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Monday November 5th, 2018

Museum Offers Veterans & First Responders Free Admission on November 11

(Alamogordo, New Mexico, November 6, 2018) - Veterans, active duty service members and National Guard personnel are invited to attend the New Mexico Museum of Space History in Alamogordo free on Veterans Day, Sunday, November 11. In carrying on a tradition to honor all those who serve, the museum includes law enforcement, firefighters and first responders to the list of free attendees. Admission to the museum for those personnel, their spouse and up to two dependent children will be free of charge on Sunday, November 11.

IMAGE: A local firefighter is suited up to participate in the 9.11.18 Commemorative Stair Climb. (Courtesy NMMSH)

A local firefighter is suited up to participate in the 9.11.18 Commemorative Stair Climb. (Courtesy NMMSH)

“We felt it was important to recognize not only our military personnel, but also the first responders who protect us and our communities,” said Museum Executive Director Christopher Orwoll.

Veterans are asked to provide proof of service with a Form DD-214 or a veteran’s identification card. Active duty service members and National Guard members will need to show a military ID card. First responders will need to show either a badge or other appropriate ID.

Free admission is for the museum only. Military discounts are offered at the New Horizons Dome Theater. The New Mexico Museum of Space History is a division of the NM Department of Cultural Affairs. For more information, call 575-437-2840 or toll free 1-877-333-6589 or visit the website at www.nmspacemuseum.org. Like us at: www.facebook.com/NMSpaceMuseum.