USU Eastern Prehistoric Museum To Participate In Blue Star Museums

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The Utah State University Eastern Prehistoric Museum is one of more than 1,800 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense.

Price , Utah – May 6, 203 – Today the Prehistoric Museum announced the launch of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 1,800 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel (must show active military ID) and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2013.

Leadership support has been provided by MetLife Foundation through Blue Star Families. The complete list of participating museums is available at www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.

Dr. Ken Carpenter, the museum director and paleontologist said, “It is with great pleasure that we participate in this wonderful program. We thank our military for all that they do. This is just one way of giving back to them. We hope our military families are able to take advantage of this opportunity to see our museum at no cost.”

Prehistoric Museum is located at 155 East Main Street, Price, Utah and the hours of operation are Monday through Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

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