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Military families free at 2,000 museums through Labor Day 2014

Free museum admission for military members and family
Free museum admission for military members and family
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Blue Star Museums is offering military personnel, and their families, free admission to a variety of museums. Now in their fifth year, more than 2,000 museums, art centers and exhibits in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, American Samoa and Puerto Rico are participating.

This military appreciation program is opened to all active duty, National Guard and Reserve personnel PLUS up to five members of their immediate family. The offer is available daily through Labor Day, allowing families to visit multiple locations.

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Washington State military families have these seven participating museums located in Seattle:
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture
Frye Art Museum Henry Art Gallery
Nordic Heritage Museum
Northwest African American Museum
Seattle Art Museum
The Museum of Flight
Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience

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2014 participating museums outside of Seattle:

Bainbridge Island
Bainbridge Island Historical Museum
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art
Kids Discovery Museum

Bellevue
KidsQuest Children's Museum

Bremerton
Kitsap County Historical Society Museum
Puget Sound Navy Museum

Chelan
Lake Chelan Historical Society

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Ellensburg
Gallery One Visual Arts Center

Goldendale
Maryhill Museum of Art

Granite Falls
Granite Falls Historical Museum

Hoquiam
Polson Museum

Ilwaco
Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum

Keyport
Naval undersea Museum

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Lynden
Lynden Pioneer Museum

Packwood
White Pass Country Museum

Quinault
Lake Quinault Museum

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Spokane
Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture

Sumner
Sumner Ryan House Museum

Tacoma
Buffalo Soldiers Museum
Children's Museum of Tacoma
Museum of Glass
Tacoma Art Museum
Washington State History Museum

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Vancouver
Clark County Historical Museum

Walla Walla
Fort Walla Walla Museum
Kirkman House Museum

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