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Blue Star Museums Registration Page

Welcome to the Blue Star Museums 2021 online registration site. This program provides free museum admission to active-duty military personnel and their families. To register, enter the information requested below and then click Submit. The information provided will be used to promote your institution's participation in this program through the Blue Star Museums website and other program materials.

We understand that COVID restrictions and other circumstances may present challenges this summer. Registering for the program will indicate that you anticipate that your museum will be “open” on some level, but if that were to change, you would not have to contact us, nor be “removed” from the map. The website for each participating museum will be hyperlinked on the BSM map. This will be what the military families will rely on to determine the operating status and/or special restrictions of each museum.

Please note the 2021 program will begin on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 15, 2021 and continue through Labor Day, Monday, September 6, 2021.   The interactive map on our website will go live in May.

If you need to make changes to your registration, experience technical problems filling out the form, or have other questions, please e-mail

If you are interested in working directly with Blue Star Families and developing ways to connect with military families in your area, and you would like us to share your contact information with Blue Star Families, check the appropriate box below.

Thank you for participating in Blue Star Museums 2021.

Note: Fields marked with an asterisk are required.

Registration Information
Please include the street address for your museum/organization.

* Organization:  
* Street:  
* City:  
* State:  
* ZIP:  
* Web site:  
* Museum Type:  


* First Name:  
* Last Name:  

* By checking here the Director confirms participation in Blue Star Museums 2021, providing free access to the institution for active-duty military National Guard, and Reserve personnel and up to five family members from May 15, 2021 through September 6, 2021.

The National Endowment for the Arts will send regular emails leading up to and throughout the summer with information on Blue Star Museums, including tips on promoting your participation, examples of news clips, and sample social media posts. Please provide a primary point of contact and, if applicable, a communications/marketing contact.

Contact Person:

* First Name:  
* Last Name:  
* E-mail:  
* Confirm E-mail:  
* Phone number:  

Communications/Marketing Contact:

  First Name:
  Last Name:
  Confirm E-mail:
  Phone number:


* Does the organization already offer free or reduced entry or other programming targeted to active duty military personnel and their families?

Please indicate under what circumstances:

Please list any special exhibitions which will be on view from Armed Forces Day to Labor Day.
Please list any online or digital programming you plan to offer and want to tell us about from Armed Forces Day to Labor Day.