BOSTON, July 11, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Boston
Children's Museum will reopen after being closed since March 13, initially welcoming back members for a
member only weekend July 17, 18, and
19 and all others beginning Wednesday, July
The Museum will be open Wednesday-Sunday in two time slots
10:00am-12:30pm and 2:00-4:30pm with limited capacity and only by
advance ticketing. Museum staff and any visitors age 2 and over
will be required to wear masks that cover their mouths and noses.
For full information on what to expect, parents and caregivers
should visit the Museum's website.
"It has been a long few months, and the Museum has been quiet
without the joyful voices of kids and families," said Carole Charnow, President & CEO. "We are so
grateful to reopen our doors and welcome them back. We can't wait
to see them at the Museum."
There are new practices in place to enhance health and safety,
including significantly limiting capacity, reducing touchpoints,
enhanced cleaning, and implementing timed ticketing.
- To manage visitor capacity, admission is only by advance
registration and ticketing. Every visitor—including members—is
required to reserve an advance ticket online at
- All loose parts and manipulatives in each exhibit area will be
removed and replaced with a fresh set at the beginning of each
session and throughout the day as needed. Loose parts (like golf
balls) will be regularly restocked to keep a clean supply. After
use, used parts bins will be available.
- Sanitizing wipes will be available throughout the Museum.
- There will be hand sanitizer throughout the Museum. It is also
recommended that visitors bring their own to supplement and are
encouraged to clean hands often.
- The Museum will conduct a deep cleaning between the two (2)
ticketed time slots. During this time Museum facilities, janitorial
staff members and front-line staff will work together to get the
- All high touch areas such as tabletops, countertops, buttons,
magnet walls, benches, seats, handrails, elevator buttons, trash
cans, doorknobs, light switches, and restrooms will be cleaned and
disinfected, and a fresh set of loose parts will be laid out for
- High traffic exhibits and public spaces will receive an
- Consistent with existing practices, the Museum will conduct a
similar deep cleaning at the end of each day.
The Museum is actively monitoring evolving city and state
guidelines and striving to exceed those recommendations. These
steps will ensure that families can return to the Museum knowing
that the priority is that everyone has a safe experience at Boston
The Museum will continue to offer its extensive online play and
learning activities that it has been providing to families since
March. These resources can be found at
About Boston Children's Museum
Boston Children's Museum engages children and families in joyful
discovery experiences that instill an appreciation of our world,
develop foundational skills, and spark a lifelong love of learning.
More information about Boston Children's Museum can be found at
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