Blue Star Museums | McNay Art Museum

  "Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America. Each summer since 2010, Blue Star Museums have offered free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve, from Memorial Day through Labor Day. See the map below or select from the list of states for museums that are participants of Blue Star Museums in 2018. This map will be updated all summer as more museums sign up to participate." Read more about the Blue Star Museum program on the National Endowment for the Arts website.

Did you know that Marion Koogler McNay opened her home (now the Museum) to active-duty soldiers during war years, & veterans transitioning from military to civilian life after WWII? Read all about it in this informative McNay blog post by former McNay Archivist, Heather Ferguson!


McNay members: FREE 

Active Military Families: FREE GENERAL ADMISSION

Children 12 and under: FREE 

Teens*: FREE

Adults: $20

Students with I.D.: $15 

Seniors: (65+) $15 

*FREE Teen admission is provided by the John L. Santikos Charitable Foundation Fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation.


Sunday Noon–5 pm

Monday Closed 

Tuesday 10 am–4 pm 

Wednesday 10 am–4 pm 

Thursday 10 am–9 pm 

Friday 10 am–4 pm 

Saturday 10 am–5 pm