Massachusetts Blue Star Museums

Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America. Each summer since 2010, Blue Star Museums have offered free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve. For more information on Blue Star Museums, please see the Frequently Asked Questions

Blue Star Museums 2021 will begin on Armed Forces Day, May 15, 2021.

If you have questions or would like to be contacted at that time, please email

Check out this fun guide to help you plan and prepare for YOUR Family’s Blue Star Museum Outings!

Blue Star Museums Parent Toolkit: A Guide for Before, During, and After Your Family Trip to the Museum (created by Blue Star Families.)

We at the SPG Family Adventure Network say THANK YOU, from the bottom of our hearts, for your service and your sacrifice.

2021 Participating Museums


Discovery Museum Acton, MA
Addison Gallery of American Art Andover, MA
Institute of Contemporary Art / Boston Boston, MA
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Boston, MA
USS Constitution Museum Boston, MA
Museum of Russian Icons Clinton, MA
Cahoon Museum of American Art Cotuit, MA
Dedham Historical Society & Museum Dedham, MA
Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association Deerfield, MA
Alden House Historic Site Duxbury, MA
Cape Ann Museum Gloucester, MA
Patton HomesteadHamilton, MA
Whittier BirthplaceHaverhill, MA
Hopkinton Center for the Arts Hopkinton, MA
Lexington Historical Society Lexington, MA
Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library Lexington, MA
Marblehead Museum Marblehead, MA
New Bedford Fishing Heritage CenterNew Bedford, MA
Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum New Bedford, MA
North Andover Historical Society North Andover, MA
Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
Massachusetts State Police Museum and Learning CenterSouth Grafton, MA
Springfield Museums Springfield, MA
Norman Rockwell Museum Stockbridge, MA
Old Sturbridge Village Sturbridge, MA
Old Colony History Museum Taunton, MA
Martha’s Vineyard Museum Vineyard Haven, MA
Clark Art Institute Williamstown, MA
Worcester Art Museum Worcester, MA
Edward Gorey House Yarmouth Port, MA

Blue Star Museums By State

Alabama Alaska Arizona
Arkansas California Colorado
Connecticut Delaware Florida
Georgia Hawaii Idaho
Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas
Kentucky Louisiana
Maine Maryland
Michigan Minnesota
 Mississippi Missouri
Montana Nebraska Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey New Mexico
New York  
North Carolina North Dakota
Ohio Oklahoma Oregon
Rhode Island 
South Carolina South Dakota
Tennessee Texas Utah 
Vermont Virginia  
Washington West Virginia 
Wisconsin Wyoming  
Washington D.C.
Puerto Rico
US Virgin Islands

Thank You For Your Service!