Lubbock museums to offer free admission to active duty military personnel, families through Labor Day

Lubbock museums to offer free admission to active duty military personnel, families through Labor Day
Source: Bluestarfam.org

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - The City of Lubbock Municipal Museums, the Buddy Holly Center and the Silent Wings Museum have partnered up to offer free admission to active duty military personnel and their families through Labor Day, Sept. 3.

This effort, called the Blue Star Museums, has been made possible because of these facilities collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families and the Department of Defense, according to a City of Lubbock news release. More than 2,000 museums nation-wide are participating in the event.

An entire list of participating museums can also be found on the Blue Stars Museum website here.

Both the Silent Wings Museum and the Buddy Holly Center are opened from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday- Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. on Sundays.

"Visiting a museum is a great way to get to know a community—whether it's in your hometown or a stop on a road trip," Jane Chu, NEA Chairman, said in the release. "We appreciate the enthusiasm of museums all across the country who open their doors for military and their families to spend time together and have new arts experiences."

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