Blue Star Museums

Free admission for military members and their families

May 20, 2023 - September 4, 2023

Active duty military members and their families get free exhibit admission from Armed Forces Day to Labor Day.

Event Details

The Bullock Texas State History Museum is a proud partner of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America.

Beginning on Armed Forces Day on May 20 through Labor Day on September 4, 2022, the Bullock Museum will offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel, including National Guard and Reserve and their families.

Free exhibition admission is available onsite at the ticketing counter to any bearer of a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 ID card (dependent ID), or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card, which includes active duty U.S. military - Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, as well as members of the National Guard and Reserve, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps - and up to five family members. Advance admission reservations are not available.

Find out more about Blue Star Museums admission eligibility and program details through the Blue Star Museum FAQ page.

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The Bullock Texas State History Museum is a division of the State Preservation Board. Additional support of exhibitions and programs is provided by the Texas State History Museum Foundation.