The Florida Museum Will Reopen on July 3

By Amanda Roland
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The Florida Museum of Natural History will reopen its doors on July 3 for the first time since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Museum members will have early access on July 1 and 2.

The museum will be open from Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 1-5 p.m., which were the museum’s regular hours. The “Butterfly Rainforest” will close at 4:30 p.m. every day.

“We’ve missed our museum visitors and couldn’t be more excited to welcome them back,” said Darcie MacMahon, Florida Museum director of exhibits and public programs. “We’ve prepared thoughtfully and thoroughly for their return and look forward to reopening our doors.”

The museum guidelines are as follow, provided by the Florida Museum:

  • All visitors and museum staff are required to wear face coverings.
  • Foot traffic throughout the museum will follow a one-way path to ensure physical distancing.
  • Guests are encouraged to wash or sanitize their hands frequently. Hand sanitizer stations are available throughout the building.
  • Credit cards are preferred for purchases.
  • Workspaces, exhibits, common areas and galleries are regularly sanitized. Certain touchable technology and interactives will be unavailable.

Visit the Florida Museum’s website for additional information!


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