Blue Star Museums Free Admission for Military Families at Gateway to ScienceSaturday, May 26, 2018 (Memorial Day Weekend) – Labor Day (Monday, September 3

Blue Star Museums offers free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families from Saturday, May 26, 2018 through Labor Day (September 3, 2018). (Please Note: Gateway to Science is closed on Memorial Day, Independence Day and Sundays.)

The complete list of participating museums is available at

The free admission program is also 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. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For questions on particular exhibits or museums, please contact the museum directly.

Upcoming dates

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  • Starting Saturday, May 26th, 2018, repeats every day until Monday, September 03, 2018 — all day


Gateway to Science

1810 Schafer Street
Bismarck, ND 58501


Gerri Sarsten