Dubois County Museum Participating In “Blue Star Program”

Jasper (NNDC) – The Dubois County Museum is proud to announce to the public that they are participating in the Blue Star Museums program, 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 this Labor Day 2015. The program provides families an opportunity to enjoy the nation’s cultural heritage and learn more about their new communities.

The complete list of participating museums is available at www.arts.gov/national/blue-star-museums.

A spokesman from the museum said, “This summer we are saying a special thank you to active duty military and their families by participating in the Blue Star Museums program.”

The museum is open Tuesday through Friday from 10:00-2:00pm, Saturday from 10:00-4:00pm and Sunday 1:00-4:00pm. Closed on Monday.

The Dubois County Museum is a local nonprofit organization committed to the collection, preservation and interpretation of historical artifacts and information important to the citizens of the county. Museum operations are funded by annual memberships, admissions, donations and gifts from visitors, area residents and businesses.

The DCM staff consists entirely of volunteers. It is located in Jasper at 2704 N. Newton Street (US231). Call (812) 634-7733. Please allow two hours to view exhibits.

Visit the museum web site at www.duboiscountymuseum.org. Like us on Facebook and Twitter.

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