San Jacinto Museum Welcomes Military Personnel
The San Jacinto Museum of History is pleased to announce its participation in the Blue Star Museums program in 2014, offering free entrance to all active duty military personnel, including National Guard and Reserve, and their families. The museum will give qualifying personnel free access to the Texas Forever!! The Battle of San Jacinto movie; the nearly 500-foot elevator ride to the Observation Deck atop the San Jacinto Monument; and the museum’s Making a Mark, Leaving a Legacy special exhibit. The museum and its attractions are open daily year-round 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.—including Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day and nearly all holidays. All attractions are wheel-chair accessible.
Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums in all 50 states, to offer free admission to the nation's 1.4 million active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The program provides families an opportunity to enjoy the nation's cultural heritage and learn more about their new communities after completing a military move.< Back to News and Events