Missouri 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 bluestarmuseums@arts.gov.

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


Arrow Rock State Historic SiteArrow Rock, MO
Nathan and Olive Boone Homestead State Historic SiteAsh Grove, MO
Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri Columbia, MO
Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site Florida, MO
Deutschheim State Historic SiteHermann, MO
Confederate Memorial State Historic SiteHigginsville, MO
Mastodon State Historic Site Imperial, MO
Jefferson Landing State Historic Site Jefferson City, MO
Missouri State Museum Jefferson City, MO
Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio State Historic Site Kansas City, MO
Westport Historical Society and the 1855 Harris-Kearney House Museum Kansas City, MO
Wonderscope Children’s Museum of Kansas CityKansas City, MO
Powell Gardens, Kansas City’s Botanical Garden Kingsville, MO
General John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic SiteLaclede, MO
Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic SiteLamar, MO
Watkins Woolen Mill State Historic Site Lawson, MO
Lee’s Summit History MuseumLee’s Summit, MO
Battle of Lexington State Historic SiteLexington, MO
Hunter-Dawson State Historic SiteNew Madrid, MO
Missouri Mines State Historic Site Park Hills, MO
Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic SitePilot Knob, MO
Ben Ferrel Platte County MuseumPlatte City, MO
Battle of Athens State Historic SiteRevere, MO
First Missouri State Capitol State Historic SiteSt. Charles, MO
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of ArtSt. Joseph, MO
Field House Museum St. Louis, MO
Saint Louis Art Museum St. Louis, MO
Scott Joplin House State Historic Site St. Louis, MO
Felix Valle House State Historic SiteSte. Genevieve, MO
Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site Sedalia, MO

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!