Society
-Ritz Theatre & LaVilla Museum
-St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum
To find museums outside of Northeast Florida, click HERE.
The Blue Star Museums program is a collaboration among the National Endowment for Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and participating museums.
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