The Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville will offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families beginning Memorial Day through Labor Day 2013. The free admission offer is sponsored by Blue Star Museums in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, Joining Forces, MetLife Foundation and hundreds of museums across the country. The free admission program is available to any active duty U.S. military, as well as members of the National Guard and Reserve, U.S. Public Health Service and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Corps and up to five family members. For more information on the program, including a list of participating museums and acceptable forms of ID, visit http://www.nea.gov/national/bluestarmuseums/faq.html.
The Florida Museum of Natural History is located at 3215 Hull Rd., Gainesville. For more information about the attraction, visit http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/