Blue Star Museum Program Begins

May 30, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Historic St. Mary's City
18751 Hogaboom Ln
St Marys City, MD 20686
Visitor Center
(240) 895-4990

Historic St. Mary’s City is one of more than 2,000 Blue Star Museums across America offering free admission to active duty military personnel and their families this summer.  The program runs from Memorial Day, May 29, 2017, through Labor Day, September 4, 2017.  This collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense includes fine arts museums, science museums, history museums, nature centers, and children’s museums.  A list of participating institutions is available at

Free admission is available 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.

Museum operating schedule:

May 30 – July 1:  Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Closed July 2, 3, and 4

July 5 – September 3:  Wednesday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Closed September 4 (Labor Day)