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Stearns History Museum to participate in Blue Star Museums

Today Stearns History Museum announces the launch of Blue Star Museums, 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 2014. The program provides families an opportunity to enjoy the nation’s cultural heritage and learn more about their new communities after a military move. The complete list of participating museums is available at

The Stearns History Museum will officially launch the program with a Military Appreciation Day on Saturday, May 31st, from
10 a.m.-5 p.m..  On this day, all veterans and their families, as well as all active duty military and their families, are offered free admission to the Stearns History Museum’s exhibit galleries, children’s play room, and research center. The Stearns History Museum thanks you for your service.