Ohio 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


Akron Art Museum Akron, OH
Dairy Barn Arts Center Athens, OH
Tri-State Warbird Museum Batavia, OH
National Imperial Glass Museum Bellaire, OH
McKinley Presidential Library & Museum Canton, OH
Ashton House Museum Carrollton, OH
Cincinnati Art Museum Cincinnati, OH
Taft Museum of Art Cincinnati, OH
Dunham Tavern Museum Cleveland, OH
The Cleveland Museum of ArtCleveland, OH
Columbus Museum of Art Columbus, OH
Ohio History Connection Columbus, OH
Wexner Center for the Arts Columbus, OH
Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm Dayton, OH
Dennison Railroad Depot MuseumDennison, OH
Reeves Victorian Home & Carriage House Museum Dover, OH
Lorain County Historical Society Elyria, OH
Fairport Harbor Marine Museum and LighthouseFairport Harbor, OH
Rosewood Arts CentreKettering, OH
Decorative Arts Center of Ohio Lancaster, OH
Lorain Historical Society Lorain, OH
Campus Martius MuseumMarietta, OH
Ohio River MuseumMarietta, OH
Massillon Museum Massillon, OH
Spring Hill Historic Home & Underground Railroad Historic Site Massillon, OH
Edison Birthplace Museum Milan, OH
Historic Schoenbrunn VillageNew Philadelphia, OH
National Heisey Glass Museum Newark, OH
Works: Ohio Center for History, Art & Technology Newark, OH
Oberlin Heritage Center Oberlin, OH
AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Pickerington, OH
Springfield Museum of Art Springfield, OH
Historic Fort Steuben Steubenville, OH
David Warther Carvings Sugarcreek, OH
Brukner Nature Center Troy, OH
Museum Of Clay Industry And Folk ArtUhrichsville, OH
Champaign Aviation MuseumUrbana, OH
Vermilion History Museum Vermilion, OH
Armstrong Air & Space Museum Wapakoneta, OH
Harriet Taylor Upton HouseWarren, OH
Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and LaborYoungstown, OH

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!