The Blue Star Museums initiative returns this summer, offering free admission to participating museums for active duty military and their families.

This year, military families can get free access to the Hampton History Museum, Peninsula Fine Arts Center in Newport News, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art in Virginia Beach, the art museums of Colonial Williamsburg and the Muscarelle Museum of Art in Williamsburg, among others in the state.

The program is valid through Sept. 2. Visit nea.gov/national/bluestarmuseums for more information.