Pennsylvania 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


Daniel Boone HomesteadBirdsboro, PA
Bloomsburg Children’s MuseumBloomsburg, PA
Boyertown Museum of Historic VehiclesBoyertown, PA
Glencairn MuseumBryn Athyn, PA
Cumberland County Historical SocietyCarlisle, PA
Brandywine River Museum of Art Chadds Ford, PA
Christian Sanderson MuseumChadds Ford, PA
Franklin County Historical Society – Old Jail MuseumChambersburg, PA
Dills TavernDillsburg, PA
Mercer Museum & Fonthill CastleDoylestown, PA
National Canal Museum Easton, PA
Ephrata Cloister Ephrata, PA
expERIEnce Children’s Museum Erie, PA
Thomas B. Hagen History Center Erie, PA
DeBence Antique Music World Franklin, PA
Newlin Grist Mill Glen Mills, PA
Library of the Senate of PennsylvaniaHarrisburg, PA
Pennsylvania National Fire Museum Harrisburg, PA
State Museum of PennsylvaniaHarrisburg, PA
Graeme ParkHorsham, PA
Lancaster Science Factory Lancaster, PA
Lewisburg Children Museum Lewisburg, PA
Macungie Historical Society Macungie, PA
Historic Sugartown Malvern, PA
Moravian Historical Society Nazareth, PA
Bucks County Children’s Museum New Hope, PA
Joseph Priestley House Museum Northumberland, PA
Venango Museum of Art, Science and Industry Oil City, PA
Pearl S. Buck International Perkasie, PA
Fort Mifflin on the Delaware Philadelphia, PA
National Constitution Center Philadelphia, PA
Penn Museum: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Philadelphia, PA
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Museum of Art Philadelphia, PA
Stenton Museum Philadelphia, PA
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA
Frick Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA
Discovery Space of Central PAState College, PA
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania Strasburg, PA
Drake Well Museum and Park Titusville, PA
Pennsylvania Lumber Museum Ulysses, PA
National Duncan Glass SocietyWashington, PA
Chester County Historical Society West Chester, PA
York County History Center York, PA

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!