Free museum admission for veterans, active military begins

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- The Milwaukee Art Museum is offering free admission for all veterans, active military, and up to five additional family members beginning on Monday, May 27 (Memorial Day).

Currently on view is The Veterans Book Project: Objects for Deployment, which highlights the stories of veterans from throughout the country, including five local veterans and their families. In continuing the Museum’s partnership with the Milwaukee County War Memorial, all veterans and their families receive free admission throughout the run of the exhibition (Sept 2).

Also, the Museum is again participating in the “Blue Star Museums” program, where active military and their families receive free Museum admission all summer long, Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Starting Memorial Day (May 27) and running through Labor Day (Sept 2), the Museum is open seven days a week, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (until 8 p.m. on Thursdays