As released by The Pennsylvania National Fire Museum:

Fire Museum Is Free to Military Personnel This Summer 

The Pennsylvania National Fire Museum is one of more than 1,800 Blue Star museums across America offering free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families through August 30. The Blue Star Program is a collaboration of the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families and the Department of Defense. It thanks military families for their service and sacrifice by providing them an opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums for free. Art museums, science museums, history museums and nature centers in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and American Samoa are taking part in the initiative. The complete list of museums participating in the Blue Star Program is available at

Free admission is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 ID card, or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card, which includes active duty U.S. military – Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, as well as members of the National Guard and Reserve, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps – and up to five family members.

The all-volunteer Pennsylvania National Fire Museum is located at 1820 N4th Street in Midtown Harrisburg. The museum is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for senior citizens and $4 for students.

For further information call (717) 232-8915 or visit

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