Free Admission for Active Duty Military Personnel & their Families May 21-September 5, 2022 through Blue Star Museums

The Stax Museum of American Soul Music is happy to announce that we will offer free admission to active duty military personnel and their families this summer from Armed Forces Day, May 21, 2022, through Labor Day, September 5, 2022.

Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, Department of Defense, and participating museums across America. For a list of participating museums, visit

The free admission program is available for those currently serving in the United States Military—Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, as well as members of the Reserves, National Guard, U.S. Public Health Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps—and up to five family members. Qualified members must show a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), DD Form 1173 ID card (dependent ID), or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card for entrance into a participating Blue Star Museum.