Missouri State Parks is proud to be a part of the Blue Star Museums Program, which offers free admission to the nation's active-duty personnel, including the National Guard and Reserves, and their families.
This program is a collaborative effort of the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 2,000 museums across the U.S.
Those currently serving in the United States Military and their families receive free admission to museums and historic sites that are part of the Missouri State Parks system by showing their military ID. The 2022 Blue Star Museums program begins on Armed Forces Day – Saturday, May 21 – and ends on Labor Day – Monday, Sept. 5. Click here to read the news release.
The following state historic sites are participating in the program for 2022:
|Battle of Lexington State Historic Site, Lexington||Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio State Historic Site, Kansas City||Bollinger Mill State Historic Site, Burfordville|
|Nathan and Olive Boone Homestead State Historic Site, Ash Grove||Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site, Sedalia||Deutschheim State Historic Site, Hermann|
|First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site, St. Charles||Jefferson Landing State Historic Site, Jefferson City||Mastodon State Historic Site, Imperial|
|Missouri State Museum, Jefferson City||Felix Vallé House State Historic Site, Ste. Genevieve|
For families, enhance your experience with the great guide available for before, during and after your trip. This tool kit has been created by Blue Star Families. Click on the Blue Star Museums Parents Toolkit to the right.