Historic London Town and Gardens is FREE this Summer for Active Military Members and their Families!
Historic London Town and Gardens is excited to again join over 2,000 museums across America for the annual Blue Star Museums program!
Active military members and their families can visit for FREE from Armed Forces Day and runs through Labor Day. Please note that London Town is open Wednesday - Sunday, 10am - 4:00pm and not on Mondays or Tuesdays.
Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America. Learn more at www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.
The free admission program is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 ID card (dependent ID), 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.
Thanks to the WaWa Foundation for helping us participate in this program!
Next Generation Science StandardsFrom Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes K-LS1-1: Use observations to describe patterns of what plants and animals (including humans) need to survive. Earth and Human Activity K-ESS3-1: Use a model to represent the relationship between the needs of difference plants and animals (including humans) and the places they live. Earth and Human Activity K-ESS3-3: Communicate solutions that will reduce the impact of humans on the land, water, air, and/or other living things in the local environment.
Common Core StandardsSpeaking and Listening CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.K.1: Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners, peers, and adults in small and larger groups. Language CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.K.1: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Maryland College and Career Readiness StandardsPre-K Standards: Language and Literacy Development: 1.0.D 1.0.E 3.0.A 6.0.A Science: 1.0.A 1.0.C 1.0.E 3.0.A Social Studies: 3.0.B 3.0.D
About the National Endowment for the Arts Established by Congress in 1965, the NEA is the independent federal agency whose funding and support gives Americans the opportunity to participate in the arts, exercise their imaginations, and develop their creative capacities. Through partnerships with state arts agencies, local leaders, other federal agencies, and the philanthropic sector, the NEA supports arts learning, affirms and celebrates America’s rich and diverse cultural heritage, and extends its work to promote equal access to the arts in every community across America. Visit arts.gov to learn more about NEA.
About Blue Star Families Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military spouses, children, parents and friends, as well as service members, veterans and civilians, dedicated to supporting, connecting, and empowering military families. With our partners, Blue Star Families leverages data-driven insights to curate resources for military families, including career development tools, local community events for families, and caregiver support. Each summer since 2010, Blue Star Families has engaged tens of thousands of volunteers and served more than 4 million military family members. Blue Star Families also works directly with the Department of Defense and senior members of local, State and Federal government to bring the most important military family issues to light. With Blue Star Families, military families can find answers to their challenges anywhere they are. Visit bluestarfam.org for more information.