CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Several West Virginia attractions are participating in the National Endowment for the Arts initiative to offer free admission to active-duty military members and their families.
The Blue Star Museums program includes more than 2,000 museums across the country offering the deal starting next week through Labor Day.
On Tuesday, the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences will begin offering free gallery admission, along with discounts for planetarium shows and giant screen films. Military families also will have three free months added onto annual memberships.
Other state attractions in the program are the Huntington Museum of Art, the Children's Discovery Museum in Morgantown and the Morgantown History Museum, the Beverly Heritage Center, the Museums of Oglebay Institute in Wheeling, the Arthurdale Heritage museum, and Bethany's Campbell Mansion.