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Blue Star Families Gain Free Admission

Published: Aug 1, 2014
The National Frontier Trails Museum invites the public to visit year-round, but as a member of the more than 2,000 museums that participate in the Blue Star Museum program, eligible participants can earn free admission between now and Labor Day.

"This is an honor for the National Frontier Trails Museum to invite our active military service personnel and their families and their families. It is a good opportunity for them to visit as our guests," said Dave Aamodt, Administrator of the museum.

Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation's active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2014. Leadership support has been provided by MetLife Foundation through Blue Star Families. The program provides families an opportunity to enjoy the nation's cultural heritage and learn more about their new communities after a military move.

On Saturday, August 16 the National Frontier Trails Museum will offer a chance to experience American Indian Culture. Dancers, flute performances, American Indian crafts, games and demonstrations will include life skills of Native Americans.

As part of the Family Fun Day series, The outdoor activities and refreshments are free. Covered wagon tours are free with museum admission. Museum hours are Monday - Saturday 9 AM - 4:30 PM, Sun 12:30 - 4:30 PM. Admission: Adults $6, Seniors $5 for 62+, $3 ages 6 - 17, under 6 free.

The National Frontier Trails Museum is located at 318 W. Pacific 816 325 7575 or visit: www.frontiertrailsmuseum.org or www.visitindependence.com