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From Memorial Day through Labor Day active duty military families (including guard and reserve) can visit 2000+ museums for free thanks to the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star...
With the current heat wave burning up the Bay area, the Lawrence Hall of Science made for an excellent HOT summer outing. Located on the hills overlooking Berkeley, not only...
At the end of a grand promenade, framed by tropical foliage, stands a stately home that has become a jewel in Miami’s cultural crown. Vizcaya Museum and Gardens sits on...
Located in northwest Tucson, Arizona, Tohono Chul offers an immaculate desert oasis complete with tranquil seating, curated desert plants along meandering trails, and a quaint yet unpretentious bistro. It’s location...
When I found out about Blue Star Museums, I packed the kids and made plans to visit a museum. We had the opportunity to go the New Children's Museum in...
The Light Rail whizzes down Central Avenue, Phoenix’s main downtown thoroughfare, in between tall buildings, apartment complexes, and many a Mexican restaurant. Just north of the Phoenix Art Museum, the...
A few weeks ago, Blue Star Museums hosted an event at the Children's Creativity Museum in San Francisco. Below are posts from two different military children who attended the event...
Garrett Hoppin. Photo courtesy of Mr. Hoppin It is incredible how much can change in the span of three years. When the Blue Star Museum program began in 2010, it...
Helen Blake holds a butterfly at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Photo courtesy of Molly Blake I make an annual pilgrimage to see friends and family over the summer. Part of...
(The back of) Kiki Lapan, taking a tour at the Alamo. Photo courtesy of the Lapans Did you know that the Alamo stands for freedom even though all those brave...

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